Staff Awards 2016

Regents Award for Staff Excellence

Sarah Bade, assistant scientist, Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory

Renee Harris, administrative specialist, department of chemistry

Robert Steffes, program manager, Institute for Transportation

Jeanne Stewart, assistant scientist, Nutrition and Wellness Research Center

Iowa State University Award for Academic Advising Impact

Stephanie Larson, academic advisor, College of Business

Howard Tyler, assistant dean for student services in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences; professor of animal science

Iowa State University Award for Early Achievement in Academic Advising

Ruxandra Looft, academic advisor, world languages and cultures

Professional and Scientific Research Award

Zhiliang Hu, associate scientist, department of animal science

Iowa State University Award for Achievement in Economic Development in Iowa

Kevin Kimle, senior lecturer in economics; Bruce Rastetter Chair in Agricultural Entrepreneurship; director of the Agricultural Entrepreneurship Initiative

Iowa State University Award for Achievement in Intellectual Property

Matt Darr, associate professor of agricultural and biosystems engineering

Professional and Scientific Staff Excellence Award

Karen Colbert, program coordinator, department of human development and family studies

Larry Tranel, dairy field specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach

Douglas Wood, associate scientist, department of civil, construction and environmental engineering

Carroll Ringgenberg Award

Nicci Port, administrative specialist, College of Human Sciences administration

Professional and Scientific Outstanding New Professional Award

Sunghwan Kim, assistant scientist, Institute for Transportation; associate director, Program for Sustainable Pavement Engineering and Research

Melissa Miller, associate director, Iowa Water Center

Meredith Williams, career coordinator/recruiting coordinator; College of Business career services

Iowa State University Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice

Dan Morrical, professor of animal science; sheep specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach

Award for Distinguished Service in Extension and Outreach

Denise Schwab, beef field specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach

Iowa State University Award for Early Achievement in Extension or Professional Practice

Jon Wolseth, community development field specialist, ISU Extension and Outreach

R.K. Bliss Extension Award

Robert Dodds, assistant vice president, ISU Extension and Outreach