Faculty Awards

2023

Krystel Huxlin
Fellow, Optica
Edmund Lalor
Schmitt Program on Integrative Neuroscience (SPIN) Award, University of Rochester
Ania Majewska
Dean's Professor, University of Rochester
Susana Marcos
Edwin H. Land Medal, Optica/Society for Imaging Science and Technology (IS&T)
Krishnan Padmanabhan
University Research Award, University of Rochester
Duje Tadin
University Research Award, University of Rochester
Michael Telias
Career Development Award, Research to Prevent Blindness (RPB)

2022

Mark Buckley
IAspire Fellows
University Research Award, University of Rochester
Ian Fiebelkorn
Searle Scholars
Manuel Gomez-Ramirez
University Research Award, University of Rochester
Ralf Haefner
Faculty Early Career Development Program, National Science Foundation (NSF)
Brian Keane
University Research Award, University of Rochester
SPIN Award, University of Rochester
Edmund Lalor
University Research Award, University of Rochester
Ross Maddox
Faculty Early Career Development Program, NSF
Ania Majewska
Landis Award for Outstanding Mentorship, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Susana Marcos
Gold Fellow
Jude Mitchell
University Research Award, University of Rochester
Martina Poletti
SPIN Award, University of Rochester
Jesse Schallek
Career Advancement Award, RPB

2021

James Fienup
Outstanding Reviewer, Optical Society of America (OSA)
Manuel Gomez-Ramirez
Sloan Research Fellowship-Neuroscience
Ania Majewska
Shrager Award for Service to the Neuroscience Community
Martina Poletti
Sloan Research Fellowship-Neuroscience
Young Investigator Award, Elsevier/Vision Sciences Society (VSS)
2021 Wilmot Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Ruchira Singh
University Research Award, University of Rochester
David Williams
David F Weeks Award for Outstanding Vision Research, RPB

2020

Manuel Gomez-Ramirez
Fellowship, Mentoring Institute for Neuroscience Diversity Scholars (MINDS)
Richard Libby
Gold Fellow
The Thomas R. Lee Award for National Glaucoma Research
Graduate Student Society Advocacy Award
Jannick Rolland
Joseph Fraunhofer Award/Robert M Burley Prize
Fellow, National Academy of Inventors (NAI)
Adam Snyder
Sloan Research Fellowship-Neuroscience
David Williams
Senior Investigator Award, Alcon Research Institute

2019

Susana Marcos
National Research Award in Engineering "Leonardo Torres Quevedo", Spanish Government
Ramón y Cajal Medal, Real Academia de Ciencias Exactas, Físicas y Naturales
Juliette McGregor
Best-contributed paper, Rank Prize Symposium on Adaptive Optics for Vision Science
Jude Mitchell
SPIN Award, University of Rochester
University Research Award, University of Rochester
Adam Snyder
Brain & Behavior Research Foundation (BBRF) Young Investigator Grant
Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez
Travel Award, American College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ACNP)
Duje Tadin
Distinguished Alumnus Award, Psychological Sciences, Vanderbilt University

2018

Ania Majewska
Academic Mentoring Award for Trainees in Basic Science
Juliette McGregor
Young Investigator Award, OSA Fall Vision Meeting
Krishnan Padmanabhan
Faculty Early Career Development Program, NSF
Polak Young Investigator Award
Martina Poletti
The Furth Fund Award, University of Rochester
James Zavislan
Fellow, NAI

2017

Wayne Knox
Fellow, NAI
Richard Libby
The Shaffer Prize for Innovative Glaucoma Research
Susana Marcos
King Jaime I Award, Spanish Government
Jude Mitchell
SPIN Award, University of Rochester
Benjamin Suarez-Jimenez
BBRF Young Investigator Grant

2016

Farran Briggs
Mentor Award, Dartmouth College School of Graduate Studies
Susana Marcos
Research Award, Alcon Research Institute
Plaque of Honor, Spanish Association of Scientists
Borish Scholar Award, Indiana University
Juliette McGregor
Steadman Family Postdoctoral Prize in Interdisciplinary Research, University of Rochester
Jude Mitchell
Kavli Frontiers of Science Fellows
Jesse Schallek
David Mahoney Neuroimaging Award, The Dana Foundation
Career Development Award, RPB
Ruchira Singh
Individual Investigator Award, Foundation of Fighting Blindness
David Williams
Jay Pepose Award in Vision Sciences, Brandeis University
Honoree, The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation

2015

Krystel Huxlin
James V. Aquavella Endowed Professorship, University of Rochester
Edmund Lalor
BBRF Young Investigator Grant
Susana Marcos
Physics Innovation and Technology Award, Real Sociedad Española de Física- Fundación/Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) Foundation
Ruchira Singh
University Research Award, University of Rochester
Career Development Award, RPB
Research Starter Grant, Knights Templar Eye Foundation
Macular Degeneration Research Award, Brightfocus Foundation
Adam Snyder
Pathway to Independence (K99) Award, National Eye Institute (NEI)
David Williams
The William Procter Prize For Scientific Achievement
Beckman-Argyros Award in Vision Research
Distinguished Service Award, ARVO

2014

Ross Maddox
Pathway To Independence Award, National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Jude Mitchell
Australian Research Council (ARC) Award
Jannick Rolland
David Richardson Medal, OSA
Duje Tadin
Young Investigator Award, Elsevier/VSS
David Williams
Member, National Academy of Sciences (NAS)
Stein Innovation Award, RPB

2013

Greg DeAngelis
George Eastman Professor, University of Rochester
Ian Fiebelkorn
National Research Service Award (NRSA), NIH
James Fienup
Emmett N Leith Medal, OSA
Richard Libby
University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry Trainee Academic Mentoring Award in Basic Science
Susana Marcos
Fellow, ARVO
Krishnan Padmanabhan
Pathway To Independence Award, NIH
BBRF Young Investigator Grant
Jesse Schallek
Ruth Kirschstein NRSA, NIH
Higher Education Grant Program Finalist, Edmund Optics
David Williams
Edridge Green Medal, the Royal College of Ophthalmologists

2012

James Fienup
Membership, National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
Jude Mitchell
Innovative Research Proposal, The Kavli Institute for Brain and Mind, University of California San Diego
David Williams
Gold Fellow
Champalimaud Vision Award

2011

Ralf Haefner
Swartz Fellowship for Theoretical Neurobiology
Susana Marcos
Doctor Honoris Causa, The Ukraine Academy of Science & Technology

2010

Krystel Huxlin
Lew R. Wasserman Merit Award
Jude Mitchell
Sloan Swartz Foundation Fellowship
Steven Silverstein
Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize

2009

Farran Briggs
Pathway To Independence Award, NIH
Post-Doctoral Trainee Travel Award, Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Chapter
Greg DeAngelis
Distinguished Alumni Award, Boston University College of Engineering
Susana Marcos
Fellow, Optica
Duje Tadin
Provost’s Multidisciplinary Award, University of Rochester
James Zavislan
Fellow, Optica

2008

Brian Keane
Dissertation Research Award, American Psychological Association (APA)
Ania Majewska
Fellow, Kavli Frontiers Of Science
Jannick Rolland
Fellow, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)
David Williams
Health Care Achievement Award
Collyn Woeller
F32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA), NIH

2007

Farran Briggs
Young Investigator Award, OSA
Ania Majewska
Sloan Research Fellowship-Neuroscience
Susana Marcos
ICO Prize, International Commission for Optics
David Williams
Bressler Prize In Vision Science
Honorary Doctor of Science, State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry

2006

Richard Libby
Career Development Award, RPB
Ania Majewska
Explorer Award, Cajal Club Cortical
Susana Marcos
Fellow, European Optical Society (EOS)
David Williams
Friedenwald Award, ARVO

2005

Greg DeAngelis
Troland Research Awards
Krystel Huxlin
Robert E. McCormick Special Scholars Award
Richard Libby
Barbara and Joseph Cohen Young Investigator Award
Marc Schieber
NIH Merit Award
David Williams
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)

2004

Farran Briggs
Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Post-doctoral Fellowship
Jannick Rolland
Fellow, Optica
David Williams
Center for Electronic Imaging Systems Technology Transfer Award
Archie Mahan Prize, OSA

2003

Greg DeAngelis
Scholar Award, EJLB Foundation
Richard Libby
Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
Ania Majewska
Career development award in the Biomedical Sciences, Burroughs-Wellcome Fund
Young Scientist Award, Polish Neuroscience Society
David Williams
Founders Award, Wavefront Congress

2002

Susana Marcos
Adolph Lomb Medal, OSA

2001

Ania Majewska
Whiteman Science Fellowship, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Susana Marcos
Visiting Fellowship, Queensland University of Technology
Founders Wavefront Award, (2nd International Congress on Wavefront Sensing)
David Williams
Honorary Doctor of Science, Denison University

2000

Greg DeAngelis
Searle Scholars
Krystel Huxlin
McDonnell-Pew Program in Cognitive Neuroscience

1999

Ralf Haefner
McCloy Scholarship
Wayne Knox
Richtmyer Memorial Award, American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT)

1998

David Williams
Edgar D Tillyer Award, OSA

1997

Greg DeAngelis
Career Award, Burroughs-Wellcome Fund
David Williams
Guggenheim Fellowship
William G. Allyn Professor of Medical Optics, University of Rochester

1996

Greg DeAngelis
National Research Service Award, NEI
Robert Jacobs
McDonnell-Pew Program In Cognitive Neuroscience
Wayne Knox
Fellow, American Physical Society (APS)
William Merigan
McDonnell-Pew Program In Cognitive Neuroscience

1995

Greg DeAngelis
Medical Research Fellowship, Bank of America/Giannini Foundation
Ralf Haefner
German National Merit Foundation
Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) Fellowship

1993

Lizabeth Romanski
Mcdonnell-Pew Program In Cognitive Neuroscience

1992

Wayne Knox
Fellow, Optica
Lizabeth Romanski
Donald B Lindsley Prize In Behavioral Neuroscience
David Williams
Fellow, Optica

1990

Wayne Knox
William O Baker Award For Initiatives In Research

1987

James Fienup
Fellow, Optica

1986

James Fienup
Fellow, SPIE
David Williams
Distinguished Scientific Awards For An Early Career Contribution To Psychology

1979

James Fienup
Rudolf And Hilda Kingslake Award In Optical Design