As IU’s Principles of Excellence recognize, a great university must do a great many things very well. Many of those great things emerge from the outstanding researchers, scholars, writers, and creative artists who make up our university’s faculty across the state. Explore this page to learn about some recent faculty accomplishments, and learn more about the history of IU faculty honors and awards.
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Faculty research profiles
Revolutionizing sexual and gender health research
Four researchers at Indiana University have been named among 50 Distinguished Sexual and Gender Health Revolutionaries by the Program in Human Sexuality at University of Minnesota. The award commemorates 50 years of the PHS, which is known for its leading research in sexual and gender health.
Student, faculty partner on wood frog research
Working together in the lab, IU Kokomo Professor Michael Finkler and student Raheal Takwe studied differences in body composition between male and female wood frogs, which are known for their ability to survive freezing.
Learn more about Fisher's and Takwe's work
Making research experiences accessible to undergrads
IU Northwest professor Jenny Fisher works hard to put meaningful research assistantships within the reach of undergraduates.
Learn more about Jenny Fisher's work
Transforming art through technology
Assistant Professor Susanna Crum is expanding the artist's toolbox using 21st century computer-driven tools.
Learn more about Susanna Crum's work
Improving cancer diagnoses, treatments
IUPUI nursing professor Diane Von Ah recently served on a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine committee which has released a comprehensive report on the diagnosis and treatment of breast and lung cancers.Learn more about the report
Top trending author in nanotechnology in the world
IUPUI researcher Babak Anasori, assistant professor in the Department Mechanical and Energy Engineering, is among the top five trending authors in nanotechnology (2019 and 2020) and materials science (2019), as identified by Microsoft Academic.
Read more about Anasori
This annual recognition honors IUPUI associate professors who have made exceptional contributions to research in their field.
Travis O'Brien is involved in a two-year Department of Energy project to collect atmospheric data in the Upper Colorado River Basin.
Read about retirements and service anniversaries of staff across all campuses in April, May and June.
The museum is one of only two in Indiana to receive the $174,035 grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services.
A study found that when people encounter health controversies, their social status shapes the way others treat their decision-making.
Data collected by Natasha MacBean will better predict how climate change affects dryland regions, which support billions of people.
The lab will explore the use of smart fibers for physiological monitoring in biomedical devices, such as catheters and endoscopes.
A startup established five years ago by a student at IU has been a named a pilot partner with Amazon Sidewalk.
Preliminary results from a survey of parents/caregivers found that only 44.8% will be vaccinating their school-age children or already have.
Apexian is a clinical-stage biotech company led by an IU professor, and NuCurrent is a wireless technology company led by an IU alum.