Distinguished Public Service Award

Rosta Farzan
Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, School of Computing and Information

Richard Garland
Assistant Professor, School of Public Health

John Sebastian
Director of the McKamish Construction Management Program, Swanson School of Engineering

Shannon Wanless
Associate Professor, School of Education

Special Distinguished Public Service Award: COVID-19 Medical Response Office

Distinguished Teaching Award

Brenda Cassidy
Associate Professor and Vice Chair for Administration, Department of Health Promotion and Development, School of Nursing

Samuel Dickerson
Associate Professor, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering

Peter Drain
Associate Professor, Department of Cell Biology, School of Medicine

Andrea Hergenroeder
Associate Professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences and Director of the Pre-Health Resource Center

Götz Veser
Nickolas A. DeCecco Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering, Swanson School of Engineering

Distinguished Research Award

Senior Scholars

Jeffrey Brodsky
Avinoff Chair of Biological Sciences, Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

David Brent
Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Epidemiology and Clinical and Translational Science, and Endowed Chair in Suicide Studies in the School of Medicine

Jeff Inman
Albert Wesley Frey Chair in Marketing and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty, Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business

Junior Scholars

Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis
Assistant Professor, Department of Computational and Systems Biology, School of Medicine

Gina Ann Garcia
Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Foundations, Organizations and Policy, School of Education

Cecelia Yates
Associate Professor, Department of Health Promotion and Development, School of Nursing

Chancellor’s Award for Staff  

Innovation in Advancing Administrative and Operational Efficiency: Rochelle Woods
Senior Assistant Dean of Administration, Operations and Academic Programs, School of Education

Exceptional Early Career Achievement: Laura Winters
Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Provost

Student Impact: Tiwanda Taylor
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Recruitment, Office of Admissions and Financial Aid

University Engagement: Andy Stephany
President Emeritus, Staff Council; Associate and Division Administrator, Department of Medicine; HVI - Cardiology/Vascular Medicine Institute

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion: Yetunde Olaore
Program Coordinator, PITT STRIVE Program, Swanson School of Engineering

Excellent Mentor: Justin Meyer
Associate Director of Clinical Development, Division of Philanthropic and Alumni Engagement

Community Engagement: Medina Jackson
Director of Engagement,  The P.R.I.D.E. Program, Office of Child Development

Research Support: Sara Izzo
Peer Counselor and Research Associate, Human Engineering Research Laboratories, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Career Achievement: Janet Delany
Data Engineer, Pitt IT

UPSIDE Awards

School of Social Work's Center on Race and Social Problems

Chancellor's Gap Funds

PACE-RTP: Perception-Action Coupling Evaluation for Return To Play
Chris Connaboy, faculty | School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Alice LaGoy, graduate research assistant | Neuromuscular Research Laboratory
Shawn Eagle, faculty | Department of Neurological Surgery

Youbiotics
Steven Little, faculty | Swanson School of Engineering
Matt Borelli, graduate research assistant | Swanson School of Engineering
Abhinav Acharya | Arizona State University
Jonathan Krakoff | National Institutes of Health

Reusable and self-sterilizing 3D HEPA metal filters
Markus Chmielus, faculty | Swanson School of Engineering

LiDIA: Listening, iDentification and Instant Amplification
Catherine Palmer, faculty | School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Jeffrey Vipperman, faculty | Swanson School of Engineering
Erik Rauterkus, student | School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

              

Pitt Seed Projects

The Pitt Cyber Range 
Ahmed Ibrahim, faculty | School of Computing and Information

Building the Foundation of a Diverse Health Care Workforce
Andrea Hergenroeder, faculty | Pitt Interprofessional Center for Health Careers

Screenshot Asia: Connecting Pittsburgh to 21st Century Film and Media
Charles Exley, faculty | Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

The Neighborhood Academy Social Justice Education Initiative
David Herring, faculty | School of Law

Creating a Culture of Inclusive Excellence to Promote Retention
Doris Rubio, faculty | Institute for Clinical Research Education

Serving Those Who Protect the Public: The Pitt Center for Emergency Responder Wellness
Eric Meyer, faculty | School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

University of Pittsburgh Computational Genomics Training Program
Fangping Mu, faculty | Center for Research Computing

Infant Oral Health Education at the Pitt Community Engagement Center at Homewood
Jacqueline Burgette, faculty | School of Dental Medicine

Reading Interventions for Students with Exceptional Learning Needs
Jonathan Chitiyo, faculty | University of Pittsburgh at Bradford

Early Bridge Program at Pitt-Greensburg 
Kelli Maloy, faculty | University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg

Creating a Diverse Cybersecurity Workforce 
Leona Mitchell, faculty | School of Computing and Information

Pitt Commons Social Capital & Professional Networking Evaluation
Lisa Belczyk, staff | Office of the Provost

Lusosphere through the World
Luis Vanfossen Bravo, staff | Center for Latin American Studies, University Center for International Studies

Cultivating a Data Science Learning Community
Matt Burton, faculty | School of Computing and Information

Social Listening for Institutional Resilience
Raymond Wrabley, faculty | University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

Fostering Civic and Cultural Competency Across the Disciplines Via Digital Game-Based Learning
Ronald Idoko, staff | Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Active Accommodations for Laboratories
Rory Cooper, faculty | Human Engineering Research Laboratories

Promoting PEERs: Creating an Inclusive Environment through Tiered Mentoring to Promote Diverse STEM Communities
Sarah Hainer, faculty | Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences

Wicked Problem Innovation: Community Development in Pittsburgh’s Hill District and Hilltop Neighborhoods
Stephanie Dangel, faculty | School of Law

Understanding, Building and Achieving Diversity and Inclusion Excellence in the University of Pittsburgh Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Susan Cohen, faculty | Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business