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Daniel Gorenstein Award Recipients

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The Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award, named to honor the memory of the noted mathematician and Rutgers University Professor Daniel Gorenstein, will be awarded to a Rutgers full-time faculty member who best exemplifies Professor Gorenstein's imaginative research and his dedicated and exceptional service to the University. The recipient of the award will receive an honorarium and commemorative certificate, and present a lecture during the award ceremony in the fall semester.

2022 Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award Ceremony and Lecture

Dr. M. Maral Mouradian, Distinguished Professor of Neurology, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (RWJMS), was named the 2022 recipient of the University’s Daniel Gorenstein Memorial Award.  A special award ceremony and lecture, "The Pursuit of Better Treatments for Parkinson’s Disease," was held on Thursday, December 1, 2022. 

M Maral Mouradian

Mark Gregory Robson, Board of Governors Distinguished Service Professor,
Department of Plant Biology, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences: Rutgers – A Public University in the Land Grant Tradition that Provides Opportunities: How We Can Teach Our Students to Address Critical Global Issues.

Martin Yarmush, Distinguished Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, School of Engineering: Lecture withheld due to COVID-19.

Michael Greenberg, Distinguished Professor, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy: Risk-Informing Environmental Health Policy: Five Decades of Opportunities with Mixed Success.

Jay Feinman, Distinguished Professor of Law, Rutgers Law School: Why Insurance Works, and Why It Doesn’t.

Andrew Norris, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering: Pushing the Physical Limits of Sound Waves in Theory and in Practice: Acoustic Cloaking and Other Strange Phenomena.

Jolie Cizewski, Professor of Physics, School of Arts and Sciences: Explosions in the Cosmos and Synthesis of the Atomic Elements.

James Turner Johnson, Professor of Religion, School of Arts and Sciences: The Role of the Study of Religion in a Secular University and a Secular Society.

2014 Cheryl A. Wall, Board of Governors Professor of English, Zora Neale Hurston Professor of English, School of Arts and Sciences: Ralph Ellison and “The Mystery of American Identity.”

Allan Horwitz, Board of Governors Professor of Sociology, School of Arts and Sciences: Creating Normality and Abnormality: Psychiatry and the Construction of Mental Illness.

Joachim Kohn, Board of Governors Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, School of Arts and Sciences and Director, New Jersey Center for Biomaterials: From Chemistry to Regenerative Medicine: Restoring Function, Preserving the Quality of Life.

Daniel Hart, Professor of Psychology and Childhood Studies, Camden Faculty of Arts and Sciences and Director, Center for Children and Childhood Studies: What Do Kids Have to Do with It? How Populations with Lots of Children Affect Youth Development in Camden, the Country and Around the World.

Yogesh Jaluria, Board of Governors Professor, Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, School of Engineering: Buoyancy Driven Flows in Nature and Technology.

Accordion Content

  • 2009
    Barbara Lee, Professor of Human Resource Management: Academic Freedom Reconsidered.

    Ziva Galili, Professor of History, School of Arts and Sciences: Travels in the Past: From Moscow to Kibbutz Afikim and Back.

    Richard Falk, Professor of Mathematics, School of Arts and Sciences: Mathematical Modeling and Numerical Approximation.

    Sandra L. Harris, Professor of Clinical Psychology, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick, and Executive Director, Douglass Development Disabilities Center: Evidence Based Treatment for Autism: What We Know and What We Hope to Learn.

    Allen H. Conney, Professor of Chemical Biology, Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, and Director of the Susan L. Cullman Laboratory for Cancer Research: It’s Better to Prevent Cancer than to Treat It: Some Studies on Prevention.

    Glenn Shafer, Professor of Accounting and Information Systems, School of Business Newark and New Brunswick: The Empirical Meaning of Probability, from Jakob Bernoulli to the Efficient Market Hypothesis.

    David Mechanic, Director of the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy, and Aging Research: Barriers to Health Care Reform.

    Joanna Burger, Professor of Cell Biology and Neuroscience, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick: From Ecology to Public Policy: A Naturalist Along the Jersey Shore.

    Noémie Koller, Professor of Physics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick: The Dance of Nuclear Spins.

    Brent D. Ruben, Professor of Communication, School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies, and Executive Director, Quality Communication Improvement Program, Center for Organizational Development and Leadership, The Ivory Tower- 2000: Images, Ironies, Opportunities.

  • 1999
    Lloyd C. Gardner, Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick: Do We Learn from History and Should We?

    Robert L. Wilson, Mathematics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick: That's All??-The Gorenstein Program and Other Classification Results.

    G. Terence Wilson, Oscar Krisen Buros Professor of Psychology, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology: Weight and Eating Disorders: Too Fat Trying to be Too Thin.

    Hans Fisher, Professor of Nutrition, Cook College: The Development of a Novel
    Treatment Strategy for Alcoholism: the Synergism Between Undergraduate Education and Research.

    George L. Levine, Kenneth Burke Professor of English, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick: Darwin and Pain: How Science Made Reading Shakespeare Nauseating.

    Gerald N. Grob, Henry E. Sigerist Professor of the History of Medicine, Institute of Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Faculty of Arts and Sciences-New Brunswick: The Mentally Ill in America: Retrospect and Prospect.