2020 SACNAS Nominations Open
SACNAS Distinguished Scientist Award
Nominee holds a PhD or other doctoral degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) research field, has a minimum of ten years of experience as a principal investigator, and is 45 years of age or older. Must be engaged in research and educational activities at the national level including, but not limited to active funded research projects or funded STEM-based education initiatives. The Distinguished Scientist will be recognized on stage at the 2019 National Diversity in STEM Conference.
SACNAS Distinguished Mentor Award
The Distinguished Mentor is selected from among the top candidates submitted in all the outstanding mentor categories listed below. The Distinguished Mentor will be recognized on stage at the 2020 National Diversity in STEM Conference. Outstanding Mentors will receive digital and multimedia (web, email, social media) recognition by SACNAS. Nominees have a sustained record of at least ten years of participating in educational and/or community outreach activities.
2019 Distinguished Awardees
2019 SACNAS DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST AWARD
Renato Aguilera, PhD
Professor, The University of Texas at El Paso
2019 SACNAS DISTINGUISHED MENTOR AWARD
Robert E. Megginson, PhD
Professor, University of Michigan