Higuchi Award Recipients

Year Balfour S. Jeffrey
Award Recipient
Olin K. Petefish
Award Recipient
Dolph Simons
Award Recipient
Irvin E. Youngberg
Award Recipient
1982 John S. Brushwood
Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese 
University of Kansas
Ralph N. Adams
Dept. of Chemistry 
University of Kansas
Richard L. Schowen
Dept. of Chemistry 
University of Kansas
Norge W. Jerome 
Dept. of Preventative Medicine 
University of Kansas Medical Center
1983 Andrew P. Debicki
Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese 
University of Kansas
Thomas P. Armstrong
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy 
University of Kansas
Ronald T. Borchardt
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of Kansas Medical Center
Montrose M. Wolf
Dept. of Human Development & Family Life 
University of Kansas
1984 Robert C. Casad
School of Law 
University of Kansas
Donald W. Setser
Dept. of Chemistry
Kansas State University
Gilbert S. Greenwald
Dept. of Physiology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Beatrice A. Wright
Dept. of Psychology 
University of Kansas
1985 John G. Clark
Dept. of History 
University of Kansas
Charles D. Michener
Dept. of Entomology 
University of Kansas
Curtis D. Klaassen
Dept. of Pharmacology & Toxicology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Stanley T. Rolfe
Dept. of Civil Engineering 
University of Kansas
1986 Richard T. DeGeorge
Dept. of Philosophy 
University of Kansas
William J. Bell
Dept. of Entomology 
University of Kansas
Lester A Mitscher
Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry 
University of Kansas
Jan Roskam
Dept. of Aerospace Engineering 
University of Kansas
1987 David M. Bergeron
Dept. of English 
University of Kansas
Fred Galvin
Dept. of Mathematics 
University of Kansas
Jared J. Grantham
Dept. of Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center
Liang-tseng Fan
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Kansas State University
1988 Donald R. McCoy
Dept. of History 
University of Kansas
Shih-I Chu
Dept. of Chemistry 
University of Kansas
James D. Cook
Dept. of Medicine 
University of Kansas Medical Center
Aletha C. Huston
Dept. of Human Development & Family Life 
University of Kansas
1989 George C. Coggins
School of Law 
University of Kansas
Robert P. Hanzlik
Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry 
University of Kansas
Billy G. Hudson
Dept. of Biochemistry 
University of Kansas Medical Center
Richard K. Moore
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering 
University of Kansas
1990 Harold Orel
Dept. of English 
University of Kansas
Richard H. Himes
Dept. of Biochemistry 
University of Kansas
Valentino J. Stella
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry 
University of Kansas
K. Sam Shanmugan
Dept. of Electrical & Computer Engineering 
University of Kansas
1991 David M. Katzman
Dept. of History 
University of Kansas
Mabel L. Rice
Dept. of Speech, Language & Hearing 
University of Kansas
Clarke Anderson
Dept. of Pathology & Oncology
University of Kansas Medical Center
R. Carl Hoseney
Dept. of Grain Science & Industry
Kansas State University
1992 John T. Alexander
Dept. of History 
University of Kansas
Richard A. Consigli
Dept. of Biology
Kansas State University
Elias K. Michaelis
Dept. of Pharmacology & Toxicology
University of Kansas
David Darwin
Dept. of Civil Engineering 
University of Kansas
1993 Susan Kemper
Dept. of Psychology 
University of Kansas
George Wilson
Dept. of Chemistry 
University of Kansas
Stephen W. Russell
Cancer Center
University of Kansas Medical Center
Clenton Owensby
Dept. of Agronomy
Kansas State University
1994 Phillip S. Paludan
Dept. of History 
University of Kansas
Daryle H. Busch
Dept. of Chemistry 
University of Kansas
David C. Morrison
Dept. of Microbiology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Theodore Kuwana
Dept. of Chemistry 
University of Kansas
1995 Donald E. Worster
Dept. of History 
University of Kansas
Kenneth J. Klabunde
Dept. of Chemistry
Kansas State University
C. C. Cheng
Dept. of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Therapeutics
University of Kansas Medical Center
Donald D. Deshler
Dept. of Special Education 
University of Kansas
1996 Robert C. Spires
Dept. of Spanish & Portuguese 
University of Kansas
John J. Iandolo
Dept. of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology
Kansas State University
Gary L. Grunewald
Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry
University of Kansas
Stephen B. Fawcett
Dept. of Human Development & Family Life 
University of Kansas
1997 Norman E. Saul
Dept. of History 
University of Kansas
Gunda I. Georg
Dept. of Medicinal Chemistry 
University of Kansas
Opendra Narayan
Dept. of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Bikram S. Gill
Director, Wheat Genetics Resource Center
Kansas State University
1998 Roger Y. Shimomura
School of Fine Arts 
University of Kansas
Thomas N. Taylor
Dept. of Systematics & Ecology 
University of Kansas
Joan S. Hunt
Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Ramesh K. Agarwal
Dept. of Aerospace Engineering
Wichita State University
1999 Rex Martin
Dept. of Philosophy 
University of Kansas
Tyrone Duncan
Dept. of Mathematics 
University of Kansas
Sudhansu Dey
Dept. of Molecular & Integrative Physiology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Jan Leach
Dept. of Plant Pathology
Kansas State University
2000 Marilyn J. Stokstad
Dept. of History of Art 
University of Kansas
Patrick Richard
Dept. of Physics
Kansas State University
Glen K. Andrews
Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Rhonda J. V. Montgomery
Dept. of Sociology; Director, Gerontology Center 
University of Kansas
2001 F. Allan Hanson
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Kansas
Jeffrey Aubé
Det. of Medicinal Chemistry
Joe Lutkenhaus
Dept. of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics & Immunology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Larry E. Erickson
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
Kansas State University
2002 C. R. Snyder
Dept. of Psychology 
University of Kansas
Talat Shahnaz Rhaman
Dept. of Physics
Kansas State University
Kristin Bowman-James
Dept. of Chemistry 
University of Kansas
Donald D. Stull
Dept. of Anthropology 
University of Kansas
2003 John M. Janzen
Dept. of Anthropology 
University of Kansas
Bala Subramaniam
Dept. of Chemical & Petroleum Engineering 
University of Kansas
Robin E. Denell
Division of Biology 
Kansas State University
Carol E. Smith 
School of Nursing 
University of Kansas Medical Center
2004 William M. Tuttle, Jr.
American Studies Program
Charles Lewis Cocke
Dept. of Physics
Kansas State University
Michael J. Soares
Dept. of Molecular & Integrative Physiology
Dept. of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 
University of Kansas Medical Center
Akira Y. Yamamoto
Dept. of Anthropology & Dept. of Linguistics 
University of Kansas
2005 E. Wayne Nafziger
Dept. of Economics 
Kansas State University
Thomas E. Cravens
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy 
University of Kansas
Dale R. Abrahamson
Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center
H. George Frederickson
Dept. of Public Administration 
University of Kansas
2006 Michael H. Crawford
Dept. of Anthropology 
University of Kansas
Craig L. Huneke
Department of Mathematics 
University of Kansas
Gary W. Conrad
Division of Biology
Kansas State University
James R. Shortridge
Dept. of Geography 
University of Kansas
2007 Professor Ann Turnbull
Dept. of Special Education
University of Kansas
A. Townsend Peterson
Dept. of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology 
University of Kansas
Charles Little
Dept. of Anatomy & Cell Biology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Paul Seib
Dept. of Grain Science and Industry 
Kansas State University
2008 Charles C. Eldredge
Dept. of Art History
University of Kansas
Christopher M. Sorensen
Dept. of Physics 
Kansas State University
Larry Takemoto
Dept. of Biology 
Kansas State University
Charles R. Greenwood
Dept. of Applied Behavioral Science
University of Kansas
2009 Arienne Dwyer
Dept. of Anthropology
University of Kansas
Duy Hua
Dept. of Chemistry
Kansas State University
Steven Barlow
Dept. of Speech-Language-Hearing
University of Kansas
Charles Rice
Dept. of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2010 Hagith Sivan
Dept. of History
University of Kansas
Chii-Dong Lin
Dept. of Physics
Kansas State University
T. G. Nagaraja
Dept. of Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology
Kansas State University
Christian Schöneich
Dept. of Pharmaceutical Chemistry
University of Kansas
2011 William Staples
Dept. of Sociology
University of Kansas
Michael Kanost
Dept. of Biochemistry
Kansas State University
Edward Stephens
Dept. of Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, and Immunology
University of Kansas Medical Center
Xiuzhi (Susan) Sun
Dept. of Grain Science and Industry
Kansas State University
2012 Jonathan Mayhew
Dept. of Spanish and Portuguese
University of Kansas
Judy Wu
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kansas
Susan Lunte
Depts. Pharmaceutical
Chemistry, Chemistry
University of Kansas
Rolfe Mandel
Dept. of Anthropology, Kansas
Geological Survey
University of Kansas
2013 William Barnett
Dept. of Economics
University of Kansas
Siyuan Han
Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
University of Kansas
William Groutas
Dept. of Chemistry
Wichita State University
Mary Beth Kirkham
Dept. of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2014 Victor Bailey
Dept. of History
University of Kansas
Susan Brown
Dept. of Biology
Kansas State University
Craig Lunte
Dept. of Chemistry
University of Kansas
Frank White
Dept. of Plant Pathology
Kansas State University
2015 Michael Wehmeyer
Dept. of Special Education
University of Kansas
David Nualart
Dept. of Mathematics
University of Kansas
Paulette Spencer
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
University of Kansas
Stephen Welch
Dept. of Agronomy
Kansas State University
2016 Philip Nel
Dept. of English
Kansas State University
Christer Aakeröy
Dept. of Chemistry
Kansas State University
Randolph Nudo
Dept. of Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center
Judith Carta
Dept. of Special Education
University of Kansas
2015 Higuchi Award Honorees
EVENTS
CONTACT
University of Kansas Office of Research
phone785-864-3441
emailkures@ku.edu
Why KU
  • 48 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Pharmacy school No. 2 nationally for NIH funding
  • Hall Center receives 3rd NEH challenge grant to support humanities research collaboration
  • Regional leader in technology commercialization
  • 12 graduate programs rank in top 10 nationally among public universities.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Driving discovery, innovation, entrepreneurship
  • Home to 15 major research centers & state surveys
  • 1st in nation for its special education master’s and doctorate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 1st in nation for its city management and urban policy master’s program.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities