2021 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Awards Recipients

Opening up new types of treatment for addiction and eating disorders. Utilizing nanotechnology to provide solutions for water sustainability and energy storage. Discovering the links between cellular pathways and cancerous cell growth. Understanding how soil and nature can help reduce our carbon footprint. These are the discoveries by Texas’ rising stars in research being honored with the 2021 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards by TAMEST.

2021 O'Donnell Awards Research Presentations

Join the 2021 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards recipients for their individual research presentations on groundbreaking and innovative discoveries that address some of the world’s most pressing problems.

These sessions will include a standalone twenty-minute research presentation from one of four rising star and Texas-based researchers appointed to this year’s class of 2021 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards recipients. There will be a fifteen-minute audience Q&A available after the presentation concludes.

2022 Edith and Peter O'Donnell Awards Call For Nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards. Don’t miss this opportunity to recognize the outstanding achievements of a rising star researcher today

Texas Research Community Responds to Historic Winter Storm

After a devastating winter storm last month left millions of Texans without power, water and other basic necessities, Texas’ medical and research institutions were quick to step up and help those in need. There are many stories of resilience, aid and service by the Texas research community in response to the unprecedented winter storm; TAMEST has highlighted a few from our member institutions.

TAMEST Conversations on COVID-19

TAMEST is hosting the “Forward Texas: TAMEST Conversations on COVID-19 ” series to explore how Texas can move ahead during this crisis.

2021 NAE members

TAMEST Welcomes Four New Members Elected to the National Academy of Engineerings

TAMEST is proud to welcome four new members elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in 2021. The four elected, including 2010 TAMEST Edith and Peter O’Donnell Award Recipient in Technology Innovation S.V. Sreenivasan, Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin, were among 106 new members and 23 international members welcomed to the organization.

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Mary Pat Moyer, Ph.D. (NAE), INCELL

Texas Research Community Responds to Historic Winter Storm

After a devastating winter storm last month left millions of Texans without power, water and other basic necessities, Texas’ medical and research institutions were quick to step up and help those in need. There are many stories of resilience, aid and service by the Texas research community in response to the unprecedented winter storm; TAMEST has highlighted a few from our member institutions.

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Vivian Ho

TAMEST Member Profile: Health Economist Dr. Vivian Ho (NAM), Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine, Looks at COVID-19 Through the Eyes of Big Data

When the pandemic hit, TAMEST Member Vivian Ho, Ph.D. (NAM), Rice University and Baylor College of Medicine, pivoted her research examining the effects of economic incentives and regulations on the quality and costs of health care to focus on how lockdowns early in a pandemic can impact related deaths months later.TAMEST spoke with Dr. Ho to learn more about her work before, during and after the pandemic.

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Mary Pat Moyer, Ph.D. (NAE), INCELL

TAMEST Members News Roundup- March 2021

From award nominations to media interviews, TAMEST loves to share the accolades of our membership. Read the January compilation of our membership’s recent accomplishments, research breakthroughs and more.

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