Research Recognition Awards

The university has developed a series of awards to recognize members of its research community whose work helps advance knowledge, solve challenging problems, create new products and enhance quality of life.

Research Faculty Awards

Research Staff Awards

Celebrate Research

  • The U-M Office of the Vice President for Research hosts an annual Celebrate Research recognition event each spring.  This event honors all first-time U-M sponsored research award recipients, their department chairs and deans.

Distinguished University Innovator Award

  • The Distinguished University Innovator Award honors faculty who have made important and lasting contributions to society by developing novel ideas and insights through their research, and then translating them to practice.