Faculty Academic Excellence


Our distinguished community of scholars has been recognized both nationally and internationally. Listed below are some of the prestigious and competitive honors bestowed upon active and former University of Georgia faculty.
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Faculty Awards 

 HONORS 

 TOTAL 

  American Academy of Arts and Sciences Members

11

  American Association for the Advancement of Science
  (AAAS) Fellows

 108

  American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) Fellows

16

  Ford Fellows

11

  Fulbright Scholars

84

  Guggenheim Fellows

12

  Humboldt Research Award

11

  MacArthur Foundation Fellows

3

  National Academy of Engineering Members 

3 active  I  4 total

  National Academy of Inventors Members

9 active  I  12 total

  National Academy of Medicine Members

1 total

  National Academy of Public Administration Fellows

8 total
  National Academy of Sciences Members 

5 active  I  14 total

  NSF CAREER Awards

49

  Presidential Early Career Award for
  Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

7

  Pulitzer Prize Winners

3

  Sloan Research Fellows

14

  Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Achievement Award

11

  Southeastern Conference (SEC) Professor of the Year

2

 

Research Excellence

  • $494 million in total R&D expenditures (FY21)
  • 41% increase in R&D expenditures since fiscal year 2013
  • #56 among U.S. universities for R&D expenditures; ranking based on FY20 expenditures of $483 million. 
  • #2 for New Products Developed by Industry Partners
  • 900+ Products Introduced to Marketplace
  • 200+ Companies Launched Based on UGA Research

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