31 Husker researchers named NSRI Fellows

May 25th, 2021

The National Strategic Research Institute at the University of Nebraska has launched NSRI Fellows to amplify the university system’s research contributions to the Department of Defense and other federal agencies with national security missions.

The inaugural interdisciplinary cohort includes 74 researchers from across the NU system, 31 from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. Together, NSRI Fellows will contribute their expertise, talent and foresight to build multidisciplinary teams that develop solutions for complex problems across the spectrum of chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNe) threats.

NSRI Fellows from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln:

  • Craig Allen, School of Natural Resources
  • Mark Bauer, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • David Berkowitz, Chemistry
  • Justin Bradley, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Ed Cahoon, Biochemistry  (NFHC Member)
  • Carrick Detweiler, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Eric Dodds, Chemistry
  • Brittany Duncan, Computer Science and Engineering
  • Patrick Dussault, Chemistry
  • Tomas Helikar, Biochemistry
  • Terry Howell, Food Science and Technology
  • Scott Johnson, Engineering
  • Rebecca Lai, Chemistry
  • Sy-Hwang Liou, Physics and Astronomy
  • Dustin Loy, Veterinary Medicine, Microbiology
  • Elsbeth Magilton, College of Law
  • Rupal Mehta, Political Science
  • Martha Morton, Chemistry
  • Rod Moxley, Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Ben Riggan, Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Mark Riley, Biological Systems Engineering
  • Mario Scalora, Psychology
  • Daniel Schachtman, Agronomy and Horticulture
  • Mark Svoboda, School of Natural Resources
  • Ben Terry, Mechanical and Materials Engineering
  • Don Umstadter, Physics and Astronomy
  • Liz VanWormer, Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
  • Shari Veil, College of Journalism and Mass Communications
  • Brian Wardlow, School of Natural Resources
  • Tyler White, Political Science
  • Craig Zuhlke, Electrical and Computer Engineering

This is the inaugural class of NSRI Fellows, who were nominated by NU campus leaders and NSRI directors. Nominations can be sent to NSRI from NU and NSRI leadership any time.

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News Release Contact is Leslie Reed | Director of Public Affairs