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Mobley Family Endowed Distinguished Research Award

Description:
Those attributes that pertain to exemplary research may include: contributions to citable scientific literature, recognition from the scientific community, inclusion on peer review panels, development of practical applications of societal impact arising from the individual's research, and development of a clear record of research results upon which other scientists may build.

Eligibility:
Any full-time faculty member of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences, who has been employed for three consecutive years, is eligible to receive the award.

Nomination Deadline:
March 1

Nominations:
Alumni, students, or employees of the College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences may nominate. The nomination will be forwarded to the Dean's office accompanied by a minimum of documenting evidence, which will include:

  • A statement of the nominee's research responsibility and supervising or coordinating activities concerned with research
  • A statement of nominee's contribution to agriculture or home economics in New Mexico, the region, and the nation. The contribution may be of immediate recognition and application, or it may be that which is judged to have a definite potential of future significance
  • A statement attesting to why the research should be considered for the award and what makes the research effort noteworthy at the time the person is to be considered for the award
  • Supporting statement by the nominee's immediate supervisor.
  • One page list of pertinent publications

Recipient will receive:
A certificate, a medal and cash award


Mail letters of nomination to:
Awards Committee c/o
Dean, College of Agriculture, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
P.O. Box 30003, MSC 3AG
New Mexico State University
Las Cruces, NM 88003

On-campus address:
Gerald Thomas Hall
Room 220
MSC 3AG

Email:
Typed nomination letters may be sent to The Dean's Office.


Past winners:

  • 2014 Brian Hurd*
  • 2013 Geno A. Picchioni
  • 2012 Bernhard Leinauer
  • 2011 Christopher S. Cramer
  • 2010 Esther Devall
  • 2009 Kirk McDaniel
  • 2008 Rolston St. Hilaire
  • 2007 William Lindemann
  • 2006 David Cowley
  • 2005 Gary Roemer
  • 2004 Milt Thomas
  • 2003 John Mexal
  • 2002 H. Curtis Monger
  • 2001 Roy Cantrell
  • 2000 Rhonda Skaggs
  • 1999 Jill Schroeder
  • 1998 Marisa Wall
  • 1997 Mary A. O’Connell
  • 1996 Frank A. Ward
  • 1995 Paul Bosland
  • 1994 Champa Gopalan
  • 1993 Joe Wallace
  • 1992 Dennis M. Hallford
  • 1991 Allen Torell
  • 1990 M. Karl Wood
  • 1989 Michael L.Galyean
  • 1988 Richard A. Cole
  • 1987 Joe Corgan
  • 1986 Jerry Holechek
  • 1985 Tom S. Clevenger
  • 1984 Mercedes Hoskins
  • 1983 David L. Zartman
  • 1982 G. Stanley Smith
  • 1981 George A. O’Connor
  • 1980 Dick D. Davis
  • 1979 Rex D. Pieper
  • 1978 Ralph B. Turner
  • 1977 Peter J. Wiereng
  • 1976 Roy M. Nakayama
  • 1975 Robert R. Lansford
  • 1974 Earl E. Ray
  • 1973 W. Atmar
  • 1973 Joe Ellington
  • 1972 H. Grant Kinzer
  • 1971 David C. H. Hsi
  • 1970 Billy A. Melton
  • 1969 Arnold B. Nelson
  • 1968 D.W. Francis
  • 1967 Glyn O. Throneberry
  • 1966 James R. Gray
  • 1965 Glen Staten
  • 1964 John H. Knox

*Indicates current recipient