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Awards and Honors    
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Academic Honors

Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy (SAS), March, 2010.

National Science Foundation Award for Special Creativity (twice), 2009-2011, 1991-93.

UB College of Arts and Sciences 2007 Distinguished Service Award, October, 2007.

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) (February, 2007)

Distinguished Alumni Award, University of Pittsburgh Department of Chemistry (2006)

WNY Inventor of the Year (2002, 2005).

Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentorship (PAESMEM), National Science Foundation, 2005.

SUNY Chancellor’s Medal for Excellence in Scholarship and Creative Activity, 2005.

SUNY Chancellor’s Medal for Excellence in Faculty Service, 2004.

Fellow of the American Vacuum Society, Awarded November 17, 2004.

Ernest A. Lynton Award for Faculty Professional Service and Academic Outreach, New England Resource Center for Higher Education, Graduate School of Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston. March 17, 2003.

72nd Jacob M. Schoellkopf Medal of Science, Western New York American Chemical Society, 2002.

Inventor of the Year, Second Place, Life Sciences, 27th Niagara Frontier Inventor of the Year.

Awards, Niagara Frontier Intellectual Property and Law Association and Niagara Frontier Technical Societies Council, March 14, 2002.

Distinguished Alumni Award, Oakland University Department of Chemistry, 1998.

SUNY Chancellor's Medal for Excellence in Teaching, 1996.

Fellow of the Exxon Educational Foundation, 1989-91.

Fellow of the Lawrence M. Gelb Foundation (Bristol Myers Corporation), 1986-89.

American Chemical Society, Division of Analytical Chemistry, 1980 Summer Research Fellowship.  Sponsored by the Society for Analytical Chemists of Pittsburgh.

Graduated Double Bachelors Degree (B.S./B.A.) Chemistry Department Honors, August 1977.  Oakland University.

National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Participation Grant Summer 1976.

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Community Honors

Golden Gasmask Award, Clean Air Coaltion of Western New York, May, 2011.

Community Service Award, Environmental Justice Action Group, April, 2010.

Environmental Stewardship Award, Toxic Waste Lupus Coalition, May, 2006.

John Newman Award, 2004, University at Buffalo Newman Center, September, 2004.

Citizens’ Environmental Coalition 20th Anniversary, Environmental Leadership Award, Nov 1, 2003.

Special Recognition Award, Seneca - Babcock Block Club, August 6, 2003

Special Recognition Award, Cheektowaga Citizens Coalition, May, 2002.

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Joe Gardella and Brian Higgins

November 17, 2005: Congressman Brian Higgins congratulates Joe Gardella on his receipt of the 2005 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM)

   Joseph A. Gardella, Jr. - 470 Natural Sciences Complex - University at Buffalo - Buffalo, NY 14260 Ph:716-645-1499 email