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Outstanding Alumni

In 1990, the Regional Research Institute established the Outstanding Alumni Scholar Award which recognizes former graduate students of West Virginia University who have made important contributions to regional research.

Past recipients include:

  • Frank Giarratani, 1990
  • Douglas Brown, 1993
  • John Blair, 1995
  • Attila Varga, 2011
  • Buhong Zheng, 2020