Congrats D! Well deserved.... On Tue, Aug 1, 2017 at 8:11 AM, Benedikt Hallgrimsson <bhall...@ucalgary.ca> wrote:
> > > > *Dennis Slice is the 2017 recipient of the Rohlf Medal for Excellence in > Morphometric Methods and Applications * > > Over the course of three decades Dennis E. Slice, Professor of Scientific > Computing at Florida State University (Tallahassee), has contributed in > many crucial ways to the development, dissemination and innovative > application of today's best morphometric methods. His early articles and > reviews helped teach biologists about Procrustes analysis and its > differences from other approaches beginning well before his actual > doctorate was awarded. More recently, he and his students have advanced > novel landmark-free methods for analysis of 3D image data with important > applications in areas such as forensic anthropology that academic > biologists rarely explore. Along the way, he has developed 20 open source > software packages that are widely used for morphometric analysis across the > full range of his application fields. > > > > Slice’s contributions to the dissemination of morphometric methods include > influential surveys, edited volumes, and symposia. Particularly important > are the dozens of courses and scores of workshops through which he has > expanded our morphometrics community. Another major contribution is his > commitment to the continuing advancement of this community's collective > skills and influence through his expansion and moderation of the > community's main web-based news outlet and question forum, Morphmet. > > > > Slice’s work has expanded the range of valid applications of morphometric > methods. His extensive publication record includes innovative and diverse > applications of morphometrics in, among other fields, orthodontics, > evolutionary biology, biomedical engineering, paleoanthropology, > evolutionary psychology, protective clothing design, and marine biology. > His funding sources are likewise diverse, ranging well beyond the usual > list of sponsors of basic research to such institutions as the National > Institute of Justice and the U. S. Army. > > > > The 2017 Rohlf Medal will be presented to Prof. Slice on October 24, 2017 > at Stony Brook University. Afterwards, he will present a lecture (title to > be announced). Previous recipients of the Rohlf Medal are Fred Bookstein > (University of Vienna), Paul O'Higgins (University of York), and Benedikt > Hallgrimsson (University of Calgary). > > > Click here <http://life.bio.sunysb.edu/morph/RohlfMedal/travel.html> for > notes on travel and accommodations if you plan to attend. > > > > -- > MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at http://www.morphometrics.org > --- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "MORPHMET" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to morphmet+unsubscr...@morphometrics.org. > -- *Ann H. Ross, Ph.D.,D-ABFA, *C*- FASE* Professor University Faculty Scholar Associate Editor, Journal of Forensic Sciences NC State University Department of Biological Sciences Campus Box 7614 Raleigh, NC 27695 Office Tel. 919-515-3122 Lab Tel. 919-515-9009 https://sites.google.com/ncsu.edu/forensicanthropology/ fsi.ncsu.edu NMNH, Smithsonian Institution Research Collaborator *Email correspondence to and from this address is subject to the North Carolina Public Records Law and may be disclosed to third parties by an authorized State official. If you have received this email in error, please notify the sender immediately and delete all records of this email.* -- MORPHMET may be accessed via its webpage at http://www.morphometrics.org --- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "MORPHMET" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to morphmet+unsubscr...@morphometrics.org.