Christine Schmidt Recognized as ING Professor of Excellence
Professor Christine Schmidt was one of six featured professors presented with a commemorative gift from ING during an on-field presentation at the Texas vs. Oklahoma State football game at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium on Saturday October 15.
“ING is committed to recognizing and honoring excellence in education,” said David Linney, executive vice president and head of Public Markets, ING. “The ING Professor of Excellence Award is just one of the ways we can express our appreciation for educators who are dedicated to helping students reach their full potential, preparing them to compete in the global society.”
Schmidt is a leader in the field of nerve regeneration and is forging a path to revolutionize treatment for spinal cord injuries. Her research has already had a major clinical impact for cancer patients, car accident victims and injured soldiers. She is also a winner of the Outstanding Engineering Teaching Award.