- W. George Pinnell Award for Outstanding Service (1992)
Albert W. Ruseink received his B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1962. He then earned his M.A. from Harvard in 1965, and subsequently his Ph.D. in 1966. He joined the faculty of the Biology Department at Indiana University, and continues his research on plant hormones. His research focuses primarily on the impact of these hormones have on plant growth and development, and more importantly on the way they regulate the elongation of plant cell walls.