Honors and Awards/Grants

Conference Chairperson, Dubai Dialogue 2015: Sustainability Matters, Dubai UAE, 21 October 2015
Agricultural Economics Graduate Students Association Faculty Award, 2015
Senior Visiting Fellow, OCP Policy Center, Rabat, Morocco, 2015-
Outstanding Journal Article, Honorable Mention, Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, 2011
Panelist, African Development Bank Annual Meetings, Lisbon, June 9-10, 2011 
Debate Moderator, Dubai Dialogue 2011: Responsible Recovery, Dubai, UAE, 27 April 2011
Conference Chairperson, Dubai Dialogue 2010: Good Governance Matters, Dubai UAE, 10 October 2010
Conference Chairperson, Dubai Dialogue 2010: Sustainability Matters, Dubai, UAE, 26 May 2010 
Commencement Speaker - UNL Doctoral Commencement & Hooding Ceremony, May 9, 2008
2008 Excellence in Graduate Education Award - UNL
Best Paper Award - The Economic Research Forum 14th Annual Conference, Cairo, Egypt, 2007 
Invited speaker - the plenary sessions of the Hassan II Academy of Sciences and Techniques, Rabat, Morocco,  2007
PHI BETA DELTA, Honor Society of International Scholars (inducted 11/09/2006) 
Darrell W. Nelson Excellence in Graduate Student Advising Award (2005 Nominee)
Listed among the Top 1000 Most-Cited Economists In The World (1990-2000)
GSO Faculty Appreciation Award, Graduate Student Organization, 2004
Research Fellow, Economic Research Forum
Fulbright Scholar, 1999
Teaching Fellow (invited), HIID, Harvard University (Summer 1997)
Member Future Nebraska Task force
Faculty Senate 
Theme Editor, UNESCO Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Outstanding Recent Alumnus Award, University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1991
GSO Faculty Appreciation Award, Graduate Student Organization, 1991
Recognition Award for Contributions to Students, UNL Parents Association and Teaching Council, 1989
Finalist, Outstanding Young Professor Award, Lincoln Jaycees, 1989
Sigma Xi, 1988
Outstanding PhD. Student Award, UNL, 1982 
Gamma Sigma Delta Honorary, 1981 

 Grants:

Project title USDA Packers and Stockyard Adiministration<1998  Azzeddine Azzam and Glenn Helmers
Investigator(s) Source $ Amount Year
Gayaneh Kyureghian (Department of food Science, University of Nebraska), Rodolfo M. Nayga (University of Arkansas), Azzeddine Azzam  Ridge Studies for Targeted Studies  34,990  2011-2012  The Food Desert Problem: Economic and Space Remedies
Azzeddine azzam and John Schroeter (Iowa State University) USDA CSREES National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program 57,809 2008 Multi-Stage Production and Farm Structure: The Case of US Hog Farms
Azzeddine Azzam, Konstantinos Giannakas, Jeffrey Royer, Amalia Yiannaka, and Sandra Scofield USDA CSREES National Needs Fellowships 128,000 2005 Preparing Women in Leadership in the Food Industry Through Training in Agricultural and Food Industrial Organization
Hans Andersson, Carl-Johan Lagerkvist (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden), and Azzeddine Azzam Swedish Farmers Research Foundation 50,000 2002 Growth Potential in the Swedish Cooperative Industry
Azzeddine Azzam and John Schroeter (Iowa State University) USDA CSREES National Research Initiative Competitive Grants Program 33,000 2001 State Corporate Restrictions and Industry Structure
Azzeddine Azzam and John Schroeter (Iowa State University) USDA ERS Cooperative Agreement 57,229 1998 Measuring Market Power and Cost-Efficiency effects of Increased Meat Packing Concentration
Azzeddine Azzam and John Schroeter (Iowa State University) 19,418 Econmetric Analysis of Fed Cattle Procurement in the Texas Panhandle
Chris Calkins (Animal Science, University of  Nebraska) and Azzeddine Azzam National Livestock and Meat Board 48,921 1993 Development of Electromagnetic Scanning for Determination of  Beef Carcass Lean Content
 Azzeddine Azzam and Dale Anderson  USDA Packers and Stockyards Administration  84,000  1992 Evaluating the Performance of the US Meat Packing Industry: Critical Appraisal  of Theory, Methodology and Application
 Azzeddine Azzam and Glenn Helmers  Nebraska Corn Board Development, Utilization, and Marketing Board  70,000  1990 Economic Consequences of Reverting to Low-Input Agriculture: Implications for the Feed Grain and Livestock in Nebraska and the Rest of the United States
 Azzeddine  Azzam and Allen Wellman  Nebraska Pork Producers Association  6,000  1990 A Quantitative Assessment of Possible Impcats of Vertical Integration on the Hog Industry
 World Resource Institute  20,000  1990 The Impact of Alternative Government Programs on Fertilizer and Chemical Use in Agriculture
 Azzeddine Azzam and Larry Bitney  Nebraska Pork Producers Association   7,000  1990 An Economic Analysis of Alternatives for Dealing  with Pseudorabies in Nebraska
 Azzeddine Azzam  MidAmerica International Agricultural Consortium  5,000  1987 Farm Size and Economic Efficiency in Dryland Crop Production in Morocco