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Structural engineering Professor Ben Fell is this year’s recipient of the President’s Award for Research and Creative Activity. Fell, who was honored at a ceremony April 24, won for his work that examines how to improve the performance of residential structures during earthquakes. Since coming to Sacramento State four years ago, Fell has helped secure two major federal grants, one of which is worth $1.2 million.