A Columbia University research team affiliated with the Data Science Institute received a Facebook Probability and Programming research award to develop static analysis methods to enhance probabilistic programming.
Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute is pleased to announce that the American Cancer Society (ACS) has awarded Brooke Emerling, Ph.D., a Research Scholar Grant to study a new approach to targeting tumors that have a mutation in the p53 gene--the most altered gene in human cancers. The grants are often a career-launching award for 'rising stars' in the cancer research arena.
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, today named Barbara Simons the recipient of the 2019 ACM Policy Award for long-standing, high-impact leadership as ACM President and founding Chair of ACM's US Public Policy Committee (USACM), while making influential contributions to improve the reliability of and public confidence in election technology.
M. Stanley Whittingham, a 2019 Nobel Laureate and distinguished professor at Binghamton University, State University of New York, has been named to the Carnegie Corporation of New York's 2020 list of "Great Immigrants, Great Americans."
Developing a robotics solution to a multi-billion dollar global issue makes UTS and our industry partner Sydney Water the winner of a prestigious national award at the Australian Water Association's 2020 Australian Water Awards!
Susan Hamilton, the recently retired Director of the University of Tennessee Gardens, has received the American Public Gardens Association Award of Merit for 2020. The award recognizes an American Public Gardens Association member who has performed with distinction in the field of public horticulture and has excelled as a public garden professional. The award is a career capstone for Hamilton.
Katiyayni (Kati) Balachandran is the sixth UTA student selected by the Zonta International Foundation to be an Amelia Earhart Fellow, joining Mousumi Ahmed, Jennifer Goss, Laura Henderson, Monica Hew and Wendy Okolo.
The great thing about pure liquid xenon? It's so dense that enough of it will create an environment so isolated from the rest of the world it could capture signs of dark matter -- the elusive material we've never seen, yet is said to comprise the majority of the Universe.
Rice University chemist James Tour has been named a winner of this year's Royal Society of Chemistry Centenary Prize.
Bayram Saparov, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma College of Arts and Sciences, was selected for a 2020 Early Career Research Award from the Department of Energy's Office of Science. Saparov's project explores metal halide materials that could lead to more efficient and lower-cost solar panels and energy-saving light emitting-diodes (LEDs) technology.