The University of Delaware's Stephanie Law is being recognized as a leading expert in molecular beam epitaxy, a technique used to make promising, novel materials precisely designed for use in many applications, such as ultra-sensitive gas sensing or new qubits for quantum computing. Law received the Young Investigator Award from the 21st International Conference on Molecular Beam Epitaxy 2020.
The Vilcek Foundation recognizes the research contributions and work of Princeton University faculty member Mohamed Abou Donia in a new article and video. Abou Donia is the recipient of a 2021 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. He receives the award for his rigorous work on the impact of the microbiome of humans and other organisms on host health, disease, and the environment.
The Brain Prize has been awarded to Michael A. Moskowitz, M.D., a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Charlestown, who also is supported by an NIH grant.
Dan Guido, an alumni of the NYU Tandon School of Engineering, is to be the sixth inductee into the CyberCorps: Scholarship for Service (SFS) Hall of Fame since inaugural class of honorees in 2018.
Rice University computational astroparticle physicist Christopher Tunnell wins a National Science Foundation CAREER Award to advance his search for dark matter and other phenomena.
(Bergen, Norway): Today, the Holberg Prize--one of the largest international prizes awarded annually to an outstanding researcher in the humanities, social sciences, law or theology--named American philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum as its 2021 Laureate.
An award-winning study by a global team featuring researchers from SMU presents a more comprehensive and integrated method for assessing prospective talent.
Dr. Peter Goadsby, professor of neurology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, has been chosen as one of four recipients of the Brain Prize 2021. The prize honors scientists who have made outstanding contributions to the field of neuroscience. Dr. Goadsby will receive a personal prize of 2.5 million Danish kroner, or about $400,000.
The BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in the Economics, Finance and Management category has gone in this thirteenth edition to Ben Bernanke (The Brookings Institution, Washington DC), Mark Gertler (University of New York), Nobuhiro Kiyotaki (Princeton University) and John Moore (University of Edinburgh) "for fundamental contributions to our understanding of how financial market imperfections can amplify macroeconomic fluctuations and generate deep macroeconomic recessions," in the words of the award citation.
Annual awards to recognize achievements in research and teaching by faculty were presented this week at the University of Toronto's Rotman School of Management.