Category: Awards

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Subhasish Mitra recognized with award for technical excellence

by on July 23, 2015 5:32 pm
SUBHASISH MITRA, associate professor of electrical engineering and of computer science, has received the Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) Technical Excellence Award for his research related to Quick Error Detection (QED) technology, which improves detection of flaws in hardware used in electronic systems. Malfunctions in electronic systems have consequences ranging from computer crashes and loss of… Read more Subhasish Mitra recognized with award for technical excellence
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Grants support Stanford scholars as they forge research collaborations across the globe

by on July 22, 2015 5:45 pm
With the help of a grant program from the Office of International Affairs (OIA), four Stanford faculty members will team up with counterparts across the globe to broaden their scholarly pursuits. These partnerships range from addressing malaria in Mauritius to developing a center for the study of Greek tragedy in Peloponnese, Greece. The OIA’s 2014-15 Proof… Read more Grants support Stanford scholars as they forge research collaborations across the globe
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Stanford's Chris Field honored for outstanding climate-science communication

by on July 22, 2015 4:00 am
CHRIS FIELD, a professor of biology and of Earth system science at Stanford, has been honored for the clear and compelling manner in which he explains climate-change science to the public. The 2015 Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication is being given to Field by Climate One, a special project of the… Read more Stanford's Chris Field honored for outstanding climate-science communication
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Stanford's Yi Cui honored for innovations in sustainability research

by on July 17, 2015 4:00 am
  YI CUI, associate professor of materials science and engineering, is among five innovators who were recently honored with the 2015 Resonate Award from California Institute of Technology’s Resnick Sustainability Institute. The award recognizes researchers who have developed creative solutions to cutting CO2 emissions. “Yi Cui has made original and innovative contributions to a broad… Read more Stanford's Yi Cui honored for innovations in sustainability research
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Matt Kanan named one of chemistry's Talented 12

by on July 15, 2015 5:19 pm
Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) has recognized MATT KANAN, assistant professor of chemistry, as one of the most talented young chemists in the world. C&EN is a weekly magazine published by the American Chemical Society. The magazine created its first-ever Talented 12 list, and recognized Kanan as one of the “path-paving young researchers and entrepreneurs… Read more Matt Kanan named one of chemistry's Talented 12
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High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development

by on July 14, 2015 3:15 pm
  A new group of 107 teachers have been named 2015 Stanford Hollyhock teaching fellows. These high school teachers, representing 34 districts in 17 states and the District of Columbia, will come to Stanford this summer for the beginning of a selective two-year professional development program. “We’re thrilled to have the opportunity to work with… Read more High school teachers come to Stanford for professional development
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Windhover commended for providing a serene oasis on campus

by on July 9, 2015 4:00 am
Windhover, a contemplative center at Stanford designed around large abstract paintings of birds in flight, has won several design awards in recent months. Windhover, which opened last fall and is available for use by members of the Stanford community, features four paintings created by the late Nathan Oliveira, an internationally acclaimed artist who taught at… Read more Windhover commended for providing a serene oasis on campus
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Stanford geologist honored with Cox Medal for fostering undergraduate research

by on June 30, 2015 5:58 pm
JONATHAN PAYNE, associate professor of geological sciences, recently was honored with the 2015 Allan V. Cox Medal for Faculty Excellence Fostering Undergraduate Research. The Cox Medal is awarded annually to a faculty member who has established a record of excellence directing undergraduate research. The Cox award was established in memory of the late Allan Cox,… Read more Stanford geologist honored with Cox Medal for fostering undergraduate research
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Stanford wins Women's Capital One Cup

by on June 24, 2015 5:29 pm
Stanford has claimed its third Women’s Capital One Cup as the most successful athletics program in the country during the 2014-15 season. The Cardinal has won three-of-five awards since the Capital One Cup began in 2010-11. “We are incredibly proud of our women’s athletics program for the exceptional achievement on being this year’s Capital One… Read more Stanford wins Women's Capital One Cup
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Stanford Medicine magazine draws top national awards

by on June 18, 2015 3:39 pm
Stanford Medicine magazine earned six awards, including top prize in the category of “best articles of the year,” in a national competition. In all, the magazine took home a platinum, three golds, a silver and a bronze in the 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards Program, a contest held by the Council for the Advancement and… Read more Stanford Medicine magazine draws top national awards