Category: Awards

Yuliy Sannikov

2016 John Bates Clark Medalist at GSB

by Pamela Moreland on December 7, 2016 5:01 pm
In early 2016, YULIY SANNIKOV, professor of economics at the Graduate School of Business, was honored with one of the most celebrated and eagerly anticipated awards presented by the American Economic Association: the John Bates Clark Medal. This award is annually presented to the American economist under the age of 40 who is judged to… Read more 2016 John Bates Clark Medalist at GSB
Christian McCaffrey

McCaffrey named CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year

by Pamela Moreland on December 4, 2016 12:11 pm
Junior running back and communication major CHRISTIAN MCCAFFREY was named the 2016 Academic All-American of the Year by the College of Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). McCaffrey has a 3.43 GPA and was also a first-team Academic All-America choice last year. McCaffrey isn’t the only brainiac among Stanford athletes. This year, 24 Cardinal student-athletes… Read more McCaffrey named CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year
Margaret Levi

Levi elected to American Academy of Political and Social Science

by Center for the Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences staff on November 30, 2016 5:31 pm
The American Academy of Political and Social Science (AAPSS) announced its election of political scientist MARGARET LEVI, the Sara Miller McCune Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) at Stanford, as its 2017 Robert A. Dahl Fellow. The award recognizes the contributions Levi has made to social science and her… Read more Levi elected to American Academy of Political and Social Science
William Chueh

William Chueh honored for research in energy storage and conversion

by Pamela Moreland on November 29, 2016 5:36 pm
Sometimes all it takes is 140 characters to get groundbreaking research noticed. “Prof. William Chueh’s team @Stanford probes #nanoscale secrets of rechargeable #batteries.” The tweet must have reached the Twitter feed of the folks at BASF and Volkswagen International because they awarded the BASF Volkswagen International “Science Award Electrochemistry 2016” to WILLIAM CHUEH, assistant professor… Read more William Chueh honored for research in energy storage and conversion
Akshay Venkatesh

Akshay Venkatesh awarded Infosys Prize in Mathematical Sciences

by Taylor Kubota on November 28, 2016 5:44 pm
From winning international mathematics and physics competitions by age 12 to his current work on number theory at Stanford, AKSHAY VENKATESH has long stood out as a brilliant mathematician. In recognition of his many and varied achievements, Venkatesh, a professor of mathematics, is the 2016 recipient of the Infosys Prize in Mathematics, which is awarded… Read more Akshay Venkatesh awarded Infosys Prize in Mathematical Sciences
Andras Vasy

András Vasy awarded Bôcher Prize

by Taylor Kubota on November 22, 2016 5:06 pm
Every three years, the American Mathematical Society (AMS) presents a notable paper with the Bôcher Prize, honoring work in analysis. The 2017 recipient is ANDRÁS VASY, professor of mathematics. Vasy specializes in researching partial differential equations. These equations can help describe a wide range of physical phenomena, including heat transfer, fluid dynamics and acoustics. Within… Read more András Vasy awarded Bôcher Prize
Russ Altman

$25 million awarded to center for study of regulatory science

by Stanford Medicine Communications on November 17, 2016 5:43 pm
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is funding a collaboration between Stanford and UCSF to improve the regulatory infrastructure that helps to shape modern biomedical research. The FDA has awarded the UCSF-Stanford Center of Excellence in Regulatory Science and Innovation a five-year, $25 million grant. The collaborative venture is one of five FDA Centers of… Read more $25 million awarded to center for study of regulatory science
Leon Simon

Leon Simon honored for math research contributions

by Pamela Moreland on November 15, 2016 5:02 pm
Researchers do put students first. Just ask LEON SIMON, professor emeritus of mathematics, who was awarded the 2017 Leroy P. Steele Prize for Seminal Contribution to Research by the American Mathematical Society (AMS). The renowned researcher, who has been at Stanford since 1986, is also famous for having the names of some 20 dissertation writers… Read more Leon Simon honored for math research contributions
Leah Gordon

Leah Gordon's research wins national award

by Pamela Moreland on November 11, 2016 5:16 pm
In the 1949 musical South Pacific, Rodgers and Hammerstein explained that racial intolerance had to be “carefully taught.” In 2016, LEAH GORDON, an assistant professor in the Stanford Graduate School of Education, was awarded the prestigious Linda Eisenmann Prize for her research on how racial intolerance was shaped in post-World War II America. The Eisenmann… Read more Leah Gordon's research wins national award
Robert Rabin

Robert Rabin elected to American Law Institute

by Kathleen Gabel on November 10, 2016 5:41 pm
Stanford Law School Professor ROBERT RABIN has been elected as a new member of the American Law Institute (ALI). He is one of 45 newly elected members who hail from 21 states and the District of Columbia. ALI members are highly regarded judges, lawyers and law professors who are confidentially nominated by their peers, vetted… Read more Robert Rabin elected to American Law Institute