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Stanford Report, October 4, 2000
Kachru awarded Packard Fellowship

Shamit Kachru, associate professor of physics, has been awarded a 2000 Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering. The fellowship consists of a monetary allowance of $125,000 per year for five years and can be used for any research-related costs. Kachru is one of 24 Fellows being honored. He will use the grant to continue his research in string theory.