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Faculty Awards

School of Earth, Energy, and Environmental Sciences —

Rosemary Knight honored by Society of Exploration Geophysicists

Geophysics professor Rosemary Knight has received the highest honor of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG), the Maurice Ewing Medal, for her contributions to the advancement of the science and profession of exploration geophysics.

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Professor David Cohen awarded Roland Volunteer Service Prize

Stanford Professor David Cohen, who directs the Stanford Center for Human Rights and International Justice, has been awarded the 2021 Miriam Aaron Roland Volunteer Service Prize for involving students in integrating academic scholarship with service to society.

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Three Stanford faculty elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Stanford School of Engineering faculty members Anne Kiremidjian and Kunle Olukotun and School of Medicine faculty member Joshua Makower have been elected to the National Academy of Engineering, which is one of the highest professional distinctions accorded engineers.

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John Hennessy honored for innovation and teaching in CPU design

Hennessy and long-time collaborator David Patterson win the BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award for inventing a simpler, standardized way to design fast and efficient CPUs, and for sharing the technique in a textbook that’s still used to train chip engineers around the world.

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Tirin Moore awarded NAS Pradel Research Award

Tirin Moore, professor of neurobiology in the School of Medicine, is the recipient of the 2021 Pradel Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences.

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