Category: Awards

Sherri Rose

Sherri Rose wins Gertrude M. Cox Award for contributions to applied statistics

by Freeman Spogli Institute on April 12, 2021 3:48 pm
SHERRI ROSE, associate professor of medicine and a core faculty member at Stanford Health Policy in the Freeman Spogli Institute, has won this year’s Gertrude M. Cox Award for her work applying statistics to improve health care. The award from the Washington Statistical Society and RTI International recognizes a mid-career statistician who has made significant contributions to applied statistics.… Read more Sherri Rose wins Gertrude M. Cox Award for contributions to applied statistics

English professor receives award from American Academy of Arts and Letters

by Sandra Feder on April 8, 2021 4:31 pm
CHANG-RAE LEE has been honored with the Award of Merit for the Novel by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Lee, the Ward W. and Priscilla B. Woods Professor in the Department of English in the School of Humanities and Sciences, is the author of six novels. The Award of Merit is given by the Academy each… Read more English professor receives award from American Academy of Arts and Letters
Rafael Schmitt

Natural Capital Project researcher Rafael Schmitt wins the Aspen Institute Italia Award

by Sarah Cafasso, Natural Capital Project on April 6, 2021 4:31 pm
Stanford Natural Capital Project hydrologist RAFAEL SCHMITT has won the 2021 Aspen Institute Italia Award for collaboration and scientific research between Italy and the United States. Schmitt will receive the award alongside his co-authors on a 2018 study in Nature Sustainability, which focuses on strategic ways to plan and build dams without causing irreparable damage… Read more Natural Capital Project researcher Rafael Schmitt wins the Aspen Institute Italia Award
Joseph Romano

Joseph Romano named 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year

by Stanford News Service on April 4, 2021 1:52 pm
JOSEPH ROMANO, professor of statistics and economics, has been named the 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year in recognition of outstanding contributions to his field. The award is presented by “Out to Innovate,” former called the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals. Romano, who joined Stanford in 1986, also is a… Read more Joseph Romano named 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year
Drew Endy, Michael Moseley and Fan Yang

Three elected fellows at American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering

by Stanford Medicine on March 31, 2021 3:44 pm
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering has announced the election of three faculty members to its college of fellows. The institute’s mission is to recognize excellence in and advocate for medical and biological engineering to advance society. The college of fellows comprises medical and biological engineers who have distinguished themselves in research, industry or education. Nominees… Read more Three elected fellows at American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering
Gabrielle Wong-Parodi

Stanford Earth's Gabrielle Wong-Parodi receives NSF CAREER Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on March 29, 2021 4:38 pm
Assistant Professor of Earth system science GABRIELLE WONG-PARODI has received a 2021 National Science Foundation CAREER Award. The grant supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Wong-Parodi leads the Behavioral Decisions and the Environment… Read more Stanford Earth's Gabrielle Wong-Parodi receives NSF CAREER Award
Shane Griffith

Wrestler Shane Griffith wins 165-pound title at NCAA finals

by Stanford Athletics on March 22, 2021 4:54 pm
Wrestler SHANE GRIFFITH is a national champion, having won the NCAA final at 165 pounds. Griffith is the second wrestler in program history to win an individual national title, joining Stanford Hall of Famer MATT GENTRY (2004). He was also named Most Outstanding Wrestler for the Tournament – the first Cardinal to receive the honor. The… Read more Wrestler Shane Griffith wins 165-pound title at NCAA finals

Bryan Brown honored for his book, Science in the City

by Graduate School of Education on March 15, 2021 3:44 pm
BRYAN BROWN, associate professor at the Graduate School of Education, has been awarded the 2021 Outstanding Book Award from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), a national alliance focused on PreK-12 teacher preparation. Brown was recognized for his 2019 book Science in the City, which examines the role that language and culture play… Read more Bryan Brown honored for his book, Science in the City

Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences announces new fellows

by Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences on March 14, 2021 12:36 pm
Five Stanford faculty members are among the newly announced 2021-22 fellows at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS). They are: MICHAEL BERNSTEIN (computer science) LAUREN DAVENPORT (political science) ANNA GRZYMALA-BUSSE (political science) HAKEEM JEFFERSON (political science) AMALIA KESSLER (law) The 2021-22 fellows class is composed of 38 scholars representing 19 U.S.… Read more Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences announces new fellows
Megha Parwani

Junior Megha Parwani honored for democracy-building efforts

by Stanford News Service on March 3, 2021 3:25 pm
In a time of heightened political polarization, junior MEGHA PARWANI is being recognized for her work to strengthen civil dialogue, civic engagement and democracy-building, particularly among young people. Parwani has been selected as a 2021-22 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher… Read more Junior Megha Parwani honored for democracy-building efforts