Category: Awards

Julia Palacios

Five from Stanford are named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows

by University Communications on February 15, 2018 4:03 pm
Five faculty members from Stanford have been named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowships, awarded yearly since 1955, honor early-career scholars whose achievements mark them as among the very best scientific minds working today, according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The five Stanford recipients are among 126 U.S. and… Read more Five from Stanford are named 2018 Sloan Research Fellows
Rodney Ewing

CISAC’s Rodney Ewing Wins 2018 Robert Cahn Award for research, impact

by Katy Gabel on February 14, 2018 4:31 pm
RODNEY C. EWING, Frank Stanton professor in nuclear security and co-director at the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI), was named winner of the 2018 Robert Cahn Award by the Journal of Nuclear Materials and the committee of NuMat 2018, the Nuclear Materials Conference. The annual… Read more CISAC’s Rodney Ewing Wins 2018 Robert Cahn Award for research, impact
Arthur Bienenstock

Bienenstock recognized for contributions to the advancement of science

by Taylor Kubota on February 12, 2018 3:55 pm
ARTHUR BIENENSTOCK, professor of photon science, emeritus, is the winner of the 2018 Philip Hauge Abelson Prize, given by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The prize, which consists of a commemorative medallion and an honorarium of $5,000, recognizes individuals who have “made signal contributions to the advancement of science in the… Read more Bienenstock recognized for contributions to the advancement of science
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#MeToo wins symbol of the year for 2017

by Symbolic Systems Program on February 5, 2018 4:07 pm
Affiliates of the SYMBOLIC SYSTEMS PROGRAM have chosen #metoo as the Symbol of the Year for 2017. This is the program’s sixth annual vote for notable symbols. The citation for the Symbol of the Year said: “The ‘Me too’ hashtag, popularized in 2017 by Alyssa Milano, and building on the use of the phrase by… Read more #MeToo wins symbol of the year for 2017
Carla Shatz

Shatz wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology

by Nathan Collins on February 1, 2018 4:00 pm
CARLA SHATZ, the Sapp Family Provostial Professor and David Starr Jordan Director of Stanford Bio-X and a professor of biology and of neurobiology, has won the 2017 Harvey Prize in Science and Technology in recognition of her discoveries concerning the development of visual circuits in the brain. Shatz said she learned of the prize Jan.… Read more Shatz wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology
Dr. Irving Weissman

Stanford stem cell pioneer Irving Weissman honored by multiple organizations

by Stanford School of Medicine on January 31, 2018 2:16 pm
Dr. IRVING WEISSMAN, professor of pathology and of developmental biology, received several awards and an honorary doctorate in 2017. He received the 2017 Donald Metcalf Award from the International Society for Experimental Hematology. The award recognizes distinguished society members who have made outstanding contributions to the field of experimental hematology. Weissman, who holds the Virginia and D.K.… Read more Stanford stem cell pioneer Irving Weissman honored by multiple organizations
Bryce Love

Bryce Love named winner of the Lombardi Award

by Stanford Athletics on January 30, 2018 2:11 pm
Cardinal running back BRYCE LOVE has been named the winner of the Lombardi Award. The award was recently presented by the Lombardi Foundation during a ceremony in Houston. The award is presented to the top Division I football player based on performance, leadership, character and resilience. Love, the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year, Doak… Read more Bryce Love named winner of the Lombardi Award
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Psychiatry investigators awarded NIH grant to study autism

by Stanford School of Medicine on January 25, 2018 12:15 am
Three School of Medicine psychiatry investigators have been awarded a five-year, $2.5 million grant to study autism. They will work with University of California-Davis investigators as part of a new National Institute of Health Autism Center of Excellence. JOACHIM HALLMAYER, MD, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences; RUTH O’HARA, PhD, associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences; and SUNDARI… Read more Psychiatry investigators awarded NIH grant to study autism
Helen Blau

Three named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

by School of Medicine Communications on January 23, 2018 2:53 pm
Three School of Medicine faculty members have been named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. This year’s recipients were selected based on their “innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development and welfare of society,” according to the academy. The Stanford recipients are:… Read more Three named fellows of the National Academy of Inventors
David Lentink

David Lentink wins inaugural young investigator award

by Ashley Boney on January 22, 2018 3:01 pm
  DAVID LENTINK, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, has received the inaugural Steven Vogel Young Investigator Award for his work in biological flight research and engineering design. The award, named for the late Steven Vogel, a leading researcher in comparative biomechanics who enjoyed seeing biological research insights applied to design, recognizes early career brilliance in… Read more David Lentink wins inaugural young investigator award