Category: Awards

Riya Verma

Stanford student Riya Verma awarded Michel David-Weill Scholarship

by Alex Kekauoha on April 3, 2020 4:36 pm
Senior RIYA VERMA is the recipient of the Michel David-Weill Scholarship, which provides funding for two years of graduate study at Sciences Po in Paris, France. Verma is the first Stanford student to receive the prestigious award. “I have been studying French for 13 years, so I am excited to live in France,” Verma said.… Read more Stanford student Riya Verma awarded Michel David-Weill Scholarship

Five Stanford scholars among CASBS 2020-21 Fellows

by Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences on March 23, 2020 2:55 pm
Five Stanford scholars will be among 38 fellows in residence at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (CASBS) during the 2020-21 academic year. The five fellows are MICHAEL BERNSTEIN, associate professor of computer science, ANNA GRZYMALA-BUSSE, professor of political science, SAUMITRA JHA, associate professor of political economy, GREG WALTON, associate professor of… Read more Five Stanford scholars among CASBS 2020-21 Fellows
Anna Broome

Four researchers receive AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on March 22, 2020 2:21 pm
Four Stanford Earth researchers have been selected to receive 2019 Outstanding Student Paper Awards (OSPAs) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU): PhD candidates TYLER KUKLA, CHAYAWAN “EARTH” JAIKLA, INDRANEEL “NEEL” KASMALKAR and ANNA BROOME. The award is given to promote, recognize and reward undergraduate, master’s and PhD students for quality research in the geophysical sciences.… Read more Four researchers receive AGU Outstanding Student Paper Awards
Michael Hines

GSE’s Michael Hines receives emerging scholar award

by Graduate School of Education on February 26, 2020 4:30 pm
MICHAEL HINES, assistant professor of education at the Graduate School of Education (GSE), has been named a 2020 Emerging Scholar by the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES). The award, presented by the African Diaspora special interest group, recognizes scholars for their work to empower African descendants within and outside the United States. The awards… Read more GSE’s Michael Hines receives emerging scholar award
Alexandra Konings

Stanford Earth's Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on February 18, 2020 3:38 pm
ALEXANDRA KONINGS, assistant professor of Earth system science, recently received a 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) 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. Konings leads the Remote Sensing Ecohydrology Group… Read more Stanford Earth's Alexandra Konings receives NSF CAREER Award
clinical research award winners

Three Stanford-led teams receive Top 10 clinical research awards

by Stanford Medicine Communications on February 16, 2020 11:21 am
Three research teams led by Stanford Medicine investigators will be honored April 14 with a 2020 Top 10 Clinical Research Achievement Award at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. The awards honor groundbreaking clinical research studies published in peer-reviewed journals in 2019. Stanford’s three award-winning papers are: “Sustained Outcomes in Oral Immunotherapy for Peanut Allergy (POISED… Read more Three Stanford-led teams receive Top 10 clinical research awards
Douglas Stanford

Ten Stanford faculty members named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows

by Taylor Kubota on February 12, 2020 2:06 pm
Ten faculty members from Stanford have been named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowships honor early-career scholars whose “creativity, leadership and independent research achievements make them some of the most promising researchers working today,” according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Since the first Sloan Research Fellowships were awarded in… Read more Ten Stanford faculty members named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows
Gretchen Daily

Gretchen Daily recognized for pioneering natural capital science

by Natural Capital Project staff on January 27, 2020 12:58 pm
Stanford Natural Capital Project co-founder GRETCHEN DAILY, Bing Professor in Environmental Science, has been awarded the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement for illuminating and quantifying the economic value of natural environment. The Tyler Prize “recognizes individuals who have contributed in an outstanding manner to the scientific knowledge and public leadership to preserve and enhance the… Read more Gretchen Daily recognized for pioneering natural capital science
Michael Frank

Michael Frank recognized with Troland Research Award for early language learning research

by Melissa De Witte on January 23, 2020 3:57 pm
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has recognized MICHAEL FRANK, associate professor of psychology, with a 2020 Troland Research Award. Frank is being honored for his pioneering studies into children’s early language learning, specifically his contributions to advancing the understanding of how children use social context to acquire language. Two Troland Research Awards of $75,000… Read more Michael Frank recognized with Troland Research Award for early language learning research
Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi has been awarded the John J. Carty Award

by Ker Than on January 22, 2020 3:27 pm
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has presented its 2020 John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science to Stanford chemistry professor CAROLYN BERTOZZI for her invention of bioorthogonal chemistry. “Bioorthogonal chemistry” is the name Bertozzi coined for chemical reactions that can take place within living cells and organisms. These reactions can be used… Read more Carolyn Bertozzi has been awarded the John J. Carty Award