Category: Awards

Debbie Senesky

Debbie Senesky receives the 2018 Emerging Leader Abie Award

by Ashley Boney on August 14, 2018 4:30 pm
DEBBIE SENESKY, assistant professor of aeronautics and astronautics, was recently awarded the 2018 Emerging Leader Abie Award by AnitaB.org, a nonprofit supporting women in technology. The award honors the life and career of Denice Denton, the first female dean of a school of engineering at a major U.S. research university, and recognizes junior faculty members… Read more Debbie Senesky receives the 2018 Emerging Leader Abie Award

Eric Shaqfeh recognized with Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research

by Ashley Boney on August 9, 2018 4:30 pm
ERIC SHAQFEH, the Lester Levi Carter Professor and chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering, was awarded the Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research. The annual award was established by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) and honors accomplishments in fundamental or applied chemical engineering research. Shaqfeh currently leads the Shaqfeh Group,… Read more Eric Shaqfeh recognized with Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research

25 Stanford student-athletes honored on list

by Stanford Athletics on August 7, 2018 4:30 pm
NCAA champions MACKENZIE LITTLE  and SEAN MCGORTY are among 25 Stanford student-athletes named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s All-Academic teams for men’s and women’s indoor and outdoor track and field. Stanford’s honorees count 16 women and nine men. Athletes are nominated if they have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25, reached NCAA… Read more 25 Stanford student-athletes honored on list
Knowles Teaching Fellowships

2018 Knowles Fellowships awarded to 15 Stanford alumni

by Graduate School of Education on August 6, 2018 4:30 pm
The Knowles Teacher Initiative recently announced that 15 Stanford graduates are among the 34 early-career teachers to be awarded its 2018 teaching fellowships. The initiative was established by Janet H. and C. Harry Knowles in 1999 to increase the number of high-quality teachers and, ultimately, improve math and science education in the United States. The Teaching Fellows Program… Read more 2018 Knowles Fellowships awarded to 15 Stanford alumni
2018 Saroyan Award

Hernán Diaz and Robert Moor win Stanford Libraries’ 2018 Saroyan Prize for Writing

by Gabrielle Karampelas on August 3, 2018 4:30 pm
Writers Hernán Díaz and Robert Moor are the 2018 winners of the William Saroyan International Prize for Writing. Every two years, the prize, established in 2003 by Stanford Libraries and the William Saroyan Foundation, honors emerging authors who have found a distinctive creative voice. The award commemorates the life, legacy and intentions of the late… Read more Hernán Diaz and Robert Moor win Stanford Libraries’ 2018 Saroyan Prize for Writing
Valarie Allman

Pac-12 Woman of the Year

by Stanford Athletics on August 3, 2018 12:05 am
Stanford track and field standout VALARIE ALLMAN, a six-time All-America selection, school record holder and two-time conference champion, was named the Pac-12 Woman of the Year. The Pac-12 Woman of the Year Award honors graduating student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, community service and… Read more Pac-12 Woman of the Year
John Hennessy

John Hennessy to receive the 2018 Robert N. Noyce Award

by Katie Brown on August 1, 2018 4:30 pm
Former Stanford University President JOHN HENNESSY has been named the 2018 recipient of the Semiconductor Industry Association’s Robert N. Noyce Award. The annual award recognizes a leader who has made outstanding contributions to the semiconductor industry in technology or public policy. Hennessy co-developed an approach to computer architecture that came to be known as the… Read more John Hennessy to receive the 2018 Robert N. Noyce Award
Thomas Kenny

Thomas Kenny wins the IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award

by Ashley Boney on July 27, 2018 4:30 pm
THOMAS KENNY, the Richard W. Weiland Professor and senior associate dean for student affairs in the School of Engineering, recently received the 2019 IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award for Emerging Technologies for the development and widespread commercialization of microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) resonators for timing applications. The IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award recognizes recently discovered or invented… Read more Thomas Kenny wins the IEEE Daniel E. Noble Award
Kimberly Gordon Biddle

GSE honors three alumni for career achievements

by Krysten Crawford on July 26, 2018 4:30 pm
Three alumni of Stanford Graduate School of Education will receive its annual Alumni Excellence in Education Award for their pioneering work and leadership in the field. The 2018 honorees are: KIMBERLY GORDON BIDDLE, EdS ’90, PhD ’93, professor of child development at Sacramento State University. JOYCE E. KING, ’69, PhD ’74, professor of educational policy studies at Georgia… Read more GSE honors three alumni for career achievements
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Stanford recognized for Green Cleaning, information technology and campus engagement programs

by Sustainable Stanford on July 25, 2018 4:30 pm
This summer, the International Sustainable Campus Network (ISCN) honored Stanford’s My Cardinal Green program with a 2018 Sustainable Campus Excellence Award. Presented at this year’s ISCN conference in Stockholm, Sweden, the award recognized My Cardinal Green in the Campus Planning and Management Systems category for its efforts to motivate and quantify campus engagement in sustainability.… Read more Stanford recognized for Green Cleaning, information technology and campus engagement programs