Category: Awards

Kari Barclay

Theater and Performance Studies graduate student wins So.Queer Playwrights’ Festival

by Kate Chesley on March 2, 2021 2:47 pm
KARI BARCLAY, a PhD candidate in Theater and Performance Studies, has been named winner of the inaugural So.Queer Playwrights’ Festival, sponsored by the Richmond, VA, Triangle Players. Barclay’s winning Stonewallin’ is a queer coming-of-age story in the American South that the Richmond Triangle Players (RPT) said is “full of witchcraft, war re-enactors and ghosts.” Over… Read more Theater and Performance Studies graduate student wins So.Queer Playwrights’ Festival

Matt Lees receives AGU Outstanding Student Presentation Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on March 1, 2021 2:22 pm
Stanford Earth graduate student MATT LEES has been selected to receive an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award is given to promote, recognize and reward undergraduate, master’s and PhD students for quality research in the geophysical sciences. Typically, only the top 3 to 5 percent of student participants… Read more Matt Lees receives AGU Outstanding Student Presentation Award
Phil Pizzo

Philip Pizzo is recognized by International Immunocompromised Host Society

by Stanford News Service on February 21, 2021 2:38 pm
Former Medical School Dean PHILIP PIZZO has been recognized with a lifetime achievement award from the International Immunocompromised Host Society (ICHS). ICHS is the premier international, multidisciplinary forum for scientific and clinical interchange to improve understanding and management of the immunocompromised host. Pizzo is the David and Susan Heckerman Professor in the School of Medicine… Read more Philip Pizzo is recognized by International Immunocompromised Host Society
Leah Guthrie portrait

Postdoc Leah Guthrie named HHMI Hanna Gray Fellow

by Isabella Backman on February 18, 2021 3:01 pm
LEAH GUTHRIE, a postdoctoral research fellow in the School of Medicine, has been selected as a 2020 Hanna Gray Fellow through the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The fellowship program selects exceptional early-career scientists with the goal of promoting diversity in biomedical research. Fellows receive funding through their academic institution for postdoctoral training and may continue… Read more Postdoc Leah Guthrie named HHMI Hanna Gray Fellow

Eight Stanford faculty members named 2021 Sloan Research Fellows

by Stanford News Service on February 16, 2021 3:41 pm
The Sloan Research Fellowships program recognizes “researchers whose creativity, innovation and research accomplishments make them stand out as the next generation of scientific leaders,” according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Since the first Sloan Research Fellowships were awarded in 1955, 232 faculty from Stanford have received this award. The… Read more Eight Stanford faculty members named 2021 Sloan Research Fellows
John Hennessy

John Hennessy honored for innovation and teaching in CPU design

by Tom Abate on February 11, 2021 5:00 pm
JOHN HENNESSY, Stanford president emeritus and the James F. and Mary Lynn Gibbons Professor in the School of Engineering, will share the 2020 BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Award in Information and Communication Technologies for his role in creating the approach to central processing unit (CPU) design used in 99 percent of the microprocessors in… Read more John Hennessy honored for innovation and teaching in CPU design

Faculty fellowship named in honor of George Shultz at SIEPR

by Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research on February 4, 2021 3:44 pm
The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) has created a new faculty fellow position in honor of the late GEORGE SHULTZ. The fellowship – made possible by the generosity of SIEPR supporters – marked the occasion of Shultz’s 100th birthday and recognized his distinguished career in public service, business and academia, and his contributions to… Read more Faculty fellowship named in honor of George Shultz at SIEPR

Karen Casciotti named 2020 John Hayes Award recipient

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on January 28, 2021 3:02 pm
Biogeochemist KAREN CASCIOTTI, professor of Earth system science at Stanford’s School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences (Stanford Earth), has been awarded the third annual John Hayes Award from the Geochemical Society. The award is granted to a mid-career scientist who draws together multiple fields of investigation to advance biogeochemical science. Casciotti has been recognized for her research… Read more Karen Casciotti named 2020 John Hayes Award recipient

Tirin Moore awarded NAS Pradel Research Award

by Taylor Kubota on January 25, 2021 4:04 pm
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 (NAS). The Pradel Research Award recognizes mid-career neuroscientists for their work in understanding our nervous system. “It’s wonderful to be in the company of previous awardees,” said Moore of the… Read more Tirin Moore awarded NAS Pradel Research Award
Yi Cui

Yi Cui will receive E.O. Lawrence Award

by SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory on January 17, 2021 1:59 pm
YI CUI, professor of materials science and engineering at Stanford and of photon science at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, will receive the DOE’s Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award, which honors mid-career scientists and engineers in eight research fields. Cui is also a senior fellow and the director of the Precourt Institute for… Read more Yi Cui will receive E.O. Lawrence Award