Category: Awards

Steven Adelsheim and Yvonne Maldonado

Two faculty members honored by county for COVID-19 work

by Erin Digitale on January 10, 2021 9:46 am
YVONNE MALDONADO, professor of pediatrics and of epidemiology and population health, and STEVEN ADELSHEIM, professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences, were awarded supervisor’s medals by Santa Clara County Supervisor Joe Simitian for advancing the well-being of county residents during the COVID-19 pandemic. They showed admirable resilience and offered others inspiration during a difficult year, Simitian… Read more Two faculty members honored by county for COVID-19 work
Noah Diffenbaugh

Noah Diffenbaugh receives AGU’s William Kaula Award

by University Communications on January 7, 2021 3:36 pm
Climate scientist NOAH DIFFENBAUGH, the Kara J Foundation Professor, has been awarded the William Kaula Award by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award is given in recognition of unselfish service to the scientific community through extraordinary dedication to and exceptional efforts on behalf of AGU’s publications program. Diffenbaugh served as editor of the peer-reviewed… Read more Noah Diffenbaugh receives AGU’s William Kaula Award
Pate-Cornell

Elisabeth Paté-Cornell awarded IEEE Simon Ramo Medal

by Ker Than on January 6, 2021 3:22 pm
ELISABETH PATÉ-CORNELL, the Burt and Deedee McMurtry Professor in the School of Engineering and professor of management science and engineering, has been awarded the 2021 IEEE Simon Ramo Medal. The $20,000 prize is granted by IEEE, the world’s largest professional association for the advancement of technology, and recognizes individuals for their “exceptional achievement in systems… Read more Elisabeth Paté-Cornell awarded IEEE Simon Ramo Medal
Simona Onori

Simona Onori honored for work on sustainable transportation

by Kate Gibson on January 4, 2021 4:55 pm
SIMONA ONORI, assistant professor of energy resources engineering, has been recognized with the 2020 C3E award in research for her work on sustainable transportation and automotive energy systems. The U.S. Clean Energy Education & Empowerment Initiative, or C3E, aims to close the gender gap in the clean energy sector by advancing women’s leadership in the… Read more Simona Onori honored for work on sustainable transportation

Four scholars with Stanford affiliations win Schwarzman Scholarships

by Kathleen J. Sullivan on December 9, 2020 3:00 pm
The Schwarzman Scholars program, which awards scholarships for a one-year master’s degree and leadership program at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, has selected four people with Stanford affiliations to join its Class of 2022. The four Schwarzman Scholars from Stanford include Zhenqi (Jenn) Hu, a current Stanford student, as well as Stanford alumni Suraj Bulchand… Read more Four scholars with Stanford affiliations win Schwarzman Scholarships
DeSimone

Joseph DeSimone wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology

by Crista Leigh Farrell on December 4, 2020 4:24 pm
JOSEPH DESIMONE, the Sanjiv Sam Gambhir Professor in Translational Medicine and professor of chemical engineering, has been named the recipient of the 2019-20 Harvey Prize in science and technology in recognition of contributions in materials science, chemistry, polymer science and technology, nanomedicine, and 3D printing. The Harvey Prize, the highest honor of the Technion-Israel Institute… Read more Joseph DeSimone wins Harvey Prize in Science and Technology

Stanford public sector energy internships renamed to honor George Shultz

by Kate Gibson on December 2, 2020 4:39 pm
A Stanford public sector internship program has been renamed in honor of former U.S. Secretary of State GEORGE SHULTZ, the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution. The program, previously named Stanford Energy Internships in California & the West, is a partnership among the Precourt Institute for Energy, Bill Lane Center for… Read more Stanford public sector energy internships renamed to honor George Shultz

SLAC, Stanford scientists recognized for breakthroughs at Falling Walls competition

by Angela Anderson on December 1, 2020 4:12 pm
Seven SLAC and Stanford nominees were finalists in the 2020 Falling Walls Breakthroughs of the Year competition. The annual event brings together researchers, scientists, engineers, innovators and thinkers from around the globe to discuss science, politics, business and media – typically in Berlin during the month of November, which marks the anniversary of the fall… Read more SLAC, Stanford scientists recognized for breakthroughs at Falling Walls competition
Risa Wechsler

Six named AAAS Fellows from Stanford and SLAC

by Ker Than on November 24, 2020 4:33 pm
Six researchers from Stanford and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have been named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) in recognition of their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.” 489 AAAS Fellows were named this year. The fellows from Stanford and SLAC are: YI CUI… Read more Six named AAAS Fellows from Stanford and SLAC
Kenneth Goodson

Kenneth Goodson has been recognized for excellence in semiconductor technology research

by Tom Abate on November 15, 2020 12:48 pm
KENNETH GOODSON, professor of mechanical engineering and senior associate dean for faculty and academic affairs at Stanford Engineering, will share the 2020 University Research Award, given by the nation’s premier semiconductor industry organizations, in recognition of his work in developing technologies to help high-performance chips keep their cool. The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) and the Semiconductor Research… Read more Kenneth Goodson has been recognized for excellence in semiconductor technology research