Category: Awards

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
Liqun Luo

Liqun Luo receives Education in Neuroscience Award

by Ker Than on November 7, 2020 1:06 pm
LIQUN LUO has received an Award for Education in Neuroscience in recognition of his “outstanding contributions” to education and training in the field. Luo shares this year’s award, which is presented by the Society for Neuroscience, with Yves De Koninck of Canada’s Université Laval. For the last 22 years, Luo has been the driving force… Read more Liqun Luo receives Education in Neuroscience Award

Jane Willenbring receives AGU's Marguerite T. Williams Award

by Danielle Torrent Tucker on November 2, 2020 4:04 pm
Associate Professor of Geological Sciences JANE WILLENBRING has been presented with the inaugural Marguerite T. Williams Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU). The award, which honors a Black scientist who pioneered broader participation in STEM by earning her PhD in geology in 1942, recognizes contributions to research and community-building by a mid-career scientist in the field of… Read more Jane Willenbring receives AGU's Marguerite T. Williams Award
Edward Lazear

Society of Labor Economists names new prize for Edward Lazear

by Hoover Institution on October 23, 2020 3:23 pm
The Society of Labor Economists (SOLE) has announced a new prize named in honor of EDWARD LAZEAR.The annual Edward P. Lazear Prize, to be first awarded in 2022, will recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of labor economics, devoted a portion of their careers for the benefit of civil society and actively… Read more Society of Labor Economists names new prize for Edward Lazear