Tag: Awards

Martin Hellman

Martin Hellman urges more ethical behavior at meeting of Nobel Laureates

by Rachelle Mozeleski on July 16, 2019 3:14 pm
Professor Emeritus of Electrical Engineering MARTIN HELLMAN recently served as the Heidelberg Lecturer at the 69th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting (#LINO19). The annual, week-long event occurs each summer on Germany’s Lindau Island. Nobel Laureates are invited to the meeting, along with selected young scientists. The Heidelberg Lecture is given by a Heidelberg Laureate—the winners of… Read more Martin Hellman urges more ethical behavior at meeting of Nobel Laureates
Phil Stiefel

Stanford grad students develop app to streamline Air Force training

by Alex Kekauoha on July 11, 2019 2:44 pm
An interdisciplinary team of Stanford graduate students is developing an app to improve training for U.S. military personnel. The technology – originally created to help sports teams train athletes more quickly and efficiently – recently garnered the top prize at the U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored Hacking4Defense competition in San Francisco. ANDREW POWELL, MBA/MA ’20, said… Read more Stanford grad students develop app to streamline Air Force training
Fei-Fei Li

Fei-Fei Li wins National Geographic's Further Award

by Stanford News Service on July 8, 2019 3:00 pm
FEI-FEI LI, co-director of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, is the winner of the 2019 National Geographic Further Award, which recognizes a leader whose work is “uniquely innovative, timely and impactful—someone who has boldly pushed the boundaries of his or her field and who serves as an outstanding ambassador for that breakthrough work.” Li,… Read more Fei-Fei Li wins National Geographic's Further Award
Jenny Suckale

Twelve from Stanford honored with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

by Stanford News Service on July 5, 2019 3:05 pm
Twelve Stanford faculty members have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology. Established… Read more Twelve from Stanford honored with the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
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Two from Stanford named 2019 Great Immigrants by Carnegie Corporation

by Stanford News Service on July 2, 2019 3:50 pm
Carnegie Corporation of New York has released its annual July 4 list of Great Immigrants in a salute to 38 naturalized citizens who strengthen America’s economy, enrich our culture and communities and invigorate our democracy through their lives, their work and their examples. Among the honorees are President MARC TESSIER-LAVIGNE, a native of Canada, and… Read more Two from Stanford named 2019 Great Immigrants by Carnegie Corporation
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Twenty-seven from Stanford win Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants

by Kathleen Sullivan on June 10, 2019 3:59 pm
The Bechtel International Center recently announced that 27 people with Stanford affiliations, including seniors, graduate students and alumni, have won grants to pursue special projects abroad next year with funding from the FULBRIGHT U.S. STUDENT PROGRAM. Under the program, they will travel to 15 countries, including Italy, Hungary, Nepal, Netherlands, Paraguay, Spain and Vietnam. They… Read more Twenty-seven from Stanford win Fulbright U.S. Student Program grants

Two from Stanford named Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellows

by Stanford News Service on April 16, 2019 2:46 pm
Two Stanford students have been named 2019 Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellows. NITYA MANI is a senior studying mathematics and computer science, and NINA ZUBRILINA is a senior studying mathematics and computer science. The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is dedicated to advancing groundbreaking applied science with real-world benefits. This year’s cohort includes 11 students from… Read more Two from Stanford named Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellows
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Stanford senior awarded humanities scholarship to study at Oxford

by Alex Shashkevich on March 13, 2019 2:58 pm
LENA ZLOCK, a senior majoring in history and French, has won a 2019 Ertegun Scholarship to pursue graduate studies in the humanities at the University of Oxford next academic year. Zlock is the first Stanford undergraduate to be honored through the Mica and Ahmet Ertegun Graduate Scholarship Programme in the Humanities, according to the program’s… Read more Stanford senior awarded humanities scholarship to study at Oxford
Mary Wootters

Seven faculty members named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows

by Taylor Kubota on February 20, 2019 2:02 pm
Seven faculty members from Stanford have been named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowships, awarded yearly since 1955, honor early-career scholars whose achievements mark them as among the most promising researchers in their fields, according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The seven Stanford recipients are among 126 U.S. and… Read more Seven faculty members named 2019 Sloan Research Fellows