Tag: Awards

Douglas Stanford

Ten Stanford faculty members named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows

by Taylor Kubota on February 12, 2020 2:06 pm
Ten faculty members from Stanford have been named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows. The fellowships honor early-career scholars whose “creativity, leadership and independent research achievements make them some of the most promising researchers working today,” according to the press release issued by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Since the first Sloan Research Fellowships were awarded in… Read more Ten Stanford faculty members named 2020 Sloan Research Fellows
Bertozzi

Carolyn Bertozzi has been awarded the John J. Carty Award

by Ker Than on January 22, 2020 3:27 pm
The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) has presented its 2020 John J. Carty Award for the Advancement of Science to Stanford chemistry professor CAROLYN BERTOZZI for her invention of bioorthogonal chemistry. “Bioorthogonal chemistry” is the name Bertozzi coined for chemical reactions that can take place within living cells and organisms. These reactions can be used… Read more Carolyn Bertozzi has been awarded the John J. Carty Award
Anqi Xu

Stanford students, alumni receive Schwarzman Scholarships

by Alex Kekauoha on December 8, 2019 10:33 am
One Stanford undergraduate, two graduate students and two recent alumni are among the members of the Schwarzman Scholars Class of 2021. Through the fellowship, each will pursue a master’s degree at Schwarzman College at Tsinghua University in Beijing. A total of 145 scholars – selected this year from more than 4,700 applicants – will begin… Read more Stanford students, alumni receive Schwarzman Scholarships

Stanford postdoc and students cited as example to girls interested in STEM fields

by Alex Kekauoha on November 24, 2019 10:31 am
Three Stanford students and one postdoctoral scholar have been selected to the first class of IF/THEN ambassadors for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Each will provide support and mentorship to young girls interested in pursuing STEM fields. Graduate students CATIE CUAN and DOROTHY TOVAR, postdoctoral scholar HELEN TRAN and undergraduate ERIN SMITH are… Read more Stanford postdoc and students cited as example to girls interested in STEM fields

Sixteen Stanford graduate students have been named Siebel Scholars

by Alex Kekauoha on October 3, 2019 5:00 pm
Sixteen Stanford graduate students are among this year’s recipients of the Siebel Scholars award. The scholarship is awarded annually by the Thomas and Stacey Siebel Foundation in Redwood City. Now in its 19th year, the award this year recognizes 93 exceptional graduate students at leading schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science. Deans… Read more Sixteen Stanford graduate students have been named Siebel Scholars
Phil Pizzo

Philip Pizzo recognized with the John Stearns Medal for contributions to clinical practice

by Stanford News Service on September 26, 2019 2:14 pm
PHILIP PIZZO, the David and Susan Heckerman Professor and professor of microbiology and immunology, former Medical School dean and founding director of the Stanford Distinguished Careers Institute, will receive the John Stearns Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Clinical Practice for his dedication to the diagnosis, management, prevention and treatment of childhood cancers and the infectious… Read more Philip Pizzo recognized with the John Stearns Medal for contributions to clinical practice
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