Tag: Awards

Rafael Schmitt

Natural Capital Project researcher Rafael Schmitt wins the Aspen Institute Italia Award

by Sarah Cafasso, Natural Capital Project on April 6, 2021 4:31 pm
Stanford Natural Capital Project hydrologist RAFAEL SCHMITT has won the 2021 Aspen Institute Italia Award for collaboration and scientific research between Italy and the United States. Schmitt will receive the award alongside his co-authors on a 2018 study in Nature Sustainability, which focuses on strategic ways to plan and build dams without causing irreparable damage… Read more Natural Capital Project researcher Rafael Schmitt wins the Aspen Institute Italia Award
Joseph Romano

Joseph Romano named 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year

by Stanford News Service on April 4, 2021 1:52 pm
JOSEPH ROMANO, professor of statistics and economics, has been named the 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year in recognition of outstanding contributions to his field. The award is presented by “Out to Innovate,” former called the National Organization of Gay and Lesbian Scientists and Technical Professionals. Romano, who joined Stanford in 1986, also is a… Read more Joseph Romano named 2021 LGBTQ+ Scientist of the Year
Megha Parwani

Junior Megha Parwani honored for democracy-building efforts

by Stanford News Service on March 3, 2021 3:25 pm
In a time of heightened political polarization, junior MEGHA PARWANI is being recognized for her work to strengthen civil dialogue, civic engagement and democracy-building, particularly among young people. Parwani has been selected as a 2021-22 Newman Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a national coalition of colleges and universities committed to the public purposes of higher… Read more Junior Megha Parwani honored for democracy-building efforts

16 Stanford graduate students named 2021 Siebel Scholars

by Stanford News Service on October 8, 2020 3:41 pm
Sixteen Stanford graduate students have been honored with Siebel Scholar awards presented by the Siebel Foundation in Redwood City. Since 2000, the Siebel Scholar award has recognized exceptional graduate students at leading schools of business, computer science, bioengineering and energy science. Siebel Scholars are chosen by the deans of their respective schools based on outstanding… Read more 16 Stanford graduate students named 2021 Siebel Scholars
Pobis

Society of Environmental Journalists recognizes recent graduate Madison Pobis

by Alex Kekauoha on August 30, 2020 11:21 am
MADISON POBIS, BS ’20, MA ’20, is among the winners of the Society of Environmental Journalists 19th Annual Awards for Reporting on the Environment for her article “Small farmers wait for California’s groundwater hammer to fall.”Written for Stanford’s Bill Lane Center for the American West, the story reports on the ways small farmers in California… Read more Society of Environmental Journalists recognizes recent graduate Madison Pobis
Rome Prize winners

Stanford PhD students Dillon Gisch and Danny Smith win Rome Prizes

by Alex Kekauoha on August 16, 2020 5:25 pm
Stanford PhD students DILLION GISCH and DANNY SMITH are among the winners of the 2020-21 Rome Prize, which is awarded annually by the American Academy in Rome. The prize is a fellowship that supports advanced independent scholarly research in the arts and humanities.Gisch and Smith join 20 other accomplished scholars and artists in this year’s… Read more Stanford PhD students Dillon Gisch and Danny Smith win Rome Prizes
Guosong Hong

Guosong Hong wins a Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation

by Taylor Kubota on August 12, 2020 4:12 pm
GUOSONG HONG, assistant professor of materials science and engineering, is the 2020 Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation finalist for his essay “Seeing the Sound.” The prize, which has one grand prize and one finalist, is administered by Science and Science Translational Medicine. Winners are chosen based on essays describing outstanding neuromodulation research – research… Read more Guosong Hong wins a Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation

Stanford’s Emmanuel Candès among recipients of Princesa de Asturias Award

by Lara Streiff on June 30, 2020 3:10 pm
EMMANUEL CANDES, the Barnum-Simons Chair in Mathematics and Statistics, has been named one of four recipients of the 2020 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research. Yves Meyer, Ingrid Daubechies and Terence Tao were honored alongside Candès for their collective contributions to the field of mathematics, specifically in mathematical data and signal processing.… Read more Stanford’s Emmanuel Candès among recipients of Princesa de Asturias Award

Five Stanford students receive 2020 Boren Awards

by Alex Kekauoha on June 29, 2020 3:18 pm
Five Stanford students are among the recipients of the 2020 Boren Awards. Two are graduate students who will receive David L. Boren Fellowships and three are undergraduates who will receive David L. Boren Scholarships. Presented each year by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on behalf of the National Security Education Program (NSEP), these awards… Read more Five Stanford students receive 2020 Boren Awards
DOE grant recipients

Three Stanford faculty, two SLAC scientists receive DOE Early Career Awards

by Kate Chesley on June 28, 2020 2:59 pm
Stanford faculty members WENDY GU, VEDIKA KHEMANI and DOUGLAS STANFORD will receive Early Career Research Program awards from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Through these awards, the DOE aims to “bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during crucial early career years, when many scientists do their most formative work.”… Read more Three Stanford faculty, two SLAC scientists receive DOE Early Career Awards