Tag: Awards

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
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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
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Stanford students place third in Putnam Math Competition

by Alex Kekauoha on March 11, 2020 3:08 pm
A team of undergraduate math students placed third at the 80th annual William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition sponsored by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA). For their efforts, the Stanford team received $15,000, and one student was recognized for being one of the top-performing women in the competition. The competition attracted 4,229 college students from… Read more Stanford students place third in Putnam Math Competition
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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
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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
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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
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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