Tag: Awards

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
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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
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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
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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
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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