Tag: Awards

Mira Moufarrej

Bioengineering graduate student Mira Moufarrej wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

by Taylor Kubota on May 12, 2021 4:23 pm
MIRA MOUFARREJ, a graduate student in bioengineering, has been awarded a 2021 “Cure it!” Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for inventions related to prenatal and maternal health. This $15,000 prize celebrates young inventors and is given based on overall inventiveness, the invention’s potential for scalable commercialization or adoption, and youth mentorship experience. The prize is supported by… Read more Bioengineering graduate student Mira Moufarrej wins Lemelson-MIT Student Prize

Two graduate students recognized by the Department of Energy

by Taylor Kubota on May 4, 2021 3:26 pm
Stanford graduate students ALEX MILTENBERGER and PRIYANKA MUHUNTHAN are among 78 students who have been selected for the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Graduate Student Research Program. This award supports graduate thesis research conducted at a DOE laboratory or facility that addresses scientific challenges central to the Office of Science mission. With this award,… Read more Two graduate students recognized by the Department of Energy

Five undergraduates awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarships

by Kathleen Sullivan on April 19, 2021 4:20 pm
Five Stanford undergraduate students have received 2021 Barry Goldwater Scholarships, which are designed to foster and encourage outstanding students to pursue research careers in the fields of the natural sciences, engineering and mathematics. Each Goldwater Scholar receives a sum equal to the cost of tuition, mandatory fees, books, and room and board, up to a… Read more Five undergraduates awarded Barry Goldwater Scholarships
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