Tag: Awards

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
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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
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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
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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
Math team

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