Navigation Links
Sloan Foundation announces 2013 Sloan Research Fellows
Date:2/19/2013

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of 126 outstanding U.S. and Canadian researchers as recipients of Sloan Research Fellowships for 2013.

Awarded annually since 1955, the fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders.

"The Sloan Research Fellows are the best of the best among young scientists," said Dr. Paul L. Joskow, President of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. "If you want to know where the next big scientific breakthrough will come from, look to these extraordinary men and women. The Foundation is proud to support them during this pivotal stage of their careers."

Drawn from 61 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada, the 2013 Sloan Research Fellows represent a variety of research interests, including:

  • A computer scientists who is working to make large data centers more reliable and energy-efficient;

  • A mathematician who is helping create a real-world cloaking device;

  • A molecular biologist who is making major strides in the fight against tuberculosis;

  • A chemist who is creating scalable solar technology by constructing solar cells out of earth-abundant elements;

  • An ocean scientist who is investigating how ocean warming affects marine species;

  • A economist who is studying how incentives affect the behavior of politicians;

  • A neuroscientist who thinks hibernating mammals may hold the secret to better organ transplants; and

  • A physicist who is trying to create the first large quantum object.

Administered and funded by the Sloan Foundation, the fellowships are awarded in eight scientific fieldschemistry, computer science, economics, mathematics, evolutionary and computational molecular biology, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics. Winners are selected through close cooperation with the scientific community. To qualify, candidates must first be nominated by their fellow scientists and are subsequently selected by an independent panel of senior scholars. Fellows receive $50,000 to be used to further their research.


'/>"/>

Contact: Nate Williams
williams@sloan.org
212-649-1692
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Source:Eurekalert

Related biology news :

1. Brainwave "Balancing" Research Receives $1 Million Grant From The Susanne Marcus Collins Foundation, Inc.
2. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation grants prestigious awards to 17 young scientists
3. Researchers and company from Luxembourg awarded a grant from Michael J. Fox Foundation
4. German Research Foundation to fund globally unique twin study on social inequality
5. WHOI scientist receives marine microbiology initiative investigator award from Moore Foundation
6. Keeneland Project deploys new GPU supercomputing system for the National Science Foundation
7. 2 pioneering plant genomics efforts given a funding boost by National Science Foundation
8. University of Toronto wins third place at the Gates Foundations Reinvent the Toilet Challenge
9. National Science Foundation awards $1 million to improve the efficiency of DNA fabrication
10. American Health Assistance Foundation announces grants to advance promising vision research
11. Rice receives $1 million INSPIRE award from National Science Foundation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/3/2016)... May 3, 2016  Neurotechnology, a provider of ... MegaMatcher Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS) , a ... projects. MegaMatcher ABIS can process multiple complex biometric ... combination of fingerprint, face or iris biometrics. It ... and MegaMatcher Accelerator , which have ...
(Date:4/19/2016)... -- The new GEZE SecuLogic access control ... system solution for all door components. It can be ... interface with integration authorization management system, and thus fulfills ... dimensions of the access control and the optimum integration ... considerable freedom of design with regard to the doors. ...
(Date:3/31/2016)... , March 31, 2016   ... ("LegacyXChange" or the "Company") LegacyXChange is excited ... of its soon to be launched online site for ... https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCyTLBzmZogV1y2D6bDkBX5g ) will also provide potential shareholders a ... DNA technology to an industry that is notorious for ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 23, 2016 , ... ... is pleased to announce the launch of their brand, UP4™ Probiotics, into Target ... over 35 years, is proud to add Target to its list of well-respected ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 23, 2016 A person commits a crime, and ... to track the criminal down. An outbreak of ... Drug Administration (FDA) uses DNA evidence to track down the ... Sound far-fetched? It,s not. The FDA has increasingly used a ... of foodborne illnesses. Put as simply as possible, whole genome ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... , June 23, 2016  The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is ... treatments and faster cures for prostate cancer. Members of the Class of 2016 ... countries. Read More About the Class of 2016 PCF ... ... ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... ... Supplyframe, the Industry Network for electronics hardware design and ... in Pasadena, Calif., the Design Lab’s mission is to bring together inventors and ... brought to market. , The Design Lab is Supplyframe’s physical representation of one ...
Breaking Biology Technology: