The National Science Foundation awarded a team of researchers, including David Bercovici, a $4.97 million grant to fund a research project studying Earth’s development in terms of the interactions between major components of Earth’s geological system.
Elizabeth Asai MC ’13, Nickolas Demas MC ’13, and Elliot Swart MC ’13 won the $100,000 prize awarded by the Center for Innovative Medicine and Integrative Technology (CIMIT) this past summer for their novel skin mole scanner.
Earlier this year, two Yale scientists were named Sterling Professors, the highest honor that a member of the Yale faculty can attain from the institution.
Yale Professor Eugenio Culurciello wins the Presidential Early Career Award for his research with bio-instruments.
“Cluster Galaxy Photo Taken by Yale Professor Named in “The Best NASA Photographs of 2010”: Professor Natarajan’s photo of galaxy cluster Abell 1689 is stunning in both beauty and significance to the fate of the universe.
Valerie Horsley, Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, received the Pew Scholar Award, a prestigious and competitive grant that recognizes exceptional junior level faculty. Horsley explained that she was “very excited and highly honored” to receive this award
Yale scientists Laurie Santos, Associate Professor of Psychology, and Thierry Emonet, Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, have both been named winners of the James F. McDonnell Foundation grants. Santos was awarded a six year grant for her
Edmund Yeh, Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, and Statistics, received a Humboldt Research Fellowship from the German Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. This prestigious award supports young, outstanding scientists to pursue extended research projects at collaborating institutions in Germany.
Guggenheim Fellowships are awarded annually to artists and scientists whose accomplishments in their fields show great promise for the future. Among the 180 selected fellows this year, one of the twenty-one in the natural sciences was Yale’s A.M. Bateman Professor
Four Yale scientists were recently honored as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The AAAS honors a handful of scientists each year who are elected by their peers for their contributions to the scientific community.