Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Pennsylvanians Honored as Early Career Scientists

Several Pennsylvanians were among those honored by President Obama as:

the latest winners of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The Award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on scientists and engineers in the early stages of their independent research careers.

Those at Pennsylvania institutions are:

Dept of Defense
Carlos E. Guestrin, Carnegie Mellon University
Michael A. Hickner, The Pennsylvania State University
Susan E. Parks, The Pennsylvania State University

NIH, Health & Human Services
Thomas P. Cappola, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Gonzalo E. Torres, University of Pittsburgh

National Science Foundation
Sean Hallgren, The Pennsylvania State University
Adam D. Smith, The Pennsylvania State University

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