Search Results for: node/"honors and fellowships"

Three MIT graduate students awarded 2018 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans

Three MIT graduate students — Sitan Chen, Lillian Chin ’17, and Suchita Nety — are among the 30 recipients of the 2018 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowships for…

Computational science grad students awarded U.S. Department of Energy fellowships

Four MIT graduate students have been awarded 2018 United States Department of Energy (DoE) Computational Science Graduate Fellowships to address intractable challenges in science and engineering. Nationwide, MIT…

School of Science honors postdocs and research staff with 2018 Infinite Kilometer Awards

The MIT School of Science has announced the 2018 winners of the Infinite Kilometer Award. The Infinite Kilometer Award was established in 2012 to highlight and reward the…

School of Science honors research staff with 2016 Infinite Kilometer Awards

The MIT School of Science has announced the 2016 winners of the Infinite Kilometer Award. The Infinite Kilometer Award was established in 2012 to highlight and reward the…

School of Science honors postdocs and research staff with 2019 Infinite Kilometer Awards

The MIT School of Science has announced the 2019 winners of the Infinite Kilometer Award. The Infinite Kilometer Award was established in 2012 to highlight and reward the…

Anna Frebel receives NSF CAREER Award

MIT Assistant Professor of Physics Anna Frebel has been named a recipient of an NSF CAREER Award for her proposal, “The origin of the metal-poor halo of the…

Stamp of approval

The German postal service has issued a stamp to honor the Illlustris simulation project, a supercomputer simulation of the universe that has provided astrophysicists with new insights into…

3Q: Sarah Ballard on astrophysics and gender equity in science

In September, Sarah Ballard joined MIT’s Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research as a Torres Postdoctoral Fellow in exoplanetary research. She earned a BA in astrophysics at…

MIT physicist Rainer Weiss shares Nobel Prize in physics

Rainer Weiss ’55, PhD ’62, professor emeritus of physics at MIT, has won the Nobel Prize in physics for 2017. Weiss won half of the prize, with the…

Rainer Weiss wins Kavli Prize in Astrophysics

Rainer Weiss, emeritus professor of physics, is a recipient of the 2016 Kavli Prize in Astrophysics. The Kavli Prizes are awarded biennially to recognize scientists who have made…