President Donald J. Trump has announced the 314 recipients of the Presidential Early CareerAward for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on outstanding scientists and engineers in the beginning stages of their independent research careers who demonstrate notable promise for leadership in science and technology. The award, established in 1996, acknowledges contributions to the advancement of these fields and research through scientific leadership, public education and community outreach.
We are proud to congratulate the following recipients from NYSERNet-connected institutions for their commitment to higher education and the advancement of science and engineering:
Luis Campos, Columbia University, National Science Foundation; Cory Dean, Columbia University, National Science Foundation; Thomas Hartman, Cornell University, Department of Energy; Blair Johnson, University at Buffalo, Department of Defense; Jennifer Kao-Kniffin, Cornell University, Department of Agriculture; Joanna Kiryluk, Stony Brook University, National Science Foundation; Qiang Lin, University of Rochester, National Science Foundation; Sandeep Mallipattu, Stony Brook School of Medicine, Department of Health and Human Services; Ian Maze, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Health and Human Services; Kristin Myers, Columbia University, National Science Foundation; Priya Rajasethupathy, Rockefeller University, Department of Health and Human Services