Four faculty awarded prestigious Sloan Fellowships
Feb. 20, 2009
Four members of the University of Wisconsin-Madison faculty are among 118 scientists, mathematicians and economists from around the country who have been awarded prestigious Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowships.
Sloan Fellowships, which come with two-year, $50,000 grants, are awarded on a competitive basis to promising young researchers in the early stages of their careers.
New UW-Madison Sloan fellows are:
- Shuchi Chawla, computer science
- Karsten M. Heeger, physics
- Song Jin, chemistry
- Tehshik Yoon, chemistry.
Sloan Research Fellowships have been awarded since 1955. The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is a New York-based not-for-profit philanthropy founded in 1934. The foundation makes grants in support of research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economic performance.