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Lipson receives Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

The School of Electrical and Computer Engineering is pleased to announce that Associate Professor Michal Lipson has received the 2010 New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.

The award was awarded to a total of four faculty and three postdoctorl scholars from various universities.  The winners were among more than 150 nominations by a jury of 58 leading scientists after two rounds of reviews.  To learn more about the Blavatnik Awards, please visit:  http://www.nyas.org/awards/blavatnik.aspx

The finalists work in a wide variety of scientific disciplines. Those in faculty positions conduct research in the fields of astrophysics, biochemistry, earth sciences, engineering, and neurosciences. Postdoctoral fellow finalists are pursuing work in the areas of behavioral sciences, cell biology, computer sciences, nanotechnology, and structural biology.

Winners and finalists were honored at the New York Academy of Sciences’ 7th annual Science & the City Gala, on November 15, 2010.

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