Nhan Tran Receives Department of Energy Early Career Research Award

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Nhan Tran, who earned his Ph. D. in the department in 2011 (supervised by Prof. Andrei Gritsan), received the U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Research Award for deep-learning acceleration of the boosted Higgs program and HEP computing.

The DOE Early Career Research Award is a prestigious award designed to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early years, when many scientists do their most formative work. Tran is currently a Wilson Fellow at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and he has also recently received the 2019 Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics by the American Physical Society.