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Nicole Crumpler Receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Nicole Crumpler Receives National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
Graduate student Nicole Crumpler has received a Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students who demonstrate the potential to make significant contributions in STEM. The program also seeks to broaden participation in science and engineering of underrepresented groups, including women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans. The three-year fellowship provides three years of financial support inclusive of an annual stipend of $37,000. Crumpler was recognized for her research in theoretical astrophysics.


Yahui Zhang Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Yahui Zhang Receives National Science Foundation CAREER Award
Assistant Professor Yahui Zhang has received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award for his proposal titled "Superconductivity, fractionalization and quantum criticality in multilayer quantum simulator.” The NSF CAREER Awards are given in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through research and education, and the integration of these endeavors in the context of their organizations' missions. The awards, presented once each year, include a federal grant for research and education activities for five consecutive years. 


Nadia Zakamska Named President’s Frontier Award Finalist

Nadia Zakamska Named President’s Frontier Award Finalist
The President’s Frontier Award Program, created to support and celebrate mid-career faculty at JHU, will award Zakamska with $80,000 to support her ongoing research efforts. Zakamska is among only three other awardees this year.


Ethan Vishniac Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Ethan Vishniac Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Research professor Ethan Vishniac is among the newest class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, or AAAS, the world's largest general scientific society. He is recognized by the AAAS for advancing our understanding of magnetic fields that shape the cosmos on multiple scales, and for his distinguished service to the scientific community as a journal editor.


Space@Hopkins 2023: Call for Seed Grant proposals

Space@Hopkins 2023: Call for Seed Grant proposals
The 2023 Space@Hopkins Seed Grant program, with grants of up to $25,000 for one year, is now open for proposals for space-related projects. Topics of the proposed projects may include, but are not limited to, robotics, astronaut health, planetary sciences, solar physics, Earth science, spacecraft engineering, sensors, and astrophysics. Civilian space-related proposals are welcome from all Johns Hopkins divisions.