Six researchers win PECASE awards

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 09:20 in Psychology & Sociology

President Barack Obama named 94 researchers as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), including six from Harvard. The PECASE award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. The recipients from Harvard include Jose C. Florez, assistant professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS); Tina A. Grotzer, associate professor of education at Harvard Graduate School of Education; Justin C. Kasper, associate of the Harvard College Observatory and lecturer on astronomy; Ali Khademhosseini, associate professor of medicine and assistant professor of health sciences and technology at HMS; William Nicholas Haining, assistant professor of pediatrics at HMS; and B. Price Kerfoot, associate professor of surgery at HMS. “It is inspiring to see the innovative work being done by these scientists and engineers as they ramp up their careers — careers that...

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