• VTech Recognizes Maurizio Porfiri’s Career Achievements

    VTech Recognizes Maurizio Porfiri’s Career Achievements

    Maurizio Porfiri, associate professor, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, received Virginia Tech’s College of Engineering's Outstanding Young Alumnus Award for his career achievements. Porfiri earned his master’s and doctoral degrees in engineering mechanics from Virginia Tech in 2000 and 2005, respectively.

  • Professors Li and Nov Receive CAREER Awards

    Hai (Helen) Li and Oded Nov are among the most promising young teachers and scholars in the U.S.—and to prove it, they have been awarded prestigious fellowships from the National Science Foundation.

  • Katherine Isbister

    Katherine Isbister

    Katherine Isbister, research director of the new Game Innovation Lab, has been recognized by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation with its prestigious Humboldt Research Fellowship.

  • David Wong

    David Wong

    David Wong, an associate dean of research and a professor in the Division of Oral Biology and Medicine at the UCLA School of Dentistry, was named the recipient of the 2010 George Bugliarello Prize. This is the second time the prize created in honor of Polytechnic Institute of NYU's late President Emeritus George Bugliarello has been awarded since its incipiency in 2007.

  • Elza Erkip Named Blavatnik Finalist

    Elza Erkip Named Blavatnik Finalist

    Elza Erkip, associate professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering was named a faculty finalist in the 2010 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists. The award recognizes highly innovative, impactful and interdisciplinary achievements in the life sciences, physical science and engineering. The designation includes $10,000 in unrestricted funds.

  • Myles Jackson Awarded Humboldt Fellowship

    Myles Jackson Awarded Humboldt Fellowship

    Myles W. Jackson, the Dibner Family Professor of the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, will study the application of mathematical models to skilled labor practices under an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship.