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William T. Golden: Appreciation
... immense love of science, his knowledge of the ways of Washington, and his ability to listen ... and Members of Congress. (His memorandum recapitulating his conversations and meetings are an ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=110493

New Approaches to Airport Security
... 1996. He received his .BS, in civil engineering from The University of Texas, his M.S. in civil ... and his Ph.D. in theoretical & applied mechanics from the University of Wyoming. His primary areas ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=108019

Bionic Leg Makes Amputee Faster on His Feet
... next move Bionic Leg Makes Amputee Faster on His Feet http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/science_nation/bionicleg.jsp

UCLA's J. Fraser Stoddart Adds Knight Bachelor to His List of Honors
... s J. Fraser Stoddart Adds Knight Bachelor to His List of Honors http://www.newsroom.ucla.edu/page ...
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Eight National Medals of Science Awardees Honored at Gala, Then the White House
... nano-medicine; his humanitarian efforts in promoting the exchange of ideas; and his role in ... Lab. His lab is known for the development of the gold nanorod technology. A major focus of his lab ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112155

Richard C. Atkinson Chosen for the Vannevar Bush Award
... with China. His breadth of knowledge was a hallmark of his success later on in his career."Following ... his 15-year tenure, he raised UCSD to "top five" status in acquiring federal research funding. His ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112505

National Science Foundation Congratulates 2008 Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Economics
... for 2008 was awarded to Paul Krugman for his analysis of trade patterns and location of economic ... in late 1970s and lasting until his retirement. NSF funded his research 'Improved Aequorin for ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112451

Vital Information: Awardees of the 2001 National Medal of Science
... in the investigation of evolutionary processes. His research has led to a new understanding of the ... than one million children each year. Ayala and his collaborators have shown that they all derive ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=103052

NSF Recognizes 1997 National Medal of Science Winners
... and in urban areas. His chemical and environmental research, along with his commitment to science in ... San Diego, for his fundamental contributions to plasma physics, his leadership in the quest to ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=102793

NSB 2004 Vannevar Bush, Public Service Awards, Span Research, Scholarship, Science Communication and Policy
... for his work to increase awareness and understanding of the processes of science through his books ... best known for his 1985 collection of case histories, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, in ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=100374

National Science Board Nominees Sent to the U.S. Senate
... C. Barish of California (Reappointment)Prior to his first appointment to the National Science Board ... quark substructure of the nucleon. In addition, his experiments played a major role in establishing ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112260

President to Award 2005-2006 National Medals of Science and National Medals of Technology Honoring Nation's Leading Researchers, Inventors and Innovators
... his profound influence on mathematics education, and his service to the mathematics research and ... For his unparalleled contributions to cognitive and mathematical psychology, for his lucid analyses ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=109741

Eight Receive President's 2003 National Medal of Science
... mathematician of behavior of the past 50 years. His theory of choice helped launch the field of ... foundation to his subsequent experiments on the regulation of gene expression. His work has revealed ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=103090

New Technologies Could Make Airport Screening More Effective and Less Cumbersome
... 1996. He received his .BS, in civil engineering from The University of Texas, his M.S. in civil ... and his Ph.D. in theoretical & applied mechanics from the University of Wyoming. His primary areas ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=108133

NSF Names Eight Distinguished Teaching Scholars
... for a decade. His "take apart" courses are but one in a wide ranging group of his creations that ... in his pioneering geometry work on smooth and polyhedral surfaces beyond the third dimension. His ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=100387

Twenty NSF-Supported Young Scientists and Engineers Receive Presidential Early Career Awards
... procurement practices for multiple projects. His research and education activities involve students ... collaboration with several education experts on his campus is leading to an innovative, interactive ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104239

Appreciation of Nanotech Pioneer Richard Smalley
... Exploring the Vast Potential of Nanoscience." His remarks continue to provide an excellent ... His vision helped set the direction for this important and exciting field, and his outspoken ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104563

"Vital Statistics" of the Awardees of the 1998 National Medal of Science
... has since focused largely on this agenda. His now classic account in The Truly Disadvantaged: The ... He is seen as innovative in his studies of molecular virology. His work included developing methods ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=107932

National Science Board Elects Distinguished Engineers to be New Officers
... his B.S. in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M University (1958). After receiving his M.S. at ... 1959), he returned to Texas A&M for his Ph.D. in mechanical engineering (1961). From 1994 to ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=116940

Statement by Karl A. Erb, Head of the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs on the Death of Martin (Marty) Bergmann
... his colleagues, many of us here in the U.S. scientific community will miss Marty's friendliness; his ... Harper praised him for his dedication to research."Marty Bergmann spent his life in pursuit of ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=121579

President Obama Honors Nation's Top Scientists and Innovators
... his fundamental contributions to the development and use of transgenic mice. His research has ... his creative contributions to the development of organic supramolecular chemistry and for his ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=121840

Richard Tapia, mathematician and mentor, receives 2014 Vannevar Bush Award
... Department. His research on computational optimization is highly regarded, as is his strong support ... Tapia was the first in his family to attend college. His parents emigrated separately from Mexico as ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=130815

NSF Names Seven Distinguished Teaching Scholars
... to areas of leading-edge mathematical research. His new work will focus on better communication ... His students often achieved top honors in national and international competitions. His award will ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104250

And the Oscar Goes To...a Professor?
... Revenge of the Sith," you've enjoyed his handiwork. From his time as a graduate student at UCLA ... his best work. Despite the success and recognition his work has received, Fedkiw says he is his ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=111178

Tightwads and Spendthrifts: A Black Friday Tradition
... pain that come from spending decisions. He and his colleagues have since been able to observe the ... of Michigan's Ross School of Business. His pre-doctoral research fellowship was funded by NSF."The ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=118072

Carnegie's Winslow Briggs Receives International Prize for Biology
... the presence of His Majesty, the Emperor of Japan. Briggs is being honored for his work on light ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=115624

NSF Selects University of Michigan Professor Farnam Jahanian to Head Computer & Information Science & Engineering (CISE) Directorate
... Marrett. "His extensive knowledge of and research in network infrastructures and his support for ... He is highly regarded for his contributions to research and teaching, his innovative spirit and ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=117805

Statement by Karl A. Erb, Director of NSF's Office of Polar Programs, on the Death of Martin A. Pomerantz
... Martin A. Pomerantz, who died on October 25, at his northern California home at the age of 91 ... His life and connections with Antarctica spanned an incredible period of history. In his book ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112551

Chemist, Educator, Communicator Receives 2007 National Science Board Public Service Award
... s major projects is his Initiative for Science Literacy. His work involves showing future musicians ... with his messages of science literacy and the connections between art and science. In his six years ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=108703

President Announces 2004 Medal of Science Winners
... confronted and practical lessons worked out. His fundamental research on risk perception and ... degree in economics from Columbia University. His dissertation was published in 1951 as the classic ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104602

Stanford Chemical Engineer Chaitan Khosla Receives Alan T. Waterman Award From NSF
... and intellect are defining the forefront of his field and opening a whole new opportunity at the ... Both degrees are in chemical engineering. His previous honors include the Camille and Henry Dreyfus ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=102989

Experts to Discuss New Approach to Cancer Detection
... data to reconstruct evolutionary histories. His home institution is the Academy of Natural Sciences ... his medical degree and completed his residency at the University of Michigan, and completed his ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=109782

New National Inventors Hall of Fame Inductees Received Vital NSF Support
... and push for its commercialization. Bitzer, his co-inductee, used NSF support to drive the adoption ... his research at Harvard University in computer vision and in neural computing. His research on using ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=127771

NSB and NSF Recognize Extraordinary Science, Service with Annual Awards
... science advisor to the President, who extended his own wishes for the NSF and NSB on their sixtieth ... of his origins in a remote town in India, and put his work in a practical context, describing his ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=116903

President Honors Excellence in Mentoring
... also initiated many partnerships in support of his mentoring objectives, including a collaboration ... Dr. Puri and his colleagues and students; at present, he continues his UNO work online from a ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104634

President Obama Awards Nation's Top Scientists and Innovators Highest Honor
... microscope Chemist Allen Bard, has spent his entire career at the University of Texas at Austin. He ... Regents Chair in Chemistry since 1985. His publications include three books, more than 800 ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126691

Among Nobel Laureates, Many Have Benefited From NSF Support
... resources to individuals. Lloyd Shapley and his collaborators developed new methods in cooperative ... results to develop new methods for allocation. His work is currently used to match new doctors to ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=125762

NSB Announces Recipients of the 2005 Vannevar Bush and Public Service Awards
... His knowledge and counsel are also widely sought in industry and academia. During his 60-year ... commercial and industrial electronics. Under his guidance, Motorola developed semiconductor ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104159

The National Science Foundation Names Electrical Engineering Researcher Mung Chiang its Alan T. Waterman Awardee for 2013
... award, spread over five years, to help further his research."It is a great pleasure to honor Mung ... possible in next-generation wireless networks. His scientific contributions are certain to continue ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=127253

National Science Foundation Selects University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor F. Fleming Crim to Head Mathematical & Physical Sciences Directorate
... at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research group uses lasers to understand chemical ... his bachelor's degree from Southwestern University and his doctorate from Cornell University. His ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=125512

NSF Honors Two Early Career Researchers With Alan T. Waterman Award
... his uncommonly imaginative work."Additional information about Wood's work is available in his ... of computation."For more on Aaronson and his work, see his attached video interview. 123341 ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=123406

"Vital Information" - Laureates of the 2002 National Medal of Science
... and protein synthesis. In 1962-63, Darnell and his colleagues discovered that RNA was manufactured ... toward understanding how molecules react, his work on the properties of ions, and on the mechanisms ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=103051

NSF Director Subra Suresh Named Carnegie Mellon University President
... highest scientific standards. He has also done his part to make sure the American people benefit ... than ever before. His accomplishments are many, but noteworthy are his unprecedented engagement and ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126833

Harold Varmus, Lewis Branscomb Are Honored With the Vannevar Bush Award
... just seem to gravitate in his direction out of respect for his abilities and leadership. And he's a ... fundamental research. His strong voice in this area has been welcome because it is often forgotten ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=108710

Physicist and Robotics Pioneer Receive 2006 Vannevar Bush Awards for Lifetime Contributions and Statesmanship to Science
... credited as the father of quantum electronics. His invention and demonstration of the maser ... of his long and distinguished career at the University of California, Berkeley. Besides his ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=106921

President Bush Names 20 Promising, Young Scientists and Engineers to Receive Awards
... the interface of physical sciences and biology. His leadership in education includes distinguished ... systems. He has nurtured creativity in his undergraduate and graduate students by involving them in ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=100378

U of Minnesota Researcher Develops Brain-scanning Process that Holds Promise for Epilepsy Treatments
... success in noninvasive imaging of seizure foci. His technique promises to play an important role in ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=114899

LSU Professor Dissects Patterns of Violence in Rural Communities
... at the phenomenon of violence in rural areas. His article, "Civic Community in the Hinterland ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=111808

Cracking the Ice Code
... s climate in the absence of human activity. His work is challenging many assumptions about the ways ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=128207

Vision Stimulates Courtship Calls in the Gray Tree Frog
... of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. His work, which is one of the first to test the importance ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126307

Extreme Melting on Greenland Ice Sheet, Reports CCNY Team
... sciences at the City College of New York. His findings suggest that glaciers could undergo a ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=122169

Algeo Tracks Evidence of 'The Great Dying'
... Great Dying" at the end of the Permian Period. His research will be presented at the annual meeting ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=118006

Schools Safer, Discipline Worse
... shootings are excessive and counterproductive. His new book suggests schools rethink the polices ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=117425

Study Finds DNA Barcoding Requires Caution Without Closer Examination
... the most frequently suggested genome sections. His findings emphasize the importance of using ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=115102

Men are Red, Women are Green, Brown Researcher Finds
... difference in skin tone associated with gender. His paper, "Gender Recognition of Human Faces Using ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112813

New Leadership Team Elected for the National Science Board
... Barack Obama after his initial six-year term ended. During his first term on the Board, Arvizu ... Energy.Arvizu has received numerous honors for his work. He was inducted into the Hispanic Engineer ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=124253

NSF Announces 2009 Alan T. Waterman Award Recipient
... his field, engaging in stellar research now and providing great hope for future discoveries as his ... Charbonneau earned his doctorate in astronomy from Harvard University and his undergraduate degree ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=114304

LSU Center for Computation & Technology Director To Head National Science Foundation's Office of Cyberinfrastructure
... L. Bement, Jr.As Seidel prepares to assume his new responsibilities at NSF, LSU's Vice Chancellor of ... earned his doctorate from Yale University in relativistic astrophysics. In addition to his work at ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=111689

NYU's Dalton Conley is the First Sociologist to Win NSF's Waterman Award
... middle-class values, even though his family was poor and his neighborhood was predominantly ... s interest in immunology was overtaken by his greater desire to understand broader societal puzzles ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104103

Samir El-Ghazaly to Lead NSF Division of Electrical, Communications, and Cyber Systems
... ECCS) in the Directorate for Engineering (ENG). His term at NSF begins today. El-Ghazaly's ... received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and his B.S.E ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=128869

Casey Dunn to Receive NSF Waterman Award
... with deep-sea creatures called siphonophores. His research holds clues about how complex ... receive $500,000 over three years to continue his studies of animal evolution."The Waterman Award is ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=118915

Six New Members to Participate in Next Meeting of the National Science Board
... in mechanical engineering at Texas A&M. His research interest is in nonlinear continuum ... officer of the CU-Boulder campus. Throughout his career, he has played an active role in helping to ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112774

Top Researcher-Educators Receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
... packages to scaffolds for tissue engineering. His education plan includes, as its centerpiece ... be tested on his campus and at a university having a large minority population. His education ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=107118

Public Service Awards Go to Stephen Jay Gould and PBS' Bill Nye, "The Science Guy"
... of evolution, together with those of his colleague Niles Eldredge, have resulted in the seminal ... said. "His seminal contributions to evolutionary science are enormous--and so are his inexhaustible ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=103006

Viscous Cycle: Quartz is Key to Plate Tectonics
... closed along North America's eastern seaboard.His observations, dubbed "The Wilson Tectonic Cycle ... mountain-building and earthquakes.Since his 1967 paper, additional studies have confirmed that ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=118951

Mark Abbott of Oregon State University to Become NSF Assistant Director for Geosciences
... director for Geosciences. He will assume his new NSF position on October 1, 2007. Abbott is ... to his personal strengths and professional excellence," said Sabah Randhawa, OSU Provost. "His ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=109688

Researcher Closing in on Birth Control Pill for Men
... and neuroscience, has taken the next step in his quest to develop a male contraceptive. Hall has ... his wife discussed contraception as a young couple, there were relatively few options available. His ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=102818

The National Science Board Announces Recipient of the 2012 Public Service Award
... physics relate to notions from popular culture.His most recent bestseller, A Universe from Nothing ... venue, and received a Grammy nomination for his liner notes for a Telarc CD of music from Star Trek ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=123633

UCLA's Tony F. Chan to Head Math and Physical Sciences at NSF
... over $60 million annually in research awards. His responsibilities there included policy, planning ... will greatly miss his energy, enthusiasm and leadership, we wish him well in his new endeavors." Dr ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=107056

Statement by Karl A. Erb, director of the National Science Foundation's Office of Polar Programs, on the Loss at Sea of Joshua Spillane
... tragedy, his long career in this uninviting environment underscores his service. His dedication ... frontiers. We wish to extend to his loved ones our gratitude for his service and our sympathy for ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=106912

Maryland Professor Discusses How Language is Understood
... of the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language Lab. His main research interest is in developing models of ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=111021

National Science Foundation Selects National Center for Atmospheric Research Director Roger M. Wakimoto to Lead Geosciences Directorate
... Suresh. "His record of strong leadership will serve NSF and the scientific community well, given his ... of his contributions to understanding mesoscale weather events. Wakimoto will begin his NSF ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=126005

(Ultra)Sounding Out a New Way to Treat Chronic Pain
... University has his way, there may soon be another option. Lewis and his colleagues have created a ... from the National Science Foundation, has spent his time at Cornell focusing on creating smaller and ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=116640

NSF Selects Young Theoretical Computer Scientist for its Highest Honor
... CISE) directorate, further described his contributions: "Subhash is a brilliant theoretical computer ... for his Unique Games Conjecture. He has made many unexpected and original contributions to ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=116554

NSF Announces the Appointment of James Ulvestad as the New Director of its Division of Astronomical Sciences
... Long Baseline Array radio telescopes. Prior to his arrival at NRAO in 1996, Ulvestad spent 12 years ... and his Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of Maryland in 1981. His research interests focus on ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=116331

Tim Killeen to Become NSF Assistant Director for Geosciences
... of the American Geophysical Union, will assume his new post July 1."Tim Killeen's vision for the ... commented. "We couldn't be more pleased."In his new role, Killeen will oversee the Geosciences ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=111199

Mark Abbott to Remain at Oregon State University
... given that he would retain his OSU position during his appointment), Abbott and NSF officials ... restrict his ability to manage GEO's portfolio of programs and activities, and limit his ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=109822

Solution Found to Long-Standing Inconsistencies in Data Analysis
... Science Foundation. For more information on his research, see http://gking.harvard.edu. In marketing ... professor of government at Harvard University. His new algorithm for computer software is reported ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=102784

President Bush Honors Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring
... parental participation with students. His focus is on increasing self-esteem and motivation by ... visual materials. His skill in using a unique cultural framework in his mentoring has effectively ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=100381

National Science Foundation Statement By Acting Director Cora B. Marrett on the National Strategy for the Arctic Region
... of Alaska-Fairbanks was one of the awardees. His work will assess acidification in the western ... dioxide.Jacobson says a key concern driving his research is that permafrost carbon will oxidize to ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=127916

NSF Selects University of Michigan Historian to Head Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences
... with a focus on Europe and the Americas, begins his position on Nov. 2, 2009."The work NSF does to ... the 21st century."As Gutmann prepares to assume his new responsibilities at NSF, Judy Sunley, deputy ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=115316

NSF to Bestow Waterman Award to UCLA's 'Mozart of Math'
... Tao was born in Adelaide, Australia, in 1975. His genius at mathematics began early in life. He ... competitions. Tao was 20 when he earned his doctorate from Princeton University, and he joined UCLA ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=111401

Geophysicist Robert Detrick Named NSF Division Director for Earth Sciences
... and Operations at WHOI, and will begin his NSF position on Nov. 3, 2008."We are delighted that Bob ... Detrick is a geophysicist and seismologist. His research has focused primarily on the structure and ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112108

NSF Appoints New Director of Office of Integrative Activities
... Activities. He will begin his position in January.In his new position, Haworth will work in ... director from 2006-2007."Dr. Haworth brings to his new assignment a wealth of experience and ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=110850

Tiny Marine Organisms Reflect Ocean Warming
... journal Science, oceanographer David Field and his coauthors describe how subtropical and tropical ... Bay Aquarium Research Institute, during his graduate studies at the Scripps Institution of ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=105689

MIT Economist Awarded John Bates Clark Medal
... development of nations around the world. His work suggests that institutions are more important to a ... development are crucial for economic growth--his work shows this," Newlon said. NSF has funded every ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104113

Capital Punishment Decisions Hinge on Jurors Who May Not Understand Their Task
... of the jury." In the first part of his NSF-supported research, Wiener will interview potential ... expects of juries in capital cases. Wiener and his team of researchers will develop modifications to ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=101832

John McGrath, New CBET Division Director
... CBET) in the Directorate for Engineering. His term at NSF begins today.McGrath has served as head of ... Director for Engineering Michael Reischman. "His insightful leadership and experience in ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=112348

Ecologist, Limnologist Robert Sterner Appointed NSF Division Director for Environmental Biology
... assistant director for biological sciences. "His accomplishments and long-standing interest in ... well." Sterner is an ecologist and limnologist. His research involves studies of ecological ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=109605

On the Nano Horizon: Emerging Technologies
... National Nanotechnology Initiative" and under his stewardship the federal investment in ... University, and Delft University of Technology. His research included experimental and simulation ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=108969

President Bush Honors Excellence in Mentoring
... and Management Program, which he chairs. His mentoring of female engineering students encourages ... some are still living at subsistence levels. His "long-house" project integrates science and ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=104137

South Pole Website Celebrates a Century of Science
... Amundsen and his men won that race. His British rival, Robert Falcon Scott, and his party arrived ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=122580

Bones of Long-Dead Animals Conjure Ghosts at Yellowstone
... of Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio.His results, published today in the journal PLoS ONE ... performed much of the research while doing his Ph.D. work at the University of Chicago."These ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=119063

NSB Names Recipients of 2009 Public Service Awards
... at Cornell University, is recognized for his extensive, broad-reaching and diverse contributions to ... about chemistry and its place in culture. His creative activities are numerous and include ...
http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=114332

National Science Foundation Announces New Director for Legislative and Public Affairs
... and education organizations. He begins his duties at NSF on June 12, 2006. Nesbit has managed a ... consulting business for more than a decade. His clients and projects have included dozens of ...
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Bennett Bertenthal Will Lead NSF Directorate
... engineering resources. Bertenthal will assume his NSF duties full-time in early January 1997. He ... Assistant Director until Bertenthal begins his official duties next year. A professor of psychology ...
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Flight Commemorates First Flyer to Reach South Pole
... continent. His success made him a national hero, and Americans followed the news of his flight with ... show milestones of Byrd's flight. It contrasts his plane with the modern ski-equipped aircraft flown ...
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NSF's Highest Honor for New Faculty Fosters Integration of Research and Education
... of cognitive processes in the mammalian brain. His model focuses on the brain circuits and cellular ... for intellectual property (IP) protection. His research investigates techniques for such protection ...
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Jellyfish Blooms Transfer Food Energy From Fish to Bacteria
... Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.His co-authors are VIMS scientists Deborah Steinberg ... Oceanography Program.Condon conducted his field studies by sampling jellyfish blooms in the York ...
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NSF Director Awarded Prestigious Padma Shri From Government of India
... a United States citizen, was recognized for his distinguished work in U.S. science and engineering ... the mechanical properties of materials. His most recent research tackled the biomechanics of red ...
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