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Engineer Robert J. Wood to Receive NSF's Alan T. Waterman Award

March 8, 2012

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Harvard University engineer Robert J. Wood has been named one of two recipients of the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Alan T. Waterman Award. The annual award, NSF's most prestigious honor, recognizes an outstanding researcher under the age of 35 in any field of science or engineering that NSF supports. In addition to a medal, Wood and Aaronson will each receive a $1 million-dollar grant over a five-year period for further advanced study.Full Story

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The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency that supports fundamental research and education across all fields of science and engineering. In fiscal year (FY) 2018, its budget is $7.8 billion. NSF funds reach all 50 states through grants to nearly 2,000 colleges, universities and other institutions. Each year, NSF receives more than 50,000 competitive proposals for funding and makes about 12,000 new funding awards.

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