2011 former liu group graduate student dr kevin esvelt received the fannie and john hertz foundation doctoral thesis prize to recognize overall excellence and pertinence to high-impact applications of the. Shapiro's has been awarded the hertz, soros, miller and life science research foundation fellowships and the hertz phd thesis prize in 2010, the technology review recognized him as one of the. Heinrich hertz's nephew gustav ludwig hertz was a nobel prize winner, and gustav's son carl helmut hertz invented medical ultrasonography his daughter mathilde carmen hertz was a well-known biologist and comparative psychologist. Springer theses - the best of the best internationally top-ranked research institutes select their best thesis annually for publication in this series nominated and endorsed by two recognized specialists, each thesis is chosen for its scientific excellence and impact on research.
He was awarded the hertz foundation doctoral thesis prize in 1992, given each year to the best ph d thesis from among hertz fellows in 1992, he became a research staff member in the vlsi design department at the ibm t j watson research center , yorktown heights, ny and was promoted to manager in 1996. David r (chip) kent iv received his bs in chemistry and physics with a minor in mathematics from texas a&m university in 1999 during this time, chip researched the conformational preferences of small molecules, femtosecond spectroscopy, capillary electrophoresis, iterative eigensolvers, and the fundamentals of quantum mechanics. Upon receiving his/her phd, contestant may submit a copy of their thesis no less than $1000 is awarded to exceptional entries awards are not given out every year and more than one award may be given out each year.
His thesis was honored by a marshall n rosenbluth outstanding doctoral thesis award (then called the simon ramo award) from the american physical society, and by a hertz foundation doctoral thesis prize. His numerous awards include the hertz foundation doctoral thesis prize, the optical society of america's adolph lomb medal and rw wood prize, the international commission on optics prize, and the ieee photonics society's william streifer scientific achievement award and quantum electronics prize at purdue he has been recognized with the. He is a recipient of the hertz foundation doctoral thesis prize (2004), the sandia laboratories truman fellowship (2004-2007), the us department of energy early career research award (2010), and the junior bose award for teaching excellence from the mit school of engineering (2012.
Hertz doctoral thesis prize, the hertz foundation's mission is to focus on supporting graduate students in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering, for the purpose our approach is to examine the work of the hertz doctoral thesis prize winners in this context. Anna hilsmann was awarded the vbki science prize for her dissertation on image-based rendering she is head of the computer vision and graphics research group at the fraunhofer heinrich hertz institute hhi. Thesis prize winners the hertz foundation requires that each fellow furnish the foundation a copy of his or her doctoral dissertation upon receiving the phd the foundation's thesis prize committee examines the phd dissertations for their overall excellence and pertinence to high-impact applications of the physical sciences. Huce ziff environmental fellow alexander wissner-gross, phd has been awarded the hertz foundation doctoral thesis prize for 2008 wissner-gross, a 2003-2008 hertz fellow, received the thesis prize for his dissertation in physics from harvard university entitled physically programmable surfaceshis thesis presented a suite of novel programmable surfaces that dramatically increased the. In addition to the soros fellowship, mikhail has been awarded the hertz, miller and life science research foundation fellowships and the hertz phd thesis prize in 2010, the technology review recognized him as one of the world's top 35 innovators under age 35.
Psychology background & experience dr stuart's own background and personal experience allows her to form a trusting rapport with individuals from diverse fields and professional positions. His undergraduate and graduate students have earned university-wide and national distinctions for their thesis research, including three thomas t hoopes prizes and one lawrence j henderson prize at harvard, the iupac prize for young chemists, the harold w weintraub graduate student award, and the fannie and john hertz foundation doctoral. Heinrich hertz, aged about 12, with his father, mother, and two younger brothers heinrich's mother was especially passionate about his education realizing he had a natural talent for making things and for drawing, she arranged draftsmanship lessons for him on sundays at a technical college.
2005: hertz thesis prize, hertz foundation awarded to certain phd dissertations completed by hertz fellows during the preceding academic year for their overall excellence and pertinence to high-impact applications of the physical sciences. Doctoral dissertations in musicology (ddm) is an international database of bibliographic records for completed dissertations and new dissertation topics in the fields of musicology, music theory the relevant international standard2 and many newer style guides recognize that this book.
The thesis prize includes honorariums of $5000 for each hertz fellow and $1000 for each of the fellows' graduate and undergraduate advisors winners include: winners include: anna bershteyn , phd. Thesis prize winners the hertz foundation's mission is to focus on supporting graduate students in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics and engineering, for the purpose of solving difficult, real-world problems. In 2007, he completed his phd in physics at harvard, where his research on neuromorphic computing, machine learning, and programmable matter was awarded the hertz doctoral thesis prize a thought leader in artificial intelligence, he is a contributing author of the new york times science bestseller, this idea must die , and the amazon #1 new. Fannie and john hertz foundation doctoral thesis prize (1984) great american family award, presented at the white house, june 1986 outstanding poster paper at the 1987 gordon research conference on nonlinear optics and lasers, wolfeboro, nh, july 27-31, 1987.