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July 17, 2019

UW Professors to Receive 2019 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers

Six University of Washington professors are to receive a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, according to an announcement July 2 from the White House. The award, also known as the PECASE, is the highest honor given by the U.S. government to early-career scientists and engineers “who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.”

Award Recipients:

  • Steven Brunton, Mechanical Engineering
  • Sara Lindstroem, Epidemiology
  • Laura Prugh, Environmental and Forest Sciences
  • Jiun-Haw Chu, Physics
  • Elizabeth Nance, Chemical Engineering
  • Alvin Cheung, Paul G. Allen School of Computer Science & Engineering
  • Kevin Schneider, Electrical & Computer Engineering (Affiliate Faculty)

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