Twenty-one faculty members from eight UC campuses were awarded Sloan Research Fellowships for 2013.
The honor from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements identify them as rising stars in the scientific field.
"The Sloan Research Fellows are the best of the best among young scientists," said Paul L. Joskow, president of the Sloan Foundation. "If you want to know where the next big scientific breakthrough will come from, look to these extraordinary men and women. The foundation is proud to support them during this pivotal stage of their careers."
Fellows receive $50,000 each to be used to further their research. Winners are drawn from 61 colleges and universities across the United States and Canada. Fellowships are awarded in the fields of chemistry, computer science, economics, mathematics, evolutionary and computational molecular biology, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics.
Established in 1934 in New York City, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation is a philanthropic, not-for-profit institution that makes grants in support of original research and education in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and economic performance.
Sloan fellows for 2013 from UC:
|Frederico Finan||UC Berkeley||Economics|
|Yuriy Gorodnichenko||UC Berkeley||Economics|
|Björn Hartmann||UC Berkeley||Computer Science|
|Michael Lustig||UC Berkeley||Computer Science|
|Matthew Law||UC Irvine||Chemistry|
|Jeffrey Streets||UC Irvine||Math|
|Jing Xia||UC Irvine||Physics|
|Anastassia N. Alexandrova||UC Los Angeles||Chemistry|
|Jason Ernst||UC Los Angeles||Molecular Biology|
|Sotiris Masmanidis||UC Los Angeles||Neuroscience|
|Rahul Roy||UC Los Angeles||Physics|
|Yi Xing||UC Los Angeles||Molecular Biology|
|Naveen Reddy||UC Riverside||Physics|
|Nuno Bandeira||UC San Diego||Molecular Biology|
|Adrian Ioana||UC San Diego||Math|
|Eva-Maria Schötz||UC San Diego||Physics|
|Martín Tresguerres||UC San Diego||Ocean Sciences|
|Sophie Dumont||UC San Francisco||Molecular Biology|
|Ryan Hernandez||UC San Francisco||Molecular Biology|
|David Weld||UC Santa Barbara||Physics|
|Charlie Conroy||UC Santa Cruz||Physics|