Four University professors were awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers in 2013.
The award has been given to associate professor of chemistry Abigail Doyle, assistant professor of psychology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute Yael Niv, assistant professor of chemical and biological engineering Rodney Priestley and assistant professor of operations research and financial engineering Ramon van Handel.
The Presidential Early Career Award is the highest honor that the U.S. government bestows on early career scientists. The University faculty were among the 102 researchers at American institutions to receive the award this year. Recipients were selected by the Office of Science and Technology Policy within the Executive Office of the President.