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Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

As a microbiologist, Dr. Karine Gibbs investigates the complex behaviors of bacteria and how they use sociality to either cause disease or create a home. Dr. Gibbs received a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering in 2012 and credits the Fellowship with helping to propel her lab’s research and launch new discoveries. Today, at the … Continued

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has appointed Dr. Martin Zanni, a professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, to the Advisory Panel of the Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering program. Dr. Zanni is a 2005 Packard Fellow and joins the prestigious group of scientists and engineers responsible for selecting a new … Continued

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced today the 2023 class of Packard Fellows for Science and Engineering. The 35th Anniversary class features 20 innovative early-career scientists and engineers, who will each receive $875,000 over five years to pursue their research. This year’s class of Fellows are exploring new frontiers in their fields of study, … Continued

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has appointed Dr. Celeste Nelson, a Chemical and Biological Engineer at Princeton University, to the Advisory Panel of the Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering. Dr. Nelson is a 2008 Packard Fellow and joins the prestigious group of scientists and engineers responsible for selecting a class of Fellows each … Continued

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

What if scientists were only limited by their curiosity and not by gender? Women are typically awarded smaller research grants than their male colleagues and, while they represent 33.3% of all researchers, only 12% of the National Academy of Science, Engineering and Medicine members are women, according to the U.N. Today, on International Day of … Continued

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

From the time we wake up in the morning to when we go to sleep at night, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, or STEM, has changed the way we live our lives and helped us better understand the world around us. From studying infant brains, to protecting websites from spam and abuse, regenerating human tissue, to better understanding evolution, STEM and its products impact … Continued

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

October 14, 2021 (Los Altos, CA) – Today, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced the 2021 class of Packard Fellows for Science and Engineering. This year’s class features 20 innovative early-career scientists and engineers, who will each receive $875,000 over five years to pursue their research. The Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering are … Continued

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has selected Richard Alley of Pennsylvania State University to chair the Advisory Panel of the Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering. Dr. Alley, world-renowned geologist and 1991 Packard Fellow, will lead the prestigious group of scientists and engineers who are responsible for selecting a class of Fellows each year … Continued

Topic: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering

October 15, 2020 (Los Altos, CA) – Today, the David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced the 2020 class of Packard Fellows for Science and Engineering. This year’s class features 20 innovative early-career scientists and engineers, who will each receive $875,000 over five years to pursue their research. The Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering are … Continued