June Huh, Visiting Professor in the School of Mathematics, has received the 2017 Blavatnik Regional Award for Young Scientists for solving longstanding problems in mathematics using innovative approaches. Douglas Stanford, Member in the School of Natural Sciences, is recognized as a finalist for the award for advancing the understanding of quantum gravity and chaos, through study of black holes. Established in 2007, the Awards are given annually by the Blavatnik Family Foundation and administered by the New York Academy of Sciences to honor the excellence of outstanding postdoctoral scientists from institutions across New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Three regional Winners and six Finalists are chosen from the fields of Life Sciences, Chemistry, and Physical Sciences and Engineering.
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