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Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists & Engineers

The highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding scientists and engineers beginning their independent careers, and conferred annually by The White House.

“These early-career scientists are leading the way in our efforts to confront and understand challenges from climate change to our health and wellness,” ~President Obama

The Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, established by President Clinton in 1996, is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Recipients are selected for their pursuit of innovative research at the frontiers of science and technology and for their commitment to community service as demonstrated through scientific leadership, public education, or community outreach.

The awards embody the high priority placed by the government on maintaining the leadership position of the United States in science by producing outstanding scientists and engineers who will broadly advance science and the missions important to the participating agencies. The awards support the continued development of the awardees, foster innovative and far-reaching developments in science and technology, increase awareness of careers in science and engineering, give recognition to the scientific missions of participating agencies, enhance connections between fundamental research and national goals, and highlight the importance of science and technology for the nation's future.

For Additional Information: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/policy/pecase.htm

  • Abigail Hunter
  • Shea Mosby
  • John Yeager
  • David Mascarena
  • Amy Clarke
  • Evgenya I. Simakov
  • Eric D. Bauer
  • Ivan Vitev
  • Jennifer S. Martinez
  • Karissa Sanbonmatsu
  • Xian Chen