Archive Tag: Recognition

Adriana Lleras-Muney
UCLA

Adriana Lleras-Muney—a professor of economics at UCLA—was one of three UCLA researchers to be awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Obama earlier this week. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Read more

Aradhna Tripati, an associate professor in the departments of Earth, planetary and space sciences, and atmospheric and oceanic sciences, and UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.
Reed Hutchinson/UCLA

Aradhna Tripati—a professor of earth, planetary, and space sciences at UCLA—was one of three UCLA researchers to be awarded the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Obama earlier this week. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers. Read more

Michelle Craske
UCLA

Congratulations to Distinguished Professor Michelle Craske for receiving the 2017 Distinguished Scientist Award from the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP), a premier organization for academic clinical psychology. Michelle Craske, member of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge Executive Committee, has published nearly 400 research articles on the topics of Read more

Gaurav Sant has been announced as one of the "Optimists" featured in UCLA's fall 2016 Optimists campaign.
Gaurav Sant has been announced as one of the “Optimists” featured in UCLA’s fall 2016 Optimists campaign.
UCLA

UCLA announced the names of ten alumni and faculty to be featured in UCLA’s fall 2016 Optimists campaign. Among them is Gaurav Sant, an Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering who is being recognized for his work with CO2NCRETE, a sustainable concrete building material created through carbon upcycling.

Read more at UCLA Newsroom

Kelsey Martin
Kelsey Martin
U. of California at Los Angeles

Kelsey Martin, co-chair of the Depression Grand Challenge’s Leadership Council, was recently profiled by The Chronicle of Higher Education. As the first female dean of David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Kelsey Martin is fostering a community of open discussion and tolerance. Dr. Martin is currently investigating the selection processes for medical residents and faculty Read more