Raman Sundrum Receives the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship
Published: Thursday, 08 September 2011 17:20
Professor Raman Sundrum has received the Wilson H. Elkins Professorship. This designation was established in 1978 as the first permanently endowed, university-wide professorship at the University of Maryland. It honors Wilson H. Elkins, a former Rhodes scholar who served as president of the University of Maryland from 1954 to 1978.
Raman Sundrum Named Distinguished University Professor
Professor James Gates appointed a Distinguished Research Chair
Published: Friday, 05 August 2011 11:04
Sylvester James Gates has been appointed a Distinguished Research Chair at the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics, Waterloo, Canada. Distinguished Research Chairs spend extended periods each year doing research at the Institute, enabling them to be part of Perimeter’s scientific community while retaining permanent positions at their home institutions.
Alessandra Buonanno Selected as 2011-2012 Radcliffe Institute Fellow
Published: Wednesday, 20 July 2011 11:30
The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University has selected Alessandra Buonanno to be a Radcliffe Institute fellow for the 2011–2012 academic year. Alessandra Buonanno joins 51 distinguished women and men at the forefront of the sciences, humanities, social sciences, arts, and professions to convene at the Institute for a full year. With only 6 percent of applicants selected to this program, Buonanno and her accomplished colleagues will focus on innovative individual projects and research while benefiting from a multidisciplinary community of fellows in the enriching University setting.