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Sloan Research Fellowships

The Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.

These two-year, $75,000 fellowships are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

In the News

Two Northwestern professors named Sloan Research Fellows

February 12, 2020– From Northwestern Now

Young researchers are rising stars of the academic community

Chemistry

  • Jonathan Rivnay, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2019)
  • David Harris, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2016)
  • Danna Freedman, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2015)
  • Jiaxing Huang, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2011)
  • Emily Weiss, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2011)
  • Lincoln Lauhon, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2007)
  • Karl Scheidt, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2007)
  • Mark Hersam, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2005)
  • Teri Odom, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2005)
  • Son Binh Nguyen, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2001)
  • Franz Geiger , Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2001)
  • Chad Mirkin, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1995)
  • Joseph Hupp, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (1990)
  • Monica Olvera de la Cruz, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (1990)
  • Peter Stair, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1984)
  • Richard Silverman, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1981)
  • George Schatz, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1980)
  • Eric Weitz, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1978)
  • Frederick Lewis, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1975)
  • Tobin Marks, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1974)
  • Kenneth Spears, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1974)
  • Brian Hoffman, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1971)

Computer Science

  • Michael Rubenstein, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2017)

Economics

  • Mar Reguant, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2016)
  • Bruno Strulovici, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2013)
  • Seema Jayachandran, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2011)
  • Giorgio Primiceri, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2010)

Mathematics

  • Bao Le Hung, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2019)
  • Gang Liu, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2017)
  • Nir Avni, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2014)
  • Aaron Naber, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2014)
  • Nathaniel Stern, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2013)
  • Valentino Tossati, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2012)
  • Eric Zaslow, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2000)
  • George Gasper, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1973)

Neuroscience

  • Andrew Miri, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2020)
  • Tiffany Schmidt, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2017)
  • Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2016)
  • David McLean, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2011)
  • Indira Raman, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1999)
  • Catherine Woolley, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1998)
  • Mark Segraves, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1989)
  • David L. Ferster, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1984)

Physics

  • John Joseph M. Carrasco, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2020)
  • Raffaella Margutti, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2019)
  • James Rondinelli, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science (2016)
  • Brian Odom, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2010)
  • Adilson Motter, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2009)
  • Mayda Velasco, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (2002)
  • Venkat Chandrasekhar, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1994)
  • William Halpering, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1977)
  • Donald Ellis, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences (1969)