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Cornell PECASE award winners

Cornell 2011 pecase winners

Four Cornell scientists received 2011's prestigious Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) - more than any other institution. This is the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on early-career science and engineering professionals.

  • Kyle Shen, assistant professor of physics
  • Salman Avestimehr, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering
  • David Erickson, associate professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering
  • John C. March, assistant professor of biological and environmental engineering