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PECASEPresidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers
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To support their basic research, DoD 2007 PECASE recipients will receive $200,000 a year for five years.
The PECASE is the highest award bestowed by the US government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers and is meant to spur them on to even greater accomplishments.
President Obama said in naming the PECASE award recipients, "Discoveries in science and technology not only strengthen our economy, they inspire us as people.
The PECASE awards were created to foster innovative 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 many of the grand challenges facing the nation, and highlight the importance of science and technology for America's future.
She has received numerous professional honors, including a 1997 NSF PECASE, the 1999-2000 College of Engineering 1938E Award, and the University of Michigan's 1999 Henry Russel Award for distinguished achievements in research.
He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has received several prestigious scientific awards including the PECASE, which is one of the highest honors given by the U.
NIH is extraordinarily proud of supporting 12 PECASE winners who have, early in their research careers, shown exceptional potential for scientific leadership during the twenty-first century -- the essence of this award.
Announced by the White House, PECASE is the highest honor given to scientists beginning their careers by the Federal Government.
Halevy for the PECASE award due to his extraordinary contributions in data integration, management of XML (Extensible Markup Language) data, and the development of tools for flexible construction of Web sites.