Carnegie Mellon University

Early Career Awards

Air Force Young Investigator Program Award

Name Year Department
Hayden Schaeffer 2016 Mathematical Sciences

Annie Jump Cannon Award, American Astronomical Society

Name Year Department
Rachel Mandelbaum 2011 Physics

Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award from the March of Dimes

Name Year Department
Brooke McCartney 2005 Biological Sciences

Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award

Name Year Department
Stefan Bernhard 2002 Chemistry
Susan Graul 1992 Chemistry

Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award

Name Year Department
Rongchao Jin 2011 Chemistry
Catalina Achim 2003 Chemistry
Terry Collins  1985 Chemistry

Career Development Award, Society of Neuroscience

Name Year Department
Alison Barth 2008 Biological Sciences

Cottrell Scholar, Research Corporation for Science Advancement

Name Year Department
Benjamin Hunt 2019 Physics
Di Xiao 2016 Physics

David and Lucile Packard Fellowship in Science and Engineering

Name Year Department
Dannie Durand 2002 Biological Sciences

Department of Energy Early Career Award

Name Year Department
Jyoti Katoch 2019 Physics
Rachel Mandelbaum 2012 Physics

Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation

Name Year Department
Alison Barth 2009 Biological Sciences

Kaufman New Investigator Award

Name Year Department
Huaying Zhang 2020 Biological Sciences

NARSAD Young Investigator Grant, Brain & Behavior Research Foundation

Name Year Department
Aryn Gittis 2014 Biological Sciences

National Institute of Aging Emerging Researcher, National Institutes of Health

Name Year Department
Danith Ly 2000 Chemistry

National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award

Name Year Department
Yongxin Zhao 2018 Biological Sciences

National Science Foundation CAREER Award

Name Year Department
Theresa Anderson 2023 Mathematical Science
Franziska Weber 2021 Mathematical Science
Florian Frick 2021 Mathematical Science
Hayden Schaeffer 2018 Mathematical Science
Yisong (Alex) Guo 2017 Chemistry
Ian Tice 2017 Mathematical Sciences
Boris Bukh 2016 Mathematical Sciences
Ryan Sullivan 2016 Chemistry
Kevin Noonan 2015 Chemistry
Po-Shen Loh 2015 Mathematical Sciences
Gautam Iyer 2013 Mathematical Sciences
Stefan Bernhard 2005 Chemistry
Catalina Achim 2004 Chemistry
Russell Schwartz 2004 Biological Sciences
Linda Peteanu 1997 Chemistry
Hyung Kim 1997 Chemistry
Sara Majetich 1992 Physics

Non-tenured Faculty Award, 3M Corporation

Name Year Department
Newell Washburn 2006 Chemistry
Bruce Armitage 2001 Chemistry

Outstanding Young Researcher Award, International Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers

Name Year Department
Shirley Ho 2014 Physics

Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)

Name Year Department
Po-Shen Loh 2019 Mathematical Sciences
Russell Schwartz 2005 Biological Sciences

Searle Scholars

Name Year Department
Michael Hendrich 1995 Chemistry
Aaron Mitchell 1989 Biological Sciences

Sloan Research Fellowship

Name Year Department
Carl Rodriguez 2022 Physics
Florian Frick 2019 Mathematical Sciences
Venkat Viswanathan 2018 Chemistry
Wesley Pegden 2016 Mathematical Sciences
Boris Bukh 2015 Mathematical Sciences
Gautam Iyer 2013 Mathematical Sciences
Rachel Mandelbaum 2013 Physics
Catalina Achim 2006 Chemistry
Justin Crowley 2006 Biological Sciences
Alison Barth 2003 Biological Sciences
Mike Widom 1991 Physics

Society for Neuroscience Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award

Name Year Department
Aryn Gittis 2018 Biological Sciences