Faculty Award

Naomi Oreskes Awards for Outstanding Climate Science Communication and AGU Ambassador

Naomi Oreskes Awards for Outstanding Climate Science Communication and AGU Ambassador

September 22, 2016

Please join us in congratulating Affiliated Faculty member Naomi Oreskes on being awarded the Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication.  The award is given to a natural or social scientist who has made extraordinary scientific contributions and communicated that knowledge to a broad public in a clear and compelling fashion.

In Read more about Naomi Oreskes Awards for Outstanding Climate Science Communication and AGU Ambassador

Prof. Ann Pearson

Ann Pearson named Harvard College Professor

May 11, 2016

We are pleased to announce that Ann Pearson has been named a Harvard College Professor, a five-year professorship that recognizes and highlights exceptional undergraduate teaching at Harvard, in addition to research activities.  Please join us in congratulating Ann on this significant honor.  Read the full story in the Harvard Gazette.

Jim Rice - Multiple Awards

November 12, 2015

Please join us in congratulating Professor Jim Rice who will be receiving multiple awards this fall.  

First, Jim will be receiving the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) medal on November 16th in Houston at the Awards Banquet as part of the annual International Mechanical Engineering Conference and Exposition. The ASME Medal is the highest award that the Society can bestow to recognize “eminently distinguished engineering achievement Read more about Jim Rice - Multiple Awards

Jerry Mitrovica to Receive the 2015 GSA Day Medal

Jerry Mitrovica to Receive the 2015 GSA Day Medal

June 5, 2015

Please join us in congratulating Jerry Mitrovica who will be awarded the Geological Society of America's 2015 Day Medal. Quoting from the GSA website; "The Arthur L. Day Medal was established in 1948 through a donation by Arthur L. Day, Founding Director of the Geophysical Laboratory of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. It is awarded annually, or less frequently at the discretion of the Council, to recognize outstanding distinction in the application of physics and chemistry to the solution of geologic problems, with no restriction to the particular field of geologic research. It was Read more about Jerry Mitrovica to Receive the 2015 GSA Day Medal

Jim Rice Receives Theodore von Karman Medal

Jim Rice Receives Theodore von Karman Medal

August 12, 2014

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has announced that Professor Jim Rice will be this year's recipient of the Theodore von Karman Medal.  The award is intended to honor "distinguished achievements in engineering mechanics".  The Harvard Gazette feature on the award is available here.   Please join us in congratulating  Jim on this significant honor!

University of Chicago Honors Andy Knoll

June 16, 2014

Please join us in congratulating Professor Andy Knoll who was awarded an honorary degree from the University of Chicago at their convocation on June 14th.

Quoting for the University's web page "The University’s approach to awarding honorary degrees, however, is unique in that the University does not honor actors, ambassadors, presidents or monarchs unless they meet stringent requirements for scholarship. The University traditionally awards honorary degrees to individuals who have made significant contributions to their fields of study or in service to the University, in the case Read more about University of Chicago Honors Andy Knoll

Andy Knoll elected to Indian National Academy of Sciences

Andy Knoll elected to Indian National Academy of Sciences

November 13, 2013

Please join us in congratulating Andy Knoll on his election as a Foreign Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences of India. Quoting form the Academy's website "..the National Academy of Sciences, India was founded in the year 1930, with the objectives to provide a national forum for the publication of research work carried out by Indian scientists and to provide opportunities for exchange of views among them."   Great work on this significant honor Andy!

Sujoy Mukhopadhyay Gast Lecture

Sujoy Mukhopadhyay Gast Lecture

August 30, 2013

Please follow this link for information on Sujoy Mukopadhyay's Gast Lectureship delivered at the this year's Goldschmidt Conference.  The lecture, titled "Probing the Hadean World with Noble Gases" was delivered in a plenary session on the final day of the conference.  Congratulations Sujoy!