President Obama honors outstanding early-career scientists
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 10:34am
Five individuals from NNSA’s national laboratories have been named recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.
Among the 96 recipients announced by President Obama are: Jeffrey W. Banks and Heather Whitley, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Amy J. Clarke, Los Alamos National Laboratory; and Stanley Atcitty and Daniel B. Sinars, Sandia National Laboratories.
The Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers embody the high priority the Obama Administration places on producing outstanding scientists and engineers to advance the Nation’s goals, tackle grand challenges and contribute to the American economy.