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Five earn Sloan Foundation fellowships

The Alfred Sloan Foundation has selected five Princeton researchers to receive fellowships to support research in computer science, mathematics, physics and economics.

The recipients are: Moses Charikar , assistant professor of computer science; Wee Teck Gan , assistant professor of mathematics; Steven Gubser , associate professor of physics; Han Hong , assistant professor of economics; and Christopher Tully , assistant professor of physics.

The winners, who were among 117 recipients nationwide, each will receive $40,000 in unrestricted research support. The highly selective fellowships are designed to help researchers who are at an early stage of their careers and show exceptional promise. The Sloan Foundation gives the awards annually in seven fields, which also include chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, and neuroscience.

Contact: Tom Bartus (609) 258-3601

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