National Science Foundation announces M. Zahid Hasan as a recipient of the American Competitive and Innovation Fellowship Award
National Science Foundation has named M. Zahid Hasan as an American Competitive and Innovation Fellow (2010-2015). Hasan is being recognized (NSF citation) "for his outstanding, groundbreaking research on topological insulators and his exemplary efforts in enabling the participation of a broader community in American science".
Hasan has previously won the Shirley Award for outstanding scientific achievement "for the discovery of topological order in the solid state and quantum Hall-like behavior without magnetic fields (bulk topological insulators)". See: http://www.princeton.edu/pccm/news/archive/index.xml?id=6513
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