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 September 4, 2018

Jennifer Brisson and Patrick Oakes Recipients of the National Science Foundation’s Most Prestigious Recognition for Junior Faculty Members: the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award

Eight University of Rochester researchers are among the latest recipients of the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious recognition for junior faculty members: the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award.

This is the largest number of CAREER awards in one year for the University.

“This is a measure of quality with respect to the young faculty we are recruiting here at the University of Rochester,” says Rob Clark, University provost and senior vice president for research. “This highly competitive program serves to launch the careers of young researchers, and with eight awards this year, we are at an all-time high.”