Sixteen Research Fellows to Receive Over $4.7M in Science Funding
IRVINE, Calif., May 19, 2023 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation announced today its 2023 class of Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows in Chemical Sciences, individuals who underscore the Foundation's mission of supporting basic research in the chemical sciences and chemical instrumentation. They were selected after a three-part review led by a panel of scientific experts.
The Foundation will award more than $4.7 million in funding over the next three years for 16 exceptional research fellows from 11 universities and research institutions:
Chemical Instrumentation Development
- Suman Gunasekaran, Ph.D., Cornell University
- Ashley Arcidiacono, Ph.D., The University of Chicago
- Alexander Hurben, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
- Christian Oswood, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Clorice Reinhardt, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Grigorii Skorupskii, Ph.D., Princeton University
- Jakob Dahl, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Jake Jagannathan, Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- James Law, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Jonathan Shultz, Ph.D., Duke University
- Kelsie Wentz, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
- Matthew Hannigan, Ph.D., New York University
- Neil Razdan, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Stephanie Hart, Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
- Steven Chapman, Ph.D., Northwestern University
- Steven Chavez, Ph.D., Stanford University
"Congratulations to the 2023 class of Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellows!" shared Dr. Anne Hultgren, Executive Director of the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. "We are inspired by their innovative chemistry and instrument development projects, and excited to provide this group of excellent scientists with support to help them transition to independent research careers."
The Arnold O. Beckman Postdoctoral Fellowship provides salary and research support to postdoctoral scholars with the highest potential for success in an independent academic career in the chemical sciences, and to assist in their moves from mentored yet independent researchers to tenure-track positions. Funds for 2023 awardees will be issued this summer and extend over a period of up to three years.
About the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation
Located in Irvine, California, the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation supports researchers and nonprofit research institutions in making the next generation of breakthroughs in chemistry and the life sciences. Founded in 1978 by 20th century scientific instrumentation pioneer Dr. Arnold O. Beckman, the Foundation supports United States institutions and young scientists whose creative, high-risk, and interdisciplinary research will lead to innovations and new tools and methods for scientific discovery. For more information, visit http://www.beckman-foundation.org/.
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