Researchers win Presidential Early Career Award


UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (WCIA) — Six science and engineering researchers have received national recognition.

UIUC announced the following people won this year: Gaurav Bahl, Pinshane Huang, Prashant Jain, Daniel Llano, Julia “Jessie” Shelton and Kelly Stephani. You can learn more about each of their accomplishments here.

The White House awarded them the Presidential Early Career Award. The award program was established in 1996. In total, 14 people from the state of Illinois earned recognition this year.

To see the full list of recipients, click here.

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