Ni Named 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics
Professor Kang-Kuen Ni has been named one of the 2015 Sloan Research Fellows by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. The Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. They are awarded yearly to 126 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.
These 126 early-career scholars represent the most promising scientific researchers working today. Their achievements and potential place them among the next generation of scientific leaders in the U.S.
and Canada. Since 1955, Sloan Research Fellows have gone on to win 43 Nobel Prizes, 16 Fields Medals, 65 National Medals of Science, 14 John Bates Clark Medals, and numerous other distinguished awards.
(from the Sloan Foundation NY Times announcement)