CMTM Faculty Hadi Nia Awarded Sloan Research Fellowship

Congratulations to College of Engineering Assistant Professor in BME and CMTM faculty and Hadi Nia on earning a coveted Sloan Research Fellowship!  In announcing the awards, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation declared that recipients show the “potential to revolutionize their fields of study.”  Selected by committees of distinguished scientists, winners each receive $75,000 to be spent over two years on any expense to support their research. “This prestigious award is another recognition of the College of Engineering’s strength in mechanobiology, which is one of our core convergent research areas.  Hadi’s work holds incredible promise for unlocking secrets behind cancer and pulmonary diseases,” says Elise Morgan, ENG’s Dean ad interim and CMTM Founding Director.  “The ultimate purpose of our research is improving people’s lives.  This Sloan fellowship is the latest of several major awards Hadi has earned that demonstrate his commitment to that pursuit.”

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