Jennifer Dionne, Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, earned the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government on outstanding researchers early in their careers.
Anthony Ricci, Professor of Otolaryngology and Beth Pruitt, associate professor of mechanical engineering, are developing a set of tools that are small enough to stimulate an individual nerve or group of nerves, but also fast and flexible enough to mimic a realistic range of forces.
The Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Clinic at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, directed by Stanford Professor Brenda Porter, has earned a specialty designation from the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance. Currently, there are about 40 clinics nationwide with the designation.
The BabyTalk program is designed to teach children under the age of 3 how to use their newly implanted cochlear devices to learn how to listen and speak, regardless of where they live or whether their families can pay for the therapy.
By making digital versions of real-world science experiments available to anyone on the Internet, Stanford Professor Lambertus Hesselink has developed a new approach to integrating laboratory experience with massive online science courses.