Sharon Weiss -- PECASE recipient
Today President Obama named Sharon Weiss and 99 other beginning researchers as PECASE recipients!!!
PECASE stands for Presidential Early Career Award for Scientist and Engineers.
This is the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stage of their careers.
Sharon's award is for $1M and was sponsored by the Army Research Office.
Sharon will go to the White House to receive her award this fall.
If you would like to see the full press release from the White House, see