Professor Andrea Alù Named a Blavatnik Award Finalist

Andrea Alu, Einstein Professor of Physics at The Graduate Center, CUNYThe New York Academy of Sciences and the Blavatnik Family Foundation have announced that Andrea Alù, director of the Photonics Initiative at the Advanced Science Research Center and the Einstein Professor of Physics at The Graduate Center, CUNY has been selected as a national finalist for the 2019 Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists in the physical sciences and engineering category.
 
The Blavatnik National Awards honor America’s most innovative young faculty-rank scientists and engineers.
 
These awards celebrate the past accomplishments and future potential of young faculty members working in three disciplinary categories of science and engineering. Every year, one nominee in each category is named a Blavatnik Laureate and awarded $250,000 in unrestricted funds.
 
The Blavatnik national finalists and laureates will be honored in ceremonies held at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City on September 23, 2019. This is the fourth time Alù has been named a Blavatnik Award national finalist.ù

Submitted on: MAY 29, 2019

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