2017 Fellows

2017 Sloan Research Fellows

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation congratulates the winners of the 2017 Sloan Research Fellowships. 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, 69 National Medals of Science, 16 John Bates Clark Medals, and numerous other distinguished awards.


Chemistry


Russ Algar, University of British Columbia

Shane Ardo, University of California, Irvine

Jefferson Chan, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Bryan Dickinson, The University of Chicago

Kamil Godula, University of California, San Diego

Catherine Leimkuhler Grimes, University of Delaware

Rebekka Klausen, Johns Hopkins University

Kyle Lancaster, Cornell University

Garret Miyake, University of Colorado, Boulder

Jamie Neilson, Colorado State University

Timothy Newhouse, Yale University

Amish Patel, University of Pennsylvania

Kerri Pratt, University of Michigan

David Sarlah, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Corinna Schindler, University of Michigan

Natalia Shustova, University of South Carolina

Alexander Spokoyny, University of California, Los Angeles

Ming Lee Tang, University of California, Riverside

Ian Tonks, University of Minnesota

Daniel Turner, New York University

Suriyanarayanan Vaikuntanathan, The University of Chicago

Josh Vura-Weis, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Yan Yu, Indiana University


Computational & Evolutionary Molecular Biology


Ilana Brito, Cornell University

Russell Corbett-Detig, University of California, Santa Cruz

Michael DeGiorgio, The Pennsylvania State University

Polly Fordyce, Stanford University

Alexander A. Green, Arizona State University

Fereydoun Hormozdiari, University of California, Davis

Sergey Kryazhimskiy, University of California, San Diego

Amy Si-Ying Lee, Brandeis University

Siavash Mirarab, University of California, San Diego

Lei Qi, Stanford University

Sriram Sankararaman, University of California, Los Angeles

Randy Stockbridge, University of Michigan


Computer Science


Amir Ali Ahmadi, Princeton University

Mohammad Alizadeh, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ilias Diakonikolas, University of Southern California

Ali Farhadi, University of Washington

Jon Froehlich, University of Maryland, College Park

Daniel Kane, University of California, San Diego

Tim Kraska, Brown University

Jelani Nelson, Harvard University

Ren Ng, University of California, Berkeley

Michael Rubenstein, Northwestern University

Mark Schmidt, University of British Columbia

Angela Schoellig, University of Toronto

Stefano Tessaro, University of California, Santa Barbara

Ambuj Tewari, University of Michigan

Virginia Vassilevska Williams, Stanford University

Xia Zhou, Dartmouth College


Economics


Gabriel Carroll, Stanford University

Pablo Fajgelbaum, University of California, Los Angeles

Amanda Pallais, Harvard University

Johannes Stroebel, New York University

Joseph Vavra, The University of Chicago

Alessandra Voena, The University of Chicago

Reed Walker, University of California, Berkeley

Alexander Wolitzky, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Mathematics


Mark Davenport, Georgia Institute of Technology

John Duchi, Stanford University

Semyon Dyatlov, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tom Goldstein, University of Maryland, College Park

Wei Ho, University of Michigan

Thomas Koberda, University of Virginia

Chi Li, Purdue University

Gang Liu, Northwestern University

Han Liu, Princeton University

Yifeng Liu, Northwestern University

Jonathan Luk, Stanford University

Aaron Pixton, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Maksym Radziwill, McGill University

Benjamin Rossman, University of Toronto

Steven Sam, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nicholas Sheridan, Princeton University

Pierre Simon, University of California, Berkeley

Andrew Suk, University of Illinois at Chicago

Caroline Uhler, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Chelsea Walton, Temple University


Neuroscience


Jayeeta Basu, New York University

Monica Dus, University of Michigan

Yiyang Gong, Duke University

Weizhe Hong, University of California, Los Angeles

Andrew Kruse, Harvard Medical School

Nuo Li, Baylor College of Medicine

Darcie L. Moore, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Tiffany Schmidt, Northwestern University

Cody J. Smith, University of Notre Dame

Thibaud Taillefumier, University of Texas, Austin

Nicolas Tritsch, New York University

Jennifer Trueblood, Vanderbilt University

John Tuthill, University of Washington

Nilay Yapici, Cornell University

Michael Yartsev, University of California, Berkeley

Joel Zylberberg, University of Colorado, Denver


Ocean Sciences


Austin Becker, University of Rhode Island

Natalie Burls, George Mason University

Bradford Gemmell, University of South Florida

Pincelli Hull, Yale University

Morgan Kelly, Louisiana State University

Katherine Mackey, University of California, Irvine

Nicholas Shikuma, San Diego State University

Erik Sperling, Stanford University


Physics


Xie Chen, California Institute of Technology

Nathalie de Leon, Princeton University

Manuel Endres, California Institute of Technology

Nikta Fakhri, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Andrew Liam Fitzpatrick, Boston University

Tarun Grover, University of California, San Diego

Matthew Kunz, Princeton University

Guillaume Lambert, Cornell University

Emily Levesque, University of Washington

Kin Fai Mak, The Pennsylvania State University

Kohta Murase, The Pennsylvania State University

Rahul Mahajan Nandkishore, University of Colorado, Boulder

Jérémie Palacci, University of California, San Diego

Kerstin Perez, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Vlad Pribiag, University of Minnesota

Silviu Pufu, Princeton University

Joaquin Vieira, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Abigail Vieregg, The University of Chicago

Daniel Weisz, University of California, Berkeley

Sebastian Will, Columbia University

Qiong Yang, University of Michigan

Andrea Young, University of California, Santa Barbara

Zhaohuan Zhu, University of Nevada, Las Vegas