2021 Fellows

2021 Sloan Research Fellows

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation congratulates the winners of the 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships. These 128 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. Winners receive $75,000, which may be spent over a two-year term on any expense supportive of their research.


Chemistry


Carlos R. Baiz, The University of Texas, Austin

Joseph A. Cotruvo, Jr., The Pennsylvania State University

Emily Derbyshire, Duke University

A. Sloan Devlin, Harvard Medical School

Jeffrey E. Dick, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Elizabeth Elacqua, The Pennsylvania State University

Wei Gao, California Institute of Technology

Robert J. Gilliard, University of Virginia

Julia Kalow, Northwestern University

Heather J. Kulik, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Han Li, University of California, Irvine

David Limmer, University of California, Berkeley

Karthish Manthiram, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Nicholas Mayhall, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Hans Renata, Scripps Research Institute

Sophie Rousseaux, University of Toronto

Leslie M. Schoop, Princeton University

Ashleigh B. Theberge, University of Washington

Steven D. Townsend, Vanderbilt University

Haotian Wang, Rice University

Luisa Whittaker-Brooks, University of Utah

Sheng Xu, University of California, San Diego

Joel Yuen-Zhou, University of California, San Diego




Computational & Evolutionary Molecular Biology


Anne-Ruxandra Carvunis, University of Pittsburgh

Joseph H. Davis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ziyue Gao, University of Pennsylvania

Kerry A. Geiler-Samerotte, Arizona State University

Benjamin Good, Stanford University

Heng Li, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Stilianos Louca, University of Oregon

Harold Pimentel, University of California, Los Angeles

Molly Schumer, Stanford University

James Zou, Stanford University




Computer Science


Fadel Adib, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Rachit Agarwal, Cornell University

Nima Anari, Stanford University

Kai-Wei Chang, University of California, Los Angeles

Alessandro Chiesa, University of California, Berkeley

Alina Ene, Boston University

Giulia C. Fanti, Carnegie Mellon University

Sean W. Follmer, Stanford University

Roger B. Grosse, University of Toronto

Tovi Grossman, University of Toronto

Tucker Hermans, University of Utah

Oluwasanmi O. Koyejo, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Samory Kpotufe, Columbia University

Smita Krishnaswamy, Yale University

Brandon M. Lucia, Carnegie Mellon University

Tengyu Ma, Stanford University

Dor Minzer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Ravi Netravali, University of California, Los Angeles

Alexander Rush, Cornell University

Mark Zhandry, Princeton University




Earth Systems Science


Jacqueline Austermann, Columbia University

Anela Choy, University of California, San Diego

Sarah E. Mazza, Smith College

Sierra V. Petersen, University of Michigan

Brett R. Scheffers, University of Florida

Emily (Emmy) F. Smith, Johns Hopkins University

Justin V. Strauss, Dartmouth College

Jodi N. Young, University of Washington




Economics


Wenxin Du, The University of Chicago

Benjamin Enke, Harvard University

Elena Manresa, New York University

Christopher A. Neilson, Princeton University

Benjamin Schoefer, University of California, Berkeley

Jesse Schreger, Columbia University

Isaac Sorkin, Stanford University

Dmitry Taubinsky, University of California, Berkeley




Mathematics


Bhaswar B. Bhattacharya, University of Pennsylvania

Tamás Darvas, University of Maryland, College Park

Yu Deng, University of Southern California

Xiumin Du, Northwestern University

Jessica Fintzen, Duke University

Pavel Galashin, University of California, Los Angeles

Adel Javanmard, University of Southern California

Ilya Khayutin, Northwestern University

Brandon Levin, University of Arizona

Yevgeny Liokumovich, University of Toronto, Mississauga

Fedor Manin, University of California, Santa Barbara

Alexander Perry, University of Michigan

Lisa Piccirillo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Brandon Seward, University of California, San Diego

Egor Shelukhin, University of Montreal

Yakov Shlapentokh-Rothman, Princeton University

William Slofstra, University of Waterloo

Nathaniel Stapleton, University of Kentucky

Laura Starkston, University of California, Davis

Madeleine Udell, Cornell University




Neuroscience


Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, University of Pennsylvania

Rishidev Chaudhuri, University of California, Davis

Shaul Druckmann, Stanford University

Steven W. Flavell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Manuel Gomez-Ramirez, University of Rochester

Maria Ioannou, University of Alberta

Sung Soo Kim, University of California, Santa Barbara

Laura D. Lewis, Boston University

Benjamin J. Matthews, University of British Columbia

Jean-Michel Mongeau, The Pennsylvania State University

Eva A. Naumann, Duke University

Martina Poletti, University of Rochester

David M. Schneider, New York University

Katherine A. Tschida, Cornell University

Urbain Weyemi, The University of Texas, Austin

Swathi Yadlapalli, University of Michigan




Physics


Carlos A. Argüelles-Delgado, Harvard University

Ana Asenjo-Garcia, Columbia University

Hannes Bernien, The University of Chicago

Timothy D. Brandt, University of California, Santa Barbara

Victor W. Brar, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Sarah Burke-Spolaor, West Virginia University

Blakesley Burkhart, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

M. Carmen Carmona Benitez, The Pennsylvania State University

David R. Curtin, University of Toronto

Liang Dai, University of California, Berkeley

Roxanne Guenette, Harvard University

Nicholas R. Hutzler, California Institute of Technology

Elisabeth Krause, University of Arizona

Biao Lian, Princeton University

Luqiao Liu, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Marc Miskin, University of Pennsylvania

Caroline Morley, The University of Texas, Austin

Jedediah H. Pixley, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

Andrew C. Potter, The University of Texas, Austin

Frank G. Schroeder, University of Delaware

Daniel Weissman, Emory University

Liuyan Zhao, University of Michigan

Bo Zhen, University of Pennsylvania

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