Early Career Program

You are here

The DOE Office of Science Early Career Research Program provides an annual funding opportunity for researchers in universities and DOE national laboratories. Established in 2010, this program supports the individual research programs of outstanding scientists early in their careers and stimulates research careers in the disciplines supported by the DOE Office of Science: Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR), Biological and Environmental Research (BER), Basic Energy Sciences (BES), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES), High Energy Physics (HEP), and Nuclear Physics (NP). You can find more information here.  

March 13, 2020
Tsuyoshi Tajima Profile Picture
Tsuyoshi Tajima: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winners
Tsuyoshi Tajima at Los Alamos National Lab is investigating the promising potential of MgB2 to coat particle accelerator components.
March 6, 2020
John Kitchin Profile Picture
John Kitchin: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
John Kitchin’s Early Career Award made possible research that identified a cheap and efficient material for splitting water into oxygen and hydrogen.
February 28, 2020
Stanislav Boldyrev Profile Picture
Stanislav Boldyrev: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Stanislav Boldyrev studies magnetized-plasma turbulence, analyzing lengths from a few centimeters in the lab to thousands of light years in astronomy.
February 20, 2020
Arthi Jayaraman Profile Picture
Arthi Jayaraman: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Computational approaches enables Arthi Jayaraman to make valuable predictions that guide experiments and accelerate innovation in material sciences.
February 7, 2020
Alysia Marino Profile Picture
Alysia Marino: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Marino studied the properties of neutrino interactions in water and improved scientists’ understanding of neutrino fluxes generated in beamlines.
January 31, 2020
Ruben Juanes Profile Picture
Ruben Juanes: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Ruben Juanes’ Early Career Award helped develop a program to investigate fundamental mechanisms of fluid-fluid displacement in porous media.
January 17, 2020
Marivi Fernández-Serra Profile Picture
Marivi Fernández-Serra: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Fernández-Serra is improving our understanding of electrically induced chemical reactions in the condensed phase and at the liquid-metal interface.
January 10, 2020
Daniel Bardayan Profile Picture
Daniel Bardayan: Then and Now / Early Career Award Winner
University of Notre Dame professor Daniel Bardayan studies the astrophysical reactions that power stellar explosions and make elements.
January 3, 2020
David Shih Profile Picture
David Shih: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
David Shih and his team have identified a number of new search strategies for supersymmetry which experimentalists are actively pursuing today.
December 20, 2019
Benjamin Monreal Profile Picture
Benjamin Monreal: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Measuring the mass of a neutrino is an international, collaborative effort to develop detection methods and apparatus.
December 12, 2019
Youssef M. Marzouk Profile Picture
Youssef M. Marzouk: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Mathematical methods to quantify uncertainties in computer models are the focus of Youssef Marzouk’s research, funded by his 2010 Early Career Award.
December 6, 2019
Antonino Miceli Profile Picture
Antonino Miceli: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Miceli and his team has a developed a new class of quantum detectors which will greatly expand the accessibility of X-ray spectroscopy.
November 22, 2019
Yuantao Ding Profile Picture
Yuantao Ding: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
At SLAC, Yuantao Ding has developed new techniques to capture snapshot images of nature’s fastest phenomena on the smallest scale.
November 15, 2019
Ivan Bazarov Profile Picture
Ivan Bazarov: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Physicist Ivan Bazarov is making advances in beam quality and brightness at Cornell University’s particle accelerator, the Photoinjector.
November 7, 2019
Christina Markert Profile Picture
Christina Markert: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
University of Texas at Austin professor Christina Markert is investigating the nuclear evolution of the universe.
November 1, 2019
Christiane Jablonowski Profile Picture
Christiane Jablonowski: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Her EC award supported work to develop climate circulation models with state-of-the-art techniques for resolving multiple scales.
October 25, 2019
Christine M. Thomas Profile Picture
Christine M. Thomas: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
The Ohio State University chemistry professor Christine M. Thomas designs catalysts to make fuels more energy efficient and environmentally benign.
October 18, 2019
Feng Wang: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Feng Wang: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Wang’s 2010 Early Career Award supported his research on graphene using advanced device fabrication, electrical control, and laser spectroscopy.
October 4, 2019
Early Career Award Winner Pavel Nadolsky Profile Picture
Pavel Nadolsky: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Nadolsky is creating state-of-the-art methods in order to learn about elementary particles’ properties.
September 27, 2019
Xiaochao Zheng Profile Picture
Xiaochao Zheng: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Her Early Career Award funding supported Zheng and her team in parity measurement research.
September 20, 2019
Michelle Strout Profile Picture
Michelle Strout: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Strout’s ECA supports the SAIMI project, creating small programming models to increase performance.
September 13, 2019
Vlad Soukhanovskii Profile Picture
Vlad Soukhanovskii: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Soukhanovskii’s 2010 ECA supports his work on edge plasma transport and plasma-surface interactions in spherical tokamaks.
September 6, 2019
Matthew Schwartz Profile Picture
Matthew Schwartz: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Schwartz is developing theoretical tools to understand beams of particles that exploit the improved measurement capabilities of the LHC detectors.
September 3, 2019
Wei-Jun Qian Profile Picture
Wei-Jun Qian: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Qian’s 2010 Early Career Award has supported his work to develop new detection technologies for microbial and plant organisms regulation.
August 22, 2019
Wendy Shaw Profile Picture
Wendy Shaw: Then and Now / 2010 Early Career Award Winner
Shaw’s 2010 Early Career Award has supported her work to improve fuel cell catalyst efficiency by mimicking biological features of enzymes.