Early Career Program

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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.  

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.