Prof. Kwanghun Chung wins a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)!!

Huge congratulations to Prof. Kwanghun Chung for winning PECASE (Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers), 2019!

A PECASE is the nation's highest honor for young scientists and engineers.

The PECASE is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government to outstanding scientists and engineers who are beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology

Established in 1996, the PECASE acknowledges the contributions scientists and engineers have made to the advancement of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and to community service as demonstrated by scientific leadership, public education, and community outreach," the Trump Administration said in its statement. "The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy coordinates the PECASE with participating departments and agencies.

More details in The Picower Institute article (click) and The White House announcement (click)!