On October 15, 2014, Ved Lekic (2002 program alumnus) was selected as one of the eighteen 2014 Packard Fellows. The Packard Fellowships are an investment in an elite group of scientists and engineers who have demonstrated vision for the future of their fields and for the betterment of our society,” said Lynn Orr, Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor at Stanford University, and Chairman of the Packard Fellowships Advisory Panel. “Through the Fellowships program, we are able to provide these talented individuals with the tools and resources they need to take risks, explore new frontiers and follow uncharted paths.” The fellowship provides $875K in funding over five years.
The full press release can be found here... http://www.packard.org/2014/10/2014-packard-fellowships-in-science-and-engineering-awarded-to-eighteen-researchers/
Please join us in congratulating Ved!