Physics at Virginia

Chern Awarded Shannon Fellowship

Friday, May 31 2024

Professor Gia-Wei Chern has been awarded a prestigious Shannon Fellowship. This recognition is bestowed upon faculty members who have made outstanding contributions to discovery, inquiry, scholarship, and creative expression at the university, within the community, and in their fields of expertise. It signals confidence that the person holding the honor has many more contributions ahead in the future.

Since 1994, the Shannon Center for Advanced Studies endowment has been used to support outstanding faculty members at the University. It recognizes excellent faculty members who are in the middle of their academic careers. Nominated by their deans, each Shannon Center Mid-Career Fellow receives funding to advance their research, scholarship, or special projects. Over a three-year period, the Shannon Center Mid-Career Fellows will come together to share their work and deepen connections with colleagues across Grounds.

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