Ambuj Tewari is one of seven U-M scientists selected for Sloan Fellowships. Dr. Tewari obtained his PhD from UC Berkeley, and joined the University of Michigan as Assistant Professor of Statistics in 2012. He also holds a courtesy appointment at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Dr. Tewari is also an Affiliate Faculty member in MIDAS.
The two-year, $60,000 fellowships are awarded to scientists “in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field,” according to the organization’s website. Researchers are considered based on nominations, and then selected by an independent panel of senior scientists.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation supports early career researchers in eight fields, including chemistry, computational and evolutionary molecular biology, computer science, economics, mathematics, neuroscience, ocean sciences, and physics.
For more information, please see the U-M news release.