Duke Math alumna Melanie Wood awarded NSF's Alan Waterman Award
The National Science Foundation presents the Alan Waterman Award, the government’s highest honor for an early career scientist or engineer, to only two researchers every year. This year, both winners are part of the Duke community.
The award will be shared by Nicholas Carnes, the Creed C. Black Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Science in the Sanford School of Public Policy, and Duke alumna Melanie Matchett Wood, a mathematician at Harvard University. Both will receive a five-year $1 million research grant.
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