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Honors & Awards

Chris Field and Mark Zoback among advisors tasked with designing human health, environment and safety programs following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion

June 11, 2013

Geophysics professor to join 20-member commission responsible for investigating and researching earthquakes as well as recommending policies and programs to reduce earthquake risk.

June 5, 2013

In an invited publication, Gordon Brown and collaborator Georges Calas wrote about their lives and scientific work.

May 16, 2013

Earth Sciences professor and Carnegie staff scientist pioneered new methods employing satellite and airborne instruments to understand the response of ecosystems to land use and climate change.

May 1, 2013

TEN scholars and researchers from Stanford have been named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

The president of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists announced the selection of Mark McClure and ERE Professor Roland Horne to receive SEG’s Best Paper in Geophysics Award for the technical paper entitled Investigation of injection-induced seismicity using a coupled fluid flow and rate/state friction model, published in Volume 76, No. 6, November-December 2011.

Kaushik Bandyopadhyay has been selected to receive an Outstanding Student Paper Award for his presentation at t

The award was presented on September 1, 2011, by the Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

Nineteen environmental researchers from across North America have been awarded Leopold Leadership Fellowships for 2

The Magne Espedal Professorship is awarded to an internationally recognized researcher within applied mathematics, computational science, mathematical modeling and/or energy research. Magne Espedal (1942-2010) was a prominent professor at the University of Bergen, and central in building what today is the group for Applied and Computational Mathematics at the Department of Mathematics.

Benson received the award at the 11th International Conference on Greenhouse Gas Technologies (GHGT11), the largest international CCS conference held every two years. The Greenman Award recognizes vital contributions towards progressing the CCS technologies and enhancing the international understanding of the process of mitigating greenhouse gas emissions.

Gretchen Daily, a professor of biology and senior fellow at Stanford's Woods Institute for the Environment, has

Mahnaz Firouzi, postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Energy Resources Engineering, will receive her award at the 2nd annual SUPD Research Symposium on September 20, 2012. The symposium honors and highlights outstanding innovative research conducted by more than 1900 postdoctoral researchers at Stanford. 

Christopher Field, director of the Carnegie Institution’s Department of Global Ecology, has been awarded a prest

Nine undergraduates recently received the 2010 Deans' Award for Academic Accomplishment, which honors students for

Congratulations to Jeremy Brown, Angela Chung, Marine Denolle and Ksenia Dmitrieva for receiving the 2012 SSA Student presentation awards. The awards were given to 12 students for excellent poster presentation or talk at the 2012 SSA Meeting, held in San Diego, California. The selection of winners was based upon an absolute standard of excellence and criteria developed by the Student Presentation Subcommittee of the Honors Committee from a field of 117 students. 

Ishan Nath is pursing a double major in economics and Earth Systems, with a focus on energy. 

Eighteen environmental researchers have been awarded Aldo Leopold Leadership Fellowships for 2006, including on

Sloan Research Fellowships seek to stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise.  Two-year fellowships are awarded yearly to 118 researchers in recognition of distinguished performance and a unique potential to make substantial contributions to their field.

SPE Western Regional Student Paper Contest March 29, 2008 First Place PhD division: Sebastien Matringe Second P

The Organic Geochemistry Division of the Geochemical Society has awarded the 2011 Alfred Treibs Medal to J. Michael Moldowan of Stanford University. The award will be presented at the 2011 IMOG meeting in Interlaken, Switzerland.

Congratulations to Geophysics student Annemarie Baltay, who won an outstanding student presentation award for the F