Dr. Katherine E. Aidala, 2011 PECASE Recipient

Katherine Aidala President Barack Obama has named Assistant Professor of Physics Katherine Aidala one of the nation’s most promising young scientists. Aidala is one of 94 researchers who will receive the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)--the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their careers--in a Washington, D.C., ceremony. Professor Aidala is an investigator in the CHM from Mount Holyoke College.

Sources: Mount Holyoke College and National Science Foundation