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Mar 28, 2013, 05:00 ET

Hertz Fellow, Mung Chiang, Wins $1M NSF Waterman Award; The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Salutes Achievement

 The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation proudly announces that 1999 Hertz Fellow, Mung Chiang, has won the highest National Science Foundation...

Mar 12, 2013, 05:00 ET

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Congratulates Hertz Fellow, Edward S. Boyden III, Named Winner of the Prestigious 2013 Brain Prize

 The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation applauds Hertz Fellow, Edward S. Boyden III, Associate Professor in the MIT Media Lab and...

Feb 14, 2013, 05:00 ET

The Hertz Foundation Selects Finalists for 2013-2014 Hertz Fellowship, Supporting Young Leaders in Applied Physical, Biological and Engineering Sciences

 The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation announces its finalists for the 2013-2014 Hertz Fellowship. From among more than 700 applicants, 50 are...

Nov 29, 2012, 05:00 ET

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Names John Stockton Winner of the Peter Strauss Award

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Prize Committee has named John Stockton, PhD as recipient of the 2012 Peter Strauss Award. The $5000...

Nov 15, 2012, 05:00 ET

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Names Hertz Fellows, Dario Amodei, Vincent Holmberg and Daniel Slichter Winners of the 2012 Thesis Prize

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation announces the 2012 Thesis Prize, given to a Hertz Fellow for the most outstanding doctoral dissertation. The...

Nov 08, 2012, 05:00 ET

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Names Zachary Wissner-Gross and John Lee Winners of Inaugural Newman Entrepreneurial Initiative Grant

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is pleased to announce that Hertz Fellow, Zachary D. Wissner-Gross and his partner, John Lee are named as...

Sep 20, 2012, 05:00 ET

Hertz Fellow, Grant I. Gillary, Receives Hertz Foundation-George Lerman Fellowship

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced that Grant I. Gillary, a second year graduate student in neuroscience at Johns Hopkins...

Aug 23, 2012, 05:00 ET

Three Hertz Foundation Fellows Receive Presidential Honors; Leaders in Applied Physical, Biological and Engineering Sciences

Three Fellows of the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, including Erez Lieberman-Aiden, Cindy Regal and Joseph Subotnik, were named in the...

Mar 22, 2012, 16:34 ET

The Hertz Foundation Nears Half-Century Milestone; Selects 50th Cadre of Hertz Fellows; Quarter Million Dollar Support for Gifted Young Leaders in Applied Physical, Biological and Engineering Sciences

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation today announced its 2012 Hertz Fellows. From over 600 applicants, 15 were selected to receive the Hertz...

Feb 09, 2012, 05:00 ET

The Hertz Foundation Selects 50 Finalists for 2012-2013 Hertz Fellowship Supporting Gifted Young Leaders in Applied Sciences and Engineering

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has announced its finalists for the 2012-2013 Hertz Fellowship. Fifty are chosen from over 600...

Dec 15, 2011, 05:00 ET

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Presents Peter Strauss Award to Christopher Loose, PhD

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher Loose is the inaugural recipient of the Peter Strauss Award. The...

Dec 01, 2011, 05:00 ET

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Names 2011 Thesis Prize Winners

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has announced its annual, 2011 Thesis Prize, given this year to three Hertz Fellows for most outstanding...

Nov 21, 2011, 05:00 ET

Hertz Fellows Receive U.S. Government's Highest Award for Young Research Scientists

Fellows of the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation are among researchers named as recipients of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists...

Sep 19, 2011, 08:00 ET

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Celebrates New Home

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has opened the doors of its new offices at 2300 First Street in the center of downtown Livermore. An open...

Jul 19, 2011, 08:30 ET

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Honors Hertz Foundation Fellows; Biochar Group One of Eight University Teams to "Reinvent the Toilet"

Fellows of the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation helped form a team that has been selected as grant recipients to participate in the Bill &...

Mar 31, 2011, 05:00 ET

The Hertz Foundation Selects Fifteen Young Leaders in Applied Science and Engineering to Receive Nation's Most Generous PhD Fellowships

The highly respected Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, giving generous support to young leaders in applied sciences and engineering, today...

Apr 04, 2007, 01:00 ET
A F FANNIE AND JOHN HERTZ FOUNDATION FELLOWS DISCUSS ROBOTICS FANNIE AND JOHN HERTZ FOUNDATION FELLOWS DISCUSS ROBOTICS

Hertz Fellows Discuss Robotics During Recent Science Symposium. Hertz Fellows Simon Sponberg (left), a biology doctoral candidate at UC-Berkeley, and Neal Tanner, PhD (middle), a tele-robotics specialist, join Mike Montemerlo, PhD (right), Stanford researcher and the lead software developer for Stanley -- the robot that won the 2005 DARPA Grand Challenge -- in discussing advances in robotics. The panel was a popular session during the March Hertz Foundation Science Symposium, which drew 300 guests interested in science innovation in America. (PRNewsFoto/Fannie and John Hertz Foundation)[SB]
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 04/04/2007

Hertz Foundation Awards Annual Fellowships Valued at $3.6 Million to 15 Graduate Science Students

LIVERMORE, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a leading non-profit grant-making organization...

Apr 04, 2006, 01:00 ET

Hertz Foundation Addresses Critical Need to Develop Future Innovators: Hertz Fellowships Awarded to 15 Top Students for Graduate Work in Science and Engineering

LIVERMORE, Calif., April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has announced the selection of 15 outstanding students to be...

Sep 21, 2005, 01:00 ET

Hertz Foundation Fellowships Awarded to 13 Americans

LIVERMORE, Calif., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation has awarded Hertz Fellowships to 13 young Americans of...