, Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman
(D-PA-02), the leading Democratic Appropriator for scientific research and the National Science Foundation, announces that the Foundation has made six awards totaling
to young scientists at
University of Pennsylvania
's University City academic-research district.
The grants – five to
and one for
– were made under the NSF's Faculty Early Career Development program, known as CAREER. This program supports junior faculty, especially women and under-represented minorities, who set the standard as outstanding teacher-scholars and researchers.
The principal investigators directing the CAREER projects at
M. Ani Hseih
. The CAREER project award to
will be led by
Fattah is the Ranking Member on the House Appropriations Committee's Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and related agencies, which includes funding oversight for the National Science Foundation.
For more information on individual projects via the NSF Award Abstracts database, link to
SOURCE Office of Congressman