Awards & Honors Spring 2017 Issue 41

Awards and Honors

Merhdad Jazayeri was named a 2017 McKnight Scholar. Photo: Justin Knight
Merhdad Jazayeri was named a 2017 McKnight Scholar. Photo: Justin Knight

Mehrdad Jazayeri has received a 2017 McKnight Scholar Award, described by the chair of the selection committee as “one of the most prestigious early-career honors that a young neuroscientist can receive.”

Ed Boyden is among eleven MIT faculty members elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences this year. Earl Miller of the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory and Mary Potter, professor emerita of psychology in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, were also elected. Boyden is the seventh McGovern Investigator to be elected to the Academy.

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