Newsletter: Miller Fellow Focus

Blake Sherwin
(Miller Fellow 2013-16)
is featured in the:

Spring 2015 Newsletter

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Amy Shyer
(Miller Fellow 2013-16)
is featured in the:

Winter 2015 Newsletter

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In the News


Spring Dinner 2015: Photo Album

Marvin Cohen (Miller Professor 1969-1970, 1976-1977, Fall 1988) has been awarded the 2014 Von Hippel Award which is Materials Research Society's Highest Honor. Cohen is being recognized for "explaining and predicting properties of materials and for successfully predicting new materials using microscopic quantum theory." Read More


Randy Schekman (Miller Senior Fellow 2008-2013)
has been named to the prestigious Institute of Medicine, one of the highest national honors in the fields of health and medicine. The honor was announced Oct. 20, just a little over a year since Schekman won the 2013 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Read More


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Miller Senior Fellow:
Geoff Marcy

The Miller Institute is pleased to name Geoff Marcy the 2015 Miller Senior Fellow for a term beginning July 1, 2015.


Judith Klinman (Miller Professor Fall 1992, 2003-2004) & Alexandre Chorin (Visiting Miller Professor 1971-72, Miller Professor Fall 1982-Spring 1983), former Miller Institute members, were both awarded the National Medal of Science by President Obama. Read More


The Miller Institute's 18th Annual Interdisciplinary Symposium was held June 6-8, 2014 at the Marconi Conference Center on Tomales Bay. Symposium Speakers 

June 2014 Group Picture | Symposium Pictures

More: In the News

Miller Fellowship Nominations
Now Being Accepted
Visiting Professor Nominations
Now Being Accepted
Miller Professor Applications
Now Being Accepted

National Academy of Sciences

The Miller Institute congratulates its former members on their election to the National Academy of Sciences:

  • Steven Balbus
    Visiting Miller Professor Spring 2012
  • Martin Head-Gordon
    Miller Professor 2001-2002
  • Russell Lande
    Miller Professor 2004-2005
  • Jitendra Malik
    Miller Professor Fall 2001
  • Shaul Mukamel
    Visiting Miller Professor Spring 1996
  • Daniel Neumark
    Miller Professor 1999-2000
  • Richard Taylor
    Visiting Miller Professor Spring 1999
  • Jeremy Thorner
    Miller Professor 1984-1985, 1999-2000

AAAS

The Miller Institute congratulates its former members named to the AAAS:

  • John Clarke
    Miller Professor 1975-76, Fall 1994, 2007
  • Alex Filippenko
    Miller Fellow 1984-1986
    Miller Professor Spring 1996, Spring 2005
  • John Hartwig
    Visiting Miller Professor Fall 2009
  • Ravindran Kannan
    Visiting Miller Professor Spring 1991

Breakthrough Prize

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Saul Perlmutter (Miller Senior Fellow 2010-2015) & Adam Riess (Miller Fellow 1996-1998)

Both have been named 2015 Breakthrough Prizewinners in fundamental physics for major insights into the deepest questions of the Universe. The $3 million prize is shared with Brian P. Schmidt and a team of 51 prize recipients. Read More

The Supernova Cosmology Project Team Breakthrough Prize winners included:
Alexei V. Filippenko (Miller Fellow 1984-1986, Miller Professor Spring 1996 & 2005) & Richard Muller (Miller Professor 1990)

High-Z Supernova Search Team Breakthrough Prize winners included:
Alexei V. Filippenko (Miller Fellow 1984-1986, Miller Professor Spring 1996 & 2005) & Saurabh Jha (Miller Fellow 2002-2005) & Robert P. Kirshner (Visiting Miller Professor Spring 1994)


Miller Senior Fellow Randy Schekman was awarded the 2013 Nobel Prize in Medicine

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Randy Schekman (Miller Senior Fellow 2008-2013) addresses the Miller Fellows at their weekly lunch.

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