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Two Vanderbilt nuclear physicists win early-career grants from U.S. Department of Energy

Posted by on Monday, September 25, 2023 in Spotlight.

Raghav Kunnawalkam Elayavalli and Jean-François Paquet, both assistant professors in the department of physics and astronomy, are among 93 scientists selected from across the nation to receive significant funding for research as part of the U.S. Department of Energy Early Career Research Program.

The awards aim to bolster the nation’s scientific workforce by supporting exceptional researchers at the outset of their careers—when many scientists do their most formative work. Winners represent 48 universities and 12 national labs in 27 states.

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