Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) now ranks 38th in The Economist's latest ranking of Master of Business Administration (MBA) programmes worldwide. Climbing 35 spots from the year before, the Nanyang MBA offered by NTU's Nanyang Business School (NBS) is now the top MBA programme in Asia.
Sandia National Laboratories was recognized recently by Fairygodboss as one of the Best Companies for Women 2020 and Best Companies where CEOs Support Gender Diversity.
The key to the incredible speed of a quantum computer lies in its ability to fabricate and manipulate quantum bits, or qubits, typically artificial particles such as ions, superconducting oscillators or protons. Quantum properties allow qubits to form entanglement, a phenomenon that provides far more processing power than the binary bits that drive today's classical computers.
UMass Lowell students testing a new device that could transform the way heart-rate data is collected have won praise for their work from the American College of Sports Medicine.
The National Academy of Sciences will honor 20 individuals with awards in recognition of their extraordinary scientific achievements in a wide range of fields spanning the physical, biological, social, and medical sciences.
Astronomers Heino Falcke of Radboud University and Sheperd Doeleman of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics will jointly receive the Henry Draper Medal for their pioneering work, which led to the first image of a black hole. The medal is awarded every four years by the American National Academy of Sciences (NAS) and is presented with a $25,000 prize. It is the first time in 65 years that a Dutch astronomer will receive this special award.
Sheperd (Shep) Doeleman, an astrophysicist at the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian, has been named the recipient of the National Academy of Sciences' 2021 Henry Draper Medal. As founding director of the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT), Doeleman is widely known for his pivotal role in capturing the first image of a supermassive black hole in 2019.
Karīna Narbute, Ph.D. is the latest recipient of STEM CELLS Translational Medicine's Young Investigator Award.
Andrew Lantz, a 4-H youth development agent with University of Tennessee-Tennessee State University Extension Davidson County, uses wild birds to teach youth STEM concepts. The lesson plans he developed to engage youth in STEM studies involving birds have won him a first-place award from the National Association of Extension 4-H Youth Development Professionals, as announced during the organization's virtual conference late last fall.
The Oceanography Society (TOS) congratulates the members of the RAPID/MOCHA/WBTS 26ºN team on their selection as the inaugural recipients of the TOS Ocean Observing Team Award. This award recognizes innovation and excellence in sustained ocean observing for scientific and practical applications. The citation on the team's certificate recognizes them for transforming our understanding of Atlantic circulation with a breakthrough in observing system design providing continuous, cost-effective measurements.