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June 21, 1996

NSF awards fund seven young faculty members

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Seven Purdue University scientists and engineers are among 337 nationwide who are working on projects funded last year by the National Science Foundation's Faculty Early Career Development Award Program.

The Career Award grants are awarded to junior-level university faculty and are designed to encourage them early in their careers as educators and researchers. The grants, which are awarded over a three- to five-year period, range from $30,000 to $300,000.

The Career Awards program replaces the National Young Investigator and research initiative awards. Last year was the first year the Career Awards were given.

Purdue recipients are:


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