Stony Brook Researcher Among Presidential Award Recipients
Stony Brook University researcher, Dr. Lilianne R. Mujica-Parodi, was awarded an Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) by President Barack Obama.
Dr. Mujica-Parodi is an Assistant Professor of Biomedical Engineering in the SBU School of Medicine and the Director of the Laboratory for the Study of Emotion and Cognition.
One of 94 researchers nationwide to receive this high honor in 2011, Dr. Mujica-Parodi is the third from Stony Brook University in the past three years. She was recognized for her outstanding research in the application of complex systems analysis to neurodiagnostics of mental and neurological illness, and for the development of a K-12 curriculum in control systems modeling.
In the official White House statement, President Obama said, "It is inspiring to see the innnovative work being done by these scientists and engineers as they ramp up their careers-careers that I know will be not only personally rewarding but also invaluable to the nation."
Learn more about Dr. Lilianne R. Mujica-Parodi and her research.
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