Hertz Community Blog

Our blog features insights and experiences from the Hertz Community. Read on!



 
Faces of the Foundation: Ned Wingreen
Posted: 5/14/2018

“I had a wonderful time in graduate school as a result of the Hertz Fellowship,” says Ned Wingreen. Free to explore new research directions at the cutting edge of co ... More >>>

 
Faces of the Foundation: Chris McKee
Posted: 5/7/2018

“The Hertz Fellowship changed my life,” says Chris McKee, Professor Emeritus of Physics and of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley an ... More >>>

 
Faces of the Foundation: Michael Li
Posted: 4/30/2018

“Today’s world is drowning in data,” says Hertz Fellow Michael Li – and the glut is only getting larger. The world generated more than 16 zettabytes (tha ... More >>>

 
Faces of the Foundation: Carl Wieman
Posted: 4/23/2018

In the spring of 2009, Carl Wieman presented a novel vision of science education to the Hertz Fellows gathered in Santa Clara for the Hertz Foundation’s 2009 symposium. The Hertz Fellow, Stan ... More >>>

 
Serving the nation by saving the Earth
Posted: 4/20/2018
How Hertz Fellows’ innovations are making the world a better place to live.

When John Hertz founded the Hertz Foundation, it was to train the next generation of America’s ... More >>>

 
Faces of the Foundation: Sean Solomon
Posted: 4/16/2018

For a geophysicist, Hertz Fellow Sean Solomon spends a lot of time looking up instead of down. Though much of his career has been spent probing beneath the ocean floor and deep within the Earth ... More >>>

 
Faces of the Foundation: Asmamaw Wassie
Posted: 4/2/2018

Asmamaw “Oz” Wassie is taking engineering to a new frontier – the inner workings of our brain.

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Faces of the Foundation: Ruby Lai
Posted: 3/26/2018

When Hertz Fellow Ruby Lai graduates this June, she’ll be armed with a PhD in physics, years of physics and materials engineering experience, and a drive to change the wo ... More >>>

 
Faces of the Foundation: Jill Foley
Posted: 3/19/2018

Jill Foley doesn’t want to take over the world. The president and co-founder of Twinleaf LLC, Jill is justifiably proud of the exquisitely sensitive magnetic sensors her tea ... More >>>

 
Faces of the Foundation: Sarah McFann
Posted: 3/12/2018

In the first four hours of a fruit fly’s life, a single fertilized cell goes through about 13 rounds of division, until the fly has grown to a football-shaped glob containin ... More >>>

 

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