• Martin Zwierlein, assistant professor of physics

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Zwierlein named ONR Young Investigator


The Navy's Office of Naval Research (ONR) has named Martin Zwierlein, an MIT assistant professor of physics, as one of its 17 new Young Investigators.

The ONR program is designed to attract young scientists and engineers who show exceptional promise for outstanding research and teaching careers. Zwierlein was selected from a group of 211 applicants for the honor, which includes a three-year research grant worth up to $510,000.

Zwierlein’s work under the program will be on "Strongly Interacting Fermi Gases in Two Dimensions.”


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