Dmitri Basov has been selected to receive a Department of Defense (DoD) Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship. The highly competitive fellowship is the DoD's flagship single investigator award for basic research, and is named in honor of Dr. Vannevar Bush, the director of the Office of Scientific Research and Development after World War II. This fellowship program aims to advance transformative, university-based fundamental research.
Dmitri is one of 10 distinguished scientists to receive the award this year. Each fellow will receive up to $3 million over the 5-year fellowship term to pursue cutting-edge fundamental research projects.
More information is available here.