Mar 9, 2021 | No Comments | By Vivian Sun
Congratulations to Emmy Smith – HEMI Fellow, principal investigator at the Smith lab, and assistant professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences at Johns Hopkins University – for being named a Sloan Research Fellow for 2021.
Smith is interested in the co-evolution of life, climate, oceans, and tectonics during the Neoproterozoic and Cambrian periods. Her research is focused on testing hypotheses about mechanistic links between environmental change and evolutionary milestones at field sites around the world.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awards the Sloan Research Fellowship to 128 outstanding early-career faculty each year for their distinguished performance and their potential to revolutionize their fields of study. The fellowship last for two years and recipients receive $75,000 to support their research.
Learn more about the Sloan Research Fellowship here.