Awards & Milestones

Columbia faculty, students, and staff are on the cutting edge of advancements in all fields and their work is thus justly awarded and recognized.

Below, find recent accomplishments and milestones as well as bi-monthly lists of recent awards.

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Recent Awards & Milestones

Brian Metzger, an associate professor of astrophysics, has won a 2019 Breakthrough New Horizons in Physics Prize for pioneering predictions of the

Rafael Yuste, a professor of Biological Sciences at Columbia University, has been awarded the Eliasson

Raju Tomer has won a NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, for his pioneering work in developing new technologies for high-resolution mapping of brai

Columbia alumnus Arthur Ashkin (CC 1947) has won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his groundbreaking research in laser physics.

Elena Aprile, a physics professor at Columbia who is leading the world’s most sensitive search yet for dark matter, will receive the American Astro

Two Columbia professors — a neuroscientist whose work on the visual system could lead to a cure for blindness and a theoretical computer scientist

Columbia University has received nearly three million dollars in grants from The Andre

The Kennedy prize is given annually to a new play or musical that explores U.S.

The Charles and Lynn Zhang Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Branka Arsić was awarded MLA's James Russell Lowell Prize for her book

Urban Design Program Director Kate Orff and Architecture Adjunct Damon Rich won 2017 MacArthur Foundation "genius" grants.