Cecilia Aragon Receives PECASE Award from President Obama
January 29, 2010
Contact: Linda Vu, firstname.lastname@example.org, (510) 495-2402
This month, Cecilia Aragon of the Computational Research Division's (CRD) Advanced Computing for Science Department received her Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in the East Room of the White House.
As announced last July, Aragon was among 100 researchers named by President Barrack Obama to receive the prestigious PECASE award, the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on early-career researchers. The award was presented on January 13.
Please visit the White House blog for more information about the ceremony: http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2010/01/14/honoring-scientists-and-engineers
To see Aragon's PECASE award announcement, please visit:
|Aragon poses with her PECASE award in the East Room of the White House. To her left is Dr. John P. Holdren, Assistant to the President for Science and Technology and Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President of the United States. To her right is Dr. William Brinkman, Director of the Office of Science at the Department of Energy|
|President Barack Obama talks with the PECASE winners in the East Room of the White House. Aragon is in the front row on the left side, wearing a red turtleneck.|