June Innovation Hour with Marcia Isakson
From Military Service to Underwater Acoustic Research: Lessons Learned From a Career in National Security
Probing the Universe with Ticking Pulsars
Scott Ransom credits a Hertz Fellowship with steering him toward an academic career studying pulsars, rotating stars that can act as ultra-precise clocks in the sky.
Introducing the 2024 Hertz Fellows
Hertz Foundation announces 18 recipients of the 2024 Hertz Fellowships in applied science, engineering and mathematics.
What Drives the 2024 Hertz Fellows?
From designing safer artificial intelligence to predicting the spread of infectious diseases, these fellows are tackling our toughest challenges.
Running a Harvard Lab and Running Across the Country
At work, Hertz Fellow Jenny Hoffman studies the organization and interactions of electrons in solid state materials. Outside the lab, she's a record breaking ultramarathoner.
Partnership to Celebrate World-Class Talent
The Hertz Foundation has partnered with the Innovation Tri-Valley Leadership Group to cultivate and connect world-class talent in the Tri-Valley region of the Bay Area.

The Hertz Foundation identifies the nation’s most promising innovators in science and technology and empowers them to pursue their boldest ideas without limits.

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Hertz Fellows connect and collaborate across disciplines, geography, and generations.

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