Introducing the 2023 Hertz Fellows
The Hertz Foundation is proud to announce 15 new fellows tackling some of the nation's toughest challenges.
2023 Hertz Fellows Breaking New Ground
Learn more about these enterprising minds capable of inventing creative solutions to real problems.
Leading the Future of Nuclear Fusion
Hertz Fellow Kim Budil is leading the laboratory tackling the biggest challenges facing our nation.
Cultivating Critical Thinkers in the Age of AI
Hertz Fellow Po-Shen Loh is driven by a singular goal: to make the world “a more thinking place.”
Learning from the James Webb Space Telescope
Hertz Fellow and Nobel Laureate John Mather shares results from the most powerful space telescope in space.
Serving the Nation and the Hertz Community
Hertz Fellow and retired Air Force Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski uses her leadership skills to interview potential Hertz Fellows.

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

Our Areas of Impact

Explore the many ways Hertz Fellows are making a positive difference in the world.

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Hertz Fellows are unlocking creative solutions to our most pressing challenges. Catch up on the latest advances.

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The Fellows Community

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

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Every Investment Matters

Help us fund and support more innovators, now and into the future.

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The Hertz Fellowship
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