Hertz Thesis Prize
The Hertz Thesis Prize recognizes fellows who publish exemplary doctoral theses with applications to real-world problems.
Since 1981, more than 60 fellows have been recognized for the exceptional work detailed in their theses, some of which has led to patents and the formation of successful companies, and contributed to solutions for major challenges facing society. Winners receive a $5,000 honorarium.
How to Apply
All fellows are eligible during the calendar year that their thesis is completed. To be considered, fellows are required to submit a copy of their dissertation to the foundation after completing their PhD. Contact us to learn more.
Optimizing Nitrogen-Vacancy Diamond Magnetic Sensors and Imagers for Broadband Sensitivity
A Developmental Roadmap for the Diversification of Human Tissue fates from Pluripotent Cells
Local Imaging of High Mobility Two-Dimensional Electron Systems with Virtual Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
Engineered outer membrane vesicles derived from probiotic Escherichia coli Nissle 1917 as recombinant subunit antigen carriers for the development of pathogen-mimetic vaccines
Network-Scale Electrophysiology: Measuring and Understanding the Collective Behavior of Neural Circuits
Vorticity Structure and Evolution in a Transverse Jet with New Algorithms for Scalable Particle Simulation
Detection of DNA Hybridization to Oligonucleotide Arrays on Gold Surfaces Using In Situ Surface Plasmon Resonance and Fluorescence Imaging Techniques
In-Situ Studies of Copper Nano-Particles Using a Novel Tandem Ultra-High Vacuum Particle Production Chamber Transmission Electron Microscope
Low-Frequency Noic in High-Tc Superconductor Josephson Junctions, SQUIDS, and Magnetometers
Monolithic Optoelectronic VLSI Ciruit Design and Fabrication for Optical Interconnects
High-Resolution Studies of the X-Ray Transitions in Highly Charged Neonlike Ions on the PLT Tokamak
Real Time Control of the Permeability of Crosslinked Polyelectrolyte Membranes to Fluorescent Solutes
Edge Stabilized Ribbon Growth; A New Method for the Manufacture of Photovoltaic Substrates