Our Fellows

Individually, Hertz Fellows are impressive. Together, they are transformative.

Hertz Fellows begin their distinguished careers at the nation’s top universities—but what’s most remarkable is what comes next. They go on to pursue innovative research and entrepreneurial ideas in a broad range of settings. And they advance and refine their ideas in collaboration witin the fellows community, a set of peers that spans disciplines, generations, and geography.

Together, they invent new technologies, products, companies, and industries. They invent the future.


Fellowship Class of 2020

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The Hertz Fellows Community

The power of our community is what makes the Hertz Fellowship the most unique fellowship of its kind.

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Awards and Achievements

For more than 60 years, Hertz Fellows have been recognized as some of the most notable leaders in science and technology.

2 Nobel Laureates
2 MacArthur Fellows
1 Fields Medal Recipient
1 Turing Award Recipient
13 Forbes 30 Under 30
17 NIH Director's Awards
18 American Academy of Arts & Sciences Members
43 Members of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
53 Sloan Research Fellowships
More than 100 military officers
More than 200 companies founded
More than 400 tenure or tenure-track University faculty