After earning a B.S. in Physics and B.A. in Mathematics from U.Va. in 2002, Lisa Manning, the Paradis Family Jefferson Scholar, pursued a Ph.D. in Physics at UC Santa Barbara and later joined the faculty at Syracuse University in 2011. In just six years, Lisa has emerged as a rising star in her field, receiving several honors and awards including the 2016 IUPAP Young Investigator Prize, a Simons Investigator award, a Sloan Fellowship, a Scialog award, as well as several teaching awards.
Most recently, Lisa was named the 2018 recpient of the Amercian Physical Society’s Maria Goeppert Mayer Award, a national award granted to one woman physicist in the early years of her career. The award provides $2,500 plus a $4,000 travel allowance to enable the recipient to give lectures at four institutions.
Read Syracuse University’s press release announcing Lisa’s award here.