Prof. Zia receives PECASE Award and visits White House

Rashid receives the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE) in Washington, DC. The PECASE awards, which were announced last summer in an official White House press release, are "the highest honor bestowed by the United States government on young professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers". Following today's award ceremony, the recipients met with President Obama in the East Wing of the White.