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Mandic receives Distinguished McKnight Professorship

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Professor Vuk Mandic of the School of Physics and Astronomy has been selected as a 2019 Distinguished McKnight University Professor. The award recognizes Mandic's research in the field of experimental cosmology and astrophysics. Mandic will receive a grant of $120,000 to be used over a five year period.

He will also retain the title of Distinguished University Professor as long as he remains at the University and his name will appear with other recipients of the Professorship on the Scholar's Walk.

The award recognizes outstanding faculty who have recently achieved full professor status. Only a handful of Distinguished McKnight University Professors are selected each year.

More information at http://www.scholarswalk.umn.edu/awards/mcknight/mcknight_distinguished.html