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Behr Wins Presidential Early Career Award

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Whitney Behr, a research fellow at the Jackson School of Geosciences, received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. The award is the highest honor given by the United States government to engineers and scientists beginning their independent research careers and who show exceptional promise for leadership in science and technology.

In addition to her UT appointment, Behr is a professor at ETH Z├╝rich, a university in Switzerland. She studies the mechanics and deformation of plate boundaries and faults.