Dr. John F. Wu Receives 2024 Maryland Outstanding Young Scientist Award

STScI assistant astronomer John Wu has been named 2024 Outstanding Young Scientist by the Maryland Academy of Sciences. Using machine-learning methods that he developed, he has pioneered the discovery of low-mass galaxy candidates and contributed to theoretical models of galaxies, dark matter halos, and their cosmic surroundings.

NASA Awards Prize Postdoctoral Fellowships for 2020

NASA has selected 24 new Fellows for its prestigious NASA Hubble Fellowship Program (NHFP). The program enables outstanding postdoctoral scientists to pursue independent research in any area of NASA Astrophysics, using theory, observation, experimentation, or instrument development. Each fellowship provides the awardee up to three years of support at a university or research center of their choosing in the United States.