Sofia Ceppi won the "Yahoo! 2012 Key Scientific Challenges Program Award", the prestigious award from Yahoo!.
Supporting the academic community is a top priority at Yahoo!. The Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges Program was created to recognize outstanding graduate student researchers who have the greatest potential to make significant contributions and become thought leaders in their research fields.
An overwhelming number of outstanding applications from universities around the globe was received, more than 200, and the competition was fierce. Based on the desire to support cutting edge research in scientific areas that will deliver next generation Internet technology to its users, Yahoo! have selected 30 of the best PhD students.
Further information is available at: http://labs.yahoo.com/news/691