Read below for a sampling of awards and honors earned by NYU faculty in 2023-2024.

Three NYU faculty members were elected to the National Academy of Sciences:

  • Moses Chao, professor of cell biology, psychiatry, and neuroscience and physiology and part of Grossman School of Medicine’s Institute of Biomolecular Medicine
  • Glennys Farrar, Collegiate Professor of Physics and Julius Silver, Rosalind S. Silver and Enid Silver Winslow Professor at New York University
  • Subhash Khot, Professor of Computer Science

Congresswoman Grace Meng was named Distinguished Visiting Urbanist at NYU Wagner for Fall 2023. During her time collaborating with students and faculty, the highly dynamic, skilled, and accomplished representative is teaching a course titled "Topics in Urban Studies.”

Grace Meng

Grace Meng

Four faculty members have been named fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences:

  • Marisa Carrasco, Julius Silver Professor of Psychology and Neural Science and Collegiate Professor
  • Paula England, dean of social science and a professor of social researchand public policy at NYU Abu Dhabi, and Julius Silver Professor of Sociology
  • Pamela Newkirk, professor of journalism
  • Richard Schechner, University Professor Emeritus

Roland Bauerschmidt, professor of mathematics, has been awarded the Breakthrough Prize New Horizons in Mathematics Prize