Former EE postdoc Yang Liu has been named one of the finalist in the 2015 Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists competition. The New York Academy of Sciences Blavatnik Awards were created to acknowledge the excellence of young scientists and engineers in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Yang will receive a monetary award for being named a finalist. Th New York Academy of Sciences announced the winners on November 9, 2015. More details can be found here.