Stechmann named Vilas Associate

Samuel Stechmann was appointed a Vilas Associate through the university’s prestigious Vilas Associates competition.

The Vilas Associate appointment is awarded to a faculty with new, ongoing, significant and high-quality research. The Divisional Research Committees of the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education chooses the competitive recipients based on a detailed proposal. The appointment provides summer salary for two summers and $12,500 in flexible research funding for two fiscal years.