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2022 Distinguished Mentoring Award

Julie Borchers Distinguished Mentoring award


Dr. Borchers is recognized for her tireless mentorship of early-career scientists at NIST. As a long-standing co-chair of the SURF and SHIP programs at the NIST Center for Neutron Research, she has enabled exciting research opportunities for high-school and undergraduate students. At the same time, she has mentored NRC postdocs, countless graduate students, and numerous early-career faculty. The scope and effectiveness of Dr. Borchers' guidance and advocacy has been instrumental in developing a more effective and inclusive scientific community at NIST, as well as enhancing the reputation of NIST and NIST's integration with the broader field of condensed matter physics.


Julie Borchers

Senior Research Scientist
Laboratory Programs, NIST Center for Neutron Research