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Matthew O. Schrenk (Carnegie Fellow, 2005-2008) Receives Sloan Research Fellowship

Matthew (Matt) O. Schrenk, a former post-doctoral fellow (Carnegie Fellow, 2006-2008) at the Geophysical Laboratory, was awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship for 2012.

Awarded annually since 1955, the fellowships are presented to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders. Matt was a offered a fellowship in the ocean sciences, as this is the first year in which the award was expanded to include that field following groundbreaking achievements made by young scientists during Sloan's "Census of Marine Life" initiative. 

Matt is currently working as assistant professor in the Department of Biology at East Carolina University ( For a complete list of Sloan Research Fellowship winners, please visit: