Professor Marisa Otegui has been chosen as a winner of the Vilas Associates Competition. The Competition recognizes new and ongoing research of the highest quality and significance. Recipients are chosen competitively by the divisional Graduate School Research Committees on the basis of a detailed proposal.
The Competition is open to tenure-track and tenured faculty, from the assistant professor level to professors within 20 years of their tenure date. Winners receive up to two-ninths of research salary support (including the associated fringe costs) for both summers 2017 and 2018, as well as a $12,500 flexible research fund in each of the two fiscal years.