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Prof. Mayly Sanchez awarded LAS Dean’s Professorship for her innovative research

Professor Mayly Sanchez is among three professors in Iowa State University’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) have been honored with an LAS Dean’s Professorship, one of the college’s most prestigious recognitions of faculty excellence. 

Sanchez studies neutrino physics, a highly specialized branch of particle physics. Her research promotes a deeper understanding of how the universe works and has led to the development of new technologies that detect neutrinos, which are difficult to detect. Sanchez spearheads three neutrino experiments, and she has earned numerous awards for her research. She was elected a 2020 Fellow by the American Physical Society and received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. 

Please find more information in the press release of the college