Congratulations! Professor Zaher Hani received the 2016 Sloan Foundation Research Fellowship. In the words of a Sloan Foundation press release, "the fellowships are given to early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising stars, the next generation of scientific leaders," and "these outstanding men and women are responsible for some of the most exciting science being done today."
He is one of the 20 awardees in mathematics (chosen from among all applicants in the U.S. and Canada)! The full list in all areas can be found at the following link.