The New York Academy of Sciences has named two Princeton engineers as finalists for the 2011 Blavatnik Awards for Young

Scientists: Olga Troyanskaya, an associate professor of computer science and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, and Gerard Wysocki, an assistant professor of electrical engineering.

The annual Blavatnik Awards recognize innovative and interdisciplinary accomplishments in the life sciences, physical sciences, mathematics and engineering. Troyanskaya and Wysocki will each receive $10,000 for being named finalists. The winners of the Blavatnik Award, who will receive an additional monetary award, will be announced by the New York Academy of Sciences on Nov. 14.

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