PIF Alumni Awarded Mark Bingham Award for Excellence in Achievement by a Young Alumnus/a at UC Berkeley
Dan Hammer was selected by the Cal Alumni Association Board of Directors and UC Berkeley Foundation Board of Trustees to receive the 2019 Mark Bingham Award for Excellence in Achievement by a Young Alumnus/a, which commends a young alumnus/a who graduated within the last 10 years who has made a significant contribution to his/her community, country, or the world at large. This award pays tribute to Mark Bingham '93, who died on September 11, 2001, defending the United States on United Airlines Flight 93.
Dan was nominated due to his extraordinary talent and accomplishments as a young economist, data scientist, and environmentalist leading projects that are profoundly changing public understanding of the environment and environmental change.
The complete list of the 2019 Achievement Award recipients can be found at https://awards.berkeley.edu/achievement-awards.