Jianqing Fan, Frederick l. Moore Class of 1918 Professor in Finance, is a 2009 recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship Award. His project tile is "Feature selection and statistical learning in ultrahigh dimensional space".
Guggenheim Fellows are appointed on the basis of stellar achievement and exceptional promise for continued accomplishment. This year, six Princeton faculty members are receiving this award out of 180 total. Among these one is from Engineering, one from science and four from social science and humanities.