Injectable nanogel can monitor blood-sugar levels and secrete insulin when needed.
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering has recognized the work of seven students as praiseworthy this year.
Seniors Roderick Diaz of Pomona, CA, James L. Falter of Croton-on-Hudson, NY, and Karen Schmitt of Pittsburgh, PA, received Richard Lee Russel Awards for outstanding academic achievements by students who will begin graduate study in civil and environmental engineering.
Jeffrey D. Chapman, a junior from Flesherton, Ont., received the Leo '24 and Mary Grossman award for academic achievement and a strong interest in transportation.
Leanne M. Attai, a senior from Hamilton Square, NJ, received the Steinberg Prize recognizing academic achievement and a demonstrated interest in construction management.
Graduate students Peter N. Caulfield from Colts Neck, NJ, and David J. Sasek from San Leandro, CA, shared the Tucker-Voss Award for high scholastic standing, leadership and promise in the field of building.
A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 7, 1995.