Awards, honors and fellowships
Two from MIT named 2011 Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences
June 14, 2011Physicist Jeff Gore and biologist Mary Gehring receive the prestigious award for their innovative research.
Applied physicist, materials scientist and entrepreneur Rogers awarded $500k Lemelson-MIT Prize
June 14, 2011honored for creation of inventions with societal impact and commercial application
Also labeled: Lemelson-MIT
Five from MIT receive DoE early career research grants
June 10, 2011
MIT Steel Bridge team places 5th in national competition
May 31, 2011Young CEE team continues its climb in the national rankings
Yossi Sheffi to receive Salzberg Lifetime Award from Syracuse’s Whitman School of Management
May 27, 2011Prestigious award honors achievement in transportation and supply chain management.
Vladimir Sobes recognized as NCAA ‘Elite’ student-athlete
May 27, 2011
Hoffman honored by Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
May 26, 2011Professor of the Practice in aeronautics and astronautics receives Centennial Medal.
School of Engineering honors staff with Infinite Mile Awards
May 26, 201111th annual ceremony recognizes outstanding employee contributions.
Also labeled: Staff
Emeritus: A better way to see molecular structures
May 22, 2011MIT chemist John Waugh made NMR spectroscopy an indispensable tool for studying proteins and other large molecules.
Two from MIT named Goldwater Scholars
May 16, 2011Undergraduates receive top honor in collegiate math, science and engineering education
Waste-conversion startup Sanergy bowls over competition
May 12, 2011Wild-card entry takes top prize in $100K Business Plan Competition
John Waugh wins Welch Award for revolutionizing NMR spectroscopy
May 12, 2011
MIT sophomore to compete at World Junior Weightlifting Championships
May 12, 2011Nackoul takes bronze at collegiate competition
Institute teams dominate Clean Energy Prize
May 10, 2011Institute ideas win $200K top prize and all five finalist prizes, with variety of energy solutions.
Social entrepreneur and Build Change founder honored for earthquake-resistant housing innovation
May 10, 2011$100,000 Lemelson-MIT Award for Sustainability Awarded to Dr. Elizabeth Hausler for Culturally Accepted, Sustainable Reconstruction in Developing Countries
MIT biologist David Bartel elected to the National Academy of Sciences
May 6, 2011Ten MIT alumni also among this year’s new members
International biomedical imaging consortium convenes fellowship finalists
May 6, 201124 vying for inaugural Madrid–MIT M+Visión Consortium Fellowship in Biomedical Imaging.
MechE’s Hosoi wins 2010 Bose Award
May 5, 2011Annual award honors excellence in teaching from the School of Engineering.