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Millie Dresselhaus. Photo: Donna CoveneyMillie Dresselhaus. Photo: Donna Coveney

Queen of Carbon Becomes First Woman to Receive IEEE Medal of Honor

Melissa C. Lott | Scientific American
April 30, 2015

In June, Professor Mildred Dresselhaus will formally receive the 2015 IEEE Medal of Honor for her leadership and contributions across many fields of science and engineering. She is the first woman to receive the organisation’s highest honor since its inception in 1917.