Mildred Dresselhaus, who earned the National Medal of Science served as director of
the Office of Science at the U.S. Department of Energy.
Millie and her husband Gene Dresselhaus with Prof. J. Heremans in Flagstaff, Arizona
Professor Millie Dresselhaus
Millie working in the laboratory
Talking with keynote speaker Mildred S. Dresselhaus, an Institute Professor at MIT and professor of physics, at the symposium are (standing from left) Diana Bianchi, the Natalie V. Zucker Professor of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and
Gynecology; Alice Lichtenstein, the Stanley N. Gershoff Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy; and Brigitte Huber,
School of Medicine professor of pathology.
Mildred Dresselhaus speaks at Wirec 2008.
Prof. Mildred Dresselhaus with Dr. Peter Brancton and graduate students at Chiba University
Millie with her violin
Prof. Dresselhaus (center in red) along with other 2008 APS Prize and Award Recipients
Millie being awarded the Oersted Medal of the American Association of Physics
Teachers, January 2008.
Millie in the classroom.
Millie at NT09

Birthday Celebration

Evening Reception/Party

Saturday, December 4, 2010
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Boston Marriott Cambridge
2 Cambridge Center
Ballroom Second floor

Join us for toasting Millie, mingling, and grazing a fine array of light fare.*

Please send Laura Doughty an email ( if you would like a 3-minute spot at the "open mic" if you want to share some thoughts or memories about Millie.


*We're hoping to keep this event free, however we may have to ask for a nominal donation to the cost when we have a better idea of the number of respondents.