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Mingda Li wins DoE’s Early Career Research Program Award

Professor Mingda Li received a 2021 Early Career Research Award given by the DoE Basic Energy Sciences Program. Given annually, the award is designed to bolster the research in science by providing support to exceptional researchers during the crucial early career years. It will support Li's research program — Machine Learning Augmented Multimodal Neutron Scattering for Emergent Topological Materials.

2021 NSE + ANS Annual Awards

The Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering and the student chapter of the American Nuclear Society hosted their annual awards event virtually on May 20, 2021.

2021 Michael J. Driscoll Award

The first Michael Driscoll Award for Unique and Unwavering Dedication to the Department was given this year to the team of support staff in NSE, for keeping the lights on in the darkest of times Without their tremendous efforts to connect with our faculty and students during the chaotic year that was 2020, the fabric of our community and department would have been greatly damaged. 2021 award winners: Rob Allison, Heather Barry, Rachel Batista, Carolyn Carrington, Anne Dulong, Patricia Glidden, Nancy Iappini, Lisa Magnano-Bleheen, Kristi Stone, Laura Guild.

Erica Salazar one of 20 selected WISDM fellowship

Women in Innovation and STEM Database at MIT has selected 20 women to take part in a Story Collider communications skills training. The program promotes the visibility of women in the MIT academic community, increases gender diversity in innovation and entrepreneurship, and makes it easier to find talented and diverse speakers for various events.

Mike Short named 2021 MacVicar Faculty Fellow

Short joins an elite group of scholars from across the Institute who are committed to curricular innovation, scientific research, and improving the student experience through teaching, mentoring, and advising.

NSE’s Lucio Milanese awarded 2022 Schwarzman Scholarship

Lucio Milanese anlong with three others from MIT will pursue master’s degrees in global affairs and leadership training at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

NSE alums on 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 list in Energy and Science

NSE alums Katia Paramonova ’13 and Pablo Rodriguez-Fernandez PhD’19 have been named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 lists for 2021.

Ju Li elected as 2020 AAAS Fellow

Li is one of six MIT faculty members elected as fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, is among a group of 489 AAAS members elected by their peers in recognition of their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science.

Cong Su, PhD ’19 awarded 2020 Del Favero Thesis Prize

Suhe is currently the Heising-Simons Junior Postdoc Fellow of the Kavli Energy NanoScience Institute (ENSI) and the Department of Physics at the University of California, Berkeley.

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