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2020 Awards

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.

Artyom Kossolapov wins the 2020 ANS Young Professional Thermal Hydraulics Research Award

Established in 2006, the Young Professional Thermal Hydraulics Research Award is given annually by the Thermal Hydraulics Division and co-sponsored by the Young Member Group of the American Nuclear Society for originality and overall contribution of research, and the quality of the summary and the presentation.

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.

Samuel McAlpine wins First Place prize in Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards

NSE graduate student Samuel McAlpine was awarded a First Place prize in the Innovations in Nuclear Technology R&D Awards sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Technology R&D. McAlpine’s award is in the Open Competition in the category of Advanced Reactor Systems.

Anne White appointed SoE Distinguished Professor of Engineering

This professorship was established to recognize outstanding contributions in education, research, and service. Professor White’s appointment recognizes her exceptional leadership, innovation, and accomplishments in education and research.

NSE’s Peter Brenton recognized for outstanding service by School of Engineering

School of Engineering’s Ellen Mandigo Award recognizes staff who have demonstrated, over an extended period of time, intelligence, skill, hard work, and dedication to the Institute.

2020 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 22, 2020.

Danagoulian and team named 2019 Arms Control Association (ACA) Arms Control Persons of the Year

“Professor Danagoulian’s MIT team has brought the best science to arms control and provided a creative solution that can reduce nuclear threats and enhance security,” said Daryl Kimball, executive director of the ACA

Achieving advisory equilibrium

Paola Cappellaro honored by her graduate students for being committed to caring