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Bilge Yildiz wins 2024 Faraday Medal

Bilge Yildiz is the recipient of the Faraday Medal of the Royal Society of Chemistry Electrochemistry Group for 2024.The medal is presented to an electrochemist working outside the UK and Ireland in recognition of their outstanding original contributions and innovation as a mid-career researcher in any field of electrochemistry.

2024 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 on May 22, 2024.

Jacopo Buongiorno elected to NAE

NSE’s Jacopo Buongiorno along with 15 from MIT, elected to National Academy of Engineering in 2024 are honored for significant contributions to engineering research, practice, and education

NSE alums Steven Jepeal and Samuel McAlpine selected to Forbes 30 under 30

Recognized in the Fobes 30 Under 30 — Manufacturing & Industry category for 2024, Jepeal and McAlpine cofounded Allium to develop coatings for structural engineering and construction projects that enable buildings and bridges to last centuries instead of decades.

NSE team wins ANS Student Design Competition

NSE graduate students Assil Halimi, Gyutae Park, Isabel Naranjo De Candido, and Loukas Carayannopoulos were recognized for their project titled “Design Optimization of an Organic-Cooled Light-Water-Moderated Micro-Reactor for Electricity and Hydrogen Generation”.

Madhumitha Ravichandran selected as MIT-Pillar AI Collective Fellow

NSE PhD candidate, Madhumitha Ravichandran, is one of hree MIT students selected as an inaugural MIT-Pillar AI Collective Fellows. The graduate students will aim to commercialize innovations in AI, machine learning, and data science.

Jack Hare wins NSF CAREER award

Nominated by the Division of Physics, it is the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education”

Paola Cappellaro elected 2023 American Physical Society Fellow

Nominated by the Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics, Professor Cappellaro was cited, “[f]or groundbreaking contributions to quantum control and quantum sensing with spin systems.”