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Arup Chakraborty Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Arup Chakraborty, the Robert T. Haslam Professor of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Physics, Professor of Chemistry, and director of MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.” Chakraborty and three other…

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HST MEMP Alumni Profile: Tim Padera

Fighting Cancer and Disease, One Lymph Node at a Time Timothy P. Padera, MEMP PhD, ‘03, Associate Professor of Radiation Oncology at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School Tim Padera works to fight cancer and disease by focusing his research on a far-reaching system of the body—the lymphatic system. As part…

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Four MIT faculty named 2015 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors

Belcher, Bhatia, Brown, and Horvitz recognized for demonstrating a prolific spirit of innovation and invention resulting in a tangible impact on society. Four MIT faculty members have been named 2015 Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI): Angela M. Belcher is the James Mason Crafts Professor Department of Material…

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Interdisciplinary Design Conversations will feature Lee Gehrke

On Tuesday, Dec. 8, the MIT International Design Center (IDC) is hosting an Interdisciplinary Design Conversation featuring Lee Gehrke, the Hermann von Helmholtz Professor in MIT’s Institute for Medical Engineering and Science and a professor of microbiology and immunology at Harvard Medical School. This event, which will take place at 4…

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