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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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Kwanghun Chung awarded Packard Fellowship

Kwanghun (KC) Chung, investigator of neuroscience at the Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, core faculty of the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science, and an assistant professor in the MIT departments of Chemical Engineering and Brain and Cognitive Sciences, is one of 18 individuals chosen to receive a 2015…

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Shalek Awarded NIH New Innovator Award

Seventy-eight grants have been awarded to scientists proposing highly innovative approaches to major contemporary challenges in biomedical research, under the High-Risk, High-Reward Research program supported by the NIH Common Fund. Awards support exceptional investigators pursuing bold research projects that span the broad mission of the NIH, including developing methods for cells to synthesize…

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