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School of Engineering third and fourth quarter 2020 awards

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School of Engineering third and fourth quarter 2020 awards

Members of the MIT engineering faculty receive many awards in recognition of their scholarship, service, and overall excellence. The School of Engineering periodically recognizes their achievements by highlighting the honors, prizes, and medals won by faculty working in our academic departments, labs, and centers. The following are awards presented to engineering faculty in the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2020.Pukit Agrawal of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science won the Amazon Research Award on June 17, and the AWS Machine Learning Research Award on Sept. 2.
Robert Armstrong of the Department of Chemical Engineering received the AIChE Founders Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Chemical Engineering on Sept. 1.
Regina Barzilay of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science won the Inaugural AAAI Squirrel AI Award for Artificial Intelligence for the Benefit of Humanity on Sept. 23.
Alexis Bateman of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain list by B2G on Sept. 9.
Geoffrey S.D. Beach of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering was named a Fellow of the American Physical Society on Sept. 28.
Fikile Brushett of the Department of Chemical Engineering received the NOBBChE Lloyd N. Ferguson Young Scientist Award on Sept. 24.
Yet-Ming Chan of the Department of Materials Science and Engineering was named a fellow of the Electrochemical Society on July 31.
James Collins, of the Institute of Medical Engineering and Science and the Department of Biological Engineering, won the Dickson Prize for Medicine on Oct. 26.
Dirk Englund of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science won the Humboldt Research Fellowship for the fields of Optics and Atomic Physics on Sept. 8.
James G. Fujimoto of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science won the The Sanford and Sue Greenberg Prize to End Blindness on Dec. 3.
Robert Langer of the Department of Chemical Engineering received the APGI 2020 Maurice-Marie Janot Award on July 7.
Nancy Lynch of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science won the CONCUR Test-of-Time Award on Sept. 2.
Karthish Manthiram of the Department of Chemical Engineering received the AIChE 35 Under 35 Award on Sept. 16, and the 2020 DOE Early Career Research Award on Oct. 22.
Jelena Notaros of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was named in Forbes 30 under 30 list on Dec. 1.
Eva Ponce of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was named one of the 100 Most Influential Women in Supply Chain List by B2G on Sept. 9.
Ellen Roche of the Department of Mechanical Engineering won the NIBIB Trailblazer Award for New and Early Stage Investigators on Sept. 9.
Maria Jesus Saenz of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was awarded the Distinguished Educator Award by the International Engineering and Operations Management Society on Aug. 15.
Yang Shao-Horn of the of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow on Dec. 8.
Max Shulaker of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science won the 2020 IEEE Electron Devices Society Early Career Award on Sept. 23.
Julian Shun of the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science won the Google Faculty Research Award on Feb. 24.
Zachary Smith of the Department of Chemical Engineering received the AIChE 35 Under 35 Award on Sept. 16.
Giovanni Traverso of the Department of Mechanical Engineering was named by WIRED as one of the top 32 innovators who are building a better future on Dec. 3.
Domitilla del Vecchio of the Department of Mechanical Engineering won the Newton Award for Transformative Ideas during the Covid-19 Pandemic on July 16, and was named an IEEE 2021 Fellow on Nov. 29.

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