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Highlights of 2013

May 8, 2014

The article "Biofilm attachment reduction on bioinspired, dynamic, micro-wrinkling surfaces" has been selected by the New Journal of Physics for inclusion in the Highlights of 2013.

George Ledlie Prize awarded to Joanna Aizenberg

George Ledlie Prize awarded to Joanna Aizenberg

October 22, 2015

When George Ledlie, Harvard Class of 1884, died in 1927 he left Harvard a $1,000 bequest with very specific instructions: The income generated by the gift was to “be paid not oftener than once in every two years as a prize to a person in any way connected with said University, who, in the judgment of said University since the last awarding of the said prize, has by research, discovery or otherwise made the most valuable contribution to science, or in any way for the benefit of mankind …”

What Is ARPA-E Up to Now?

May 1, 2015

The new director of ARPA-E (the Department of Energy's Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy) singles out SLIPS as a prime example of translation of basic science into a high-impact energy-saving application, in an interview in Innovation.

Fabrics of life

March 25, 2015

A Nature Outlook story, Fabrics of Life, discusses how bioinspired liquid-infused textiles can lead to cutting-edge clothing and construction materials in medical, outdoor, and other settings.

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Joanna Aizenberg elected member of National Academy of Engineering

February 12, 2019

Today, the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University and the Harvard John A. Paulson School for Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) announced that Joanna Aizenberg, Ph.D., has been elected a member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). She is recognized for her exceptional “contributions to [the] understanding of biological systems and bioinspired materials design”.

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