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”.
The Solvay Chair in Chemistry is awarded to a distinguished scientist. The task of the chair holder is to give a series of lectures on a subject related to her/his research activities, plus an opening lecture intended to a broader audience
We are very excited to let you know that the PionEar team (led by Ida Pavlichenko from our group and Nicole Black from the Lewis lab) won top prize in the life science track of the seventh annual President’s Innovation Challenge at the Harvard Innovation Labs.
The MRS Medal recognizes a specific outstanding recent discovery or advancement, which is expected to have a major impact on the progress of a materials-related field. Joanna Aizenberg has been awarded a Medal “for developing new synthesis routes inspired by biological principles for the fabrication of advanced complex multifunctional materials and devices.”