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Wednesday, October 9 • 5:00pm - 5:30pm
Lemelson-MIT Prize: 2013 Winner Angela Belcher

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Fireside Chat with Angela Belcher, MIT Professor and winner of the 2013 Lemelson-MIT prize


Angela Belcher, the W.M. Keck Professor of Energy in Materials Science and Biological Engineering, and faculty member of the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at MIT, was awarded the 2013 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize.  She will speak with MIT Technology Review Editor-in-Chief Jason Pontin about her inventive work leveraging nature to create new materials, the companies she has founded to bring that work to market, and how she's inspiring the next generation of student inventors, innovators and technologists.

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Angela Belcher

Professor, MIT and Winner of the 2013 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize
Dr. Angela Belcher, winner of the $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for 2013, is a leading scientist in the field of nanotechnology. She bases her work on the idea that nature, if given the proper set of ingredients and building conditions, can create an infinite number of materials. She has developed environmentally friendly batteries and clean transportation fuel, among other inventions with both commercial and social value. Belcher is currently... Read More →


Wednesday October 9, 2013 5:00pm - 5:30pm
MIT Media Lab (6th Floor Event Space) 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge, MA

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