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Naomi Halas, M.A. ’84, Ph.D. ’87, Named to National Academy of Sciences

Posted May 16, 2013
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Rice University professor Naomi Halas, M.A. ’84, Ph.D. ’87, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences for her distinguished and continuing achievements in original research in science and engineering. According to the Rice University press release, Halas is one of the world’s most-cited experts in nanophotonics and a pioneering researcher in the field of […]

Forbes Includes Jessie Rosenberg ’04 on “30 Under 30” List of Rising Stars in Science

Posted January 12, 2012

Jessie Rosenberg ’04 recently appeared on Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30” list of “Rising Stars in Science.” A physics major at Bryn Mawr, she’s now working for IBM, researching how to use light technology to make computers faster. A lengthier profile of Rosenberg tied to her inclusion on the list appeared in the The Daily Progress of […]

Elaine Surick Oran ’66 to Receive Honorary Doctorate

Posted March 26, 2010
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Elaine Surick Oran ’66 has been chosen to receive an honorary doctor of sciences degree from the University of Leeds. The university’s honorary degrees are awarded to individuals who have “changed the landscape of their chosen fields.” Oran, currently a visiting professor at Leeds, is a senior scientist at the U.S. Naval Research Lab, where […]