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Mildred dresselhaus was summoned to the oval office last may for what was to have been a five-minute audience with the president but after obama congratulated her. Mildred “millie” dresselhaus, a celebrated and beloved scientist and mit professor whose research helped unlock the mysteries of carbon, has died at 86 a. Esteemed physicist, mit institute professor and ‘queen of carbon’ mildred dresselhaus shared the story of her nearly 60-year career and the distinguished mentors. All entries for mildred dresselhaus print this page download as pdf r saito, j kong, m s dresselhaus 2012 theses awarded 2012-2013.
Aaas fellow mildred dresselhaus earned the nickname queen of carbon through her definitive research on carbon, particularly her work on superconduct. What if millie dresselhaus, female scientist, was treated like a celebrity - ge general electric loading unsubscribe from general electric. Materials scientist mildred s dresselhaus laid the foundation for carbon nanotechnology i did not learn that i was her first female phd-thesis student until 2010.
Mildred s dresselhaus massachusetts institute of technology mildred dresselhaus was born and grew up in new york city she received her undergraduate. 11defebrerofileswordpresscom. Mildred s dresselhaus was born to impoverished polish immigrants in the bronx, new york in 1930, at the start of the great depression her family was on welfare, and.