Sitti Receives Prestigious SPIE Nanoengineering Award-Mechanical Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Sitti Receives Prestigious SPIE Nanoengineering Award

Congratulations to Professor Metin Sitti on being awarded the prestigious SPIE 2011 Nanoengineering Award gives an Nanoengineering Award. Prof. Sitti received this prestigious award due to his pioneering research on nanorobotic precision micro/nano-manipulation systems since his doctoral study. Prof. Sitti will receive the award and give a plenary talk on April 28, 2011 at the SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing Conference in Orlando, FL, which has around 7,000 attendees.

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