Whitacre awarded Lemelson-MIT Prize
EST&P professor, Jay Whitacre, has been awarded the Lemelson-MIT Prize. The $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize recognizes individuals who translate their ideas into inventions that improve the world. The Lemelson-MIT Prize is awarded to outstanding mid-career inventors, who have developed a patented product or process of significant value to society, which has been adopted for practical use, or has a high probability of being adopted. More details about the prize and Jay can be found at: http://lemelson.mit.edu/prize.