Professor Islam Recognized-Department of Materials Science and Engineering - Carnegie Mellon University

Professor Islam Recognized

Professor Mohammad Islam (Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering and Chemical Engineering) has been invited to participate in the National Academy of Sciences Kavli Frontiers of Science symposia. Since 1989, the Academy has organized annual symposia on Frontiers of Science. These symposia bring together some of the very best young scientists to discuss exciting advances and opportunities in their fields in a format that encourages informal collective as well as one-on-one discussions among participants. The Frontiers of Science symposia have become a major instrument in bringing together the best young researchers—the next generation of leaders--in the natural sciences and engineering fields, in the United States and around the world. The symposium will be held November 6-8, 2008 at the Academy's Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center in Irvine, California.

Professor Mohammad Islam has also received the five year, $500,000 CAREER Award from NSF and he has been named as a Sloan Research Fellowship recipient. According to Sloan's web site, "These awards are intended to enhance the careers of the very best young faculty members in specified fields of science."