U.S. News and World Report
Queen of Carbon Science
By Marlene Cimons, National Science Foundation
Mildred Dresselhaus started studying carbon nearly 50 years ago, early in her research career, when few scientists had any interest in this important element, the strongest material known and the sixth most abundant in nature.
Often dubbed the “Queen of Carbon Science,” Dresselhaus, 81, a longtime Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, is regarded as a leader in the field of condensed matter and materials physics ...
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