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May 10th, 2007

Three alumni in prestigious group of researchers honored by the DOE

Three Chicago alumni are among the eight researchers who have received the 2006 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award from the U.S. Department of Energy. The award honors scientists and engineers at mid-career for exceptional contributions in research and development that support the energy department's mission to advance the national, economic and energy security of the nation.

The DOE cited Paul Alivisatos and Moungi Bawendi in the materials research category "for chemical synthesis and characterization of functional semiconducting nanocrystals, also known as quantum dots."


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