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Paula T. Hammond wins 2010 Scientist of the Year

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The Harvard Foundation presented the 2010 Scientist of the Year Award to Paula T. Hammond, the Bayer Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, as part of its annual Albert Einstein Science Conference: Advancing Minorities and Women in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics.

Hammond will be honored for her outstanding scientific contributions in macromolecular design and synthesis of biomaterials. “The Harvard Foundation is pleased to honor Dr. Hammond as the 2010 Scientist of the Year at our annual Albert Einstein Science Conference,” said S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation.

Hammond was also a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study in 2004.

To read more about Hammond’s research, visit the Hammond Research Group Web site.