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Robert S. Langer Receives 2002 Charles Stark Draper Prize from National Academy of Engineering

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Robert S. Langer, ScD

Robert S. Langer, ScD, Kenneth J. Germeshausen Professor of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was awarded the 2002 Charles Stark Draper Prize from the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) in a ceremony held on February 19, 2002, in Washington, DC. Dr. Langer received the prize—a $500,000 award and gold medallion often referred to as “engineering/s Nobel Prize”—for inventing medical drug delivery technologies that prolong the lives and ease the suffering of millions of …

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