Welcome! Login | Register
 

Whitcomb: Amazon’s Brilliant Ploy; America’s Minority Rule; Terror in Pawtucket; Try Common Sense—Whitcomb: Amazon’s Brilliant Ploy; America’s Minority Rule; Terror…

Worcester Research Bureau Releases Immigration Report—Worcester Research Bureau Releases Immigration Report

Former Mob Enforcer Tillinghast Says He Hopes Bulger’s Killer “Gets Away With It”—Former Mob Enforcer Tillinghast Says He Hopes Bulger's…

Worcester Ranked 68th Best City for Singles in U.S.—Worcester Ranked 68th Best City for Singles in…

Horowitz: Mid-Term Voters Apply Brakes to Trump Presidency—Horowitz: Mid-Term Voters Apply Brakes to Trump Presidency

10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes - November 13, 2018—10 Great Pets in Need of Loving Homes…

Comic Book Legend Stan Lee Passes Away at 95—Comic Book Legend Stan Lee Passes Away at…

3 Arrested for Possession of Loaded Gun in Worcester—3 Arrested for Possession of Loaded Gun in…

Offense Struggles, Patriots Blown Out by Titans 34-10—NEW: Offense Struggles, Patriots Blown Out by Titans…

Construction in Worcester - Week of November 12, 2018—Construction in Worcester - Week of November 12,…

 
 

NEW: WPI Professor Named a “Woman to Watch”

Friday, May 11, 2012

 

WPI Associate Professor Diana Lados.

Mass High Tech has just awarded Diana Lados of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) with its most prestigious award for women.

Lados, an associate professor of mechanical engineering and director of the school’s Integrative Materials Design Center (iMdc), is one of 20 New England women slated to be given the “Women to Watch” award today by Mass High Tech. The awards are given to standout women in the fields of biotechnology, electronics, IT, medicals devices, nanotechnology, software, sustainable energy and telecommunications for their contributions to the field, as well as leadership.

No stranger to prestigious awards, Lados recently received a National Science Foundation's CAREER Award for a study aimed at increasing the use of lightweight metals like aluminum, titanium and magnesium in cars, airplanes, boats and other transportation applications. She also received the 2012 Kalenian Award from WPI’s Collaborative for Entrepreneurship and Innovation for her development of novel hybrid materials.

A member of WPI’s faculty since 2006, Lados became the first professor from the school to participate in the National Academy of Engineering’s prestigious U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium. She has published more than 50 articles, and delivered over 100 conference and industrial presentations. For more information on Lados’ latest award, click here.
 

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.

 
Delivered Free Every
Day to Your Inbox