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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.
 

 

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