Friday, January 15, 2010
John Goodenough, professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, received the Fermi Prize at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
Here are a couple of photos from the ceremony. Others are available at the Department of Energy Web site.
The award recognizes Goodenough “For his lasting contributions to materials science and technology, especially the science underlying lithium-ion batteries.”
Goodenough shared the award with Siegfried S. Hecker of Stanford University.
Goodenough developed materials critical to the development of lightweight and rechargeable
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