The 2023 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Electrical Engineering has been awarded to Professor Nader Engheta for his transformative innovations in engineering novel materials that interact with electromagnetic waves in unprecedented ways, with broad applications in ultrafast computing and communication technologies. Prof. Engheta credits the Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship in providing funding for the above-mentioned research advancements.
The Benjamin Franklin Medal, one of the world’s oldest science and technology awards. Prof. Engheta is among nine outstanding individuals recognized with Benjamin Franklin Medals this year for their achievements in extraordinary scientific, engineering and business leadership. The laureates will be honored on April 27 at a ceremony at the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia.
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