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2012 News in Brief



Markus Buehler honored by three professional societies and featured in MIT News profile

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Markus BuehlerProfessor Markus Buehler was recently honored by three national societies. Last fall, the Applied Mechanics Division of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers awarded him the Thomas J.R. Hughes Young Investigator Award. In January, the Society of Engineering Science awarded him the Young Investigator Medal. And on April 11, the Materials Research Society (MRS) presented him with the Outstanding Young Investigator Award, recognizing his “innovative and creative” interdisciplinary research in materials science. Read a news story about the MRS award. Buehler is also the subject of an MIT News profile, “Seeing the Music in Nature: From Spider Webs to Tangled Proteins, Markus Buehler Finds the Connections Between Mathematics, Molecules and Materials.