Michael Falk to receive 2018 MRS Impact Award

February 5, 2018

Michael FalkMichael Falk, professor of materials science and engineering and vice dean for undergraduate education, has been selected by the Materials Research Society Board of Directors to receive the 2018 MRS Impact Award.

This award honors outstanding individuals who have displayed excellence in areas of science communications, education, advancing diversity, mentoring, or community engagement. Falk was chosen for “his broad participation in STEM education in Baltimore elementary schools; for bringing attention to professional and educational climate issues faced by LGBTQ students and researchers; and for pioneering research-based methodologies for integrating computation into the Materials Science and Engineering curriculum.” He will be formally recognized at the 2018 MRS Spring Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona.

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