Mitra Taheri named 2021 Brimacombe Medalist by TMS

March 3, 2021
Mitra Taheri

Newest DMSE faculty member and Director of the MCP – Mitra Taheri

The Department of Materials Science & Engineering is pleased to announce that Professor Mitra Taheri has been named a 2021 Brimacombe Medalist by the Minerals, Metals, and Materials Society (TMS).

The Brimacombe Medal is a mid-career award recognizing those with sustained excellence and achievement in business, technology, education, public policy or science related to materials science and engineering and with a record of continuing service to the profession. Taheri was cited for her pioneering contributions to in-situ microscopic and spectroscopic characterization, as well as her commitment to diversity in mentorship of the next generation.

Her research focuses on in-situ electron microscopy. Mitra’s team designs and builds platforms to study materials in different, often extreme, environments including high temperatures, electrical or mechanical stress, radiation, oxidation and more.

Congratulations, Professor Taheri!

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