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MIT Professors Stephen J. Lippard PhD ’65 and Phillip A. Sharp were awarded the National Medal of Science by President George W. Bush yesterday morning. Lippard is a professor in the Department of Chemistry; Sharp, the 1993 Nobel Laureate in Medicine/Physiology, is an Institute professor and served as founding director for MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research.

Professors Dimitri A. Antoniadis and M. Frans Kaashoek were among the 76 new members elected to the National Academy of Engineering last week. Both are faculty members in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science.

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