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Angela Belcher      

Materials Scientist, Biological Engineer and Professor at MIT

With a bachelors in Creative Studies and a Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry, Angela Belcher has made a career out of finding surprising and innovative solutions to energy problems.

As head of the Biomolecular Materials Group at MIT, Belcher brings together the fields of materials chemistry, electrical engineering and molecular biology to engineer viruses that can create batteries and clean energy sources. A MacArthur Fellow, she also founded Cambrios Technologies, a Cambridge-based startup focused on applying her work with natural biological systems to the manufacture and assembly of electronic, magnetic and other commercially important materials. TIME magazine named her a climate-change hero in 2007.

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Cambrios Co-founder Angela Belcher Wins Coveted Lemelson-MIT ...

From Yahoo! Finance: Cambrios Technologies Corporation is proud to announce that its co-founder, Dr. Angela Belcher, received today the prestigious ...

MIT scientist, inspired by natures, wins award - Boston.com

Angela Belcher, a world leader in nanotechnology, says she takes ... Materials chemist Angela Belcher wins Lemelson-MIT award for mid-career inventors ...

Hack a virus, win a prize: Scientist recognized for 'useful' germ ...

Angela Belcher received the 2013 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for using lessons in ... Angela Belcher, a materials chemist at the Massachusetts Institute of  ...

Inventor Borrows Ideas from Nature to Tackle Key Societal ...

Dr. Angela Belcher genetically engineers viruses to create new products; inventions include biodegradable batteries, high-efficiency solar cells and clean  ...

MIT chemist, inspired by nature, wins $500K award - Boston.com

Angela Belcher, 45, a world leader in nanotechnology, was initially motivated by the abalone shell during her time spent by the ocean as an undergraduate at ...

MIT chemist nabs $500G tech prize | Boston Herald

Angela Belcher, a materials chemist and one of the world's leading scientists in nanotechnology, will accept the award and present her accomplishments later ...

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