Women In STEAM Fields

Mildred Dresselhaus

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Physicist and Professor Emerita of Physics and Electrical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She was known for her work on graphite, graphite intercalation compounds, fullerenes, carbon nanotubes, spin-orbit coupling in semiconductors, and low-dimensional thermoelectrics. Her research helped develop technology based on thin graphite which allow electronics to be "everywhere," including clothing and smartphones. Moreā€¦