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Arruda receives SES Rice Medal


Ellen ArrudaEllen Arruda, the Maria Comninou Collegiate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, has been elected to receive the Society of Engineering Science (SES) 2018 James R. Rice Medal. The prize is awarded to a mid-career researcher (10-25 years after earning the PhD or equivalent degree) in the field of engineering sciences who has had a substantial impact in his/her field.

The specific citation for the 2018 medal is: “The 2018 James R. Rice Medal of SES is awarded to Ellen Arruda for substantial contributions to the mechanics of engineering polymers and biological materials, with both fundamental and applied impact.”

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