2013

The National Academy of Inventors announces Charles Lieber as a 2013 NAI Fellow, a “distinction accorded to academic inventors who have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.” Click here for a list of all 2013 NAI Fellows.

Charles Lieber is awarded the first ever Nano Research Award. Tsinghua University Press and Springer recognize Professor Lieber with this award “in recognition of his extraordinary contribution to nanoscale science and technology.” [download pdf]

The Cyborg Era Begins,” Science 340, 1162 (2013). [download pdf]

Charles Lieber is awarded the 2013 IEEE Nanotechnology Pioneer Award. The IEEE Nanotechnology Council Awards Committee recognizes Professor Lieber with this award “for pioneering contributions to nanometer diameter wire synthesis and applications, and defining leadership in nanotechnology.”

“Soft Circuits,” Scientific American 308, 6, 621 (2013). [download pdf]

Our cyborg brain tissue project is on display as part of the London Science Museum’s Who Am I? exhibition. The exhibition explores human identity and how it is affected by new discoveries in biomedical science. On-line content accompanying the exhibition offers additional information on brain science and genetics.

“Charles Lieber is the most recent recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Willard Gibbs Medal,” Biophysical Society Newsletter, May 2013.

Toward cyborg tissues with self-assembling 3D circuits,” PNAS First Look Blog, 22 April, 2013.

Charles Lieber is awarded the 2013 Willard Gibbs Medal. The Jury of the Willard Gibbs Medal and the American Chemical Society give this award “to publicly recognize eminent chemists who, through years of application and devotion, have brought to the world developments that enable everyone to live more comfortably and to understand this world better.” [read more]