Award/Grant – Fritz J. and Dolores H. Russ Prize (NAE)

Sophie Felleiter The Russ Prize recognizes an outstanding bio-engineering achievement in widespread use that improves the human condition. This achievement should help the public better understand and appreciate the contributions of engineers to our health, well-being and quality of life. An auxiliary purpose of the Russ Prize is to encourage collaboration between the engineering and medical/biological professions to work closely together. …

Award/Grant – Draper Prize (NAE)

Sophie Felleiter One of the world’s preeminent awards for engineering achievement, The Charles Stark Draper Prize was established by the National Academy of Engineering and endowed by Draper Laboratory in 1988 to recognize innovative engineering achievements and their reduction to practice in ways that have led to important benefits and significant improvement in the well-being and freedom of humanity.

Award/Grant – King Faisal International Prize for Science (Biology)

Sophie Felleiter The King Faisal Foundation believes that it is through the collective efforts of outstanding individuals that the highest aspirations are realized. The prize for science recognizes significant advances in specific areas that benefit humanity. The aim is also to encourage further research that could lead to medical and scientific breakthroughs.

Award/Grant – Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Sophie Felleiter Chemistry was the most important science for Alfred Nobel’s own work. The development of his inventions as well as the industrial processes he employed were based upon chemical knowledge. Chemistry was the second prize area that Nobel mentioned in his will. In 1901 the very first Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Jacobus H. van ‘t Hoff for …