"Queen of carbon science" and recipient of Presidential Medal of Freedom and National Medal of Science led US scientific community, promoted women in STEM.
Mildred S. Dresselhaus, a celebrated and beloved MIT professor whose research helped unlock the mysteries of carbon, the most fundamental of organic elements -- earning her the nickname "queen of carbon science" -- died on Monday, February 20, 2017 at age 86.
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