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2014-03-05 08:36:35

WASHINGTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA), representing U.S. leadership in semiconductor manufacturing and design, today presented its University Research Award - in consultation with Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC) - to University of Minnesota professor Sachin Sapatnekar in recognition of his outstanding contributions to semiconductor research. "We are pleased to recognize Dr. Sapatnekar for his trailblazing work in...

President Obama Awards Highest Honors To Nation's Top Scientists And Innovators
2013-02-04 13:52:47

National Science Foundation Almost all awardees have received NSF support at some point in their research careers President Obama today awarded 12 eminent researchers the National Medal of Science and 11 extraordinary inventors the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the highest honors bestowed by the U.S. government upon scientists, engineers and inventors. The recipients received their awards at a White House ceremony. This marks the 50th anniversary of the presentation of...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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