Harvard’s Federico Capasso co-recipient of Rumford Prize

Jan 08, 2016 1226

The American Academy of Arts and Sciences named Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Professor Federico Capasso and electrical engineer Alfred Cho as the recipients of the 2015 Rumford Prize on Tuesday, in recognition of their contributions to the field of laser technology.

The award will be presented to Capasso and Cho, both of whom are members of the academy, on April 14 at the American Academy's headquarters in Cambridge, Mass. Capasso is the Robert L. Wallace Professor of Applied Physics and Vinton Hayes Senior Research Fellow in Electrical Engineering at the Harvard John A. Paulson School.

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Source: http://news.harvard.edu/

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