Gregory Stephanopoulos receives Samson Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels

Gregory Stephanopoulos, the Willard Henry Dow Professor of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at MIT and NTUA BS Graduate, has been selected to receive the Eric and Sheila Samson Prime Minister's Prize for Innovation in Alternative Fuels for  transportation.
Awarded by the prime minister of the state of Israel and totaling $1 million, the Samson Prize is the world's largest monetary prize awarded in the field of alternative fuels. Stephanopoulos shares the honor with Mercouri G. Kanatzidis of Northwestern University. The two researchers are being honored for “their innovative scientific and technological contributions that have the potential to lead to the development of alternative fuels for transportation, replacing the fast depleting fossil fuels which are the major fuels used nowadays in transportation.”

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