Alejandro Rodriguez

  • Program Years: 2006-2010
  • Academic Institution: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Field of Study: Condensed Matter Theory
  • Academic Advisor: Steven G. Johnson
  • Practicum(s):
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2008)
  • Degree(s):
    Ph.D. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2010
    B.S. Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2006

Current Status

  • Status: Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, Princeton University
  • Research Area: Nanophotonics, Casimir effect, heat transport
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  • Awards

    National Science Foundation Early CAREER Award, 2015
    National Academy of Sciences Kavli Fellow, 2014
    MIT Infinite Kilometer Award, 2012
    World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shaper, 2011–2013
    DOE CSGF Fredrick A. Howes Scholar, 2011
    DOE CSGF Fellow, 2006–2010
    MIT Orloff Award for Service in Physics, 2006
    American Physical Society (APS) Minority Physics Scholar, 2003–2005