D is for Mildred Dresselhaus – Physicist
++ A to Z of Notable Women in STEM ++
Mildred S. Dresselhaus (1930 – ) has been called “The Queen of Carbon Science.”
Dr. Dresselhaus’ career focused on carbon chemistry, including graphite, fullerines, and carbon nanotubules.
She has received numerous awards for her work, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2014.
You can read more about her here.
See more notable women of STEM in my contribution to the April A to Z blogging challenge for 2016.
Add your own “D”-named women to the list in the comments below!