Chemistry and chemical engineering
Fluid dynamics researcher profoundly influenced his field
Chemist’s seminal contributions to the thermodynamics and kinetics of biochemical reactions still shape the field, colleagues say.
Langer honored for his discoveries in controlled drug-release systems and new biomaterials; awards ceremony hosted by Kevin Spacey to be broadcast Jan. 27
Studying these cells could lead to new treatments for diseases ranging from gastrointestinal disease to diabetes.