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Marin Soljacic

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Awards & Distinctions

Marin Soljačić received BsE degrees in physics and electrical engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA and earned his PhD in physics from Princeton University, USA. He is currently a Professor of physics at MIT and is a founder of WiTricity, LuxLabs, as well as Lightelligence.

His main research interests are in artificial intelligence as well as electromagnetic phenomena, focusing on nanophotonics, non-linear optics, and wireless power transfer.

He is an international member of the Croatian Academy of Engineering. He has received many honors including a MacArthur Fellowship “genius” grant, the Blavatnik National Award, the Adolph Lomb Medal, and the Max Born Award. He received the Croatian President’s top medal for Science, "The Order of the Croatian Daystar, with the image of Ruđer Bošković" and was awarded "The Order of the Croatian Interlace" medal. He was also a highly cited researcher according to Web of Science for 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Document Created: 26 Jul 2023
Last Updated: 28 Aug 2023

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