August 5, 2019
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) endowed a fellowship program in the name of David H. Koch Institute Professor Robert Langer. The new Langer Prizes for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Excellence award unrestricted grants of up to $100,000 to researchers in pursuit of "blue sky" ideas, with preference to those working in chemical and biological engineering. “It is my wish that these fellowships will help future innovators to achieve the big dreams — dreams that can make the world a better place,” said Langer in a video statement. The first recipients will be announced in September. Read more.