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Two MIT faculty win MacArthur ‘genius’ grants Winners each get $500,000 in unrestricted funds

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Two MIT faculty members—a physicist and a structural engineer who studies architectural history—have won 2008 MacArthur Fellowships, commonly known as “genius” grants. Marin Soljacic ’96, assistant professor of physics, and John Ochsendorf, associate professor of architecture, will each receive $500,000 in “no strings attached” support over five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. <<more>>

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