Benjamin Franklin Medal

Mary Boyce

Mary Boyce was recently awarded the 2024 Benjamin Franklin Medal in mechanical engineering.

“The award cites her ‘transformative contributions to our understanding of the physical behavior of polymers, materials made of long chains of molecules, leading to innovative product development of rubber and other soft materials.’

One of the oldest comprehensive science awards in the world, The Franklin Institute Awards Program is a cornerstone of the legacy of Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute since its founding in 1824. Over the past 200 years, The Franklin Institute Awards Program has honored the most influential scientists, engineers, and inventors who have significantly advanced science and technology.”

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