Paul Gray Award for Public Service
The Paul Gray Award for Public Service, honoring MIT’s 14th president, recognizes a member of the MIT faculty who exemplifies building “a better world” through his or her teaching, research, advising, and service. Faculty members may have: Taught innovative courses that creatively and effectively engage community expertise or address community-identified issues; Inspired and supported MIT students in their own service work through advising and mentoring; Addressed pressing social or environmental issues through his or her research; or Led or significantly contributed to service initiatives that respectfully engage with communities external to MIT.
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Past Award Recipients
- Professor Elsa Olivetti, DMSE
- Professor Ceasar McDowell, DUSP
- Professor Justin Steil, DUSP