Williams Appointed Visiting Professor at MIT

Williams Appointed Visiting Professor at MIT

Williams Appointed Visiting Professor at MIT

Dwight Williams '05
Dwight Williams '05

Dwight Williams (Ph.D. '05, Nuclear Engineering) has been appointed to the Department of the Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) as a Martin Luther King Visiting Professor. His research interests include environmental radioactivity, radiation detection and measurement, counterproliferation technologies, and national security. Williams will also continue his full-time position at the Pentagon, where he is a Principal Nuclear Physicist for the Department of Defense’s Science and Technology Brain Trust.

Williams has received numerous honors in the past few years, including being named the 2006 National Society of Black Engineers AEDC Humanitarian of the Year, the National Society of Professional Engineer’s 2005-2006 National Young Engineer of the Year, and a winner of the DNI Fellows Award from the Office of the Associate Director of National Intelligence for Science and Technology.

When not on the job, Williams' work doesn't stop. He is a member of the National Society of Professional Engineers and the president of his chapter, a program evaluator for ABET (the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, a member of the American Society for Engineering Education, a spokesperson for minorities and engineers, a mentor, and a tutor.

October 18, 2006


Prev   Next

Current Headlines

Technica celebrates 5th Anniversary with over 900 Coders from Around the Country

Five Years of WIAA at the University of Maryland

Aerospace Engineering Professor Emeritus Appointed Pentagon Deputy to the Undersecretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

Voice of America video highlights kidney transplant drone flight

Professor Yanne K. Chembo named 2020 Optical Society Fellow

MSE Undergrad Jacob Garnett Opens LM Challenge Box in Record Time

Student autonomous drone racing team takes 2nd place at IROS

Women in Aeronautics and Astronautics Celebrates Five Years

News Resources

Return to Newsroom

Search News

Archived News

Events Resources

Events Calendar