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 May 1, 2006

Distinguished Scholar Medal for Materials Science PhD graduate - Dr. Amit Goyal

Amit Goyal, Ph.D., 1991, ORNL Distinguished Scientist and Battelle Distinguished Inventor

The University of Rochester graduate is one of the nation's leading scientists in the field of high-temperature superconductors. Dr. Goyal is the lead inventor of a prominent process to fabricate high-performance superconducting wire. The holder of fifty issued patents and the author of 300 published articles, Dr. Goyal is truly a scientist who has altered the course of his discipline. For his outstanding achievements and for his dedication to the ideals of the University, Dr. Goyal was awarded Rochester's Distinguished Scholar Medal in May 2006 at the Doctoral Ceremony.