Sheng Dai has been elected to the class of 2019 MRS Fellows by the Materials Research Society (MRS). This Honor is bestowed upon MRS Members who are notable for their distinguished research accomplishments and outstanding contributions to the advancement of materials research worldwide.
MRS states: The vitality, diversity and opportunity of materials research are all epitomized in this group of new Fellows, whose remarkable accomplishments are highlighted by their brief citations. We are confident that the examples of excellence, enterprise and dedication displayed by this steadily growing community of MRS Fellows will serve to encourage and inspire all materials researchers, at all levels, and will also support and enhance the prestige and recognition of materials research in serving the broader community worldwide.
Dai specifically was recognized for his “significant and sustained contributions in pioneering and developing novel synthetic methods for functional carbon materials for energy applications.”