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    Felice Frankel's Biography

    Science photographer Felice Frankel is a research scientist in the Center for Materials Science and Engineering at MIT. Collaborating with scientists and engineers across a host of disciplines, she creates images and graphics for journal submissions, presentations, and for publications to advance the public understanding of science.

    Felice has received grants and awards from the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Science Foundation, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Harvard University’s Loeb Fellowship in the Graduate School of Design, the Lennart Nilsson Foundation, among others, and is a Fellow in the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

    Her books include Envisioning Science: The Design and Craft of the Science Image, No Small Matter: Science on the Nanoscale, co-authored with George Whitesides, On the Surface of Things: Images of the Extraordinary in Science, also co-authored with G. M. Whitesides. Her most recent book, co-authored with Angela DePace, is Visual Strategies, A Practical Guide to Graphics for Scientists and Engineers.

    Frankel's commitment to advance visual literacy in science informs her teaching and her series of “hands-on” workshops for researchers in the US and Europe. Learn more at

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