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Working with NASA

Leventis discusses his four years of work with NASA’s space program, in which he was involved with several projects that use cross-linked aerogels. In 2005 NASA awarded Leventis the Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal, praising him for his “groundbreaking research in the development of polymer cross-linked aerogels.”

Chemical Curiosity

Nicholas Leventis
Professor, Chemistry
Missouri S&T

By Brittany Barr