Unknown Interesting Fact about
Telkes died in 1995 at the age of 94.
In 1937, she returned to the United States and joined the faculty
of Boston College,
where she taught until
her retirement in 1965.
In 1930, she returned to Hungary to teach at the Technical University of Budapest.
After graduation, she worked as a research associate at the Carnegie Institute of Technology
In 1926, she came to the United States to study at the
Worcester Polytechnic Institute,
where she earned
her master's degree in 1927.
After graduation, she worked as a research assistant
at the University of Budapest
She studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she earned her bachelor's degree in chemical engineering
Telkes was born in Budapest,
Hungary in 1900.
She is best known for her work on solar energy and desalination.
Maria Telkes was a Hungarian-American engineer and inventor.