Nikolai Begg, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1 of 2) (video) Cone Communications Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption Nikolai Begg received the prestigious 2013 $30,000 Lemelson-MIT Student Prize for his portfolio of novel medical devices which are helping to make surgical procedures less invasive, and therefore less risky. A Ph.D. candidate at MIT, Begg works directly with doctors and nurses in hospitals to better understand how his inventions can have a positive influence on medical procedures. Credit Video courtesy of the Lemelson-MIT Program Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.