Ruben Alonzo, an MIT junior and AgeLab UROP, has been named a 2010 Harry S. Truman Scholar. Ruben is the AgeLab team leader for a collaboration with the Engineering is Elementary project at the Museum of Science, Boston. The project’s goal is to promote students’ math and science literacy and to spark their interest in a range of engineering topics. Team members from the MIT AgeLab, New England University Transportation Center, and the Museum of Science are putting together an educational video about the AgeLab Driving Simulator “Miss Daisy” to accompany an Engineering is Elementary lesson on transportation. Ruben’s involvement in and dedication to this project is an embodiment of his passion for public service and education . The AgeLab congratulates Ruben on winning this prestigious scholarship.