Francesco Evangelista Awarded 2017 Dirac Medal January 6, 2017January 6, 2017 Kira Marie WalshNo Comments Francesco Evangelista. Photo by Emory Photo/Video. Dr. Francesco Evangelista has been awarded the 2017 Dirac Medal, one of the world’s most prestigious awards for theoretical and computational chemists under 40. Read about the honor in The Emory Report. Congratulations, Francesco!