She is the Engineer/Scientist who started "Directed Evolution". Even though still in the infant stage, Directed Evolution has already produced a number of enzymes with a wide range of practical. real world applications. Her work will have a profound effect on all of our lives and may hold the key to eventual sustainability for our species. Few contributions have ever been as deserving of a Nobel Prize. It will be a supreme injustice if she doesn't get one. Evolutionary engineer Frances Arnold wins €1m tech prize - BBC News She's not the greatest speaker out there, but this TEDMED talk is worth watching. How can we design new DNA?