Lecture: Nobel Prize winner Danny Shechtman
|Date/Time:||Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm|
|Location:||Pioneer Room, Memorial Union|
Danny Shechtman is a distinguished Emeritus Professor of Materials Engineering at the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, an Associate of the US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory, and Professor of Materials Science at Iowa State University. He is a member of several Academies, including the US National Academy of Engineering, Israel academy of arts and humanities, AAAS and the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS). He is an Honorary Member of professional Societies around the globe and has been awarded many prizes for his scientific work, including the Wolf Prize in Physics, The Gregori Aminoff Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the EMRS award and the Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2011 for the discovery of quasicrystals.