Lecture: Nobel Prize winner Danny Shechtman

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Date/Time:Thursday, 12 Jul 2018 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Location:Pioneer Room, Memorial Union
Contact:Jennifer Vit,
Channel:General Events
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Danny Shechtman, Nobel Prize winner and professor of materials science at ISU, will deliver a public lecture, "The Role of TEM in the Discovery of the Quasi-Periodic Materials." Shechtman is a featured speaker for the International Union of Crystallography's international Conference on Aperiodic Crystals. No registration required.

Danny Shechtman
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.