FACULTY AWARD: Debenedetti Named APS Fellow

Igor Heifetz ・ High Meadows Environmental Institute

Princeton University researchers Pablo Debenedetti, the Dean for Research and Class of 1950 Professor in Engineering and Applied Science and professor of chemical and biological engineering, and Daniel Steinberg, science and engineering outreach specialist in the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials (PRISM) and the Princeton Center for Complex Materials, have been named 2015 Fellows of the American Physical Society.

Debenedetti was selected for “seminal contributions to fundamental understanding of metastable liquids, through creative use of statistical mechanical theory, thermodynamic analysis, and advanced computer simulation methods.”

Steinberg was cited for “developing, assessing, and disseminating new science education outreach programs targeted to pre-college students and to the general public, and for forging prototypical outreach partnerships locally and nationally.”