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October 19, 2022 | 12:00 pm

Eva Zurek named 2022 APS Fellow

Eva Zurek, professor of chemistry at the University at Buffalo, has been named an American Physical Society (APS) Fellow for 2022. The APS Fellowship Program was created in 1921 for those in the physics community to recognize peers who have contributed to advances in physics through original research, innovative applications, teaching, and leadership.

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Richard Kraus, research scientist at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is the recipient of the inaugural American Physical Society’s 2023 Neil Ashcroft Early Career Award for Studies of Matter at Extreme High Pressure Conditions. Kraus is recognized for his outstanding theoretical or experimental contributions by an early-career scientist to studies of matter at extreme high-pressure conditions.

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Hussein Aluie, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester and staff scientist at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, has been recognized with the 2021 Editors’ Citation for Excellence in Refereeing for the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems (JAMES), an American Geophysical Union journal.

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Hussein Aluie, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester and staff scientist at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, has been selected as one of up to two Young Observers in the U.S. National Committee for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (USNC/TAM) program in 2022.

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Eva Zurek, professor of chemistry at the University at Buffalo, has been elected by the Division of Computational Physics (DCOMP) of the American Physical Society (APS) as its next Vice Chair. She will serve in the DCOMP Executive Committee as Vice-Chair for one year starting in May 2022, then for one year as Chair-Elect, followed by one year as Chair, and then as Past Chair in the final year.

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October 4, 2021 | 12:00 pm

J. J. Ruby awarded Lawrence Fellowship

A graduate student in the High Energy Density Physics Experiments Group at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics and IMAXED/CMAP, has been awarded a prestigious fellowship from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, effective October 2021.

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September 22, 2020 | 11:09 pm

Eight appointed to named professorships

Adam Frank, a professor of physics and astronomy, has been jointly appointed to the Helen F. and Fred H. Gowen Professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy, announced in September 2020.

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