Hao Yin, PhD student in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester, was selected to participate in the Argonne Training Program on Extreme-Scale Computing (ATPESC), to be held July 31 – August 12, 2022, at the Q-Center in St. Charles, IL.
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.
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.
Hussein Aluie, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Rochester and staff scientist at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics, is the 2022 Chair-Elect of the APS Topical Group on the Physics of Climate.
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.
On-air commentary, popular books, advising for Marvel—the award recognizes the Rochester astrophysicist’s ‘sustained efforts’ to make science broadly accessible.
Bethany Chidester of UC Davis was awarded a Director’s Postdoctoral Fellowship at Los Alamos National Laboratory, effective July 1, 2021.
Eva Zurek, professor of chemistry at the University at Buffalo, was awarded The State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Scholarship in 2021. The award recognizes Eva’s sustained scholarship and significant, pioneering contributions in computational chemistry.
Ian Ocampo of Princeton University selected for the Best Graduate Student Poster Award at the 2021 Omega Laser Users’ Group Annual Meeting.
Adam Burrows, Professor of Astrophysical Sciences at Princeton University, has been awarded the Viktor Ambartsumian International Science Prize 2020.