Nicholas Metropolis Award

Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics

jcp_cvrWe are very proud to extend our congratulations to Ken Kamrin of MIT, for receiving the 2010 Nicholas Metropolis Award.

Citation: "For synthesizing the essential physics and mathematics of elastic-plasticflow of granular materials into a numerically tractable computation, and for performing continuum-level calculations for dynamic processes in granularmaterials."

The purpose of the award is to recognize doctoral thesis research of outstanding quality and achievement in computational physics and to encourage effective written and oral presentation of research results.

The award is supported by the Journal of Computational Physics.

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