Sharon C. Glotzer, University of Michigan, USA
Sharon C. Glotzer is the John Werner Cahn Distinguished University Professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and the Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering. She is also Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Physics, Applied Physics, and Macromolecular Science and Engineering. Her research focuses on computational nanoscience and simulation of soft matter, self-assembly and materials design. She is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) and the AAAS. She is a Simons Investigator, a former National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow, and the recipient of numerous other awards and honors, including the 2014 MRS Medal from the Materials Research Society and the 2008 Charles M.A. Stine Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. With well over 200 publications and more than 300 invited lectures around the world, Professor Glotzer is one of the world’s leading computational scientists.