September 7, 2011

Steve Sibener to receive Arthur W. Adamson Award

Steven Sibener, the Carl William Eisendrath Distinguished Service Professor in Chemistry and the James Franck Institute at the University of Chicago, will receive the 2012 Arthur W.

August 23, 2011

David Schuster wins William McMillan award from the University of Illinois

Since 1986, the Department of Physics at the University of Illinois has presented an annual award to an outstanding young researcher in condensed matter physics in memory of our late colleague, William L. McMillan.

February 17, 2011

Stuart Rice to receive 2011 Wolf prize

The University of Chicago’s Stuart Rice is among 10 scientists and artists who will receive 2011 Wolf Prizes in physics, chemistry, agric

October 30, 2009

Scientists witness nature's complexity unfold in self-assembling quasicrystals

Just a few decades ago, scientists believed that all ordered matter consists of self-repeating building blocks-atoms, ions or molecules. In this view, the ordinary solids of everyday life are arranged in crystals of repeating, three-dimensional patterns.