During her first academic year on the Chicago faculty as an assistant professor in 1998 to 1999, Ka Yee Lee was assigned to teach the second quarter of the three-quarter honors sequence in General Chemistry. Teaching the first quarter was Stuart Rice, the Frank P.
Cheng Chin will make a vacuum chamber in his laboratory the coldest place in Chicago in order to simulate the impossibly hot conditions that followed the big bang during the earliest moments of the universe.
APS President-Elect Leo Kadanoff has been awarded the 2006 Lorentz Medal by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences. He received the medal in Amsterdam on November 27 for his contributions to statistical physics, in particular to the theory of phase transitions.
Tours, scientific seminars, donor recognition and a keynote speech by Nobel laureate Thomas Cech will highlight dedication events for the University’s $200 million Center for Integrative Science building on Wednesday, April 26.