Alivisatos and Chakraborty Honored by
Alivisatos and Arup Chakraborty
Alivisatos and Arup Chakraborty have
been elected to three of the most prestigious societies in science and
engineering. Alivisatos has been named to the National Academy of Sciences
and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and Chakraborty is a new
member of the National Academy of Engineering.
Alivisatos, Professor of Chemistry and of Materials Science and Director
of the Molecular Foundry at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, is a world-leader
in the field of nanotechnology, studying materials with sizes on the order
of one billionth of a meter.
Chakraborty, the Warren and Katharine Schlinger Distinguished Professor,
Chair of Chemical Engineering and Professor of Chemistry, is a theoretical
chemist working at the interface of medicine and physical science. He
uses statistical mechanical models to advance our understanding of fundamental
questions in immunology.
Congratulations to both professors!