Peter T. Cummings Elected AAAS Fellow
T. Cummings. John R. Hall professor of Chemical Engineering at
University, and principal scientist for the Center
for Nanophase Materials Sciences Center (CNMS) at Oak Ridge National
Laboratory, has been elected a Fellow of the American Association
for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The announcement was made
by the AAAS Council on November 2, 2007. Election as a Fellow
of AAAS is an honor bestowed upon members by their peers. Fellows
are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or
its applications. Prof. Cummings was cited for his "outstanding
contributions in research, for extraordinary service to his profession,
and for national leadership in the emerging field of theoretical
and computational nanoscience."
Cummings has authored more than 280 refereed journal papers and
is a frequently invited speaker at international meetings throughout
the world. He holds many other honors and awards including recognition
as a Fellow of the American Physical Society.
AAAS seeks to "advance science, engineering, and innovation
throughout the world for the benefit of all people" and publishes Science magazine.
Monday, 10-Dec-2007 17:04:13 EST