College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

THREE MINUTES: Professor Dan Shechtman

Professor Dan Shechtman is an Israeli-American scientist who works at the US Department of Energy’s Ames Lab and as a professor of Materials Science at Iowa State University.

He also won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 2011 for his work on quasicrystals.

On WHO-TV’s Three Minutes in the Chair, learn how Shechtman “aspires to inspire before he expires” and the controversy his groundbreaking work caused.