MSE professor runs in Israel’s presidential race

Dan Shechtman, an Iowa State University Distinguished Professor in materials science and engineering, is officially on the ballot for the presidential race of Israel. Shechtman won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2011 for his discovery of quasicrystals, which he published in 1984. Shechtman splits his time working in the Ames Laboratory and at Technion — … Continue reading MSE professor runs in Israel’s presidential race

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Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman to advocate for tech entrepreneurship in public lecture

Dan Shechtman, the winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, will share his vision for technological entrepreneurship as a tool for world development during a lecture at Iowa State University. Shechtman, who goes by “Danny,” is an Iowa State University Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, a research scientist at the U.S. Department … Continue reading Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman to advocate for tech entrepreneurship in public lecture

The noble story of a laureate

Since October 5, 2011, when the announcement of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was made, the story of Dan Shechtman has been shared worldwide as an example of determination, courage, and fortitude. Shechtman—an Iowa State professor of materials science and engineering, a research scientist for the U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory, and the Philip Tobias … Continue reading The noble story of a laureate