Shechtman finds life hectic, rewarding after Nobel Prize

Life has been a whirlwind for Danny Shechtman since he was selected for the Noble Prize in Chemistry in October of 2011. He’s traveled around the world – several times – and made countless appearances at conferences, state dinners, and special events. His busy itinerary included a return to Ames in late February, and he [Continue Reading…]

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 [Continue Reading…]

Shechtman speaks to ISU community about mixing technology and business

Nobel Laureate Dan Shechtman, who is also a U.S. Department of Energy Ames Laboratory senior scientist and ISU distinguished professor of materials science and engineering, encouraged members of the ISU community to consider a future in business. His lecture, “Technological Entrepreneurship: A Key to World Peace and Prosperity,” took place on March 13, 2013, in [Continue Reading…]

Nobel winner Shechtman talks about the experience

Returning to Iowa State’s campus on February 14, Nobel laureate Dan Shechtman shared the whirlwind  experience of receiving the 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. College of Engineering video RadioIowa article Des Moines Register article WOI story Ames Tribune article Ames Patch article Iowa State Daily article