Professor Anatoly Frenkel Elected Fellow of American Physical Society

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Anatoly Frenkel

Stony Brook University Professor Anatoly Frenkel, from the Department of Materials Science and Chemical Engineering in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, has been elected a 2017 Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

He received this prestigious recognition for his outstanding physics research, specifically for seminal contributions to in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy, transformative development of structural characterization methods for nanoparticles, and their pioneering applications to a broad range of functional nanomaterials in materials physics and catalysis science.

Professor Frenkel joined the Stony Brook faculty in 2016 after working at Yeshiva University. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Washington, Seattle; earned his PhD in Physics at Tel Aviv University, Israel; and his M.Sc. at St. Petersburg University, Russia.

He leads the Structure and Dynamics of Applied Nanomaterials research group at Brookhaven National Lab, where he holds a joint appointment as senior chemist.

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