Professor Anatoly Frenkel Elected Fellow of American Physical Society


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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