|Speaker:||Prof. Ward Plummer|
Department of Physics and Astronomy Louisiana State University
|Place:||Exhibition Hall, Hefei National Laboratory Building|
Prof. Ward Plummer received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Lewis and Clark College in 1962 and his Ph. D. degree in Physics from Cornell University in 1968. After working at the National Bureau of Standards until 1973, he joined the faculty at University of Pennsylvania. In 1993, he moved to Tennessee with a joint appointment at the University of Tennessee (Distinguished Professor), Knoxville, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Distinguished Scientist). He was the director of the Joint Institute for Advanced Materials (JIAM) until he came to Louisiana State University in 2009. He is a Boyd Professor of Physics and Astronomy, and special assistant to the Vice President for Research.
As an eminent scientist in Condensed Matter Physics, Prof. Plummer has developed advanced high-resolution observation methods, focused on investigations of the phenomena associated with the unique environment at a surface or interface. He is author of >400 refereed papers. He was elected to the US National Academy of Sciences in 2006 and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2014. He was awarded various prizes, including Wayne B. Nottingham Prize (1968), Davisson-Germer Prize in Surface Physics (1983), Medard W. Welch Award (2001), and the Award for International Scientific Cooperation from the president of China (2018).
|Organizer:||Hefei National Laboratory for Physical Sciences at the Microscale|
According to the latest Nature Publishing Index (NPI) Asia-Pacific and The Nature Publishing Index China, University of Science and Technology of China tops in Chinese universities again. The rankings are based on the number of papers that were published in Nature journals during the last 12 months.
This article came from News Center of USTC.