Dan Shechtman#


Dan Shechtman
Email:dannys 'at' tx.technion.ac.il
Membership Number:4200
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ISRAEL
Section:CHEMICAL SCIENCES
Username:dshechtman
Homepage: http://materials.technion.ac.il/members/dan-shechtman


Present and Previous Positions
  • Distinguished Prof. Emeritus
  • 2004 Iowa State University - Distinguished Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • 1992 - 1994 Sabbatical at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
  • 1981 – 1983 Sabbatical at Johns Hopkins University
  • 1975 - present Technion - Israel Institute of Technology - Distinguished Professor
  • 1972 - 1975 The Wright Patterson Air Force Base (USA) - Postdoctoral Fellowship supported by National Research Council

Fields of Scholarship
  • Quasicrystals
  • Physical chemistry
  • Structural chemistry
  • Advanced characterization methods
  • Microstructural design and processing

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  • 2008 European Materials Research Society (E-MRS) 25th Anniversary Award
  • 2005 Elected Honorary Member of the Japan Institute of Metals
  • 2002 EMET Prize in Chemistry
  • 2000 Elected Honorary Member of the French Physical Society
  • 2000 Muriel & David Jacknow Technion Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2000 Elected member of the American National Academy of Engineering.
  • 2000 Gregori Aminoff Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.
  • 1999 Wolf Prize in Physics
  • 1998 Elected Honorary Member of ISIS-Symmetry (International Society for Interdisciplinary sciences)
  • 1998 Israel Prize in Physics
  • 1996 Elected member of the Israel Academy of Sciences
  • 1993 Weizmann Science Award
  • 1990 Rothschild Prize in Engineering
  • 1988 New England Academic Award of the Technion
  • 1988 International Award for New Materials of the American Physical Society
  • 1986 Physics Award of the Friedenberg Fund for the Advancement of Science and Education

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