!!!Dan Shechtman
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__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 
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__Fields of Scholarship__
* Quasicrystals
* Physical chemistry 
* Structural chemistry
* Advanced characterization methods
* Microstructural design and processing
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__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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