Prize Recipient


Chris Santangelo

Chris Santangelo
University of Massachusetts

Citation:

"for seminal theoretical contributions exploiting geometry and topology to understand the elasticity of soft materials."

Background:

http://blogs.umass.edu/csantang/


Selection Committee:

2017 Selection Committee Members: Linda Hirst (co-chair), Cristina Marchetti (co-chair), Heinrich Jaeger, Juan de Pablo, Sam Safran, Jennifer Schwarz, Ivan Smalyukh (previous year recipient)