Prize Recipient

Joerg RottlerJoerg Rottler
Princeton University



For his innovative research on the simulation and analysis of craze and fracture in glassy materials.



Rottler received his PhD in 2003 from the Johns Hopkins University. His thesis was on the deformation and failure of glassy materials, and his advisor was Mark Robbins. He received a diploma in physics in 1999 from the Universität Konstanz in Germany, and was also an Erasmus exchange student at Uppsala Universitet, Uppsala,Sweden in 1996. Rottler is currently a postdoctoral research associate in the Princeton Institute for the Science and Technology of Materials.

Selection Committee:

Bruce Boghosian (Chair), David Ceperley (2004), Matthew Choptuik ('03 winner Advisor) (2004), Francis Alexander (V. Chair) (2005), David Landau (2005)