Recipient


Joerg Rottler

Joerg Rottler
Princeton University

Citation:

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

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Background:

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)