Professor Piotr Piecuch elected a Fellow

  • Dec 2, 2008
  • Piotr Piecuch

Professor Piotr Piecuch has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). His Fellowship citation, which will be published in the March 2009 issue of APS News and which can also be found on the Fellowship Page of the APS Home Page, reads as follows: ?For his outstanding contributions to electronic structure and quantum many-body theories, in particular developments in coupled-cluster theory, important advances in understanding molecular properties, chemical reactivities and intermolecular interactions as well as nuclear structure, through discerning use of computational methods.? Election to Fellowship of APS recognizes outstanding contributions to physics and is limited to no more than one half of one percent of the APS membership. The American Physical Society, founded in 1899, is the largest organization of professional physicists in the United States which has about 46,000 members. Some of Professor Piotr Piecuch?s other honors and awards include the University Distinguished Professorship (2007), the S.R. Palit Memorial Lecture at the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata, India (2007), the Invitation Fellowship of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (2005), the QSCP Promising Scientist Prize of Centre de Mecanique Ondulatoire Appliquee (France; 2004), the election to the European Academy of Sciences, Arts, and Humanities (Paris, France; 2003), the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2002-2004), the Wiley-International Journal of Quantum Chemistry Young Investigator Award (2000), and two awards from the Polish Chemical Society for Research (1992, 1986).