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Professor Piotr Piecuch elected a Fellow

Professor Piotr Piecuch has been elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). Each year, the AAAS Council elects members whose "efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications are scientifically or socially distinguished.” Professor Piecuch has been honored for "exceptional contributions to the field of theoretical and computational chemistry, particularly the development of novel methods in coupled cluster theory”. AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an educator, leader, spokesperson, and professional association, as well as publisher of the widely read journal Science and other publications. Founded in 1848, AAAS serves some 262 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. The prestigious honor of being elected a Fellow of AAAS began in 1874 and is acknowledged with a certificate and rosette, which will be presented to Professor Piecuch in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, on February 18, 2012 during the AAAS Fellows Forum, a part of the Association’s Annual Meeting.