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Lin-Wang Wang Named APS Fellow

December 1, 2006

The American Physical Society (APS) has named Lin-Wang Wang a fellow in the Division of Computational Physics, an honor bestowed on scientists who have made outstanding contributions in the field.

Wang, a member of the Scientific Computing Group within CRD, specializes in nanoscale electronic structure research. His fellowship certificate contains a citation that recognizes his “development of new computational algorithms in electronic structure calculations of large nanostructures.”

The APS plans to publish Wang’s fellowship appointment, along with other fellows named this year, in the March 2007 issue of APS News.

The APS is the world’s largest professional group for physicists, with 45,000 members worldwide. Check out the list of fellows at http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/fellow ships/2006-fellows.cfm.

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