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Prof. Thonhauser receives NSF CAREER award

Prof. ThonhauserProf. Thonhauser has received the highly-competitive NSF CAREER award. This Faculty Early Career Development Program is a foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education, and the integration of education and research within the context of the mission of their organizations. The NSF CAREER is awarded to outstanding scientists to build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research. The award comes with $426,572.00 to support Prof. Thonhauser's research in "Improving Hydrogen Storage with van der Waals Density Functional Theory." For further details about Prof. Thonhauser's research group, please see the Materials Simulation Group web site.

Congratulations to Prof. Thonhauser for this exceptional achievement!


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