Emily Carter has won the 2015-16 Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry, sponsored by the Theoretical Chemistry Institute of the University of Wisconsin. She joins a very distinguished group of chemists who have received this honor and is the first faculty member from Princeton to be selected.
From James L. Skinner, Joseph O. and Elizabeth S. Hirschfelder Professor Director, Theoretical Chemistry Institute Department of Chemistry University of Wisconsin:
Dear Students, Staff, and Faculty:
I am delighted to announce that Emily Carter of Princeton University has won the 2015-16 Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry, sponsored by the Theoretical Chemistry Institute. She is an expert in ab initio electronic structure theory, and will visit the department during Oct. 19-21, 2015, and will deliver a scientific lecture on each of those days. Carter is the Founding Director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton, and is also the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment, and Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering & Applied and Computational Mathematics.