As 2016 ends, I am pleased to report that APAM is healthy and successful. As you might see from the various news items in this newsletter, we are able to look back at a year of solid accomplishments.
Our new Transmission Electron Microscopy Facility is now fully operational. Several of our colleagues were in national news, others received prestigious awards, Professor Irving Herman was awarded a chaired professorship in SEAS, and Professor Michael Mauel became the chief editor of Physics of Plasmas.
In addition, this year we welcomed Professor Oleg Gang to APAM faculty. Prof. Gang, jointly appointed with the Chemical Engineering Department, is an expert in soft-matter physics, an area where we would like to grow. We have great plans for 2017 and are looking forward to it with optimism.
I wish all of you and yours Season’s Greetings and a happy, healthy, prosperous New Year.
I. Cevdet Noyan
Contributing Authors: Jesse Adams, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Marlene Arbo, Jennifer Ernst Beaudry, Columbia Engineering News, Holly Evarts, Charles Liang, Chris Marianetti, Kim Martineau, Michael Mauel, Steven Sabbagh
Photos/Images: Eileen Barroso, Simon Billinge, Brookhaven National Laboratory, Columbia Engineering News, Timothy Lee Photographers, Elle Starkman, Nanfang Yu, Yuan Yang
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