Wentzcovitch Named Chair of APS Division of Computational Physics

Jul 30 2019

Renata M. M. Wentzcovitch was elected Chair of APS Division of Computational Physics for 2019-2020. Dr. Wentzcovitch a Professor of Materials Science and Engineering in the Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics Department, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University. Her research is devoted to computational quantum mechanical studies of materials at extreme conditions, especially planetary materials. She addresses electronic, structural, and vibrational properties from a fundamental and inter-related perspective.