External Advisory Panel
Director is advised regarding directions of the Consortium by a Distinguished
External Advisory Panel of internationally acclaimed scientists from
Bishop (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Associate Director for Theory, Simulation, and Computation at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Recipient of the E.O. Lawrence Award, Fellow of AAAS, APS, Institute of Physics, and Los Alamos National Laboratory,
and Senior Humboldt Fellow. An international leader in nonlinear science and condensed matter physics.
Kadanoff (University of Chicago)
John D. MacArthur Distinguished Service Professor in the Physics and
Mathematics Departments at the University of Chicago.
Recipient of numerous awards including the Elliott Cresson Medal, the
Boltzmann Medal, the Centennial Medal, the Lars Onsanger Prize, the
Grande Medaille DOr, and the National Medal of Science. Member
of the National Academy of Sciences. A world authority in nonlinear
systems and statistical physics.
Lindenberg (University of California, San Diego)
An internationally known expert on statistical mechanics of open systems,
past Associate Director of the Institute for Nonlinear Science at the University
of California at San Diego, past Chairperson of the Department of Chemistry,
and Fellow of the American Physical Society. Distinguished Professor at the University of California.
Newell (University of Arizona, Tucson)
A world leader in applied mathematics for nonlinear phenomena such as
soliton dynamics and pattern formation. Professor at the University
of Arizona and at the University of Warwick (UK).
Nussenzveig (Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro)
Recipient of the Max Born Award of the Optical Society of America and
an outstanding Latin American mathematical physicist and optical scientist
from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (Brasil) who has turned
his attention recently to such interdisciplinary topics as optical tweezers.
Silbey (Massachussetts Institute of Technology)
Former Dean of the School of Science and Class of 42 Professor of Chemistry
at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Member of the National
Academy of Sciences. Internationally recognized for his contributions
to theoretical chemistry, exciton-phonon interactions, polaron dynamics.