The General Board have announced two promotions to take place from
October 1st 2005: Anthony Stone will be promoted to Professor, and Ali Alavi
Stuart Althorpe has been awarded the RSC's 2004
Corday-Morgan Medal and Prize.
Stuart Althorpe has been appointed to a University lectureship in
Michiel Sprik has been awarded a personal chair. David Wales has been
promoted to Reader.
Liquid Matter prize
Hansen is to be awarded the first Liquid Matter Prize of the
European Physical Society. This prize was created in 2002 by the EPS to
honour outstanding achievements in this field of research.
Doctor of Science
Dr David Wales has
been awarded the degree of Doctor of Science by the University of
Jonathan Doye, Ard Louis and Michele Vendruscolo along with Richard Sear
(University of Surrey) are organising a workshop entitled Protein
Interactions in vitro and in vivo in Cambridge from the 21st to 23rd June
2004 as part of the Statistical Mechanics of Molecular and Cellular
Biological Systems programme at the Isaac Newton Institute for
Conference in honour of Professor Handy
Molecular Quantum Mechanics:
The No Nonsense Path to Progress will be held at St. John's College in the University of Cambridge from 24th
to 29th July 2004. The conference is held in honour of Nick
Handy of CUC³.
Professor Hartmut Löwen will be visiting the centre during September.
Hansen has been invited to deliver the Kramers lectures at
the University of
the period from October to December 2003.
Visitor to the centre
Professor Mike Klein of the University of Pennsylvania will be
visiting the centre in April and May.
Prize awarded to CUC³ student
Rosalind Allen, a third year PhD student in Jean-Pierre
Hansen's group, was awarded the Christopher Wormald Prize on the
occasion of the Thermodynamics 2003 Conference held in Cambridge,
April 9-11th, 2003. Rosalind was invited to deliver a Plenary
Lecture at the at Conference on "Intermittent Permeation of
Cylindrical Nanopores by Water".
New book published
"Basic Concepts for Simple and Complex Fluids" the latest book
by J.L. Barrat and Jean-Pierre Hansen, was published by CUP in March
Ard Louis is organising the Thermodynamics 2003
Conference along with Martin Trusler (Imperial College) and Geoff
(Schlumberger Cambridge Research), to be held in Cambridge from the 9th to the 11th
April 2003. Jean-Pierre
Hansen will be delivering the RSC
Lecture at the conference.
Symposium in honour of Prof Nick Handy
A symposium was held at CUC³ on the occasion of Professor Nick
Handy's 60th birthday. Pictures of Prof Handy and the guests can
be viewed here.