Regents Professor Donald Truhlar (Chemistry - College of Science and Engineering; MSI Fellow) has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS). The AAAS honors those in academia, the arts, business, and public affairs who are preeminent in their fields. You can read more about this award and Professor Truhlar’s work on the chemistry department website. An article also appears on the University's Discover blog.
Professor Truhlar is one of the top computational chemists in the world. He has used MSI since the 1980s for his research in many aspects of physical chemistry. His current MSI research group includes more than 30 undergrad and grad students, post-docs, and research associates. He also collaborates with several other MSI Principal Investigators and has numerous publications.