Dr. Altschuler Receives the “Andrew Gemant Award 2010”

03/30/ 2010

Congratulations to Dr. Daniel R. Altschuler, who has been elected to receive the  “Andrew Gemant Award 2010” by the American Institute of Physics (

The Andrew W. Gemant Award recognizes the accomplishments of a person who has made significant contributions to the cultural, artistic, or humanistic dimension of physics given annually. The award is made possible by a bequest of Andrew Gemant to the American Institute of Physics. The list of previous recipients of the Andrew Gemant award includes Stephen Hawkings (Cambridge), Alan P. Lightman (MIT), Steven Weinberg (Nobel Prize, U. Texas), and Freeman Dyson (Institute for Advanced Studies), among others.

The Department of Physics of UPR - Rio Piedras is very proud of Dr. Altschuler's accomplishments and recognitions.