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Biography

Roberto Car

Professor
Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, Milan Institute of Technology, Milan, Italy, 1971

Princeton University

Department:    Chemistry
E-mail:   rcar@princeton.edu
Home Page:    http://www.princeton.edu/~cargroup
Phone:   (609) 258-2534
Fax:   (609) 258-6746


Research Statement
The research activities of Prof. Car include chemical physics and materials science; electronic structure theory and ab-initio molecular dynamics. Computer modeling and simulation of solids, liquids, disordered systems, and molecular structures. Structural phase transitions and chemical reactions.


Education
1971 Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering, Milan Institute of Technology, Milan, Italy


Positions
1999- Professor of Chemistry and Princeton Materials Institute, Princeton University
1991-1999 Director, Institute of Numerical Research in the Physics of Materials, Lausanne, Switzerland
1991-1999 Professor of Physics, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
1984-1990 Professor of Physics, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
1981-1983 Postdoctoral Fellow, IBM T.J.Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights
1975-1976 Research Associate, Milan Institute of Technology, Italy
1973-1974 Research Fellow, University of Milan, Italy
1877-1981 1st Assistant, Federal Institute of Technology, Switzerland


Selected Honors
Hewlett-Packard Prize of the European Physical Society
Rahman Prize of the American Physical Society
Miller Professor, University of California, Berkeley
FMC Lecturer, Princeton
Fellow of the American Physical Society

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