David Landau awarded newly created title
David P. Landau, Distinguished Research Professor and director of the Center for Simulational Physics, was awarded the newly created title of Mainz Visiting Professor for 2013-2015 by the "Graduiertenschule (Graduate School of Excellence)-Materials Science in Mainz" in Germany. This "Mainz Graduiertenschule" is a joint effort of the Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, the Max Planck Institut für Polymerforschung in Mainz and the Technischen Universität Kaiserslautern. It is part of the German Research Foundation (DFG) "Exzellenzinitiative." The award is given for lifetime achievement of the awardee.
A formal ceremony will take place later this year.