Derby receives 2015 American Association for Crystal Growth Award

Aug. 17, 2015 - Professor Jeffrey J. Derby won the 2015 American Association for Crystal Growth Award “for Pioneering Contributions to Multiscale Modeling of Crystal Growth.” Derby received the award at the 20th American Conference on Crystal Growth and Epitaxy (ACCGE-20) and 17th U.S. Biennial Workshop on Organometallic Vapor Phase Epitaxy (OMVPE-17), held in Big Sky, Montana on August 2-7, 2015. The award was established to recognize an individual's outstanding contributions to the field of crystal growth and epitaxy, with the first award being given to Sir Charles Frank in 1978. In recognition of this award, Derby gave a plenary lecture to conference attendees on “The Science of Modeling the Art of Crystal Growth” and received a ruby crystal, plaque, and monetary award of $1,000.

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