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Sharon GlotzerSharon C. Glotzer will present the 2013 P.V. Danckwerts Memorial Lecture. The lecture, "Assembly Engineering: Materials Design for the 21st Century," will take place on April 23 during the 9th European Congress for Chemical Engineering in The Hague. The P.V. Danckwerts Memorial Lecture is co-sponsored by Chemical Engineering Science, IChemE, AIChE, and EFCE.  Professor Glotzer is an internationally recognized scientist, with over 160 publications. Her research focuses on computational nanoscience and simulation of soft matter, self-assembly and materials design.

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