Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering
John Werner Cahn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering
Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering, Material Science & Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Physics, Applied Physics
2800 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2800
LaKisha Evans, Assistant to the Chair
The ability to manipulate matter at the molecular, nanoparticle, and colloidal level to create “designer” structures; the fundamental principles of how nanoscale systems of building blocks self-assemble; controlling the assembly process to engineer new materials; and more.
For further information on Professor Glotzer’s research, please visit the Glotzer Group’s website.
The University of Michigan, 2001-present
Anthony C. Lembke Department Chair of Chemical Engineering, July 2017 – present.
John Werner Cahn Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, 2015 – present
Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, 2009 – present
Professor of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering
Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, College of Engineering
Professor of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, College of Engineering
Professor of Physics, College of Literature, Science and the Arts
Professor, Applied Physics Program, College of Engineering
Core Faculty, U-M Biointerfaces Institute
National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, MD,
January 1995 – December 2000
- Center for Theoretical and Computational Materials Science (CTCMS)
Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory (MSEL)
- Co-founder and Acting Deputy Director, August 1994 – January 1995
- Deputy Director, January 1995 – February 1997
- Director, February 1997 – December 2000
- Physicist, Polymers Division, January 1995 – December 2000
- National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Associate,
January 1993 – January 1995
ChE 341: Undergraduate Fluid Mechanics
ChE 538: Graduate Statistical and Irreversible Thermodynamics
ChE/MSE 557: Computational Nanoscience of Soft Matter
ChE 696: Assembly Engineering
National Academy of Engineering, elected Member 2019.
2019 Alexander M. Cruickshank Lecturer, Gordon Research Conference on the Physics and Chemistry of Liquids.
2019 Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics, American Physical Society.
2018 Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
Materials Research Society, elected Fellow, 2017.
2016 Alpha Chi Sigma Award for Chemical Engineering Research. American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
American Institute of Chemical Engineers, elected Fellow, 2016
Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow , 2016
John W. Cahn Distinguished University Professorship, University of Michigan, 2015.
2014 MRS Medal, Co-recipient with Nicholas Kotov, Materials Research Society. Citation: “For foundational work elucidating processes of nanoparticle self-assembly.”
National Academy of Sciences, elected Member 2014.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, elected Fellow, 2013.
Simons Investigator, named July 2012 to inaugural class. Funded 2012 – 2022.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, elected Member 2011.
Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professorship, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009.
National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow, Department of Defense, 2009-2014.
Charles M.A. Stine Award, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Materials Engineering & Sciences Division, 2008.
American Physical Society, elected Fellow 2006.
Monroe-Brown Foundation Research Excellence Award, University of Michigan College of Engineering, 2006.
Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies 2006-2007 Faculty Recognition Award, University of Michigan.
W.F. James Chair of Pure and Applied Sciences, St. Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia, Canada, 2004-2006.
Departmental Award for Outstanding Accomplishment, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, 2004.
American Physical Society Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award, 2000.
Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), 1998.
For a more complete list of Professor Glotzer’s honors and awards and for additional information, please see her CV.
Professor Glotzer’s publications are available on Google Scholar and on her website: http://glotzerlab.engin.umich.edu/home/publications/
Lin, H., Lee, S., Sun, L., Spellings, M., Engel, M., Glotzer, Sharon, C. & Mirkin, C. A., “Clathrate Colloidal Crystals,” Science, 355, 931–935 (2017). DOI: 10.1126/science.aal3919
Engel, M., Damasceno, P. F., Phillips, C. L. & Glotzer, S. C., “Computational self-assembly of a one-component icosahedral quasicrystal,” Nat. Mater. 14, 109–116 (2015). DOI: 10.1038/NMAT4152
van Anders, G., Klotsa, D., Ahmed, N. K., Engel, M. & Glotzer, S. C., “Understanding shape entropy through local dense packing,” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 11, E4812–E4821 (2014). DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1418159111
Damasceno, P. F., Engel, M. & Glotzer, S. C., “Predictive self-assembly of polyhedra into complex structures,” Science 337, 453–7 (2012). DOI: 10.1126/science.1220869
Haji-Akbari, A., Engel, M., Keys, A. S., Zheng, X., Petschek, R. G., Palffy-Muhoray, P. & Glotzer, S. C., “Disordered, quasicrystalline and crystalline phases of densely packed tetrahedra,” Nature 462, 773–7 (2009). DOI: 10.1038/nature08641
Glotzer, S. C. & Solomon, M. J., “Anisotropy of building blocks and their assembly into complex structures,” Nat. Mater. 6, 557–62 (2007). DOI: 10.1038/nmat1949 Web of Science Highly Cited Paper and Nature Materials Landmark Paper.
Tang, Z., Zhang, Z., Wang, Y., Glotzer, S. C. & Kotov, N. A., “Self-Assembly of CdTe Nanocrystals into Free-Floating Sheets,” Science, 314, 274–278 (2006). DOI: 10.1126/science.1128045
Zhang, Z. & Glotzer, S. C., “Self-Assembly of Patchy Particles,” Nano Lett. 4, 1407–1413 (2004). DOI: 10.1021/nl0493500
Donati, C., Douglas, J. F., Kob, W., Plimpton, S. J., Poole, P. H. & Glotzer, S. C., “Stringlike Cooperative Motion in a Supercooled Liquid,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 2338–2341 (1998). DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.80.2338
For a more complete list of Professor Glotzer’s publications, please see her CV.