- Who: Dr. Rod Ewing, Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan
- What: Download the flyer (pdf)
- Where: Building 66 Auditorium
- When: 10:30 am to 12 pm, June 12, 2009
- Why: About the Distinguished Scientist Seminar Series
More Information Dr. Rod Ewing is the Donald R. Peacor Collegiate Professor in the Department of Geological Sciences at the University of Michigan. He has faculty appointments in the Departments of Nuclear Engineering &Radiological Sciences and Materials Science & Engineering, and is an Emeritus Regents' Professor at the University of New Mexico, where he was a member of the faculty from 1974 to 1997. Ewing is the author or co-author of over 600 research publications and the editor or coeditor of 14 monographs, proceedings volumes or special issues of journals. He has been granted a patent for the development of a highly durable material for the immobilization of excess weapons plutonium. He is a founding Editor of the magazine, Elements. He has received the Hawley Medal of the Mineralogical Association of Canada in 1997 and 2002, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2002, the Dana Medal of the Mineralogical Society of Americain 2006 and the Lomonosov Gold Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 2006 and a Honorary Doctorate from the Université Pierre et Marie Curie in 2007.