Statphys Young Scientist Prize awarded to Dr Davide Marenduzzo

Dr Davide Marenduzzo

Dr Davide Marenduzzo has been awarded the 2010 Young Scientist Prize by the C3 Commission on Statistical Physics of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP).

The citation for the prize recognizes Davide's contributions to the statistical mechanics of biomolecular and soft matter systems, in particular his groundbreaking simulations of DNA organization, liquid crystals and active gels.

Davide will receive his prize at the StatPhys24 conference in Cairns, Australia in July.  The Young Scientist Prize in Statistical Physics recognises outstanding achievements by scientists in the early stages of their career working in the broad field of Statistical Physics.