Chemical engineering professor Glenn Fredrickson, an elected member of both the National Academy of Engineering and the National Academy of Sciences, was recently featured in an issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), a peer reviwed journal of the NAS. The profile, written by science writer Farooq Ahmed, details Fredrickson's career and pioneering work. To read the profile that appeared in the May 3 issue, click here.
The profile is accompanied by a research article written by Fredrickson and Kris T. Delaney, a project scientist in the Fredrickson group. The paper, titled "Direct free energy evaluation of classical and quantum many-body systems via field-theoretic simulation," discusses an alternative method to produce an accurate evaluation of free energies within molecular simulations. To read the paper, click here.