Glotzer, Sharon | Faculty

Department Chair of Chemical Engineering, Professor of Chemical Engineering, Material Science and Engineering, Macromolecular Science and Engineering, and Physics

NCRC, B10-A117


Glotzer Lab

Ph.D., Physics, Boston University, 1993
B.S., Physics, University of California, Los Angeles, 1987

Research Interests
Computational nanoscience, soft matter and complex fluids; self-assembly and materials design.

Honors and Awards
Materials Research Society, Fellow, 2017
Alpha Chi Sigma Award, 2016
American Institute of Chemical Engineers
American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Fellow, 2016
Royal Society of Chemistry, Fellow, 2016
Distinguished University Professorship, Rackham Graduate School, University of Michigan, 2015
2014 MRS Medal, Co-recipient with Nicholas Kotov
Citation: “For foundational work elucidating processes of nanoparticle self-assembly.”
National Academy of Sciences, elected Member 2014
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Fellow, 2013
Simons Investigator, named July 2012 to inaugural class. Funded 2012 – 2017.
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, elected Member 2011
Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professorship, College of Engineering, University of Michigan, 2009 – present
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
Fellow, American Physical Society, 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
National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellow, Department of Defense, 2009-2014