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Materials Science

Dr. Seth R. Marder – 2015 MRS Mid-Career Researcher Award Winner

Dr. Seth R. Marder was named recipient of this award “for establishing fundamental relationships between the chemical structure of organic molecules and their optical and electronic properties, thereby profoundly impacting how the scientific community designs optimized molecular structures for use in nonlinear optical applications.” The MRS Mid-Career Researcher Award, endowed by Aldrich Materials Science, recognizes exceptional achievements in materials research made by mid‑career professionals.

About Dr. Marder

Dr. Marder received his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, has published over 375 peer-reviewed papers, and has been issued 23 patents, of which 11 are licensed and 9 were jointly developed with companies. Other honors include the Materials Awards from the Georgia Tech Research Corporation for Excellence in Research, American Chemical Society Arthur C. Cope Scholar, and the Outstanding Award in Research Program Development from Georgia Institute of Technology. Marder is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Optical Society of America, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, the Royal Society of Chemistry, and the American Physical Society.