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Laszlo Mihaly was elected a Fellow of the AAAS  
Laszlo Mihaly was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his contributions in optical studies of high temperature superconductors and fullerene materials; and for developing far infrared methods for electron spin resonance. He used infrared light and high magnetic fields to study the properties of correlated electrons in solids, most recently in antiferromagnets and other unusual magnetic materials. Laszlo currently serves as Department Chair. He is the recipient of the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in teaching and the SBU Dean's Award for Excellence in Service to Education by a Graduate Program Director. He is Fellow of the American Physical Society and he has been elected external member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He is the author of more than 120 publications in international journals, and he is co-author of a book about Solid State Physics.

Laszlo is among the 3 newly elected Fellows from Stony Brook University, who will be honored at the Fellows Forum held during the national meeting for the AAAS being held February 15, 2014. The Department has 16 current or former AAAS Fellows.

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) is the world's largest general scientific society, and publisher of the journal, Science (www.sciencemag.org). AAAS was founded in 1848, and includes 261 affiliated societies and academies of science, serving 10 million individuals. Science has the largest paid circulation of any peer-reviewed general science journal in the world, with an estimated total readership of 1 million. The non-profit AAAS is open to all and fulfills its mission to "advance science and serve society" through initiatives in science policy, international programs, science education, and more.

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2013-11-25

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