LAS Professor Elected to Fellowship of American Physical Society

Misha Stephanov, professor in the UIC physics department, has been elected as a fellow in the American Physical Society for his outstanding contributions to the field of physics. Professor Stephanov, who researches the theory of strong interactions of atomic nuclei, has been chosen for this honor for "seminal contributions to the theory of high energy density strongly interacting matter, and to the understanding of strong interactions in the strong coupling limit and for being among the first to propose the use of fluctuations to search for phase transitions in heavy ion collisions, for which there is now an active experimental program at the RHIC accelerator."