Four faculty members appointed to endowed chairs

Julie Dorsey, Richard Kenyon, Ruzica Piskac, and Peter Schiffer were appointed to endowed professorships.

Dorsey, designated as the Frederick W. Beinecke Professor of Computer Science, focuses her research on computer graphics. Read Dorsey’s announcement.

Kenyon, named as the Erastus L. DeForest Professor of Mathematics, focuses his research on mathematical models of crystal formation and phase transitions, for example the water-to-ice transition or magnetization transition. Read Kenyon’s announcement.

Piskac, appointed as the Donna L. Dubinsky Associate Professor of Computer Science, focuses her research on programming languages, software verification, automated reasoning, and code synthesis. Read Piskac’s announcement.

Schiffer, named the Frederick W. Beinecke Professor of Applied Physics, is an international leader in experimental condensed matter physics, specializing in the study of magnetic systems. Read Schiffer’s announcement.

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