Nigel Goldenfeld receives the 2020 Leo P. Kadanoff Prize of the American Physical Society

By Siv Schwink for Illinois Physics
October 22, 2019


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Swanlund Professor of Physics Nigel Goldenfeld has won the 2020 Leo P. Kadanoff Prize of the American Physical Society (APS). The prize recognizes a scientist whose work has opened new vistas for statistical and/or nonlinear physics.

 

The citation reads, “For profound contributions to the fields of dynamical pattern formation, superconductivity, and fluid turbulence, together with creative developments and exposition of the theory of the renormalization group.”