The Franklin Institute Awards - Benjamin Franklin Medal

UC Davis Honorees


Alexandra Navrotsky

Dr. Navrotsky, Interim Dean of the Division of Math and Physical Sciences, the Edward Roessler Chair in Mathematical and Physical Sciences, Distinguished Professor of Ceramic, Earth, and Environmental Materials Chemistry, and Director of the Organized Research Unit on Nanomaterials in the Environment, Agriculture and Technology (NEAT ORU), was cited for "her wide spectrum of accomplishments in crystal chemistry that have importantly contributed to the fields of bonding energies, ceramic and materials research, chemical equilibria, geology, mantle petrology, and thermodynamics."