Rosner is ANL Chief ScientistBy Steve Koppes
Robert Rosner has been appointed Chief Scientist at Argonne National Laboratory, a new position designed to enhance the laboratoryís scientific programs, research planning activities and collaborative relationships with the University.
Rosner will add the Argonne duties to his University responsibilities as the William Wrather Distinguished Service Professor in Astronomy & Astrophysics and the College, and director of the Center for Astrophysical Thermonuclear Flashes.
Before joining the University faculty in 1987, Rosner was a member of the Harvard University faculty and an astrophysicist at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.
He is internationally recognized for his work in plasma astrophysics and other fields, and his many honors include fellowships with the American Physical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.