FACULTY AWARD: Carter receives Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry

Emily Carter, the founding director of the Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment at Princeton University, has received the 2015-16 Joseph O. Hirschfelder Prize in Theoretical Chemistry. Carter, the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and professor in mechanical engineering and applied and computational mathematics, is the first Princeton faculty member and first woman to receive the honor in the 25-year history of the award, which is administered by the Theoretical Chemistry Institute and Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Carter was recognized for her overall body of work and was honored in Madison on Oct. 20.