2019 Election

Within the next day or so, eligible Regular members and Next-Generation Scientist members will receive via email a link to vote in the ASIP Election.  If you do not receive an email with a link to vote in the election by January 30 and you are a Regular member or Next-Generation Scientist member, please email [...]

Science needs mentors

Taken from https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-019-02617-1 Materials scientist Mildred Dresselhaus supervised more than 60 PhD students in five decades on the MIT faculty.Credit: Micheline Pelletier/Gamma-Rapho/Getty Maria Mitchell, the first woman to become a professional astronomer in the United States, was one; so was materials scientist Mildred Dresselhaus, the ‘Queen of carbon science’. In common with many scientists, they [...]

Never give up on your science!

On October 7th the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine to Gregg L. Semenza, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe, and William G. Kaelin, Jr. for their discoveries of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability. Announcing the prize at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, the Nobel committee [...]