Physicist To Move From Syracuse To Penn State To Head New Center

Center Center Abhay Ashtekar, a theoretical physicist and currently a professor at Syracuse University, has been appointed as the first holder of the Eberly Family Chair in Physics at Pennsylvania State University. Ashtekar intends to use the chair's $1 million endowment as start-up funding to organize a Center for Gravitational Physics at Penn State. He will begin in his new position in August. The center will be located in the Davey Lab on the University Park, Pa., campus with Ashtekar

Ron Kaufman

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