FACULTY AWARD: Austin receives APS' 2014 Max Delbruck Prize

Feb. 25, 2014 4:30 p.m.

Robert Austin, a Princeton University professor of physics, was awarded the 2014 Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics from the American Physical Society (APS) in recognition of work that has "uncovered both new physics and revolutionized the laboratory practice of biology." The APS cited Austin's work related to the use of nanotechnology and microfabrication as having "wide-ranging contributions to biological physics encompassing all scales from the molecular to that of organismic populations." The award is presented biennially and includes a $10,000 prize.