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Argonne Distinguished Fellow

Stephen Pratt ’77, senior chemist at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory, was recognized as an Argonne Distinguished Fellow.

man with greying hair and glasses wearing a maroon sweaterThe Argonne Distinguished Fellow is the highest scientific/engineering rank at the laboratory, and this distinction is held by only a small fraction (approximately three percent) of the research staff. Argonne National Laboratory staff members who achieve this rank have a widely recognized international reputation and have demonstrated exceptional achievements in science or engineering that are relevant to Argonne’s core missions: seminal discoveries or advances that have broad influence and impact. Dr. Pratt’s research involves the study of photoionization and photodissociation dynamics as a means of learning about how energy flows among the internal degrees of freedom in highly energized molecules.