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Expert on biomineralization, color, spectromicroscopy, soft-x-rays, physics in the arts
- Biominerals and their formation, including mollusk shells, mother of pearl, sea urchin spines, sea urchin spicules, sea urchin teeth, coral skeletons
- National Science Foundation-American Competitiveness and Innovation Award, 2008
- Author, "Physics in the Arts," Elsevier Academic Press, 2007
- Knight of Italy
- Vilas Associate Award, 2006
- Hamel Award, 2008