The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor F. Fleming Crim to serve as assistant director for the Directorate of Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS). MPS supports core research in astronomy, chemistry, physics, material science and mathematics.
Crim is the John E. Willard and Hilldale Professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where his group conducts research using lasers to understand chemical reaction dynamics occurring in gases and liquids.
Crim will lead a staff of 160 and an annual budget of $1.3 billion. For more information, please view the press release on the NSF website.