ASU faculty among top female scientists in the world
Research.com’s new list of the top 1,000 female scientists in the world includes four ASU professors. Among them is Fulton Schools Professor Alexandra Navrotsky, a leading expert in multiple branches of materials science and engineering. Navrotsky is one of the leaders in groundbreaking research and discoveries in her field. She has contributed to advances in the fields of ceramics, mantle mineralogy and deep earth geophysics, melt and glass science, nanomaterials and porous materials. Navrotsky was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1993. Several years ago, a newly discovered mineral was named navrotskyite in her honor.