Center for Multiscale Theory and Simulation


Michael L. Klein

Laura H. Carnell Professor of Science
Department of Chemistry
College of Science and Technology
Temple University
Bio Life Science Building Rm. 106,1901 N. 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122


2009-Director, Temple Institute for Computational Molecular Science

2009-Carnell Professor, College of Science & Technology, Temple University

1994-2009 Director, Penn Center for Molecular Modeling

1993-2009 Director, Laboratory for Research on the Structure of Matter

1993-2009 Hepburn Professor of Physical Science, University of Pennsylvania

1987- Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

1968-87 Associate, Senior, & Principal Research Officer,

Chemistry Division, NRCC, Ottawa, Canada

Awards and Honors

2009 National Academy of Sciences

2008 American Chemical Society – Peter Debye Award in Physical Chemistry

2008 University of Oxford –  Hinshelwood Lecturer

2008 Honorary Fellow, Chemical Research Society of India

2006 Chemical Research Society of India – CNR Rao Award

2005 Honorary Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences – Bangalore

2005 Honorary Member, Materials Research Society of India

2004 European Physical Society, CECAM Prize for Computational Science

2004 Associate of TWAS, Academy of Sciences of the Developing World

2003 Fellow, Royal Society of London

2003 Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences

2003 Fellow, Institute of Physics UK

2003 Schlumberger Professor, Universities of Oxford & Cambridge, UK

1999 American Physical Society, Aneesur Rahman Prize Computational Physics

1998 American Chemical Society, Philadelphia Section Award

1998 Linnett Professorship, University of Cambridge, UK

1998 Honorary Fellow Sydney Sussex College, Cambridge, UK

1997 Miller Professorship, University of California, Berkeley

1996 Alexander von Humboldt Award, Max-Planck-Institute, Stuttgart

1993 Hepburn Professor of Physical Science, University of Pennsylvania

1991-93 William Smith Professor of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania

1991 Fellow American Physical Society

1989 Guggenheim Fellow

1988 Néel Professor, École Normale Supérieure, Lyon, France

1985 Fellow Commoner, Trinity College Cambridge, UK

1984 Fellow Royal Society of Canada           

Publications: 570 papers and 4 books (Edited); Hirsch Index, h=74 


Cyberinfrastructure NSF Blue Ribbon Panel (2001-2003; D. Atkins, Chair) 

Chemistry at the Centre International Review UK Chemical Sciences (2002; G. Whitesides, Chair)

New Science for a Sustainable & Secure Energy Future (2008; BESAC sub-committee report) 

Chemistry for the Next Decade International Review UK Chemical Research (2009; M.L. Klein, Chair)

see also: 


Department of Chemistry Faculty webpage

Klein Group webpage