R. Stephen Berry

Berry is the James Franck Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Chemistry at the University of Chicago, where he has taught since 1964. His expertise is in theoretical physics such as dynamics of complex surfaces, clusters, and proteins, and public policy disciplines such as economics and resource policy. From 2002 to 2004, he served as special adviser to the director of Argonne National Laboratory. He has written many books, including Understanding Energy: Energy, Entropy, and Thermodynamics for Every Man.