Dr. Albert receives Distinguished Alumna Award

Author: Shelly Goethals

Ralbert Port

Dr. Réka Albert (2001, Physics), Distinguished Professor of Physics and Biology at Pennsylvania State University, will be recognized as this year’s Distinguished Alumna Award winner by the Notre Dame Graduate School. Considered one of the founders of network theory, Dr. Albert was advised by Professor Albert-Laszlo Barabasi while at Notre Dame. She continues to contribute significant, groundbreaking research to the study of networks in diverse disciplines, including biological networks and systems biology. She will receive the award at the Saturday, May 14 Commencement Ceremony.