|Professor David Pettifor CBE FRS|
|Institutions||University of Oxford|
|Alma mater||University of Witwatersrand
University of Cambridge
|Known for||Structure Maps
He is the author of a book entitled Bonding and Structure of Molecules and Solids (Oxford University Press). He created "structure maps" which determine which crystal structure an alloy will form. He is a world authority on materials modelling and helped established the Oxford Materials Modelling Laboratory.
He was awarded the CBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours in 2005. In 1999, he received the Royal Society Armourers and Brasiers' Medal. Other awards include the William Hume-Rothery Award and the Hume-Rothery Prize.
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