A paper that is co-authored by Christoph Beckermann, University of Iowa Foundation Distinguished Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering and

Director of the UI Solidification Laboratory, and published in 2009 in the journal Acta Materialia, has been awarded "Highly Cited Paper" status by Web of Science/Essential Science Indicators.

The recognition reflects that, as of November/December 2014, Beckermann's highly cited paper received enough citations to place it in the top 1% of the academic field of Materials Science.

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To read the paper, go to /sites/default/files/files/SolidificationReview.pdf