University of Tennessee
Materials Science & Engineering Department

Dr. Clifton Sluss Hooding Ceremony
Knoxville, TN, December 16, 2022

Dr. Sluss was co-advised by Prof. David by Prof. David Keffer (right) in the Materials Science & Engineering Department at the University of Tennessee and Dr. Don Nicholson in the Physics & Astronomy Department at the University of North Carolina, Asheville (not shown).

Clifton's family came to celebrate his accomplishment.

For the interested, here is a link to a paper from Clifton's dissertation:
  • Sluss, C.C., Pittman, J., Nicholson, D.M., Keffer, D.J., “Exploration of Entropy Pair Functional Theory”, Entropy 24(5), article #603, 2022 pp. 1-19, doi: 10.3390/e24050603 (Open Access).

More photos on the Keffer research group site.