# APS Fellow Archive (Work in Progress)

**Abbamonte, Peter M.**[2014]

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Citation: For development and use of new x-ray scattering methods to shed light on high Tc cuprates, oxide superlattices, and graphene.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Abraham, David W.**[2014]

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Citation: For advancing the science and technology of thermal measurement and control in magnetic storage systems.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Aksyuk, Vladimir**[2014]

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Citation: For contributions to the development of integrated photonic and mechanical microsystems, for pioneering work in using such systems to enable both telecommunications and novel nanoscale, high-throughput, measurement methods, and for contributions to the understanding of the Casimir force.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Alberg, Mary**[2014]

Seattle University

Citation: For seminal contributions to understanding the sea of the nucleon and other baryons and her extraordinary service to the physics community.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Alda, Alan**[2014]

State University of New York, Stony Brook

Citation: For his contributions to science education, creation of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science which helps scientists improve their communication skills, and his work with projects which promote physics and science in the media.

Nominated by: Forum Outreach & Engaging Public

**Altman, Michael**[2014]

Hong Kong University of Science & Technology

Citation: For development and use of spin polarized low energy electron microscopy to understand surface processes of solids.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Amar, Jacques**[2014]

University of Toledo

Citation: For the development and use of novel computational methods which have advanced our fundamental understanding of a range of problems in condensed matter and statistical physics, including the kinetics of domain growth, surface roughening, crystal growth and thin film deposition.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Anna, Shelley L.**[2014]

Carnegie Mellon University

Citation: For contributions in extensional rheology and droplet microfluidics and in particular for elucidating and manipulating the effect of surfactants in microfluidic tip streaming.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Arenholz, Elke**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For developing and applying advanced soft x-ray instrumentation to achieve seminal advances in understanding magnetic materials and thin films.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Armstrong, Michael R.**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For outstanding contributions to time-domain experimental methods applied to materials under extreme conditions.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

**Arnold, Peter B.**[2014]

University of Virginia

Citation: For accomplishments in developing gauge theories at high temperature.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Asner, David M.**[2014]

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Citation: For his leadership in heavy flavor physics and for his key role in the analysis and interpretation of CLEO data.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Baer, Donald R.**[2014]

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Citation: For research and capability development that significantly advanced molecular-level understanding of environmentally important interfacial processes relevant to nanoparticle reactivity, mineral dissolution, and stress corrosion cracking.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Bai, Mei**[2014]

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Citation: For outstanding contributions to the dynamics of spin-polarized beams and the acceleration of polarized protons for the first high energy polarized proton collider.

Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

**Bale, Stuart D.**[2014]

University of California, Berkeley

Citation: For seminal measurements of the physics of kinetic dissipation and instabilities in the solar wind, microphysical phenomena in collisionless shocks and reconnection current sheets, and for leadership in developing experiments to measure these phenomena.

Nominated by: Topical Group in Plasma Astrophysics

**Banerjee, Kaustav**[2014]

University of California, Santa Barbara

Citation: For seminal applied physics research on nanoscale materials, devices, interconnects, and circuits towards realizing ultra-low power electronics.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Barrat, Jean-Louis**[2014]

Universite Joseph Fourier

Citation: Outstanding contributions to the theoretical understanding of structure and dynamics in polymeric liquids and glasses.

Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

**Barty, Christopher P.J.**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For pioneering contributions to the advancement of ultrahigh intensity laser science and to the development of laser-based x-ray and gamma-ray science.

Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

**Bass, Steffen A.**[2014]

Duke University

Citation: For his pioneering work on the development of transport models for the description of relativistic heavy-ion collisions and their application to the extraction of the properties of the quark gluon plasma.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Bassler, Kevin E.**[2014]

University of Houston

Citation: For seminal and sustained contributions to the understanding of the dynamics of complex systems, particularly concerning non-equilibrium phase transitions, emergent behavior, and dynamics in adaptive networks.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

**Batista, Cristian D.**[2014]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For theoretical contributions to the understanding of frustrated magnetic systems, topological phases, and electronic ferroelectricity.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Beach, Raymond J.**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For seminal contributions to high-average-power diode-end-pumped lasers, including many breakthroughs, widely adopted by the laser community, that have helped push such lasers to higher average powers and efficiencies, and for leadership in developing diode-pumped alkali-vapor lasers, and models for coherent and incoherent photon echoes.

Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

**Bernius, Mark T.**[2014]

No Company Provided

Citation: For versatility in successfully commercializing new product technology starting from fundamental physics to final product form in the fields of organic-based LEDs, solar photovoltaics (PVs), composite materials, and thermal science and technology.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Bezryadin, Alexey**[2014]

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Citation: For insight into the superconductor-insulator transition and macroscopic quantum tunneling in molecular template superconducting nanowires.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Bildsten, Lars**[2014]

University of California, Santa Barbara

Citation: For his numerous pioneering contributions to stellar astrophysics including thermonuclear instabilities, propagating combustion fronts, gravitational wave phenomena, time domain astronomy, stellar explosions, asteroseismology, and the many ways that stars evolve and manifest themselves to observations.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Bishai, Mary R.**[2014]

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Citation: For her contributions to flavor physics, including analysis of the NuMI/MINOS neutrino beam, leadership of the accelerator neutrino program, and contributions to understanding of the b-quark.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Bockstaller, Michael R.**[2014]

Carnegie Mellon University

Citation: For his fundamental contributions to the understanding of block polymer – nanoparticle composites leading to control of novel photonic and plasmonic properties.

Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

**Boggs, Steven E.**[2014]

University of California, Berkeley

Citation: For his contributions to high-energy astrophysics, in particular the development of novel gamma-ray and X-ray instruments with a focus on spectroscopy.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Boldyrev, Stanislav A.**[2014]

University of Wisconsin

Citation: For his seminal contributions to fundamental understanding of magnetized plasma turbulence, with broad applications to space and astrophysical plasmas.

Nominated by: Topical Group in Plasma Astrophysics

**Booth, Corwin H.**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For use of x-ray spectroscopy to elucidate the properties of bulk and molecular correlated electron materials.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Boronat, Jordi**[2014]

Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya

Citation: For his development and implementation of high order imaginary-time propagators in Diffusion and Path-Integral Monte Carlo simulations and for their use for the accurate determination of equation of state of quantum fluids and dilute Fermi gases in various geometries and in the BEC-BCS crossover regime.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Boshier, Malcolm G.**[2014]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For high precision laser spectroscopy of hydrogen and muonium, and for advancing the state of the art in cold atom manipulation.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Bouyer, Philippe**[2014]

CNRS Paris

Citation: For atom interferometry with ultracold atoms and experiments with quantum degenerate gases.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Boyd, Iain D.**[2014]

University ofMichigan, Ann Arbor

Citation: For major contributions in the development of high fidelity computational models for simulation of non-equilibrium processes in low temperature plasma with application to plasma thrusters, plasma plumes and their interaction with the ionosphere.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Briere, Roy**[2014]

Carnegie Mellon University

Citation: For important contributions to the physics of particles containing b and c quarks, crucial to the success of the CLEO and BESIII experiments, and for leadership roles in those experiments.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Broido, David A.**[2014]

Boston College

Citation: For seminal theoretical contributions to the fundamental understanding of thermal and thermoelectric transport in bulk and nanostructured materials.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Brown, Duncan A.**[2014]

Syracuse University

Citation: For leadership in all aspects of the search for gravitational wave signals from compact binary coalescences, including algorithms, waveform templates, pipelines, statistical interpretation, and connection with general relativity and astrophysics.

Nominated by: Topical Group in Gravitation

**Byrum, Karen L.**[2014]

Argonne National Laboratory

Citation: For contributions in advancing a complimentary experimental approach for studying dark matter by including cosmic gamma-rays and for contributions in developing new technologies for triggering and photo-detection.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Callahan, Debra A.**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For innovative design and modeling of hohlraums for Inertial Confinement Fusion and leadership in the execution of hohlraum experiments on the National Ignition Facility.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Campbell, John M.**[2014]

Fermilab

Citation: For work in perturbative quantum chromodynamics, especially the precise simulation of standard model processes in high energy particle collisions.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Canning, Andrew M.**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For his important contributions to the development of parallel and computational algorithms for a diverse range of electronic structure methods and their application to systems ranging from nanostructures, complex magnetic systems to nuclear detection materials.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Carr, Lincoln D.**[2014]

Colorado School of Mines

Citation: For contributions to the theory of ultracold quantum gases, including solitons, vortices, and nonlinear dynamics.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Carter, Troy**[2014]

University of California, Los Angeles

Citation: For novel and impactful experimental research into fundamental processes relevant to laboratory, space and astrophysical plasmas including magnetic reconnection, wave-wave interactions, and turbulence and transport in magnetically-confined plasmas.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Caulfield, Colm-Cille P.**[2014]

University of Cambridge

Citation: For fundamental advances in our understanding of the dynamics of stratified flows including finding new bounds on mixing efficiency and delineating new regimes in natural ventilation.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Chate, Hugues**[2014]

CEA - Saclay

Citation: For numerous contributions to nonequilibrium critical phenomena and to the characterization of complex spatiotemporal patterns and fluctuations, in particular for his seminal role in exploring the physics of active matter.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

**Chen, Guanhua**[2014]

University of Hong Kong

Citation: For his singular contributions in the development of quantum mechanical simulation methods for complex electronic systems, including O(N) methods for excited states and the multiscale QM/EM method for emerging electronics.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Chin, Cheng**[2014]

University of Chicago

Citation: For experiments with quantum degenerate gases, including the study of Feshbach molecules, BEC-BCS crossover, Efimov states, and two-dimensional Bose gases.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Clercx, Herman**[2014]

Eindhoven University of Technology

Citation: For his relevant contribution to our understanding of two-dimensional turbulence, vortex flow, rotating flow and mixing.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Colombo, Luigi**[2014]

No Company Provided

Citation: For contributions in research, development, and production of many commercially-important thin-film materials including HgCdTe for infrared detectors, CVD BaSrTiO3 for integrated-circuit capacitors, HfSiON and SiON FET gate-dielectric materials, and CVD graphene on Cu.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Dabiri, John O.**[2014]

California Institute of Technology

Citation: For seminal contributions to vortex dynamics and biological propulsion, and for pioneering new concepts in wind energy.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Damascelli, Andrea**[2014]

University of British Columbia

Citation: For determination of electronic structure of unconventional oxide superconductors and related materials utilizing angle-resolved photoemission and resonant soft x-ray scattering.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Dantus, Marcos**[2014]

Michigan State University

Citation: For contributions to the development of pulse shaping and coherent control techniques for femtosecond electronic spectroscopy microscopy and remote sensing of molecules.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Davidovich, Luiz**[2014]

Univ Fed Rio de Janeiro

Citation: For theoretical contributions to quantum measurements, especially those involving cavity QED in the strong coupling regime, and for the advancement of quantum optics in Latin America.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**del Alamo, Jesus A.**[2014]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation: For fundamental contributions to the development of III-V compound semiconductor electronics.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Deshpande, Abhay L.**[2014]

State University of New York, Stony Brook

Citation: For his sustained effort and leadership in experimental programs to understand the nucleons' spin, employing polarized DIS experiments at CERN to high-energy polarized proton collisions at RHIC (with PHENIX detector), including early development of beam polarimetry and other essential tools; and for his leadership in the efforts toward realizing the future US electron ion collider.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Di Matteo, Tiziana**[2014]

Carnegie Mellon University

Citation: For pioneering work in computational cosmology which has made fundamental contributions to our understanding of the impact and growth of black holes in structure formation.

Nominated by: American Physical Society

**Ding, Yujie**[2014]

Lehigh University

Citation: For his contributions to develop bright terahertz wave sources based on nonlinear parametric processes processes.

Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

**Doorn, Stephen K.**[2014]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For his pioneering accomplishments in defining, shaping, and leading the field of spectroscopic characterization of carbon nanomaterials, including single-walled nanotubes and graphene.

Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

**Ertmer, Wolfgang**[2014]

University of Hannover

Citation: For contributions to the fields of laser cooled atoms, quantum gases, and matter-wave interferometry.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Escobedo, Fernando A.**[2014]

Cornell University

Citation: For the elucidation and prediction of complex phases formed by block copolymers, elastomers, and colloidal suspensions of anisotropic particles, and the advancement of novel Monte Carlo simulation methods.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Eskildsen, Morten R.**[2014]

University of Notre Dame

Citation: For insightful studies of the vortex lattice in conventional and unconventional type-II superconductors.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Espy, Michelle A.**[2014]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For the application of nuclear physics techniques to biomedical research and national security challenges. Including pioneering work in the application of ultra-low field nuclear magnetic resonance to functional brain imaging and non-invasive identification of materials for national security.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Esslinger, Tilman**[2014]

ETH Zurich

Citation: For studies of quantum gases, including bosonic and fermionic Mott insulator transitions, the Dicke quantum phase transition in collective light-matter coupling and Dirac points in graphene-like optical lattices.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Fawley, William M.**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For his sustained contributions to beam physics, leading to the successful operation of coherent light source user facilities based on free-electron laser and related concepts and driving developments in intense relativistic electron and heavy-ion beam transport.

Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

**Fischer, Peter**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For contributions to imaging spin structures and their dynamics with high resolution magnetic soft x-ray microscopy.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

**Fishman, Randy**[2014]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Citation: For theoretical studies of the spin dynamics of multiferroic and spin-density wave materials, and for modeling inelastic neutron-scattering spectra.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Flack, Karen A.**[2014]

US Naval Academy

Citation: For her clarifying work on the structure of three dimensional turbulent boundary layers, and for better characterizing the connections between surface roughness geometry and boundary layer drag.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Franz, Marcel**[2014]

University of British Columbia

Citation: For contributions to the theory of topological states of quantum matter.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Freeland, John W.**[2014]

Argonne National Laboratory

Citation: For development and use of new x-ray techniques to understand chemical, structural, electronic and magnetic features at oxide interfaces.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Gambetta, Jay M.**[2014]

IBM T.J. Watson Research Center

Citation: For his seminal theoretical contributions to the design, characterization and validation of quantum operations for quantum information processing with superconducting qubits.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Quantum Information

**Gang, Oleg**[2014]

Brookhaven National Laboratory

Citation: For demonstrating and developing the principles of programmable self-assembly of polymer-based nanostructures and for elucidating the physical origin of their assembly behavior.

Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

**Gardel, Margaret**[2014]

University of Chicago

Citation: For her novel and inventive experimental contributions to understanding the mechanical properties of living cells from the molecular to cellular levels.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Ginzburg, Valeriy**[2014]

Dow Chemical Company

Citation: In recognition of his theoretical work in understanding structure and morphology of polymer-inorganic nanocomposites, multi-scale modeling of segmented polyurethanes, other contributions in polymer theory and modeling, and unequivocal advocacy of polymer physics in the industrial setting.

Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

**Gladney, Larry D.**[2014]

University of Pennsylvania

Citation: For his contributions to the study of B physics at the Tevatron and Babar, and for his outstanding efforts in science teaching and outreach programs for middle- and high school students and teachers.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Goldman, Daniel I.**[2014]

Georgia Institute of Technology

Citation: For contributions to biological physics and nonlinear dynamics at the interface of biomechanics, robotics, and granular physics.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Gonis, Antonios**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For advancing multiple scattering theory electronic structure methods for metals, alloys and interfaces and for the dissemination of these techniques in condensed matter and materials science.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Goodson, Kenneth E.**[2014]

Stanford University

Citation: For contributions to the understanding of phonon and electron conduction in solid films, nanostructures, and in semiconductor nanoelectronics.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Greene, Senta V.**[2014]

Vanderbilt University

Citation: For her contributions to the field of nuclear physics and dedicated service to the community in promoting science to the general public and enhancing the participation of women and minorities in science.

Nominated by: American Physical Society

**Griffiths, Ross W.**[2014]

Australian National University

Citation: For pioneering experiments and theoretical analysis in geophysical fluid dynamics, including ocean modeling, earth mantle convection and lava flows, and for scientific leadership and service to the fluid dynamics community.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Guo, Jinghua**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For pioneering soft x-ray spectroscopic studies of correlated solids, nano-scaled materials, and liquid phase systems.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Halkiadakis, Eva**[2014]

Rutgers University

Citation: For her leadership in precision electroweak and top quark measurements at the Tevatron and searches for Supersymmetry at the LHC and for pioneering work in pursuit of new physics in multi-jet final states.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Hamilton, Alex**[2014]

University of New South Wales

Citation: For contributions to the understanding of quantum confined holes in semiconducting low dimensional structures.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Harris, Deborah A.**[2014]

Fermilab

Citation: For leadership in measuring the neutrino reactions that enable current and future accelerator neutrino oscillation experiments.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Hartemann, Frederic V.**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For remarkable insights and significant contributions to the physics of coherent radiation interacting with relativistic electrons.

Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

**Harutyunyan, Avetik R.**[2014]

Honda Research Instittute

Citation: For major advances in nanomaterials synthesis and analysis, including seminal contributions to the selective growth and industrial use of carbon nanotubes.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Hassanein, Ahmed**[2014]

Purdue University

Citation: For pioneering contribution to comprehensive models, simulation, and innovative experiments for verification of plasma evolution and interactions with materials for applications in fusion devices, laser and discharge-produced plasma, and nanolithography.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Hauser, Jay**[2014]

University of California, Los Angeles

Citation: For leadership in searches for new phenomena within the CDF and CMS collaborations, and in conception, design, construction, and operation of detector and trigger systems enabling these experiments.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Hays, Elizabeth A.**[2014]

NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Citation: For her discovery of high energy gamma-ray flares from the Crab nebula in Fermi data and her major contributions to the success of Fermi.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Heinonen, Olle G.**[2014]

Argonne National Laboratory

Citation: For contributions to understand the behavior of nanomagnets, including magnetization dynamics, and applications of nanomagnets to magnetic recording.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

**Hellberg, C. Stephen**[2014]

Naval Research Laboratory

Citation: For creative and influential contributions in the fields of strongly correlated materials, quantum dots, defects, and heterostructures.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Hill, Stephen**[2014]

Florida State University

Citation: For the development of high-frequency (GHz to THz) electron magnetic resonance techniques that have advanced fundamental understanding of quantum phenomena in molecular nanomagnets and correlated electron systems.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

**Ho, Rong-Ming**[2014]

National Tsing Hua University

Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of novel nano structures and the fabrication of well-defined nano hybrid materials from self-assembly and templating of chiral block copolymers.

Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

**Hussein, Mahir S.**[2014]

University of Sao Paulo

Citation: For his seminal contributions to the nuclear reaction theory that span four decades, for his leadership roles in building up the theory group as well as establishing experimental radioactive beam facilities in Sao Paulo, and for his continued efforts to form and sustain scientific collaborations in nuclear physics between Brazil and United States.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Izumi, Nobuhiko**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of novel neutron and x-ray diagnostic capabilities for inertial confinement fusion experiments.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

**Jackson, Bret E.**[2014]

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Citation: For outstanding contributions to the elucidation of gas-surface dynamics, including the development of quantum methods for describing reactive scattering and particle-substrate energy transfer, and studies of sticking, dissociative chemisorption and Eley-Rideal reactions.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Jin, Changqing**[2014]

Chinese Academy of Sciences

Citation: For pioneering high pressure synthesis of new materials and the discovery of LiFeAs.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Johansson, Borje**[2014]

Royal Institute of Technology

Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the electronic properties of lanthanide and actinide materials and for service to the advancement of physics.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Jowett, John M.**[2014]

CERN

Citation: For groundbreaking contributions to the design and commissioning of particle colliders, in particular for the mathematical modeling of electron beams in storage rings, for developing an operation scheme with a large number of bunches in LEP, for the design of tau-charm factories, and for the use of the LHC as a lead-lead and proton-lead collider.

Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

**Kalliadasis, Serafim**[2014]

Imperial College

Citation: For pioneering and rigorous contributions to fundamental fluid dynamics, particularly interfacial flows and dynamics of moving contact lines, statistical mechanics of inhomogeneous liquids, and coarse graining of complex multiscale systems.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Kaplan, David E.**[2014]

Johns Hopkins University

Citation: For contributions to models for new physics beyond the Standard Model, collider phenomenology, and dark-matter theory, and for his role as an inventive and effective leader in public outreach.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Kaspi, Victoria**[2014]

McGill University

Citation: For advancing our understanding of the astrophysics of neutron stars by elucidating the relationship between anomalous X-ray pulsars, soft gamma-ray repeaters, and magnetars.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Kato, Reizo**[2014]

RIKEN - Saitama

Citation: For pioneering works on the physics and materials science of molecular conductors and magnets.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Keane, Declan F.**[2014]

Kent State University

Citation: For his leadership in the study of collective phenomena using directed flow and the discovery of antimatter hypertriton and Helium-4 in high-energy nuclear collisions at RHIC.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Keblinski, Pawel J.**[2014]

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Citation: For significant contributions to fundamental understanding of interfacial heat flow using computational materials science tools.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Keung, Wai-Yee**[2014]

University of Illinois, Chicago

Citation: For his influential contributions to elementary particle theory, including CP violation and electric dipole moments, Higgs physics, and collider phenomenology.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Kevrekidis, Panayotis**[2014]

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of localized solutions, of their stability in nonlinear wave equations, and of their relevance to applications from atomic physics, nonlinear optics, and granular crystals.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

**King, William P.**[2014]

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Citation: For distinguished contributions to the applied physics of nanometer-scale thermal and mechanical property measurements, and the translation of this work to numerous applications in materials science and nanotechnology.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Kirkpatrick, Douglas A.**[2014]

InnerProduct Partners

Citation: In recognition of his pioneering, and ingenious contributions to the conception, development, maturation and commercialization of novel technologies on bio-fuels, high efficiency solid state lightning, and bio-molecular tubular nano-structures and his visionary management of technology programs with major National security implications.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Kiryukhin, Valery D.**[2014]

Rutgers University

Citation: For use of x-ray and neutron scattering to understand multiferroics, colossal magnetoresistance and low-dimensional magnetism.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Koenraad, Paul**[2014]

Eindhoven University of Technology

Citation: For elucidating the spatial characteristics of localized states in semiconductors via scanning tunneling microscopy and single-dot spectroscopy.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Kosowsky, Arthur**[2014]

University of Pittsburgh

Citation: For landmark contributions to cosmology, including pioneering work on the use of CMB fluctuations for precision cosmology and pioneering work on the origin and detection of primordial gravitational waves.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Kusmartsev, Feodor V.**[2014]

Loughborough University

Citation: For theoretical contributions to many areas of condensed matter physics, particularly semiconductor physics and superconductivity.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**LaBella, Vincent P.**[2014]

State University of New York, Albany

Citation: For his extensive development of instructor-friendly computer software (H-ITT) and handheld student hardware (H-ITT clickers), the use of which has significantly improved large-lecture classroom learning.

Nominated by: Forum on Education

**Laradji, Mohamed**[2014]

University of Memphis

Citation: For his pioneering and seminal contributions to applications of computational techniques in elucidating physics of bio-membranes, complex fluids, and of polymers.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Larkin, Michael I.**[2014]

Wyatt Technology

Citation: For his insight, innovative skills, and abilities to transfer physical concepts and laws into the creation of viable analytical instrumentation widely used by both industrial and academic communities.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Lebed, Andrei G.**[2014]

University of Arizona

Citation: For contributions to the theory of one-dimensional and quasi-one dimensional organic conductors.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Lee, Dean J.**[2014]

North Carolina State University

Citation: For the development of lattice effective field theory as a novel approach to the nuclear few- and many-body problem, and for applications of this technique to the structure of the Hoyle state.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

**Lee, Sang Joon**[2014]

Pohang University of Science and Technology

Citation: For his contributions to experimental fluid mechanics, especially in the development of advanced flow visualization techniques and various successful applications to biofluid flows, microfluidics and turbulent shear flows.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Leonard, Anthony W.**[2014]

General Atomics

Citation: For contributions to tokamak boundary plasma research in divertor heat flux dissipation and control, transport of confined core plasma to material surfaces due to Edge-Localized Modes, and the mechanisms defining the structure of the H-mode edge pedestal.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Lesar, Richard A.**[2014]

Iowa State University

Citation: For insightful work in theory, simulation, and modeling of the properties, transitions, and dynamics of molecular solids under high pressures, and of distributions of dislocations.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Levin, Janna**[2014]

Columbia University

Citation: For contributions to theoretical cosmology and gravitation, especially applications of chaos theory and topology, and for highly original work at the interface of science, art, and literature.

Nominated by: American Physical Society

**Li, Ju**[2014]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation: For seminal work on understanding the fundamental properties of ultra-strength materials and formulating the concept of elastic strain engineering.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Lin, Ching-Long**[2014]

University of Iowa

Citation: For contributions to multiscale flow physics and computational techniques, including: pulmonary flows, imaging-based data-driven human lung models, lattice-Boltzmann methods, coherent structures in atmospheric boundary layers, and four-dimensional data assimilation.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Litchinitser, Natalia M.**[2014]

State University of New York, Buffalo

Citation: For fundamental contributions to linear and nonlinear light-matter interactions in metamaterials and structured light interactions with nanostructures.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Louca, Despina A.**[2014]

University of Virginia

Citation: For demonstration of the importance of the local atomic structure for elucidating the physical properties of complex oxides including the transition metal oxides through neutron scattering using the pair-density-function analysis.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Lu, H. Peter**[2014]

Bowling Green State University

Citation: For his significant contributions to the quantitative understanding of protein dynamics, in particular, in enzymatic reactions by developing novel single-molecule spectroscopy and methodology.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Malloy, Margaret**[2014]

American Physical Society

Citation: For a career-long commitment to the journals of the American Physical Society, and particularly for her long and distinguished service to the physics community as Editor and Managing Editor of Physical Review A and Physical Review E.

Nominated by: American Physical Society

**Mancini, Roberto C.**[2014]

University of Nevada, Reno

Citation: For broad high-impact contributions to plasma spectroscopy and pioneering genetic-algorithm-driven multi-objective data analysis in high-energy density plasma spectroscopy.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Mantese, Joseph V.**[2014]

United Tech Research Center

Citation: For contributions in applied physics related to the formulation, understanding, and application of novel electronic materials in fundamentally new devices and structures.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Mao, Zhiqiang**[2014]

Tulane University

Citation: For contributions to the understanding of magnetism and superconductivity in iron-based superconductors and correlated electron states in ruthenates.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Marcucci, Laura E.**[2014]

University of Pisa

Citation: For advancing the understanding of electroweak interactions in nuclei, particularly for precise studies of low-energy radiative and weak capture processes of astrophysical relevance in the few-nucleon systems.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

**Marcus, Andrew H.**[2014]

University of Oregon

Citation: For his contribution to the development of linear and nonlinear fluorescence correlation spectroscopies, and their application to the study of the structure and dynamics of biochemical systems.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Marinero, Ernesto E.**[2014]

Purdue University

Citation: For his seminal contributions to the development of materials for recording and sensor devices enabling continuous density increases of information storage technology, in particular of magnetic recording.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Markoff, Sera**[2014]

University of Amsterdam

Citation: For fundamental contributions to our understanding of accreting compact objects on all scales, and in particular, for significant contributions to the question of formation of astrophysical jets in neutron stars and black holes.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Marzari, Nicola**[2014]

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne

Citation: For the development of creative and original methods for ab initio calculations of materials properties, in particular Wannier-based electronic structure methods and first principles simulations of transport properties of solids and nanostructures.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Mascarenhas, Angelo**[2014]

National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Citation: For his key experimental contributions to unravelling the effects on the electronic structure that result from processes such as spontaneous ordering and giant band gap bowing that are observed in non-equilibrium growth of semiconductor alloys.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Matsika, Spiridoula C.**[2014]

Temple University

Citation: For her contributions to understanding the dynamics of excited molecules around conical intersections and method development to calculate such at the highest levels of theory.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Menendez, Jose**[2014]

Arizona State University

Citation: For significant contributions to the use of Raman spectroscopy in condensed matter physics and the understanding of lattice vibrations in semiconductor materials and superlattices.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Miller, Amber D.**[2014]

Columbia University

Citation: For important contributions to observations of the cosmic microwave background and development of innovative instrumentation for millimeter-wave cosmology.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Milton, Kimball A.**[2014]

University of Oklahoma

Citation: For studies of the development of quantum field theory in the 20th century, particularly of the contributions of Julian Schwinger.

Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

**Mirny, Leonid**[2014]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation: For elucidating principles of protein-DNA search, and for applying concepts and methods of polymer physics to characterize the three dimensional organization of genome within a cell.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Moore, Cristopher**[2014]

Santa Fe Institute

Citation: For fundamental contributions at the interface between nonlinear physics, statistical physics and computer science, including complex network analysis, phase transitions in NP-complete problems, and the computational complexity of physical simulation.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

**Morandotti, Roberto**[2014]

No Company Provided

Citation: For pioneering contributions in discrete optics, nonlinear dynamics, and nonlinear optics in the THz domain.

Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

**Morningstar, Colin**[2014]

Carnegie Mellon University

Citation: For his outstanding contributions to understand the strong force and its hadron spectroscopy based on the fundamental theory of Quantum Chromodynamics.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Hadronic Physics

**Morrison, David R.**[2014]

University of California, Santa Barbara

Citation: For his many contributions to the connection between geometry and physics, including spacetime singularities and topology change in string theory, generalizations of AdS/CFT duality, and foundational work in F theory.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Mueller, Erich J.**[2014]

Cornell University

Citation: For contributions to the theory of trapped ultracold atoms, including studies of one dimensional Fermi gases, the BEC-BCS crossover in polarized gases, and textures in spinor gases.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Mueller, Guido**[2014]

University of Florida

Citation: For innovative and inventive research in instrument science and experimental methods for terrestrial and space-based gravitational-wave detection.

Nominated by: Topical Group in Gravitation

**Muller, Marcus**[2014]

Georg-August Universitaet

Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theoretical understanding of polymer interfaces.

Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

**Mundy, Christopher J.**[2014]

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Citation: For pioneering applications of Kohn-Sham density functional theory to further our understanding of complex processes that occur at the air-water interface.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Nakamura, Kohji**[2014]

Mie University

Citation: For his contributions to the development of first-principles methods and their use in elucidating the physics of noncollinear magnetism, magnetocrystalline anisotropy, and external electric field-induced magnetic phenomena at surfaces and interfaces.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Nie, Qing**[2014]

University of California, Irvine

Citation: For groundbreaking work on the application of mathematical and computational methods to important problems in systems biology.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Osborne, Tom**[2014]

General Atomics

Citation: For seminal research in experimentally establishing the physics limits to the attainable pressure in the H-mode pedestal, for identifying the scaling of the width of the pedestal and for testing a model for pedestal structure, based on these two physics elements.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Page, John H.**[2014]

University of Manitoba

Citation: For contributions to wave propagation in mesoscopic materials, particularly in phononic crystals, Anderson localization of sound waves, and ultrasonic spectroscopy of strongly scattering media.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Pandey, Ravindra**[2014]

Michigan Technical University

Citation: For creative use of advanced computational techniques from materials physics and quantum chemistry to gain insights into nanostructure behaviors, especially for his prescient recognition of the looming importance of such calculations for predicting bio-nano hybrid material properties.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Papa, M. Alessandra**[2014]

Max Planck Institute

Citation: For numerous key contributions to gravitational-wave astronomy, including devising new data analysis methods for gravitational waves from pulsars and coordinating the worldwide exchange and analysis of data.

Nominated by: Topical Group in Gravitation

**Papenbrock, Thomas F.**[2014]

University of Tennessee

Citation: For innovative theoretical approaches to the nuclear many-body problem and other finite quantum systems.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Pappas, David**[2014]

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Citation: For studies of ultra-thin magnetic films and surfaces, including contributions to magnetic sensors and quantum devices.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Pearlstein, Arne J.**[2014]

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Citation: For important fundamental contributions to the understanding of the stability of fluid motion, including computational studies of convection and solidification of binary and multi-component fluids.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Pennington, Michael R.**[2014]

Jefferson Laboratory

Citation: For accomplishments in theoretical physics including describing the spectrum of mesons of QCD, in particular elucidating the role and nature of scalar mesons and for advancing our understanding of the strong-coupling regime of QCD through study of the Schwinger-Dyson and Bethe-Salpeter Equations.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Perna, Rosalba**[2014]

State University of New York, Stony Brook

Citation: For her pioneering contributions to our understanding of the long and short gamma-ray bursts, including the development of advanced models to describe their properties and environments, calculations of their particle and radiative emission, and innovative treatment of the time-dependent photoinization in the dusty environment around the bursts.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Pfau, Tilman**[2014]

No Company Provided

Citation: For observations of dipolar BEC, Rydberg blockades in ultracold atomic gases and in thermal micro-cells, and ultralong range Rydberg molecules.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Phan, Anh Tuan**[2014]

Nanyang Tech University

Citation: For his significant contributions in understanding non-canonical nucleic acid motifs, particularly the i-motif and the G-quadruplex by developing novel NMR techniques.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Pi, So-Young**[2014]

Boston University

Citation: For her seminal contributions to the phenomenon of density fluctuations in theories of cosmic inflation.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Piancastelli, Maria N.**[2014]

Uppsala University

Citation: For studies of electronic structure and dynamics of core-excited and core-ionized atoms and molecules by means of x-ray spectroscopic tools.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Pikovsky, Arkady**[2014]

University of Potsdam

Citation: For many fundamental contributions to the statistical theory of chaos, pattern formation, and synchronization.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

**Pique, Alberto**[2014]

Naval Research Laboratory

Citation: For achievements in laser materials processing and developing the laser-induced forward transfer of nanoparticle inks and complex suspensions for the direct-write of functional materials for applications in micro-power sources, chem/bio sensors and printed electronics.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Pitts, Kevin T.**[2014]

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Citation: For his leading role in heavy-flavor physics at the Tevatron Collider, including the first evidence of CP violation in bottom mesons, and for significant contributions to triggering at the Collider.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Pohl, Randolf**[2014]

No Company Provided

Citation: For the observation of the 2S state of muonic hydrogen and for a precision measurement of the Lamb shift of muonic hydrogen, which has significant implications for the determination of the charge radius of the proton.

Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

**Pollard, Andrew**[2014]

Queen's University

Citation: For sustained and innovative contributions to computational and experimental fluid dynamics and their symbiotic interplay, and exceptional contributions to higher education, including establishment and leadership of networks supporting international collaboration.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Poon, Alan W.P.**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For significant contributions to understanding fundamental neutrino properties through solar neutrinos, reactor neutrinos, beta decay, and neutrinoless double-beta decay experiments and for the resulting discoveries of physics requiring significant modification of the standard model.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Pumir, Alain J.**[2014]

Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon

Citation: For pioneering and lasting contributions to the selection of Saffman-Taylor fingering, elucidation of solitary wave origin in thin films, and theory of passive scalars and particle motion in turbulence.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Qin, Hong**[2014]

Princeton University

Citation: For pioneering work in the development of theoretical and numerical methods for high-intensity beam dynamics, and geometric approach and algorithms for gyrokinetic theory.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Rapp, Ralf F.**[2014]

Texas A&M University

Citation: For seminal contributions to the study of in-medium properties of strongly interacting particles and their roles in relativistic heavy ion collisions.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Rey, Ana Maria**[2014]

University of Colorado, Boulder

Citation: For her pioneering research on developing fundamental understanding and control of novel quantum systems and finding applications for a wide range of scientific fields including quantum metrology and emerging interface between AMO, condensed matter, and quantum information science.

Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

**Rinzler, Andrew G.**[2014]

University of Florida

Citation: For contributions to the understanding of carbon nanotubes and the development of their application.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Rodriguez, George**[2014]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For his outstanding leadership in the development of ultrafast laser-based and high-speed optical instrumentation and his creative application of these diagnostics to the impactful measurement of materials, systems, and devices.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

**Romero, Aldo H.**[2014]

West Virginia University

Citation: For his seminal contributions to open-source electronic structure codes, and the elastic and thermal characterization of semiconductors, metals, and complex nanostructures at ambient and high pressures.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Rosei, Federico**[2014]

INRS - Energie et Materiaux

Citation: For his pioneering and innovative work on the physical properties of organic/inorganic surfaces and interfaces and of molecular self-assembly in two dimensions.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Rowson, Peter C.**[2014]

Stanford University

Citation: For his leading role in precision electroweak measurements in the SLD detector at the Stanford Linear Collider.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Rudd, Robert E.**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For seminal contributions to multiscale modeling of materials physics and science in support of national security.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Russek, Stephen E.**[2014]

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Citation: For pioneering efforts in high frequency spintronics devices, novel magnetic resonance measurements, and quantitative magnetic resonance imaging.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

**Ruzic, David N.**[2014]

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Citation: For major contributions toward the use of lithium as a plasma facing component for fusion applications and understanding of plasma-material interactions through innovative experiments.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Sachrajda, Andrew S.**[2014]

National Research Council

Citation: For contributions to the field of quantum transport in semiconductor quantum dots.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Salama, Farid**[2014]

NASA Ames Research Center

Citation: For the pioneering contributions in the development and application of spectroscopic tools for the laboratory study of interstellar and planetary molecules in astrophysically relevant environments.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Salama, Farid**[2014]

NASA Ames Research Center

Citation: For the laboratory study of interstellar and planetary molecules in astrophysically relevant environments.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Saleh, Bahaa E.A.**[2014]

University of Central Florida

Citation: For multidisciplinary advances in quantum optics, image science, and statistical optics.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Santra, Robin**[2014]

DESY - CFEL

Citation: For the theoretical description of light-matter interactions, especially for processes involving X-rays and inner-shell electrons in atoms and molecules.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Sarkar, Kausik**[2014]

George Washington University

Citation: For fundamental contributions and creative analysis of flows with droplets - effects of viscoelasticity, emulsion rheology, normal stress differences, wall-induced migration, and modeling of encapsulated contrast microbubbles for ultrasound imaging.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Saxena, Avadh B.**[2014]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For foundational contributions to phase transitions in functional materials and nonlinear excitations in low-dimensional electronic materials.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Schlegel, David J.**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For leadership of, and fundamental technical contributions to high precision measurements of the expansion history of the Universe by carrying out massive galaxy redshift surveys to detect baryon acoustic oscillations.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Schlueter, John A.**[2014]

Argonne National Laboratory

Citation: For synthesis of new organic conductors, superconductors and magnets, and exploration of their emergent physical behavior.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Schmiedmayer, Joerg**[2014]

Vienna University of Technology

Citation: For contributions to the development ultracold atom interferometers on chips, and for the investigation of equilibrium and dynamical properties of one dimensional systems of interacting bosons.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Schofield, Robert M.**[2014]

University of Oregon

Citation: For leadership in identifying and mitigating environmental factors which impact the sensitivity of terrestrial gravitational wave detectors and elimination spurious noise sources in LIGO.

Nominated by: Topical Group in Gravitation

**Schultz, Michael P.**[2014]

US Naval Academy

Citation: For original and fundamental contributions to the understanding of wall-bounded turbulent flows including surface roughness effects, drag and economic consequences of biofouling, Reynolds-number scaling, and experiments utilizing advanced optical techniques.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Schumacher, Reinhard A.**[2014]

Carnegie Mellon University

Citation: For extensive studies of the photo- and electro-production of hyperons and the impact of these studies on our understanding of the spectrum of baryons.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Sejnowski, Terrence J.**[2014]

The Salk Institute

Citation: For pioneering work in computational biological physics towards understanding the structure and function of correlations in large scale biological systems, including representation of memories in the brain, protein sequences, and statistical learning algorithms.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Selinger, Jonathan V.**[2014]

Kent State University

Citation: For contributions to the theory of liquid crystals and the role of chirality in soft matter phases, making connections between fundamental statistical mechanics and technological applications.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Sengstock, Klaus**[2014]

University of Hamburg

Citation: For experimental studies of degenerate quantum gases, especially in their application to quantum simulation.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Seshadri, Ram**[2014]

University of California, Santa Barbara

Citation: For major contributions to developing structure-composition-property relations in functional inorganic oxides, to the understanding of the role of lone-pair electrons in polar and ferroic behavior, to frustrated magnetism and frustrated ferroics, and to novel phosphors for solid-state lighting.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Shapiro, Boris**[2014]

Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

Citation: For contributions to the theory of electron transport in disordered metals and light propagation in disordered media.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**She, Zhen-Su**[2014]

Peking University

Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of intermittency effects and non-Gaussian statistics of small-scale turbulent fluctuations, and quantification of the anomalous scaling of high-order velocity structure functions.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Shi, Li**[2014]

University of Texas, Austin

Citation: For his pioneering work on thermal transport measurements of nanostructures and his discoveries of size effects in thermal and thermoelectric transport properties of one-dimensional and two-dimensional materials.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Slutz, Stephen A.**[2014]

Sandia National Laboratories

Citation: For innovative design of pulsed power fusion targets including concepts employing direct magnetic compression of pre-magnetized and pre-heated fuel.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Smith, Marc K.**[2014]

Georgia Institute of Technology

Citation: For fundamental contributions to the fields of interfacial fluid mechanics and heat transfer and to the modernization of fluid mechanics education.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Solla, Sara A.**[2014]

Northwestern University

Citation: For applications of statistical physics to problems concerning learning, adaptation, and information coding in neural systems.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Spiropulu, Maria**[2014]

California Institute of Technology

Citation: For pioneering searches for supersymmetry and extra dimensions at the Tevatron, innovative searches for new physics and the study of the Higgs boson at the LHC, and key contributions to triggering and data flow for CDF and CMS.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Srikanth, Hariharan**[2014]

University of South Florida

Citation: For important contributions to the experimental studies of magnetization dynamics and novel physics in complex nano-composites.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

**Staggs, Suzanne T.**[2014]

Princeton University

Citation: For her precision measurements of the absolute temperature, temperature anisotropy, and polarization of the CMB from the ground and a balloon, and for her development of novel coherent and bolometric instruments. The results of her pioneering research have led to the discovery of new clusters of galaxies, the kinetic SZ effect, and gravitational lensing of the CMB.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Stamp, Philip**[2014]

University of British Columbia

Citation: For theoretical contributions to understanding decoherence and quantum relaxation in condensed matter systems.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Stepanyan, Stepan**[2014]

Jefferson Laboratory

Citation: For pioneering research to access generalized parton distributions through deeply virtual exclusive processes and the 3-dimensional imaging of the nucleon’s quark structure, and for the development of innovative experimental methods and apparatus in medium energy hadron physics.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Hadronic Physics

**Strogatz, Steven**[2014]

Cornell University

Citation: For seminal work on complex networks, nonlinear oscillators, and synchronization phenomena.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

**Su, Shufang**[2014]

University of Arizona

Citation: For her fundamental contributions to the phenomenology of Higgs bosons, dark matter, supersymmetry, and other physics beyond the Standard Model, which have stimulated and guided experimental search programs.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Su, Wu-Pei**[2014]

University of Houston

Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theory of solitons in conducting polymers and elucidation of their topological nature.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Sumpter, Bobby G.**[2014]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Citation: For outstanding scientific impact and development in computational soft matter and nanoscience through the development and use of principles from computer science and mathematics and the results of theoretical physics and chemistry to facilitate solving materials problems and discovery of new functional materials.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Svensson, Bengt G.**[2014]

University of Oslo

Citation: For pioneering and sustained contributions to ion-solid interactions and defects, doping and diffusion in Si, SiGe, SiC and oxide semiconductors.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Szamel, Grzehorz**[2014]

Colorado State University

Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of glassy dynamics through computer simulations and fundamental theory.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Takahara, Atsushi**[2014]

Kyushu University

Citation: For developing new insights into the surface dynamics and glassy behavior of polymer thin films, development of charged side-chains polyelectrolyte brushes and polymer nanohybrids from aluminosilicate nanotubes.

Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

**Tanimura, Yoshitaka**[2014]

Kyoto University

Citation: For his seminal contributions to the theoretical and computational studies of quantum dissipative dynamics using a hierarchial non-Markovian non-perturbative approach and for pioneering the field of coherent multi-dimensional optical spectroscopy of electronic and nuclear motions in molecules.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Te Velthuis, Suzanne**[2014]

Argonne National Laboratory

Citation: For contributions to the understanding of magnetic heterostructures utilizing polarized neutron reflectivity.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Thomas, Scott**[2014]

Rutgers University

Citation: For contributions to the careful analysis of data from experiments at hadron colliders, to the phenomenology of many theories of physics beyond the Standard Model, and to supersymmetry, inflationary cosmology, and quantum gravity.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Thywissen, Joseph H.**[2014]

University of Toronto

Citation: For the development of novel guides and traps for neutral atoms and for studies of quantum degenerate Bose and Fermi gases.

Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

**Tobin, James G.**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For use of soft x-ray spectroscopy to investigate complex systems, including actinide based materials.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Tostevin, Jeffrey A.**[2014]

University of Surrey

Citation: For his many contributions to nuclear reaction theory, in particular for the application of semi-classical methods to the interpretation of fast knock-out reactions in terms of nuclear correlations.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Tremblay, Andre-Marie**[2014]

University of Sherbrooke

Citation: For development of non-perturbative techniques to understand strongly correlated systems, including the Hubbard model.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Tretiak, Sergei**[2014]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For seminal contributions to the theoretical chemistry of excited state dynamics in nanoscale materials and nonlinear optical response of molecular systems.

Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

**Triantafyllou, Michael S.**[2014]

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Citation: For seminal contributions in developing scaling laws in fish-like swimming and pioneering the development of biomimetic robots to study mechanisms of unsteady flow control leading to fish and cetacean agility.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Ullrich, Carsten-Andreas**[2014]

University of Missouri

Citation: For contributions to the development of time-dependent density-functional theory and applications to electronic excitations in condensed matter.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Van Wees, Bart**[2014]

University of Groningen

Citation: For pioneering research in charge and spin-based quantum transport in mesoscopic systems.

Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

**Velkovska, Julia A.**[2014]

Vanderbilt University

Citation: For her leading role in the understanding of hadron production and collective phenomena measured in relativistic heavy ion reactions at the RHIC and LHC laboratories.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Viola, Lorenza**[2014]

Dartmouth College

Citation: For seminal contributions at the interface between quantum information theory and quantum statistical mechanics, in particular, methods for decoherence control based on dynamical decoupling and noiseless subsystems and for characterizing entanglement in quantum many-body systems.

Nominated by: Topical Group on Quantum Information

**Wand, Joshua**[2014]

University of Pennsylvania

Citation: For creative development and application of high resolution NMR methods to examine the role of dynamics and statistical thermodynamics in the function of proteins including use of NMR relaxation to evaluate conformational entropy, high pressure NMR, and the reverse micelle encapsulation strategy.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Wang, Cai-Zhuang**[2014]

Iowa State University

Citation: For significant advances in developing computational methods including tight-binding molecular dynamics for atomistic simulations, genetic algorithm for crystal and interface structure prediction, and Gutzwiller density functional theory for strongly correlated electron systems.

Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

**Wang, Meng**[2014]

University of Notre Dame

Citation: For pioneering work in large-eddy simulations for aeroacoustics, hydroacoustics and aero-optics, and contributions to the fundamental understanding of physical sources of sound and optical aberrations in turbulent flows.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Wang, Yinmin**[2014]

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Citation: For his major contributions to the understanding of deformation physics of nanocrystalline and nanotwinned materials, and for developing effective strategies to enhance the ductility of these superstrong materials for technological applications, including fusion energy targets.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Wang, Z. Jane**[2014]

Cornell University

Citation: For fundamental contributions to our understanding of insect flight through simulations of hovering, elucidation of unsteady forces, development of computational tools, and analyses of flight efficiency, stability, and control.

Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

**Webb, Kevin J.**[2014]

Purdue University

Citation: For seminal contributions to the description of waves in complex media, including optical forces and energy in dispersive systems, nanophotonics, metamaterial properties, and the characterization of random scattering media.

Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

**Wiggins, Chris H.**[2014]

Columbia University

Citation: For pioneering work in computational biology, including the applications of machine learning, statistical inference, and information theory for the investigation of biological networks.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Wolf, Fred**[2014]

Max Planck Institute

Citation: For his profound and innovative use of the methods of theoretical physics to address fundamental questions in neuroscience ranging from the biophysics of action potential initiation to the collective dynamics of neuronal circuits and to the self-organization of large-scale circuit architecture.

Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

**Yakimenko, Vitaly**[2014]

SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Citation: For his pioneering work in the production, characterization and application of high-brightness sub-micron emittance electron beams and the development of advanced accelerator concepts.

Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

**Yin, Lin**[2014]

Los Alamos National Laboratory

Citation: For scientific leadership and landmark discovery in the theory and complex kinetic modeling of nonlinear laser-plasma interaction physics, including stimulated Raman scattering and laser-driven particle acceleration.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Yoon, Peter H.**[2014]

University of Maryland

Citation: For contributions to fundamental kinetic plasma turbulence theory and for numerous research contributions in magnetospheric, solar, and interplanetary plasmas.

Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

**Yuan, Feng**[2014]

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Citation: For his seminal contributions to the understanding of the quark and gluon structure of the nucleon and nucleus, especially, in the areas of the transverse-momentum dependent parton distributions and their factorization, nucleon spin structure, and gluon saturation in QCD.

Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

**Zee, A.**[2014]

University of California, Santa Barbara

Citation: For his wide-ranging impact on particle physics, quantum field theory, condensed matter physics, cosmology, and biophysics, and in recognition of his unique popular writings and textbooks.

Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

**Zhang, Bing**[2014]

University of Nevada, Las Vegas

Citation: For his significant scientific contributions to the understanding of the physical mechanisms of high-energy astrophysical sources, especially the prompt emission and afterglows of cosmological gamma-ray bursts.

Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

**Zhang, Jiandi**[2014]

Louisiana State University

Citation: For his significant contributions to elucidating the correlation between bulk and surface static and dynamic properties of complex materials.

Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

**Zhang, Wenqing**[2014]

Nanjing University

Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of advanced thermoelectric materials and their application in industry based on ab initio calculations, and for developing ab initio thermodynamic tools for metal/ceramic interfaces.

Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

**Zlobin, Alexander V.**[2014]

Fermilab

Citation: For his multi-year leadership, personal innovative contributions and achievements in the development and demonstration of new generation superconducting accelerator magnets based on Nb3Sn superconductor.

Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams