APS Fellow Archive

The APS Fellow Archive is an historic record of every APS Fellow, from 1921 to the present. The details contained in the archive are intended to document an individual's institutional affiliation at the time of their election to Fellowship, and is not updated to reflect current information. For a current listing of an APS Fellow who is still an active member, or to search your institution for current APS Fellows, please use the APS Member Directory. For questions about the Fellows Archive, please contact Janay Oliver, APS Membership and Fellowship Specialist, at fellowship@aps.org.

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Ahn, Charles [2010]
Yale University
Citation: For the elucidation of novel behavior in complex materials subjected to intense ferroelectric fields, and for seminal contributions to the understanding of nanoscale interfacial phenomena in complex oxides.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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

Asta, Mark [2010]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the physics of materials through ab initio density functional theoretical studies.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Averback, Robert S. [2001]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For his research on the fundamental interactions between energetic ions and solids and the kinetic response of materials far from equilibrium.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Aziz, Michael John [1993]
Harvard University
Citation: For unique experimental and theoretical contributions to our understanding of the kinetics of crystal growth in covalent systems and of solute trapping in rapid solidfication processing.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Baglin, John Edward Eroc [1991]
IBM Almaden Research Center
Citation: In recognition of outstanding innovative research in the physics of thin film and interface interactions and adhesion, and in ion beam modification and synthesis of advanced materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Barsch, Gerhard R. [1990]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For experimental and theoretical studies on linear and nonlinear elastic properties, lattice dynamics, and phase transitions of a wide range of materials of interest to physics geophysics and electromechanical devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Bartelt, Norman Charles [1999]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For his pioneering work on the theory of thermal fluctuations and dynamic surface structure.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Batson, Philip Edward [1996]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For the development of both the experimental and interpretative aspects of high spatial resolution, high energy resolution energy loss spectroscopy as a valuable addition to electron microscopy studies of matter.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Bauer, Eric [2015]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding and original contributions to the discovery and understanding of correlated electron systems, specifically for the study of complex electronic states hosted by correlated actinide and rare-earth materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Bellaiche, Laurent [2010]
University of Arkansas
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the first-principles theory of semiconductor alloys and ferroelectric materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Bennett, Brian [2011]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the epitaxial growth, characterization, and design of narrow band-gap semiconductor heterostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Bennett, Peter A [2003]
Arizona State University
Citation: For illumination of fundamental issues concerning the atomic structure and surface kinetics of metal-silicon systems and their surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Berger, Claire [2013]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the development of epitaxial graphene electronics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Bevk, Joze [1997]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: For his pioneering studies of the ultrafine filamentary composites; of the seminal research of the Si-Ge monolayer superlattices and Si/SiO2 interfaces; and for the discovery of boron confinement and trapping mechanisms in Si-based heterostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Biegelsen, David Kalman [1990]
Palo Alto Research Center
Citation: For the broad range of experimental studies into the fundamental nature of amorphous semiconductors, novel thin-film crystal growth, and heteroepitaxy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Billinge, Simon John Laird [2006]
Michigan State University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the study of atomic-scale disorder in complex nanostructured materials by developing and applying novel x-ray and neutron scattering methods.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Blick, Robert H. [2012]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For his distinctive contributions to the physics of quantum dots and nanomechanical systems, and for his fine contributions to developing new on-chip screening methods for ion channel spectroscopy and mass spectroscopy of proteins
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Bozovic, Ivan [1998]
Varian Research Center
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to atomic-layer engineering of cuprate superconductors and other complex oxides, fabriction of delicate multilayers and superlattices, and their innovative spectroscopic characterization.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Brock, Joel D. [2012]
Cornell University
Citation: For innovative time-resolved and in-situ synchrotron x-ray experiments on the structure, dynamics, and growth mechanisms of complex, low-dimensional systems, including liquid crystals, charge density wave systems, ion-bombarded surfaces, electrodeposition and pulsed-laser deposited complex oxides.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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

Bruynseraede, Yvan J. [1992]
Katholieke University of Leuven
Citation: For his contribution to the study of the structure-property relationship in thin films, electron localization, and superconductivity.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Budai, John [2007]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal materials physics contributions to the structure and synthesis of quasicrystals, nanocrystals formed by ion-implantation, and epitaxial high-temperature superconductors using advanced synchrotron x-ray techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Budko, Sergey [2009]
Iowa State University
Citation: For significant contributions to the study of superconducting, magnetic transport properties of metals, such as field-induced quantum criticality in heavy fermions and superconductivity in layered cuprate, rare earth nickel borocarbide, magnesium diboride, and iron arsenide-based compounds.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Cacialli, Franco [2009]
University College London
Citation: For his significant contributions to the science and technology of organic semiconductors and related applications, and especially for seminal contributions to the scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM) assisted lithography of organic semiconductor nanostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Cahill, David G. [2005]
University of Illinois
Citation: For original and influential contributions to the physics of heat conduction in materials and the evolution of surface morphology during crystal growth and etching.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Cammarata, Robert [2012]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the thermodynamics and mechanics of surfaces, thin films, and nanomaterials, and to the synthesis, processing and mechanical behavior of nanocomposite thin films.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Canfield, Paul C. [2001]
Iowa State University
Citation: For crystal growth and characterization of novel materials such as heavy fermion compounds, magnetic superconductors and quasicrystals, leading to important advances in condensed matter and materials physics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Car, Roberto [1998]
Universite de Geneve
Citation: For outstanding contributions to physics, especially the combination of molecular dynamics with density functional theory which has proven to be a powerful method to study atomic-scale dynamics in molecules and solids.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Carpick, Robert W. [2012]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: for his outstanding contributions to developing an atomic-level understanding of the tribological phenomena of friction, adhesion, and wear
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Carroll, David [2013]
Wake Forest University
Citation: For pioneering studies in determining the electronic structure of nanoscale materials and their defects and interfaces through the use of scanning probes leading to applications in electroactive polymer nanocomposites.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Celler, George K. [1990]
SOITEC/USA
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of interactions between intense photon beams and the Si/SiO2/dopant system, and for imaginative applications of these interactions to modification of electronic materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Chambers, Scott [2015]
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions in the growth and properties of crystalline oxide films, particularly the fundamental relationships between composition and structure, and the resulting electronic, magnetic, and photochemical properties.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Chang, Keejoo [2009]
Korea Adv Inst of Sci & Tech
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to computational materials physics, in particular the fundamental understanding of defects, impurities, and high-pressure phases of semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Chang, Yia-Chung [2000]
University of Illinois
Citation: For calculations elucidating the transport, electronic, and optical, and vibrational properties of semiconductors, in the bulk and at surfaces, in heterostructures and in nanostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Chen, Gang [2012]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of heat transfer at nanoscale and to the development of thermoelectric energy conversion technologies
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Chen, Long-Qing [2008]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the field of computational materials physics in developing models for mesocale microstructure evolution during solid-state phase transformations.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Chen, Yong P. [2016]
Purdue University
Citation: For significant contributions to the material physics of chemical vapor deposition; and to the development of intrinsic 3-D topological insulators with transport dominated by Dirac surface states.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ching, Wai-Yim [2008]
University of Missouri
Citation: For his contributions to the theory and methods of electronic structure and spectroscopic properties of materials, especially in complex ceramic crystals and their microstructures including grain boundaries, interfaces and defects.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Chisholm, Matthew F. [2009]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to materials and interface physics through scanning transmission electron microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Cho, Kyeongjae [2016]
University of Texas at Dallas
Citation: For seminal contributions to the development and application of first principles methods in the study of nanoscale materials, and the application of rational material design approaches to develop metal alloy and transition metal oxide catalysts for clean energy technology.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Christen, David [2010]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For sustained discovery and leadership in understanding of superconductive materials, especially their current conduction and vortex state properties.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Christen, Hans [2011]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering studies of effects of strain, confinement, and interfaces on the properties of complex oxide films enabled by novel pulsed-laser deposition and characterization methods.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Christianson, Andy [2017]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions toward the understanding of the structure and dynamics of strongly correlated electron systems including: Fe-based superconductors, Kondo lattice systems, magnetoelectric materials, and osmium-based transition metal oxides using neutron scattering techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Chu, Wei-Kan [1992]
University of Space Research Association
Citation: For original contributions to the fundamental understanding of ion-solid interactions and their application to the study of materials physics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Clarke, Roy [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering work in x-ray scattering studies of structural phase transitions and their kinetics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Cohen, Philip Ira [1994]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For contributions to understanding epitaxial growth and in developing reflection high-energy electron diffraction as a quantitative in situ characterization technique.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Collings, Peter John [1999]
Swarthmore College
Citation: For his fundamental work in liquid crystal research particularly the optical properties of chiral liquid crystals and his leadership in the area of undergraduate education.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Davenport, James Whitman [1995]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of new techniques for computing the electronic structure of molecules and solids and for applying them to adsorbed molecules, metallic alloys, and liquid metals.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Daw, Murray S. [2000]
Motorola, Inc
Citation: For his original contributions to the atomic scale modeling of the properties of solids, surface, interfaces and defects.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Dekker, Cees [2006]
Delft University of Technology
Citation: For seminal experimental discoveries of the electronic properties of carbon nanotubes and other contributions to nanoscience.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Dickinson, J. Thomas [2002]
Washington State University
Citation: For his pioneering and innovative work in basic bond breaking mechanisms, and the forces on particles at solid surfaces during mechanical or radiative stimulation.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Diebold, Ulrike [2004]
Tulane University
Citation: For groundbreaking research on the role of defects in the interplay between bulk and surface properties of transition-metal oxides and on STM imaging of their surface structure.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Drabold, David Alan [2003]
Ohio University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the physics of non-crystalline materials and development of efficient first-principles electronic structure methods.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Dravid, Vinayak [2010]
Northwestern University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the materials physics of functional materials through the use of state of the art electron microscopy techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Driscoll, Judith [2011]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For pioneering contributions in design and understanding of nanostructured functional oxides, including superconductors, magnetic materials, ferroelectrics, multiferroics and semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Eaglesham, David J. [2004]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his seminal discoveries and technical leadership in semiconductor crystal growth and structural defects in epitaxial materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Eckstein, James N. [2005]
University of Illinois
Citation: For development of layer-by-layer growth of oxide films for fundamental studies and for planar tunneling junctions made from oxide superconductors and oxide magnets.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Egami, Takeshi [2000]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For pioneering work on local disorder in solids and its effect on properties, in particular the observation of charge inhomogeneity in magnetostrictive manganities and superconducting cuprates using neutron scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Eom, Chang-Beom [2003]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For pioneering contributions in heteroepitaxy of novel complex oxide thin films and experimental materials physics in superconductivity, magnetism and ferroelectricity.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Estreicher, Stefan K. [1997]
Texas Technical University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to our theoretical understanding of interstitial defects in semiconductors and their roles in such phenomena as diffusion, passivation, activation, and defect clustering.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fan, Hongyou [2016]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of novel synthesis methods and self-assembly processes to fabricate nanostructured materials for nanoelectronic and nanophotonic applications.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Farrow, Robin F. C. [1998]
IBM Almaden Research Center
Citation: For pioneering the development of molecular beam epitaxy to grow and study epitaxial semiconductors, metastable phases, dielectrics, magnetic elements and alloys.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fennie, Craig [2015]
Cornell University
Citation: For the invention of novel mechanisms enabling dielectric, ferroelectric, and multiferroic functionalities in complex oxides, and identification of materials realizations through first principles methods.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fernandez-Baca, Jaime [2015]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal neutron scattering studies of magnetic materials, especially the spin and lattice dynamics of colossal magnetoresistive manganites.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ferrari, Andrea Carlo [2011]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of phonons and electron-phonon interactions in carbon based materials, particularly for establishing Raman spectroscopy as a standard characterisation tool.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fiebig, Manfred [2011]
Univ of Bonn
Citation: For developments in non-linear optics and their application to solving seminal problems in multiferroics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fink, Jörg [2003]
IFW Dresden, Germany
Citation: For his eminent work on electron spectroscopies of novel materials, in particular of cuprate superconductors, fullerenes, nanotubes, and conducting polymers.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fischer, John Edward [1992]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For seminal studies of layered solids and for developing a unified approach to phase equilibria in guest-host systems with competing interactions such as graphite intercalation compounds, polyacetylene, and fullernes.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fisher, Ian R. [2013]
Stanford University
Citation: For pioneering research in the electronic properties and crystal growth of quantum materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fontaine, Didler de [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his continuing theoretical contributions to our understanding of kinetics of crystal growth in covalent systems and of solute trapping in rapid solidification processing.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Forrest, Stephen [2008]
University of Michigan
Citation: For contributions to the fundamental understanding of the thin film growth, and physics of excitons in organic materials, leading to the demonstration of high efficiency organic light emitting devices, organic photovoltaics and organic lasers.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Franciosi, Alfonso [2001]
Instituto Nazionale di Fisica della Materia, Trieste, Italy
Citation: For his contribution to the understanding of the properties of interfaces, including semiconductor heterojunctions and metal/semiconductor contacts, and his efforts to bridge the gap between basic interface science and applications.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Frenkel, Anatoly I [2017]
Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to in situ X-ray absorption spectroscopy, transformative development of structural characterization methods for nanoparticles, and their pioneering applications to a broad range of functional nanomaterials in materials physics and catalysis science.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fu, Chong Long [2008]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the fundamental understanding of the electronic, magnetic, and structural properties of metallic and intermetallic systems based on accurate first-principles calculations and to the development of novel high temperature intermetallics and nanocluster strengthened alloys for structural applications.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fultz, Brent T [2017]
Caltech
Citation: For seminal experiments demonstrating the importance of vibrational entropy to the phase stability of materials and transformational leadership in the development of neutron scattering techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Fuoss, Paul Henry [1999]
AT&T Laboratories
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the science of x-ray scattering, including anomalous scattering for amorphous materials, grazing incident scattering to study monolayers on surfaces and in-situ scattering during chemical vapor deposition.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Garcia, Ricardo Garcia [2006]
Instituto de Microelectronica de Madrid, Spain
Citation: For his contributions to the development of scanning probe microscopes into multipurpose tools for nanoscale imaging, patterning and compositional analysis of polymers, biomolecules and semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Geohegan, David [2010]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering work in understanding and controlling nonequilibrium growth processes of thin films and nanomaterials through real-time laser spectroscopy, imaging, and plasma diagnostic investigations.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Gopalan, Venkatraman [2012]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For his insightful use of symmetry combined with optical and scanning probe methods to better understand domain walls and the influence of defects, rotations, and strain on ferroelectrics and multiferroics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Gourley, Paul Lee [1994]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding and application of artificially structured and bulk semiconductor materials through the use of laser/optical spectroscopies and microscopies.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Greene, Joseph E. [1998]
University of Illinois
Citation: For original contributions to the experimental development, modeling, and understanding of Si, Ge, and Si(1-x)Ge(x) atomic-layer epitaxy and gas-source molecular-beam epitaxy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Greven, Martin [2007]
Stanford University
Citation: For establishing a stellar record in growth and perfection of high quality crystals of oxide superconductors, which have permitted both his inelastic neutron and X-ray scattering experiments, and a host of other experiments (STM, ARPES, and optical measurements) by his collaborators which led to a number of important advances in the field.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Grimsditch, Marcos Hugo [1995]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For significant insights into elastic properties, magnetic excitations and phase transitions of solids and their heterostructures obtained through a skillful application of inelastic light scattering techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Gruverman, Alexei [2013]
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Citation: For pioneering contribution to the development of piezoresponse force microscopy as a probing and controlling tool of nanoscale phenomena in ferroelectric and piezoelectric heterostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Gu, Genda [2011]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the synthesis of high quality single crystals for experimental research, particularly the high Tc superconducting cuprates.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Gunshor, Robert L. [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For creative and pioneering contributions to heteroepitaxy, LL-VI semiconductors accomplished though imaginative applications of molecular-beam epitaxy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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

Gupta, Arunava [1998]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For contributions to the development of pulsed laser deposition techniques, the use of this technique for the production of materials with novel physical properties, and for original contributions to the understanding of nonequilibrium film-growth mechanisms.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Gupta, Devendra [1990]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For extensive contribution in the field of diffusion in diverse materials during a research career of over 30 years, and for the introduction of novel techniques for measurements of small diffusion coefficients which are currently being used worldwide.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Gösele, Ulrich Michael [2000]
Max Planck Institute of Microstructure P
Citation: For important contributions to our understanding of phase formation in thin films, diffusion processes in semiconductors, quantum effects in porous silicon formation, semiconductor wafer bonding and materials integration.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Haglund, Richard F., Jr. [2009]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For the innovative creation of new materials and the exploration of their properties employing sophisticated optical probes.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Hellman, Frances [1997]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For her studies on the interplay between magnetism and the surface phenomena inherent to vapor deposition growth.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Hersam, Mark C. [2012]
Northwestern University
Citation: For pioneering research on the fundamentals and applications of nanoelectronic materials, including the development of methods for sorting carbon nanotubes and graphene, and for chemical functionalization of semiconductor surfaces
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Hipps, Kerry W. [2009]
Washington State University
Citation: For his pioneering and innovative work in tunneling spectroscopy and in STM based orbital mediated tunneling through molecular systems.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Hsu, Julia W.P. [2001]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: For pioneering work in applying scanning probe microscopy techniques to elucidate the nanometer scale electronic and optical properties of novel materials, in particular the physics related to defects.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Hwang, Harold [2011]
Stanford University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the materials physics of correlated electron materials through the prudent use of doping, artificial interfaces, dimensional confinement, and electronic reconstruction.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Hwang, Robert [2008]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For his pioneering experiments on metal-on-metal epitaxy leading to fundamental advances in the understanding the structure of thin metal films, and for his exceptional service in the advocacy of nanoscience in the United States.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Hybertsen, Mark S. [2001]
Agere Systems
Citation: For fundamental developments in the theory of electronic and optical properties of materials, especially the importance of many-body effects, and the application to semiconductor optoelectronic technology.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ice, Gene Emery [1999]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For advances in x-ray resonant scattering techniques to study the many body problems of atomic electron rearrangements, local atomic disorder and magnetism, and for innovations in synchrotron x-ray optics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Idzerda, Yves [2007]
Montana State University
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the development and application of soft x-ray spectroscopies to the study of magnetic systems.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ihm, Jisoon [2007]
Seoul National University
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to the theory of solids, surfaces and nanostructures, especially his development of the momentum-space formalism for total energy of solids.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Iijima, Sumio [2000]
NEC Corporation (Japan)
Citation: For the discovery of carbon nanotube and promotion of its research and development.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Jackson, Warren Bruce [1995]
Xerox PARC
Citation: For pioneering research in the fundamental properties of amorphous semiconductors, including seminal studies of the intrinsic electronic density of states and metastable mechanisms and processes, and for the application of photothermal deflection spectroscopy to address a wide range of problems in hydrogenated amorphous silicon.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Jaime, Marcelo [2011]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering techniques for the study of thermal properties of materials in high pulsed magnetic fields and for contributions to the understanding of colossal magnetoresistance compounds, Kondo insulators, correlated-electron systems, and quantum magnets.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

James, Ralph Boyd [2000]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For outstanding contributions and leadership in materials science leading to the development of wide bandgap compound semiconductor devices for detecting and imaging X- and gamma-ray radiation.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Janotti, Anderson [2016]
University of Delaware
Citation: For outstanding and original contributions to the fundamental understanding of defect physics and doping in wide-band-gap semiconductors through first-principles methods.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Jena, Debdeep [2017]
Cornell University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the physics and applications of electronic polarization in semiconductors, and to quantum and transport physics of two-dimensional crystals
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Jena, Purusottam [1999]
Virginia Commonwealth University
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the understanding of electronic structure, equilibrium geometries, stability, electronic & magnetic properties of Atomic Clusters.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Jensen, Roderick V. [2000]
Wesleyan University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of strongly perturbed quantum systems that are classically chaotic, like Rydberg atoms in strong fields, and for the extension of the methods of nonlinear dynamics across many disciplines, from atomic physics and mesoscopic solid-state physics to biophysics and neuroscience.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Jia, Quanxi [2009]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions in epitaxial functional metal-oxide films for coated conductors and electronic devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Jiang, Hongxing [2010]
Texas Technical University
Citation: For his seminal works in the area of III-nitride wide bandgap semiconductors.  In particular, for his significant contributions to the understanding of fundamental optical and defect properties and practical applications of III-nitrides and pioneering contributions to the field of nanophotonics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Jin, Rongying [2010]
Louisiana State University
Citation: For her significant contributions to materials physics, including science-driven materials development and pioneering studies of their underlying physics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Johnson, Mark Brian [2003]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering achievements demonstrating electrical spin injection and detection in ferromagnetic - nonmagnetic - ferromagnetic metal structures, and discovering long conduction electron spin diffusion lengths in bulk and thin film metals.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Johnson, Noble Marshall [1993]
Palo Alto Research Center
Citation: For pioneering research on the physics of semiconductor materials and devices, and particularly for elucidating their complex reactions with hydrogen.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Johnston-Halperin, Ezekiel [2016]
The Ohio State University
Citation: For pioneering studies of the magnetic, spintronic, and electronic properties of organic and inorganic materials, including groundbreaking work with organic based ferromagnets.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kagan, Cherie R. [2013]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For innovative work in manipulating chemically and exploring physically the properties of inorganic and organic solid state materials, from colloidal nanocrystals and organic and organic-inorganic hybrid materials, and in exploiting these materials in electronic, optical, and optoelectronic devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kahn, Antoine [2002]
Princeton University
Citation: For pioneering work on the atomic and electronic structure of surfaces and interfaces of organic and inorganic semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kalinin, Sergei [2015]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For foundational contribution to nanoscale electromechanics and revolutionary studies of defect-mediated phase transitions, energy conversion, and electrochemical reactivity at the nanometer and atomic scales enabled by advanced scanning probe microscopy techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kanatzidis, Mercouri [2016]
Northwestern University
Citation: For the discovery of new materials with exceptional properties, and for developing pioneering materials physics concepts in the design of nanostructured thermoelectric materials that convert waste heat to electricity with breakthrough performance characteristics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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

Katz, Howard [2007]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For introducing designed organic materials as active platforms in electronic and optical devices including transistors and electro-optic modulators, innovations in synthesis and device design, and serving the physical science community through society leadership, editorship, and government outreach.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kaufmann, Eoton Neil [1988]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For development and application of a broad range of techniques such as nuclear and electron resonance spectroscopies and ion beam analysis to fundamental studies in materials science.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kaxiras, Efthimios [2003]
Harvard University
Citation: For contributions to understanding the properties of materials, through simulations and the development of new first-principles, empirical and multiscale computational methods.
Nominated by: Division of Materials 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

Kellogg, Gary Lee [1992]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For pioneering contributions to understanding the structure, migration, clustering, and chemical-reaction processes of atoms on surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

King, Hubert Ellis [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of the structure and dynamics of liquids under extreme pressure.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kisker, David William [1997]
IBM Research Division
Citation: For contributions to the CVD growth of compound semiconductor thin films and direct real time x-ray scattering studies of the growth mechanism.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Krim, Jacqueline [1999]
North Carolina State University
Citation: For her pioneering contributions to surface science and nanotribology, especially studies of kinetic roughening and the development of quartz crystal microbalance as a major tool for probing atomic-scale friction.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Krishnan, Kannan M. [2009]
University of Washington
Citation: For original and creative work in magnetism and electron microscopy elucidating growth mechanisms and the role of microstructure in determining fundamental properties of thin films, nanoscale structures and devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Krivanek, Ondrej L. [2013]
Nion Co.
Citation: For seminal contributions to advancing the microscopy and spectroscopy of materials through innovative electron optics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kronik, Leeor [2013]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For path-breaking work relevant to central issues in interfacial and solid state science, which has led to new understandings in materials and interface physics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kuan, Tung-Sheng [1992]
State University of New York, Albany
Citation: For pioneering work on long-range order in semiconductor alloys, and for contributions to the understanding of metal-semiconductor interfacial reactions.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kuech, Thomas Francis [1997]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the fundamental understanding of vapor-phase growth of III-V compound semiconductors and his discovery of long-range order in compound semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kuk, Young [2012]
Seoul National University
Citation: For seminal work in understanding the geometric and electronic properties of carbon-based nanomaterials, including fullerenes, nanotubes and graphene, and pioneering contributions in the development of scanning probe microscopy and structural determination of material surfaces
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Kwo, Jueinai [2009]
National Tsing Hua University
Citation: For her outstanding work in developing novel electronic materials using innovative fabrication techniques, especially her pioneering work that laid the foundation for the field of artificial magnetic superlattices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lambrecht, Walter R.L. [2002]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to a better understanding of the electronic structure and linear and nonlinear optical properties of semiconductors, in particular wide band gap semiconductors, chalcopyrites and rare-earth pnictides.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lannin, Jeffrey S. [1995]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For pioneering contributions toward the understanding of the structure and dynamics of liquids, amorphous solids and fullerenes as deduced from Raman and neutron scattering methods.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Larbalestier, David C. [1990]
National High Magnetic Field Lab
Citation: In recognition of the discovery of the microstructures and the mechanisms responsible for strong flux pinning in Nb-Ti conductors and the development of optimized processing sequences.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lau, Chun Ning [2017]
The Ohio State University
Citation: For pioneering advances in the study of graphene and 2D materials, especially in the areas of quantum transport, thermal properties, and the investigation of novel phases.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lau, Silvanus S. [1993]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of metal-semiconductor interactions, including applications in microelectronics and optoelectronics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lee, Ho Nyung [2016]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions in achieving atomic-scale growth control in pulsed laser deposition, and for significant advances towards discovery of functional oxide materials by epitaxial design of thin films and heterostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

LeGoues, Francoise K. [1998]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For insightful contributions and creative use of electron microscopy in determining mechanisms of strain relaxation in heteroepitaxial growth of semiconductor thin films.
Nominated by: Division of Materials 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

Lewis, Jennifer [2007]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For seminal contributions to the fields of colloidal science and directed assembly of materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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

Li, Qi [2008]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For her seminal contributions to the development and understanding of high Tc superconducting superlattices, novel magnetoresistance in strained ferromagnetic oxides, and superconductivity in magnesium diboride thin films.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Li, Qiang [2013]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to both basic and applied aspects of high-temperature superconductivity.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lieber, Charles M. [1995]
Harvard University
Citation: For innovative contributions to the synthesis and characterization of transitional metal chalcogenides, carbon nitrides, and high temperature superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lifshitz, Ron [2015]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For the theory of nonlinear dynamics and relaxation of vibrational modes in nanomechanical systems and for groundbreaking results on the symmetry stabilization, and photonic and magnetic properties of quasicrystals.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lin, Jingyu [2012]
Texas Technical University
Citation: For her seminal contributions to our fundamental understanding of the electronic and optical properties of the group III-nitride semiconductors and her significant impact on the use of these materials for nanophotonic devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Liu, Jie [2013]
Duke University
Citation: For contributions to nanoscale chemistry, especially the controlled synthesis and chemical modification of carbon nanotubes with enhanced properties for numerous applications.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Liu, Junming [2015]
Nanjing University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the synthesis and characterization of multiferroic materials and other complex transition metal oxides, and to the understanding of physics of rare-earth manganites with multiferroicity and colossal magnetoresistance.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Logothetis, Eleftherios Mitiadis [1990]
Ford Motor Company
Citation: For fundamental work in the study of the optical and conducting properties of materials and for its application to technology through the design and fabrication of new solid-state devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Loong, Chun-Keung [1999]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering work in the development of chopper spectrometers at spallation neutron sources and their exploitation for important problems in materials physics and applied materials science.
Nominated by: Division of Materials 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, Toh-Ming [1994]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For his outstanding, long time contributions in advancing the theory and practice of using diffraction techniques, particularly low-energy electron diffraction, to study the ordering of surfaces, overlayers, and thin film growth fronts.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Lundqvist, Bengt I. [2004]
Chalmers University of Technology
Citation: For his contributions to the fundamentals and methods of density functional theory and its application to the study of materials and their surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ma, En [2010]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For pathbreaking research and outstanding publications on metastable, amorphous, and nanocrystalline metals and alloys, and international outreach in the metallic materials field.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Madhukar, Anupam [2003]
University of Southern California
Citation: For contributions to the understanding and development of semiconductor epitaxy and stress-driven self-organized epitaxial quantum dots.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Mailhiot, Christian [2003]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding contributions and scientific leadership in theoretical and computational condensed matter and materials physics, with particular emphasis on innovative discoveries related to quantum-confined semiconductor structures and high-pressure research.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Mandrus, David G. [2006]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to the discovery and elucidation of new properties of correlated electron materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Manfra, Michael [2015]
Purdue University
Citation: For advancing MBE growth of AlGaAs/GaAs and AlGaN/GaN heterostructures that enable fundamental understanding of 2D electron correlation effects and realization of novel devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Mannhart, Jochen [2005]
Universitat Augsburg
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the materials physics of grain boundaries in high-Tc superconductors and using grain orientation, field effect, and doping to control the transport physics in these materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Marder, Michael P. [2005]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For his remarkable combination of numerical simulations, theory, and experiments, which have provided major new insights into the behavior of fast cracks.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Marder, Seth R. [2008]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of the relationship between molecular structure and nonlinear optical properties of organic materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Marks, Laurence Daniel [2001]
Northwestern University
Citation: For contributions to quantitative imaging and diffraction methods for determining the atomic structure of surfaces and bulk materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials 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

Mathur, Neil D. [2012]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For seminal contributions to the science and technology of magnetic and multiferroic oxides
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

McCartney, Matha R. [2012]
Arizona State University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of off-axis electron holography and applications to the quantification of nanoscale electrostatic and magnetic fields
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

McCarty, Kevin F. [2013]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For pioneering experimental explorations of the dynamics of ceramic and metal surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

McFeely, Fenton Read [1996]
IBM Research Division
Citation: For his creative applications of photoemission techniques to the understanding of materials processes, interfaces and electronic structure, including etching and deposition reactions underlying microelectronics technology.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

McGuire, Michael A [2017]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For major contributions in the development of structure-property relationships in functional energy materials including superconductors magnets, and thermoelectrics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Melloch, Michael Raymond [1996]
Purdue University
Citation: For innovative epitaxial growth of semiconductor epilayers, quantum wells, and superlattices which have led to new materials, novel devices, and important advances in the physics of nanostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials 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

Meriles, Carlos [2015]
City College of New York
Citation: For creative contributions to the development of novel techniques in magnetic resonance, including ex-situ MRI scanning, spin hyperpolarization and optical detection.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Merkle, Karl L. [1996]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to the basic understanding of radiation-induced defects in solids and internal solid interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Miao, Jianwei "John" [2016]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of diffractive imaging methods for characterizing a wide range of material systems and a general electron tomography method for three-dimensional imaging of crystal defects at atomic resolution.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Mintmire, John Wallace [2000]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For development and application of theoretical and computational techniques for the study of the electronic and structural properties of materials with reduced dimensionality including carbon nanotubes, surfaces, and polymeric materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Miranda, Rodolfo [2007]
University Autonoma de Madrid
Citation: For his contributions to surface and thin film magnetism, including new methods of epitaxial growth using surfactants or controlling the morphology at the atomic scale, the identification and characterization of model systems for magnetism in low dimensions, and the observation of magic heights in metallic islands.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Mitchell, Terence Edward [1992]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For notable contributions to the understanding of the relationship between structure and properties of materials, particularly with regard to the use of transmission electron microscopy to reveal the defect structures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Moustakas, Theodore D. [1994]
Boston University
Citation: For innovative contributions to growth techniques of diverse materials and structures and for key experiments and analysis that clarified the underlying physical mechanisms.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Muller, David [2011]
Cornell University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of electron energy loss spectroscopy as a quantitative tool and its application to unraveling connections between changes in electronic-structure and macroscopic behavior.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Musfeldt, Janice Lynn [2017]
University of Tennessee
Citation: For contributions to the spectroscopy of quantum materials with an emphasis on high magnetic field effects in multiferroics, quantum magnets, and nanomaterials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Myers, Samuel M. [1991]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For fundamental studies of defect and solute interactions in materials using ion beam techniques, including pioneering studies in hydrogen-defect interactions and implantation metallurgy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Nastasi, Michael Anthony [2006]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to the fields of ion-solid interactions, including ion enhanced and plasma synthesis of novel materials with applications to energy, manufacturing, nanotechnology, and advanced microelectronics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Neaton, Jeffrey B. [2013]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of phase behavior, electronic structure, and transport properties of condensed matter, particularly multiferroics, nanostructures, and materials for energy conversion and storage.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Nemanich, Robert John [1993]
Arizona State University
Citation: For his contributions to the application of Raman spectroscopy to the study of atomic structure is semiconducting thin films and interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Neumann, Dan A. [2008]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For seminal studies of the structure and dynamics of new carbon-based materials and critical leadership serving the U.S. neutron scattering community.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Noh, Tae Won [2008]
Seoul National University
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of oxide ferroelectric thin films and optical properties of oxides with strong electron correlations.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Noheda, Beatriz [2011]
Univ of Groningen
Citation: For fundamental structural studies of new phases in perovskite-type ferroelectric materials and of domain nanostructures in epitaxial films of multiferroics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Norton, David Paul [2006]
University of Florida
Citation: For pioneering work in the area of epitaxial oxide thin films, including superlattice formation and heteroepitaxy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ohno, Hideo [2012]
Tohoku University
Citation: For outstanding research in materials and device physics, especially the observation of ferromagnetism in magnetically doped III-V semiconductors and their application to spintronics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Oosterhuis, William T. [1999]
U. S. Dept. of Energy
Citation: For his steady support of Materials-Condensed Matter Physics and large national user facilities.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ordejon, Pablo [2005]
Institut de Ciencia de Materials de Barcelona - CSIC
Citation: For contributions to first-principles electronic structure methods and the development, dissemination and application of efficient tools for atomistic simulations in complex materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Orme, Christine A. [2009]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For her outstanding contributions in understanding the fundamental physics of crystallization and materials assembly with application to biomineralizaion, biomimetic synthesis, and shape control of nanostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Orr, Bradford G. [2006]
University of Michigan
Citation: For contributions to the fundamental understanding of heteroepitaxial and homoepitaxial thin film growth.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ortiz, Carmen [1995]
IBM Research Division
Citation: For her sustained contributions to the understanding of the materials science underlying the thin films essential to optical and magnetic applications.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Palstra, Thomas T.M. [2013]
University of Groningen
Citation: For pioneering experiments in superconductivity and magnetism giving rise to various discoveries in strongly-correlated oxides, heavy-fermion systems and organics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Pan, Ning [2015]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For significant contributions to the scientific research of mechanics and physics in the field of fibrous materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Pan, Xiaoqing [2013]
University of Michigan
Citation: For pioneering contributions and innovative application of electron microscopy to probe and understand the effects of boundary conditions on ferroelectricity, including polarization mapping and domain dynamics, with atomic resolution.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Pendry, J [2015]
Imperial College London
Citation: For the discovery of metamaterials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Petford-Long, Amanda [2008]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For incisive electron microscopy and atom probe microscopy studies of structure-property relationships in thin films and nanostructures, with emphasis on magnetic nanostructures with applications in information storage technology.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Phillips, Julia M. [1993]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For her contributions to the understanding of the growth mechanisms and properties of epitaxial heterostructures involving structurally and electrically dissimilar materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Phillpot, Simon R. [2008]
University of Florida
Citation: For sustained contributions to developing microscopic mechanistic understanding of interfacial phenomena in materials using atomic-level simulations methods, in particular thermal transport behavior.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Planes, Antoni [2015]
Universitat de Barcelona
Citation: For outstanding and original contributions to the study of fundamental aspects of phase transition dynamics in functional materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Poindexter, Edward H. [1993]
United States Army Research Laboratory
Citation: For his identification by EPR of fundamental defects at the silicon-silicon dioxide interface, in particular the Pb center, thereby allowing the physics of the interface to emerge.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Rabe, Karin M. [2002]
Rutgers University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the development and application of theoretical and computational methods for the study of structural phase transitions in solids.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Radousky, Harry Brian [2005]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding contributions and scientific leadership in experimental condensed matter and materials physics, with particular emphasis on innovative discoveries related to optical materials, superconductivity and high-pressure research.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ramanath, Ganpati [2016]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For creative approaches to realize novel properties in bulk nanomaterials fabricated from nanocrystal building blocks and molecularly-tailored interfaces; and uncovering atomistic and electronic structure-level mechanisms of property enhancements.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ramesh, Ramamoorthy [2001]
University of Maryland
Citation: For contributions to the materials physics of superconductivity, ferroelectric and magnetic perovskite oxide thin films and heterostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ramprasad, Ramamurthy [2015]
University of Connecticut, Storrs
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the computation-driven rational design of materials, especially polymeric and inorganic dielectric materials and catalysts.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Rao, Apparao M. [2008]
Clemson University
Citation: For developing methods of synthesizing carbon nanotubes with controlled morphologies, and for elucidating the properties of carbon nanotubes and photopolymerized C60 through Raman spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Redwing, Joan [2012]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For key contributions to the mechanistic understanding of materials synthesis by vapor growth, including Si and SiGe nanowires, group-III nitrides and boride-based superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Rehn, Lynn Eduard [1991]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to the fundamental understanding of irradiation effects in solids.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Reimer, Jeffrey [2010]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For the design and analysis of in situ spectroscopic studies of materials and electrochemical processes.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ren, Zhifeng [2004]
Boston College
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the synthesis of carbon nanotubes and semiconductor nanowires arrays, and of high-quality films enabling investigations of d-wave pairing in high-temperature superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Rez, Peter [2010]
Arizona State University
Citation: For theoretical and computational developments in electron microscopy and electron spectroscopy of materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Rimini, Emanuele [1994]
University of Catania
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the fields of particle-solid and laser-solid interactions and his leadership in establishing research consortia.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Robertson, John [2011]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For outstanding achievements in theoretical understanding of electronic materials including high dielectric constant oxides, diamond-like carbon, carbon nanotubes, and amorphous silicon.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Robinson, Ian Keith [1995]
University of Illinois
Citation: For contributions to the science of surfaces and interfaces studied with X-ray scattering techniques and in particular for increasing our understanding of important Si surfaces and interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials 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

Rosenblatt, Charles Steven [1996]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For his use of intense magnetic and electric fields in the study of liquid crystals and other soft materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ross, Caroline Anne [2004]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For innovative research into the magnetic properties of thin film and nanoscale structures, and for the development of novel lithographic and self-assembly methods for nanostructure fabrication.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Rubio, Angel [2004]
Universidad del Pais Vasco, Spain
Citation: For his original contributions to the theory and the computational modeling of the electronic properties of solids, clusters and nanostructures, especially their response to external electromagnetic fields.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Ruoff, Rodney [2011]
Northwestern University
Citation: For comprehensive contributions to the science and physics of fullerenes, nanotubes, and graphene, including novel methods of synthesis, detailed characterization, and measurement of physical properties.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sabougi, Marie-Louise [1992]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For innovative research into the structure of liquid metals, semiconductors, and molten salts, which has led to profound changes in the way we view the liquid state of matter.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Saha-Dasgupta, Tanusri [2015]
S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences
Citation: For development of fast and accurate electronic structure methods allowing the combined study of material-specific and many-body aspects, and their application in understanding the transition-metal oxides and quantum spin systems.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Saito, Susumu [2011]
Tokyo Institute of Technology
Citation: For major contributions to the theoretical understanding of low-dimensional systems and nano-structures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Salaneck, William R. [2005]
Linkoping University
Citation: For the development of ultraviolet photoelectron spectroscopy to study the electronic structure of conjugated polymers and condensed molecular solids, especially in connection with hybrid interfaces in modern polymer-based electronics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sales, Brian Craig [1998]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For development of important new materials for: (a) the storage of nuclear waste, and (b) the generation of electrical power.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Samarth, Nitin [2003]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For contributions to the fundamental understanding of spin dynamics and transport in low dimensional semiconductors, enabled by the development of novel magnetic semiconductor quantum structures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Samuelson, Lars [2008]
Lund University
Citation: For his fundamental and wide ranging contributions to low-dimensional epitaxial semiconductor nanostructures and in particular semiconductor nanowires. His work has led to a fundamental understanding of the mechanisms governing nanowire growth and to the realization of radically new nanostructures with broad device applications.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sankey, Otto F. [2000]
Arizona State University
Citation: For developing real-space first-principles electronic structure methods with broad applications to materials problems.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sarrao, John Louis [2005]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to the understanding of magnetism and unconventional superconductivity in strongly correlated f-electron systems, especially through the discovery and synthesis of new materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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

Scheffler, Matthias [1998]
Max Planck Institute, Gesellschaft
Citation: For significant contributions to elucidating atomic-scale structures in solids and solid surfaces by first-principles approaches.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Schetzina, Jan Frederick [1995]
North Carolina State University
Citation: For his extensive contributions to the development and understanding of II - VI materials and devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Schlom, Darrell G. [2003]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the science of crystalline multicomponent oxide thin films on semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Scott, John Campbell [2004]
IBM Almaden Research Center
Citation: For contributions to the understanding and application of organic electronic materials and devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Searson, Peter [2007]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For advances in the fundamental physics associated with growth at the solid/liquid interface and pioneering work in multifunctional metallic nanowires.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sefat, Athena S. [2016]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For major contributions in developing new and pure iron-based superconducting crystals, and advancing the understanding of structure-composition-property relations on multi-length scales in high temperature superconductors and antiferromagnets.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sekerka, Robert F. [1996]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: For outstanding and significant contributions to the theory of cyrstal growth, especially for explaining the role of morphological instabilities.
Nominated by: Division of Materials 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

Shenoy, Gopal K. [1997]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to the study of magnetic superconductors and his pioneering role and leadership in the development of the Advanced Photon Source.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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

Shih, Chih-Kang [2007]
University of Texas
Citation: For his original and innovative contributions to the understanding of growth and properties of quantum nanostructures, in particular his pioneering contributions to quantum growth of metal thin films and optical coherence in semiconductor quantum dots.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Siegrist, Theo [2005]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: For elucidation of crystal structure and structure-property relationships of High-Tc superconductor materials and related systems.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sinnott, Susan B. [2012]
University of Florida
Citation: For significant contributions developing and applying atomistic methods to investigate the physical and chemical properties of nanomaterials, material surfaces, and interfaces
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Smith, Darryl Lyle [2000]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his contribution to materials physics including to the understanding of the electronic and optical properties of semiconductor heterostructures and organic electronic materials and of devices fabricated from these materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Smith, David John [2002]
Arizona State University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of atomic-resolution electron microscopy and ongoing applications to oxides, semiconductor heterostructures, and magnetic materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Smith, David Anthony [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For important contributions to understanding the atomic structure of grain boundaries and interfaces in metals and semiconductors through the use of computational methods and field-ion and transmission-electron microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Smith, Kevin E. [2009]
Boston University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the study of the electronic structure of solids using angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy, soft x-ray emission spectroscopy and resonant inelastic x-ray scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Spaldin, Nicola [2007]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For her development and implementation of new computational and theoretical tools for computing the properties of complex solids and their application to the rational design and understanding of new multifunctional materials, and for her profound and diverse contributions to Physics education.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Spanier, Jonathan E. [2016]
Drexel University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to advancing understanding of light-matter interactions, ferroelectric phase stability, and nanoscale phenomena in semiconductors, ferroelectrics and related oxides, interfaces and surfaces, including hot carrier behavior, Raman scattering, and photovoltaics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sparks, Cullie James [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to the development of x-ray optics, monochromators, and anomalous resonance scattering that have advanced synchrotron radiation studies of local atomic arrangements and displacements in crystals.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Spence, John Charles [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the basic physics of electron microscopy and its associated spectroscopies, and for the development and application of new techniques in materials physics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Stach, Eric [2017]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For development and application of in-situ and operando methods in materials research using transmission electron microscopy, entrepreneurial activity to commercialize these methods, and for sustained service to the community.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Stavola, Michael John [1994]
Lehigh University
Citation: For innovative use of spectroscopy in the study of point defects in semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Stemmer, Susanne [2012]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For major contributions to molecular beam epitaxy of oxide thin films, the development of new dielectrics for compound semiconductors, and the advancement of transmission electron microscopy as a quantitative tool in materials science.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Stephens, Peter Wesley [1998]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For determination of the structure of fullerene materials and elucidation of the relationships between their structures and physical properties.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Stephenson, Gregory Brian [1991]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental contributions to understanding the interdependence of diffusion and of plastic deformation in interdiffusion and spinodal decomposition and for time-resolved x-ray-scattering studies of solid state phase transitions.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Stiles, Mark David [2004]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For his creative and skillful use of first principles calculations and phenomenological models that have substantially contributed to our understanding of the physics of magnetic heterostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Stoneham, Arthur Marshall [1996]
London Imperial College
Citation: For seminal and extensive contributions to the theory of defects and defect processes in solids through research articles and books, and for the promotion of physics research through effective management.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Streiffer, Stephen [2007]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For experimental studies of ferroelectric thin film physics, that have established the relationships between epitaxial strain, ferroelectric phase transition behavior and domain structure, and size effects, and for advancing the fundamental understanding of complex oxide thin film microstructure.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Stutzmann, Martin [2006]
Walter Schottky Institut, Germany
Citation: For contributions to the microscopic understanding of electronic processes in semiconductors and the development of novel semiconductor devices.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Suenaga, Masaki [2001]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering studies of the properties that control the critical current density of both low and high temperature superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Sun, Liling [2015]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For outstanding contributions in the study of iron-based superconductors and other quantum correlated materials, and in the development of state-of-the-art systems for in-situ high pressure measurements.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Suzuki, Yuri [2011]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For innovative work in epitaxial oxide thin films, nanostructures and devices, with tailored magnetic and electronic properties, and the development of platforms for photonic structures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Swartzentruber, Brian S. [2002]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For pioneering studies of atomic-scale, kinetic and thermodynamic aspects of the morphology of Si surfaces, and significant innovations in scanning tunneling microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Takagi, Hidenori [2010]
University of Tokyo
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the exploration of the physics and materials science of strongly correlated transition metal oxides.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Tamargo, Maria C. [2000]
City College of New York
Citation: For significant original contributions to the development and understanding of the growth and properties of novel semiconductor materials and heterostructures, in particular, in the field of wide bandgap II-VI compounds.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Terminello, Louis J. [2004]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his innovative use of synchrotron radiation spectroscopy in revealing the electronic and atomic structure of new materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Terrones, Mauricio [2017]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For numerous contributions related to the synthesis of aligned carbon nanotubes, graphene nanoribbons, doped graphene, doped nanotubes, double-walled nanotubes, and dichalcogenide monolayers, and the understanding of defects in these systems using spectroscopic techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Tersoff, Jerry D. [1994]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For pioneering contributions toward a deeper understanding of the structure and electronic properties of surfaces and interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Tomanek, David [2004]
Michigan State University
Citation: For contributions towards theoretical understanding of structural and electronic properties of atomic clusters and low-dimensional systems.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Treacy, Michael Matthew John [2004]
Arizona State University
Citation: For the development of novel electron microscopy techniques and applications to advanced materials including catalysts, zeolites, carbon nanotubes and disordered structures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Triscone, Jean-Marc [2005]
University of Geneva
Citation: For his pioneering contributions in artificially layered superconducting thin film superlattices, ferroelectric field effect, and nanoscale ferroelectric writing.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Tromp, Rudolf M. [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions in determining the structure, bonding and formation of semiconductor surfaces and interfaces, and their role in numerous microscopic
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Tsao, Jeffrey Y. [1995]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the thin film and surface science underlying semiconductor epitaxy and processing.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Tu, Charles Wuching [2002]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For contributions in molecular beam epitaxy of novel III-V semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Tung, Raymond Tsutse [1991]
CUNY - Brooklyn College
Citation: For research on the growth and properties of epitaxial silicides and major contributions to the understanding of metal/semiconductor interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Van de Walle, Chris G. [1997]
Xerox PARC
Citation: For innovative contributions to the theoretical understanding of interfaces, defects, and impurities in semiconductors through the application of first-principles calculations.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Venables, John A. [2002]
Arizona State University
Citation: For research on surface growth of metals, insulators, and semiconductors, leading to a fundamental understanding of interatomic interactions and atomic processes, particularly nucleation and growth.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Victora, Randall Harry [1997]
Kodak Research Laboratories
Citation: For quantitatively accurate predictions of magnetic hysteresis, innovative calculations of the magnetic and electronic structure for heterogeneous systems, and the extension of these results to the development of practical materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Vogt, Thomas [2006]
University of South Carolina
Citation: For original contributions to the development and dissemination of neutron and synchrotron x-ray powder diffraction and their use in probing structure-property relationships.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Voorhees, Peter Willis [2004]
Northwestern University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theory of the kinetics and thermodynamics of morphological change.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Voter, Arthur F. [2006]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For original contributions to the theory of chemical and surface dynamics, especially through the pioneering development of accelerated molecular dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Vvedensky, Dimitri [2007]
Imperial College London
Citation: For original, sustained, and diverse theoretical contributions toward understanding the morphological evolution of epitaxial thin films.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wagner, Sigurd [1992]
Princeton University
Citation: For his contributions to the field of semiconductor materials, especially amorphous hydrogenated silicon- from preparation, through characterization by transport and optical properties, to device fabrication.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Walukiewicz, Wladyslaw [2006]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions in the areas of amphoteric defects in semiconductors; Group-III nitrides; the effect of Mn interstitials in ferromagnetic semiconductors; and the formulation of the band structure of highly-mismatched semiconductor alloys.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wang, Gwo-Ching [1996]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For her contributions to the fundamental understanding of ordering and scaling in surfaces and overlayers, and for her pioneering work in ultrathin-film magnetic scaling.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wang, Haiyan [2016]
Purdue University
Citation: For innovations in nanostructured materials and their application in multifunctional ceramic composites and hybrid materials, high temperature superconductors, thin film solid oxide fuel cells, and in situ transmission electron microscopy; and for exceptional potential in inspired education and future leadership.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wang, Kang-Lung [2017]
University of California - Los Angeles
Citation: For pioneering nanoscale spintronics and magnetism and for discovering the giant topological spin orbit torque effect; for his leadership in improving nanoscale materials and properties for low dissipation electronics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wang, Wei-Hua [2013]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For significant contributions to the understanding of the physical properties of metallic glasses, in particular, the development of the microscopic mechanisms of metallic glass formation and their mechanical properties.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wang, Wen I. [1997]
Columbia University
Citation: For outstanding contributions in high mobility materials, Schottky barriers, heterostructure physics, and long-range order in semiconductor alloys.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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, Zhong Lin [2005]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For his discovery of nanobelts, pioneering the field of controlled synthesis of oxide nanostructures, and developing innovative techniques for measuring the physical properties of individual nanowires/nanobelts/nanotubes using in-situ TEM.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Warren, James A. [2016]
National Institute of Standards and Technology - Gaithersburg
Citation: For seminal contributions to the modeling of microstructural development in a broad range of materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Weaver, John H. [1991]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For studies of the fundamental parameters associated with overlayer growth on surfaces, with particular note of development of cluster assembly as a means of creating novel interface structures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Weber, Eicke R. [2001]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his pioneering studies of defects in semiconductors, in particular his research on the microscopic properties and gettering behavior of transition metal impurities.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Weber, William [2010]
University of Tennessee
Citation: For his seminal contributions and scientific leadership in the materials physics of defects, defect processes, ion-solid interactions and radiation damage processes in ceramics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wentzcovitch, Renata Maria M. [2005]
Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Citation: For computational tools for, and valuable predictions of, structure and properties of earth minerals and exotic oxides, especially at high pressure and temperature.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wessels, Bruce Warren [2003]
Northwestern University
Citation: For seminal contributions to understanding of defect structure and dopant behavior in epitaxial semiconductor and ferroelectric oxide thin films and heterostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Willis, Roy F. [1990]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For contributions to surface physics, particularly the observation of surface-electronic states, surface magnetic order, and surface vibrations employing innovative developments in electron-spectroscopic methods.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wolf, Dieter [1994]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For his innovative use of simulations at the atomic level to elucidate the underlying physics at materials interfaces, and from these insights often leading experiments with detailed predictions.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wolverton, Christopher [2010]
Northwestern University
Citation: For innovative contributions to atomic- and multi-scale computational materials physics, particularly in the area of phase stability of materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wong, Joe [2005]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For innovative and significant contributions to experimental materials physics, particularly for contributions to XAFS and XANES, and for the first measurements of phonon dispersion in plutonium.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wood, Colin E. C. [1999]
Office of Naval Research
Citation: For pioneering and original contributions to the crystal growth of III-V materials by Molecular Beam Epitaxy, including the discovery of RHEED oscillation, delta-doping and low temperature GaAs.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Wu, Yue [2009]
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Citation: For pioneering NMR studies of structures and dynamics of bulk metallic glasses, and of nanotubular materials including their interactions with guest molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Xi, Xiaoxing [2007]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For his extensive and seminal contributions to the science and applications of thin film materials including high temperature superconductors, ferroelectrics, and magnesium diboride.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Xue, Qikun [2016]
Tsinghua University
Citation: For transformational development of atomic-level controlled thin film growth, to elucidate fundamental new physics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Yan, Yanfa [2011]
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of defect physics and structure and electronic property relationship of energy materials, quasicrystals, and wide band gap metal oxides, through electron microscopy and first-principles electronic structure calculations.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Yang, Judith C. [2016]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For seminal contributions to in situ environmental transmission electron microscopy, the fundamental understanding of metal oxidation, and the application of nanomaterials and catalysis.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Yang, Yang [2015]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For extraordinary contributions in organic and hybrid electronic materials, interfacial engineering, and novel device design that have led to highly efficient organic and hybrid solar cells, digital memory devices, vertical transistors, and organic LEDs.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zabel, Hartmut [1996]
Ruhr Universitä Bochum
Citation: For his seminal contributions to our understanding of the structure and dynamics of hydrogen-metal systems, graphite intercalation compounds and magnetic metallic multilayers.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zakhidov, Anvar [2009]
University of Texas, Dallas
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the design, fabrication, characterization and understanding of advanced functional nanomaterials and associated devices, from carbon nanotubes, superconducting or magnetic fullerenes and photonic crystals to solar cells, OLEDs and cold field emission cathodes.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zangwill, Andrew Mark [1997]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For diverse theoretical contributions to surface and thin-film physics, most particularly, the kinetics of morphological evolutions during epitaxial growth.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

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, Qiming [2012]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For his pioneering work in electroactive polymers in exploiting defect modifications to significantly enhance the performance of materials and in advancing their application for energy conversion and energy storage
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zhang, Zhenyu [1998]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For original and innovative contributions to the understanding of thin-film growth mechanisms and kinetic/dynamical processes at surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zhu, Yimei [2006]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding and innovative development and implementation of advanced electron beam experiments to understand electronic and magnetic structures and the physical behavior of functional materials such as superconductors and ferromagnetics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zhu, Yuntian [2011]
North Carolina State University
Citation: For pioneer work on the fundamental understanding of deformation physics in nanocrystalline materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zinkle, Steven J. [2013]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to the fundamental understanding of radiation effects in metallic and ceramic materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zunger, Alex [1999]
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Citation: For his work on the theoretical basis for first-principles electronic structure theory of materials, and for its imaginative use in the advancement of our knowledge of alloys, nanostructures and prediction of new materials.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Zuo, Jian-Min [2013]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For major contributions to the development of electron nanodiffraction and coherent diffraction for quantitative atomic structural analysis, and to their applications in fundamental understanding of nanoscale structural physics in solids, solid interfaces and surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics