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.

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Acosta, Darin E. [2013]
University of Florida
Citation: For searches for new lepton-quark couplings and compositeness at hadron colliders, and for contributions to the success of the CMS experiment at the LHC through leadership in the areas of detector commissioning, trigger, and coordination of the physics program.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Adams, Fred C. [2013]
University of Michigan
Citation: For major contributions to the theoretical descriptions of the radiative signature of star formation, circumstellar disks, the initial mass function, exoplanets, and the long term fate of the universe.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Afanasjev, Anatoli [2013]
Mississippi State University
Citation: For his pioneering work on covariant nuclear density functional theory, and his contributions to the understanding of collective phenomena in atomic nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Alpay, Pamir [2013]
University of Connecticut
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of domain phenomena and role of defects in ferroelectric thin films, the development of compositionally graded ferroelectrics for dielectrically tunable devices, and the fundamentals of infrared detectors and related devices.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Amaral, Luis A. Nunes [2013]
Northwestern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Anderson, Brian P. [2013]
University of Arizona
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the creation of quantized vortices in ultra-cold dilute Bose Einstein condensate (BECs), and for his inspired studies of their real-time dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Appenzeller, Joerg [2013]
Purdue University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the physics, technology, and modeling of one and two-dimensional transistors and circuits.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Balents, Leon M. [2013]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For the theory of new topological quantum phases of electrons in condensed matter.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Barbour, John Charles [2013]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the science and engineering of ion-solid interactions and thin-film materials, for leadership in professional societies, and for visionary development and guidance of programs and organizations in energy and national-security science.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Energy Res & Appl.

Bartels, Randy A. [2013]
Colorado State University
Citation: For advances in precision temporal, spatial and spectral control of optical and x-ray pulses, the control of quantum wave packets via sculpted light fields, and optical microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Beacom, John F. [2013]
Ohio State University
Citation: For his comprehensive work on the diffuse supernova neutrino background and for his wide-ranging work in neutrino astrophysics, which is directed at finding new sources and using their detections to probe neutrino properties and the physical conditions in the astrophysical sources.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Beard, Matthew C. [2013]
NREL
Citation: For his seminal contributions to our understanding of exciton dynamics in quantum confined nanostructures.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Energy Res & Appl.

Belczynski, Krzysztof [2013]
University of Warsaw
Citation: For innovative and creative research in population synthesis modeling of compact binary systems in the universe.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Belk, John H. [2013]
Boeing
Citation: For ground breaking condensed matter research within aerospace and significant advancement of nanotechnologies applications within domestic and international industry.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Benjamin, Ilan [2013]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For pioneering computational studies of liquid surfaces, including ion transport, energy relaxation, spectroscopy and chemical reaction dynamics at liquid/vapor and liquid/liquid interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical 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

Beyea, Jan E. [2013]
Consulting in Public Interest
Citation: For more than three decades of public service through research, analysis, and presentations on issues of major societal concern, including environmental degradation, nuclear reactor safety, energy efficiency, and energy use.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Biedron, Sandra G. [2013]
Colorado State University
Citation: For her fundamental advancement of light sources, including the control of light and harmonic light generated from coherent electron beams and the development of high-power long wavelength sources.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Blair, David G. [2013]
University of Western Australia
Citation: For many significant and innovative contributions to gravitational wave science and education, ranging from the NIOBE bar detector to investigations of instabilities in interferometers and the establishment of the Gravity Discovery Center.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Boggess, Jr, Thomas F. [2013]
University of Iowa
Citation: For extensive and influential use of ultrafast optical probes to determine carrier dynamics in infrared semiconductors, superlattices, and quantum dots, especially in narrow-gap semiconductors, aiding their application to infrared detectors, lasers and scene projectors.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Bravyi, Sergey [2013]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For groundbreaking research in topological stabilization of quantum information, including no-go theorems for passive 2d quantum memory, possible 3d memories, and the techniques of magic state distillation and surface codes which have become central to efforts to build a practical quantum computer.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Quantum Information

Cai, Yunhai [2013]
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his important contributions to beam dynamics in areas of beam-beam, nonlinear dynamics, and microwave instability, and pioneering contributions to the development of ultra-low emittance storage rings for the future generation of synchrotron radiation.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

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

Cerjan, Charles [2013]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to time-dependent Schrodinger equation propagation algorithms and their applications, the development of laser-produced plasma sources for advanced lithography, and the investigation of the basic mechanism of magnetic multilayer material response and its application to magnetic storage devices.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Challener, William A. [2013]
General Electric Company
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of surface plasmon physics and its application to data storage and biosensing.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Chandra, Premala [2013]
Rutgers University
Citation: For contributions to the theory of frustrated antiferromagnets and glasses, ferroelectrics and heavy fermion materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Charles, Christine [2013]
Australian National University
Citation: For discovery of current-free double layers in helicon plasma sources, development of helicon ion beam generators, and their application to space propulsion and materials modification.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Chen, Hongyu [2013]
Dow Chemical Company
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the fundamental understanding of polymer viscoelasticity, phase behavior of polymer blends, deformation behavior of polymers, structure-property relationship of oriented polymers, and the application of polymer physics for product development.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Chen, Yang [2013]
University of Colorado
Citation: For the development of critically important models and algorithms used in gyrokinetic simulation, including the direct electromagnetic algorithm, the coarse-graining procedure and a rigorous collisional delta-f algorithm.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Cheung, Kingman [2013]
National Tsing Hua University
Citation: For his influential contributions to collider physics in and beyond the Standard Model, especially the origin of electroweak symmetry breaking.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Cheung, Margaret S. [2013]
University of Houston
Citation: For her contributions to modeling and simulations necessary to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the folding, structure and function of a protein in a cellular environment.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Chou, Thomas [2013]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For his diverse contributions to the development and analysis of stochastic models for transport and cellular biophysics, and his elegant mathematical models in physical biology and biomedicine.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Christensen, Kenneth T. [2013]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For his fundamental and innovative contributions to the understanding of wall turbulence, including the character of span-wise vortices and the effects of surface roughness, the behavior of microfluidic systems, and the development of new PIV instruments.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Clemens, Noel T. [2013]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For the development and application of innovative experimental methods leading to fundamental understanding of shear flow mixing, turbulent flame structure and supersonic unsteady flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Collins, Robert W. [2013]
University of Toledo
Citation: For advancing the understanding of the optical properties and structures of thin film materials and devices, for innovations in real-time spectroscopic ellipsometry, and for leadership of research collaborations of industrial, government, and university laboratories.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Cornish, Neil J. [2013]
Montana State University
Citation: For pioneering work in cosmology and gravitational-wave science, including the characterization of the topology of our universe, and the development of techniques for studying gravitational-wave sources with space-based low-frequency gravitational-wave detectors.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Creton, Costantino [2013]
PPMD-ESPCI
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the physics of adhesion, fracture and deformation of polymeric materials and nanocomposites.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Curtarolo, Stefano [2013]
Duke University
Citation: For pioneering automatic high-throughput computational materials science, and for the creation of on-line materials development techniques, the ingredients of the Materials Genome Initiative.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Dahmen, Karin A. [2013]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For establishment and exploring the deep connections between non-equilibrium phase transitions and avalanche phenomena in diverse fields encompassing materials, geophysics and neuroscience.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Dalibard, Jean [2013]
CNRS Paris
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the physics of light-atom interactions and cold 2D atomic gases.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Danilov, Viatcheslav V. [2013]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental and creative solutions to a wide range of accelerator physics issues, including laser stripping ring injection, integrable beam dynamics, space charge and instabilities.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

De Lozanne, Alejandro L. [2013]
University of Texas
Citation: For spectroscopic imaging of complex materials using scanning tunneling microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Detweiler, Steven L. [2013]
University of Florida
Citation: For his many and varied contributions to gravitational physics, which include the computation of black-hole quasinormal modes, the elucidation of pulsar timing to measure gravitational waves, and foundational contributions to the gravitational self-force.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Dickhoff, Willem H. [2013]
Washington University
Citation: For development and application of the self-consistent Green's function method for attacking the nuclear many-body problem, yielding fundamental insights into the roles of nuclear correlations in experimentally accessible observables.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Disko, Mark M. [2013]
ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company
Citation: For contributions to advanced materials characterization at the nanoscale and novel gas sensing techniques, together with leadership, in an industrial setting.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Dobrescu, Bogdan A. [2013]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For original and influential extensions of the Standard Model involving extra dimensions and new gauge dynamics, and for leadership in bridging the gap between new theoretical ideas and experimental tests.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Dolan, Jr, Paul J. [2013]
Northeastern Illinois University
Citation: For contributions to education in physics, including the physics of granular materials; and especially for leadership and service to organizations involved in physics education.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Drndic, Marija [2013]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For development of novel nanofabrication methods for graphene nanoelectronics and fast biomolecular analysis in solution.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Dzuba, Vladimir [2013]
University of New South Wales
Citation: For development of new methods and original computer codes for high precision atomic calculations, accurate calculations of violation of fundamental symmetries (parity, time reversal) used to test unification theories in atomic experiments, effects of variation of fine structure constant and proposals of new atomic clocks.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Fallon, Paul [2013]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For use of gamma ray spectroscopic techniques to elucidate the behavior of atomic nuclei at the limits of existence, from the investigation of super-deformation at the highest angular momentum to studies of weakly bound states in light systems approaching the neutron drip-line.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Fendley, Paul [2013]
University of Virginia
Citation: For applying the mathematics of integrable systems to low dimensional systems, including spin chains and fractional quantum Hall states.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Feng, Jimmy J. [2013]
University of British Columbia
Citation: For pioneering studies of solid-liquid two-phase flows, interfacial dynamics of complex fluids, and phase-field modeling of the moving contact line.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Ferguson II, Charles D. [2013]
Federation of American Scientists
Citation: For applying technical knowledge to public policy on nuclear issues, including nuclear energy, nonproliferation, nuclear and radiological terrorism, and nuclear safety and security; and for communicating that knowledge to society.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Fiksel, Gennady [2013]
University of Rochester
Citation: For seminal contributions to the physics of magnetic self-organization and plasma transport from magnetic turbulence, and for the development of innovative plasma diagnostics, experimental techniques, and plasma sources.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Finkelstein, Alexander [2013]
Texas A&M University, College Station
Citation: For the theory of the metal-insulator transition in interacting disordered systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter 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

Fleming, Bonnie T. [2013]
Yale University
Citation: In recognition of her leadership in neutrino physics and her role in promoting the liquid argon techniques for neutrino detection.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Foss, John F. [2013]
Michigan State University
Citation: For fundamental experimentation of complex flows, novel surface topology analyses and for ground-breaking vorticity measurements.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Gade, Alexandra [2013]
Michigan State University
Citation: For her work in developing sensitive techniques based on gamma-ray detection to explore the properties of rare isotopes.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Garanin, Dmitry [2013]
Lehman College
Citation: For his theoretical work that shaped research on molecular magnets and helped to develop a deep understanding of their magnetic properties
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Gardner, Susan V. [2013]
University of Kentucky
Citation: For pioneering work in strongly interacting physics and its interplay with weak decays and for numerous insights into important tests of CP violation and the Standard Model of particle interactions.
Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Garisto, Robert J. [2013]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his professionalism, diplomacy, high standards, and dedicated service as Editor of Physical Review Letters.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Gates, David [2013]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For innovation and leadership in the understanding and control of limiting MHD phenomena in toroidal plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Giamarchi, Thierry [2013]
University of Geneva
Citation: For elucidating the role of interactions and disorder in low dimensional classical and quantum systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Giannozzi, Paolo [2013]
Universita di Udine
Citation: For his seminal contributions to development of density-functional perturbation theory and for his services to the electronic-structure community in open-source software development and in dissemination of knowledge on first-principle simulations throughout the developed and developing world.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Glinka, Charles J. [2013]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For development of world-class capabilities for small angle neutron scattering in North America, which has led to critical opportunities and advances in polymer and soft-matter science for over 1,000 scientists and engineers.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Gnedin, Nickolay Y. [2013]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering work in computational cosmology, which has led to a deep understanding of the Lyman alpha forest and reionization of the universe.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Gore, John C. [2013]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For contributions to the development and applications of physics in biomedical imaging, especially for pioneering research in the use of magnetic resonance imaging for understanding tissue and organ physiology and biophysics.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Govindarajan, Rama [2013]
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of laminar-turbulent transition, especially in viscosity-stratified flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Greenfield, Charles [2013]
General Atomics
Citation: For pioneering contributions in establishing the physics basis of high performance, internal transport barrier operation in H-mode plasmas and for outstanding leadership of national research teams in resolving key fusion science issues.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Grier, David [2013]
New York University
Citation: For development of the techniques of holographic trapping and optical microscopy and their use in condensed matter physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Grossman, Jeffrey C. [2013]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For important contributions to the development and application of Quantum Monte Carlo methods for electronic structure calculations, and the use of first principles methods to predict the properties of materials and nanostructures at the microscopic level.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Gruverman, Alexei [2013]
University of Nebraska
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

Guo, Hua [2013]
University of New Mexico
Citation: For the development of iterative methods for solving the nuclear Schrödinger equation and applications to molecular spectroscopy and dynamics of various gas phase and surface reactions.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Gwo, Shangjr F. [2013]
National Tsing Hua University
Citation: For his important contributions in developing innovative approaches for growth and fundamental studies of semiconductor surfaces, interfaces, and nanostructures, for his experimental breakthroughs in developing plasmonic metamaterials and plasmonic nanolasers, and for his promotion of international collaborations in physics.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Hall, David S. [2013]
Amherst College
Citation: For investigations of quantum vortices and other interesting features of Bose-Einstein condensates carried out at undergraduate institution.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Harkay, Katherine [2013]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to the understanding of the physics of electron cloud effects and the experimental investigation and understanding of collective effects, as well as for playing leading roles in development of photocathodes and superconducting undulator technology.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Hasan, Zahid [2013]
Princeton University
Citation: For the experimental discovery of three dimensional topological insulators.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Heeger, Karsten M. [2013]
Yale University
Citation: For his contributions to the highest impact experiments in neutrino physics, especially for the major roles he played in the Daya Bay and KamLAND experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Hoff, Wouter D. [2013]
Oklahoma State University
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to elucidating the molecular mechanisms of protein folding and function especially using light-sensitive proteins as model systems.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Holland, Stephen E. [2013]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For the invention of the fully-depleted charge-coupled devices (CCDs) whose extended near-infrared sensitivity enables imaging and spectroscopic surveys of the Universe, detecting light that was emitted billions of years ago. This technology has also enabled new x-ray and gamma-ray instrumentation.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Hu, Suxing [2013]
University of Rochester
Citation: For his contributions to attosecond probes of electron correlations in atoms, attosecond imaging of ultrafast atomic and molecular processes, relativistic laser acceleration of electrons, and the development of accurate numerical methods for intense laser interactions with atomcs and molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Jackson, Thomas L. [2013]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For pioneering research in reacting flows, especially stability analysis of compressible shear flows, and modeling and simulation of complex heterogeneous solid propellant combustion.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Jaffe, David E. [2013]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to elucidating the flavor structure of the Standard Model through measurements on Kaons, B-mesons and neutrinos, including observation of K+->pi+ nu nu_bar in the low pion momentum region and observation of theta 13 through reactor electron antineutrino disappearance.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Jaluria, Yogesh [2013]
Rutgers University
Citation: For pioneering and lasting contributions to a wide variety of fundamental and applied areas in fluid mechanics, particularly to buoyancy-induced flows, computational fluid dynamics, microscale transport, fluid flow phenomena in materials processing, the spread and growth of fires in enclosed spaces, and environmental flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Jentschura, Ulrich D. [2013]
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Citation: For groundbreaking calculations of quantum electrodynamic energy shifts in simple atomic systems, and for his contributions to fundamental laser-dressed scattering and dynamical processes in atoms, notably, for the clarification of the role of cascades in two-photon decay.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Johansson, Arne [2013]
Royal Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering and lasting contributions, using theory, numerical simulation and experiment, to our understanding of turbulent flows and turbulence modeling.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Jones, Thomas W. [2013]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For fundamental contributions to our understanding of thermal and non-thermal radiation from extragalactic sources, and the morphology and physics of radio sources.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

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

Kalantar-Nayestanaki, Nasser [2013]
University of Groningen
Citation: For leading a comprehensive experimental program on few-nucleon reactions that unveiled new effects of two- and three-body forces.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Kamenev, Alex [2013]
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Citation: For advancing the methods of quantum kinetic theory.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kaminski, Adam [2013]
Iowa State University
Citation: For angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy studies of unconventional superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kas, Josef A. [2013]
University of Leipzig
Citation: For his seminal contributions to polymer biophysics, the development of new optical trapping techniques, and his pioneering role in the new area physics of cancer.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Kastor, David [2013]
University of Massachusetts
Citation: For his influential work on a broad span of topics in gravitational physics, ranging from the formal definition of conserved quantities in General Relativity through new exact black hole solutions all the way to brane architectures relevant for string theory.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Keidar, Michael [2013]
George Washington University
Citation: For major contributions to the physics of low-temperature plasma, resulting in a variety of novel devices and unique processes with applications to space propulsion, nanotechnology and biomedicine.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kenyon, Scott J. [2013]
Harvard University
Citation: For his world-leading stature in observational and theoretical astrophysics including studies of the Symbiotic Variables, Star Formation, Recurrent and Classical Novae, Solar System Formation, and the Structure of the Galaxy.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kikkawa, James M. [2013]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For optical spectroscopy of excitations in nanomaterials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kirchner, Tom [2013]
York University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theoretical description of the few-particle dynamics of complex Coulomb systems.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kishek, Rami [2013]
University of Maryland
Citation: For ground breaking theory of multipactor discharge, and for contributions to the understanding of physics of space-charge-dominated beams.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Klima, Boaz [2013]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to hadron collider physics community, and leadership, especially in the discovery of the top quark.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Knight, Randall D. [2013]
Cal Poly
Citation: For the improvement of instruction in introductory physics by the writing of textbooks, student workbooks, and instructor guides that are grounded in physics education research.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Knudson, Marcus D. [2013]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For pioneering experiments to understand matter at extreme dynamic compressions and having a broad impact on multiple areas of physics through exemplary equation of state results at high pressure.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter

Kokoouline, Viatcheslav [2013]
University of Central Florida
Citation: For his innovative solution of challenging theoretical problems, including novel treatments of the dissociative recombination of the triatomic ion of hydrogen and the ammonium ion and other low energy molecular processes.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kormos Buchwald, Diana L. [2013]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For her pioneering work in the history of the physical sciences, especially her exemplary editorial leadership on The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein.
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Korotky, Steven K. [2013]
Alcatel Lucent, Bell Laboratories
Citation: For sustained contributions to the advancement of optical fiber communications, particularly the use of lithium niobate technology for high speed modulators.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Krishnamurthy, V. [2013]
George Mason University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the physics of intraseasonal, interannual and decadal variability of South Asian monsoon and South American climate, the predictability of atmosphere as a nonlinear dynamical system, and the development of atmospheric physics in developing countries.
Nominated by: Forum on International 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

Le Gal, Patrice [2013]
CNRS
Citation: For original experimental research in geophysical fluid dynamics, notably the strato-rotational and elliptic instabilities, and for experimental research in pattern formation in Rayleigh-Benard convection, in wakes, and in fluids between rotating disks.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Lee, Seunghun [2013]
University of Virginia
Citation: For contributions towards understanding spin and orbital physics in geometrically frustrated magnets using neutron scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lee, Yoonseok [2013]
University of Florida
Citation: For high-precision ultrasound measurements in quantum liquids, and discovery of the acoustic Faraday effect and broken spin-orbit symmetry in superfluid 3He-B.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Lehnert, Konrad [2013]
University of Colorado
Citation: For developing experimental methods that enable the quantum control and measurement of micro-mechanical oscillators and for developing practical microwave amplifiers that operate at the quantum-limit.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Quantum Information

Lempert, Walter [2013]
Ohio State University
Citation: For innovative and insightful contributions to the development and application of optical diagnostic methods for the study of nonequilibrium molecular plasmas and turbulent flows.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Li, Bao-An [2013]
Texas A&M University, Commerce
Citation: For his important contributions to our understanding of asymmetric nuclear matter, for his untiring efforts in promoting isospin physics worldwide, and for enhancing scientific contacts and collaborations with physicists in China.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Li, Baowen [2013]
National University of Singapore
Citation: For distinguished contributions to the field of "phononics", particularly for conceiving phononic devices like thermal diodes, thermal transistors, logical thermal gates and memories and phonon transport in low dimensional systems.
Nominated by: Forum on International 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

Liebling, Steven L. [2013]
Long Island University
Citation: For many contributions to numerical relativity, especially in the areas of critical gravitational collapse, black hole binaries with matter and magnetic fields as well as infrastructure development.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Liu, J. Ping [2013]
University of Texas
Citation: For pioneering work in research on advanced permanent-magnet materials, including innovative work on bottom-up approaches to fabrication of nanocomposite magnets with reduced rare-earth content via novel techniques.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

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

Luijten, Erik [2013]
Northwestern University
Citation: For the development of algorithms that greatly accelerate the simulation of condensed-matter systems and for their application in elucidating the behavior of a broad range of self-assembly phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Lysak, Robert [2013]
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theory of Alfven wave processes, including kinetic effects, their role in magnetosphere ionosphere coupling in planetary magnetospheres and development of global models of MHD wave processes in dipolar geometries.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Maksimchuk, Anatoly [2013]
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For major contributions to the understanding of short pulse high intensity laser-plasma interactions, in particular for innovative experimental work in electron and ion acceleration and radiation generation.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Marston, John B. [2013]
Brown University
Citation: For contributions to the theory of quantum magnetism and to the statistics of fluid systems driven far away from equilibrium.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Martensson, Nils [2013]
Uppsala University
Citation: For pioneering work in the field of photoelectron spectroscopy, who has contributed to many fundamental concepts to understand electronic processes of a wide variety of materials as well as to several revolutionary technical developments, thereby profoundly influencing this field with sustained contributions for more than four decades.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Mattoussi, Hedi M. [2013]
Florida State University
Citation: For development of concepts to interface inorganic nano-particles with biological systems, with impact on nanomaterials and biotechnology.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Mavrikakis, Manos [2013]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the development and use of density functional theory in the fundamental understanding of the site-specific chemical reactions and the determination and design of new catalytic materials.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Mawhinney, Robert D. [2013]
Columbia University
Citation: For his pioneering contributions using lattice techniques to the quantitative description and understanding of the physics of quarks and their role in the weak interactions and QCD phase diagram.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Hadronic 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

McCray, Patrick [2013]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For his outstanding scholarship on the history of modern physical sciences that explores relations between experts, amateurs, and enthusiasts, and for his service to the scholarly community, including institution-building and sustained public outreach.
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Messier, Mark D. [2013]
Indiana University
Citation: For study of neutrino mass and mixing from discovery with atmospheric neutrinos by Super-Kamiokande, confirmation and precision measurements using MINOS, and leadership of the NOvA long-baseline experiment to further refine the fundamental nature of neutrino oscillation.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Mints, Roman G. [2013]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For contributions to the theory of critical state in type-II superconductors, and prediction of non-quantized flux of Josephson vortices on grain boundaries in high-Tc cuprates.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Mishra, Chandrashekhar [2013]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For exceptional achievement in the creation and stewardship of international collaborations in accelerator and particle physics, especially in the Indian-American Agreement for Cooperation in the Area of Accelerator and Particle Detector Research and Development for Discovery Science.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Mittleman, Daniel [2013]
Rice University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the ultrafast optical properties and terahertz spectroscopy of materials and the investigation of new techniques for imaging and spectroscopic measurements using terahertz radiation.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Moody, John [2013]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering experiments contributing to understanding propagation, scattering, transmission and redirection of high-intensity laser beams in large scale plasmas for Inertial Confinement Fusion.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Moore, Joel E. [2013]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For fundamental contributions to electronic structure theory of topological insulators.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Morris, Jeffrey [2013]
CUNY-CCNY
Citation: For outstanding research in the flow of multi-phase mixtures, including the development of nonequilibrium microstructure in Stokes flow, constitutive modeling and bulk flow analysis, measurement of the particle pressure, and elucidating the influence of particle-scale inertia on rheology and flow.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Morrison, David P. [2013]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his scientific and technical contributions to Relativistic Heavy Ion Physics, determination of collision geometry and its effect on Quark Gluon Plasma observables, and his leadership on the PHENIX experiment at RHIC.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Motter, Adilson E. [2013]
Northwestern University
Citation: For his contributions to the foundations of chaos and the study of nonlinear dynamics in complex networks, including the discovery of synthetic rescues and pioneering work on network synchronization phenomena, cascading failures, and the control of nonlinear network dynamics.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Nair, V. Parameswaran [2013]
CUNY-CCNY
Citation: For his contributions to theoretical high energy physics, including: the symmetries of gluon amplitudes, gauge theories in three space-time dimensions (especially involving Chern-Simons theories and anyons), non-commutative quantum mechanics, and the Quantum Hall effect in higher dimensions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Narayanan, Ranganathan [2013]
University of Florida
Citation: For seminal contributions in research and education in the field of interfacial instabilities and for work in generating novel and revealing experiments on pattern formation.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Navrátil, Petr [2013]
TRIUMF
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the development of ab initio nuclear structure and nuclear reaction theory including pioneering demonstrations of the critical role of realistic three-nucleon interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear 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

Neumeier, John J. [2013]
Montana State University
Citation: For experiments on strongly correlated electron materials, and the development of ultrahigh-resolution thermal expansion measurements to study phase transitions in quantum materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nogues, Josep [2013]
Univ Autonoma de Barcelona
Citation: For his significant contributions to the understanding and development of exchange bias in thin films, nanostructures and nanoparticles.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Nolas, George S. [2013]
University of South Florida
Citation: For pioneering studies of novel thermoelectric materials, especially cage-like compounds with low thermal conductivity.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Novosad, Valentyn [2013]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For creative contributions to the fundamental understanding of the physics of nanomagnets, emphasizing magnetization reversal mechanisms, coupling effects, and dynamics of geometrically confined spin vortices.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Nunes Amaral, Luis A. [2013]
Northwestern University
Citation: For seminal advances in the characterization and modeling of complex systems, especially the proposal and development of cartographic methods for the representation of large complex networks.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Ober, Christopher K. [2013]
Cornell University
Citation: For his pioneering efforts in synthesizing, characterizing, and processing functional polymers with tailored architectures for photolithography and self-assembly.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Olsen, James D. [2013]
Princeton University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the observation of Direct CP Violation in the B meson systems by the BaBar experiment at SLAC, and for his leading role in the first CMS measurement of Higgs decays to b quarks.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Omenetto, Fiorenzo [2013]
Tufts University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of silk-based optical structures and photonic devices, and important advances in ultrafast nonlinear optics and photonic crystal fibers.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Owen, Benjamin J. [2013]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For leadership in understanding how neutron stars can produce gravitational waves, for creating better methods to search for these waves, and for demonstrating how gravitational wave observations can be used to probe the structure and dynamics of neutron stars.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Page, Lyman A. [2013]
Princeton University
Citation: For his leadership in precision measurements of the cosmic microwave background, culminating in the Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe experiment, which has enabled precise determinations of the fundamental cosmological parameters, including the geometry, age and composition of the universe.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Paldus, Josef [2013]
University of Waterloo
Citation: For the development of theoretical and methodological aspects of atomic and molecular electronic structure, primarily of the unitary group and coupled cluster approaches to the many-electron correlation problem, and their exploitation in computational quantum chemistry and chemical physics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical 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, Jian-Wei [2013]
University of Science & Technology
Citation: For his pioneering works on experiments of optical quantum communication, quantum computation, and multi-photon entanglement, and for his important role in international physics.
Nominated by: Forum on International 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

Parmigiani, Fulvio [2013]
University of Trieste
Citation: For pioneering contributions in ultra-fast non-linear photoemission in metals and broad-band time resolved optical spectroscopy of cuprates and high temperature superconductors, and for establishing a strong, international scientific user program at the world’s first seeded free electron laser facility.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Patel, Pravesh [2013]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions in the science of ultraintense laser-matter interaction and particle acceleration and applications to creating and probing high energy density plasma states, and for his leadership in advancing the fast ignition concept for inertial confinement fusion.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Perebeinos, Vasili V. [2013]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theory of optical and transport properties of carbon nanotubes and graphene.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Petriello, Frank [2013]
Northwestern University
Citation: For pioneering new methods in the application of perturbative quantum chromodynamics to high-energy processes, and for computing high precision, fully exclusive production cross sections for electroweak vector bosons and Higgs bosons at hadron colliders.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pfister, Olivier R. [2013]
University of Virginia
Citation: For his groundbreaking contributions to quantum optics applied to quantum information and precision measurements, including his discovery of the use of the quantum optical frequency comb of a single optical resonator as a support for massively scalable quantum information.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Piilonen, Leo E. [2013]
Virginia Technical Institute
Citation: For his important experimental contributions in the areas of lepton physics, CP violation, the CKM matrix, and quarkonia; and for his leadership of the Belle and Belle II Collaborations.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Plimpton, Steven J. [2013]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For creating the Large-scale Atomic/Molecular Massively Parallel Simulator (LAMMPS) molecular dynamics package, open-source materials modeling software that has become widely-used by physicists and materials scientist worldwide.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Pohl, Martin K.W. [2013]
Universitaet Potsdam
Citation: For significant scientific contributions to cosmic-ray theory, including modeling of cosmic-ray propagation, electron acceleration in supernova remnants, magnetic turbulence production in shocks and his collaborative work in observational gamma-ray astronomy.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Powers, Thomas [2013]
Brown University
Citation: For pioneering, rigorous and creative contributions to our understanding of the dynamics of membranes and filaments in viscous flows, particularly regarding the theory of bacterial motility in viscous and viscoelastic media and the role of hydrodynamic interactions at low Reynolds number.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Prebys, Eric J. [2013]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his important contributions to the physics of beams and his exceptional efforts to shape the US - CERN collaboration enabling successful physics programs at the LHC and charting a course for US involvement in future LHC upgrades.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Pu, Han [2013]
Rice University
Citation: For seminal contributions to basic research in ultracold atomic physics, particularly on spinor Bose-Einstein condensates, and dipolar and spin-orbit coupled quantum gases.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Raman, Chandra [2013]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the study of superfluidity in Bose-Einstein condensates, including vortex dynamics and spinor quantum fluids.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Raoux, Simon [2013]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For seminal contributions to the science and technology of phase change materials and phase change random access memory technology that opened up a whole new field of memory technology.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Raschke, Markus B. [2013]
University of Colorado
Citation: For contributions to surface and near-field optics involving nanospectroscopy, optical control, thermal near-field spectroscopy, optical nanoantennas and adiabatic nanofocusing in nonlinear and ultrafast nanoimaging.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Register, Leonard F. [2013]
University of Texas
Citation: For contributions to semiconductor device theory, modeling and design.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Rey, Alejandro [2013]
McGill University
Citation: For innovative mathematical modeling of polymers, fibers, liquid crystals, and biological membranes.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Richardson, Martin C. [2013]
University of Central Florida
Citation: For the development of high-power CO2, fiber and solid-state lasers, and their application in the study of laser plasmas, laser fusion, EUV light generation, LIBS and sensing.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Riedo, Elisa [2013]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For atomic force microscopy studies of nanoscale friction, liquid structure and nanotube elasticity, and the invention of thermochemical nanolithography.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Rizzo, Thomas G. [2013]
Stanford University
Citation: For developing novel frameworks for new physics, for identifying critical experimental tests of such frameworks, and for working closely with experimentalists to carry out such tests and interpret the results.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Roitberg, Adrian [2013]
University of Florida
Citation: For his contribution to the development of advanced sampling techniques in molecular dynamics, and his involvement in new force fields and computer programs to model biomolecular systems.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Roland, Gunther M. [2013]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his pioneering work on particle correlations in high-energy nuclear interactions, which led to the discovery of triangular flow, and his role in steering the PHOBOS and CMS heavy-ion physics programs.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Rosenkranz, Stephan [2013]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of strongly correlated electron systems using neutron and x-ray scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Rosner, S. David [2013]
University of Western Ontario
Citation: For the invention of the laser-rf double resonance spectroscopic method, and its application to a broad range of atomic, ionic, and molecular species.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Roth, Markus [2013]
Tech University Darmstadt
Citation: For outstanding experimental contributions in laser-produced proton and deuterium beams, and their application to fast ignition and neutron beam generation.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Saam, Brian T. [2013]
University of Utah
Citation: For unique contributions to the science, technology, and applications of polarized noble gases, in particular studies of relaxation phenomena and magnetic resonance imaging.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Sagui, Celeste [2013]
North Carolina State University
Citation: For her fundamental contributions to the field of computational biophysics and statistical mechanics, her development of algorithms for simulating long-range electrostatic forces and free energies, and her insights into the understanding of biomolecular structure and nanoscale growth phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Salomon, Christophe E. [2013]
Ecole Normale Superieure
Citation: For foundational contributions to precision metrology with ultracold atoms.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Sannibale, Fernando [2013]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of coherent synchrotron radiation in storage rings and the development of high brightness electron beam sources.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Schatz, Michael F. [2013]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering and creative experimental contributions to the characterization and control of complex fluid and pattern formation phenomena.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Schippers, Stefan E. [2013]
Justus Liebig University Giessen
Citation: For wide-ranging experimental studies of the interactions of ions with photons, electrons, atoms, and solid surfaces, providing new fundamental insights into their structures and dynamics as well as accurate reaction cross sections for applications in plasma physics and astrophysics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Schmidt, Christoph [2013]
Universitaet Goettingen
Citation: For his fundamental contributions in the development and application of single-molecule techniques in biophysics as well as pioneering work in the microrheological and micromechanical probing of biomacromolecular assemblies.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Schmidt-Rohr, Klaus [2013]
Iowa State University
Citation: For inventing and improving advanced solid-state NMR techniques that provide important new information about polymers, such as the Nafion used in fuel cells, those which occur naturally in plants and soils, and those which form nanocomposites in bone.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Schmitt, Andrew [2013]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For major contributions to the theory and simulation of laser plasma interactions including pioneering work on the effects of laser beam smoothing and for advancing high-resolution simulations of laser high gain direct drive implosions.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Schneider, Marilyn Beth [2013]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to x-ray measurements from laser-produced plasmas.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Schoenlein, Robert W. [2013]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to ultrafast science using lasers and synchrotron radiation.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Scholberg, Kate [2013]
Duke University
Citation: For work with atmospheric and accelerator neutrinos that established the phenomenon of neutrino oscillation, and for leadership in the worldwide effort of the supernova neutrino detection.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Schrittwieser, Roman [2013]
University of Innsbruck
Citation: For outstanding experimental contributions to the physics of double layers, potential relaxation instabilities, fireballs and probe diagnostics in tokamaks.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Schwegler, Eric R. [2013]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to the development of linear scaling electronic structure theory, and the use of first-principles methods to examine the properties of aqueous solutions, nanomaterials and matter under extreme conditions.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Seljak, Uros [2013]
Princeton University
Citation: For seminal contributions to theoretical and observational cosmology, including the theory of anisotropies in the cosmic microwave background gravitational lensing, galaxy formation and inflation.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Shaddock, Daniel A. [2013]
Australian National University
Citation: For pioneering development of precision optical interferometry in space, particularly for the detection of gravitational waves and for mapping the gravitational field of the earth.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Shan, Jie [2013]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For outstanding contributions in understanding the physics of electronic and optical phenomena in nanoscale materials through the development and application of novel optical probes.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Sheng, Donna [2013]
California State University
Citation: For insights into topological and strongly correlated phases of matter using computational methods.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Sheng, Zheng-Ming [2013]
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Citation: For his significant contributions to the physics of relativistic laser-plasma interaction and its applications in laser-driven particle beams, novel radiation sources, and inertial fusion energy research through theoretical and numerical investigations.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Shoemaker, Deirdre M. [2013]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For her leading role in the investigation of dynamical and binary black hole space-times and their observational signatures.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Siepmann, Joern I. [2013]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For the development of efficient Monte Carlo algorithms and accurate force fields and for applications to predictive modeling of complex chemical systems.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Siwy, Zuzanna S. [2013]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For her innovative use of nanopores in the development of biosensors and nanofluidic ionic circuits.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Skinner, Charles [2013]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For innovations in magnetic fusion issues including tokamak dust diagnostics and tritium management and seminal contributions to x-ray lasers and applications, non-linear optics, plasma spectroscopy, and plasma-lithium interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Slafer, Dennis [2013]
MicroContinuum, Inc
Citation: For pioneering the development of nano-imprint technology and related roll-to-roll processes for use in optical and opto-electronic devices.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Smith, Michael S. [2013]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding achievements in experimental nuclear astrophysics, including the first demonstration of the inverse-kinematic technique of measuring capture reactions on exotic beams with direct recoil detection, for advancing this technology, and for tireless efforts to convey the significance of such measurements to the general public.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Snow, William M. [2013]
Indiana University
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of fundamental nuclear and particle interactions through innovative studies employing very low energy neutrons and the development of measurement techniques in neutron science.
Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Sofo, Jorge O. [2013]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For contributions to computational discoveries in transport, structural and optical properties of materials, including the prediction of graphane, a hydrogenated form of graphene, the properties of an ideal thermoelectronic material, thermoelectric properties of superlattices, and the development of efficient computer codes to determine the transport and optical properties of solids.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Soldati, Alfredo [2013]
Universita' Degli Studi
Citation: For his contribution to our understanding of the role of turbulence in multiphase flow processes and for nurturing and promoting the teaching and study of multiphase flow phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Spalding, Gabriel C. [2013]
Illinois Wesleyan University
Citation: For his work to create a community of physics educators focused on physics laboratory instruction beyond the first year; for creative efforts that have made photon-quantum mechanics affordable and accessible in the undergraduate laboratory; for curricular innovations that enhance the role of laboratory in undergraduate physics education.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Spergel, David N. [2013]
Princeton University
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the understanding of our universe. David's work with the WMAP satellite led to discovery of the geometry, age, and total content of our universe.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Steffen, Matthias [2013]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For seminal contributions to the field of experimental quantum computing, specifically factoring 15 using liquid state NMR techniques and advances in design, coherence, and interactions of superconducting qubits.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Quantum Information

Steinrueck, Hans-Peter [2013]
University of Erlangen-Nuemberg
Citation: For his groundbreaking work on photoelectron spectroscopy of ionic liquid surfaces as well as in-situ investigations of surface reactions coupling photoelectron spectroscopy and molecular beam techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Stephanov, Mikhail [2013]
University of Illinois
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of high energy density strongly interacting matter, and to the understanding of strong interactions in the strong coupling limit and for being among the first to propose the use of fluctuations to search for phase transitions in heavy ion collisions, for which there is now an active experimental program at the RHIC accelerator.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Stone, James M. [2013]
Princeton University
Citation: For his leading role in the development of tools for computational magnetohydrodynamics and in advancing our understanding of the physics of accretion disks, the dynamics of disk driven winds, and the dynamics of molecular clouds.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Sung, Hyung Jin [2013]
KAIST
Citation: For contributions to turbulence, fluid-structure interaction and opto/micro fluidics to find the fundamental physics of these flows and their applications using various numerical and experimental techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Tait, Timothy M.P. [2013]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For seminal contributions to studies of theories beyond the Standard Model and for pioneering work at the interface of particle physics and astrophysics, developing connections between the physics of the colliders and dark matter detection.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Tanatar, Makariy A. [2013]
Iowa State University
Citation: For studies of the superconducting and normal states of unconventional superconductors using directional charge and heat transport measurements.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Tauber, Uwe C. [2013]
Virginia Technical Institute
Citation: For seminal and sustained contributions to the understanding of non-equilibrium, universal properties of reaction diffusion processes and driven diffusive systems, with applications in materials science and biological systems.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Thacker, Harry B. [2013]
University of Virginia
Citation: For contributions to the study of nonperturbative quantum field theory and Lattice QCD.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Timmes, Francis X. [2013]
Arizona State University
Citation: For his leadership (both in computation and physics) in and contributions to nuclear astrophysics throughout all aspects of stellar explosions of both types of supernovae from progenitors, explosions and nucleosynthetic yield dispersal in the universe.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Tobias, Douglas J. [2013]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For his major contributions to the physical understanding of heterogeneous atmospheric chemistry, in particular of ions at water/air interfaces and of the molecular structure of salt solutions, also for his findings on the hydration and molecular structure of biological membranes.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Todadri, Senthil [2013]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For insights into exotic phases of matter and phase transitions beyond the Landau paradigm.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Turkevich, Leonid A. [2013]
Aerospace Research Systems, Incorporated
Citation: For seminal contributions in condensed matter phase behavior, complex fluids (colloidal aggregation, microemulsions) and finely divided matter (aerosols, dust); and for utilizing those physical insights to solve complex problems in petroleum extraction and in occupational safety and health (air filtration, inhalation hazards).
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Valles, James M. [2013]
Brown University
Citation: For experimental contributions to the understanding of the relationship between structure and the 2-dimensional superconducting-insulating transition.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

van der Hart, Hugo W. [2013]
Queen's University of Belfast
Citation: For innovative theoretical developments in the field of multiphoton processes, particularly in the context of ultra-short laser pulses, and for their successful application in the solution of problems involving electron-electron interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Van Ruitenbeek, Jan [2013]
University of Leiden
Citation: For studies of the transport properties of small junctions and molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Verzicco, Roberto [2013]
Universita' di Roma Tor Ver
Citation: For his seminal contribution to the development of algorithms for direct numerical simulations of thermally driven turbulence, vortex flows, and complex flows, for the resulting deep physical understanding of these flows, and for his collaborative attitude which has strongly served the fluid dynamics community.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Vinals, Jorge [2013]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For his contributions to pattern formation in nonequilibrium systems, especially quasi crystalline patterns in Faraday waves, domain coarsening in modulated phases, and the general study of coarse grained fluids described by an order parameter.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Vishwanath, Ashvin [2013]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For fundamental contributions to theory of quantum phase transitions and topological phenomena in quantum matter.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Vogelaar, Robert B. [2013]
Virginia Technical Institute
Citation: For significant contributions to neutrino physics and underground science, especially through his leadership in calibrating the Borexino detector, with the first real-time detection of 7Be solar neutrinos, and his creation of the Kimballton Underground Research Facility, which is opening up new opportunities for fundamental physics experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Vokos, Stamatis [2013]
Seattle Pacific University
Citation: For using physics education research to help improve the learning of physics in Washington State, for leading the multi-year efforts of the Task Force on Teacher Education in Physics, and for serving as a nexus of multiple productive collaborations.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Vos, Willem L. [2013]
University of Twente
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of multiple scattering of light in photonic band gap crystals and random media.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Wang, Jian [2013]
University of Hong Kong
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to quantum transport theory that has led to state-of-the-art computation methods for nanoelectronic device modeling.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Wang, Wei-Hua [2013]
Chinese Academy of Science
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

Wark, Justin S. [2013]
University of Oxford
Citation: For seminal contributions towards understanding matter at extreme conditions through his pioneering development of advanced ultra-fast x-ray diffraction and x-ray spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter

Wells, James D. [2013]
University of Michigan
Citation: For his many fundamental contributions to theories of new physics beyond the Standard Model, including the role of electroweak symmetry breaking, Higgs boson physics, and collider searches for supersymmetry and extra dimensions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Wen, Hai-Hu [2013]
Chinese Academy of Science
Citation: For investigations of unconventional pairing mechanisms in high temperature superconductors and elucidation of their vortex dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Wereley, Steven [2013]
Purdue University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of microPIV and microfluidics, authoring broadly-used monographs on PIV and microfluidics, and meritoriously representing the fluid dynamics community in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Wesfreid, Jose E. [2013]
PMMH-ESPCI
Citation: For pioneering experiments in pattern formation as well as transition and flow control, and for scientific leadership in France and building partnerships with Latin America.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Westerhoff, Stefan [2013]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For contributions to particle astrophysics covering gamma ray, neutrino and cosmic ray experiments, especially to the commissioning of a new generation of experiments. For elucidating the statistics of the search for anisotropies in the cosmic ray flux and mapping the arrival directions of Galactic cosmic rays in the southern sky using IceCube data.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Wilson, Angela K. [2013]
University of North Texas
Citation: For her work in the understanding, development, and application of ab initio methods and basis sets.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Wyslouch, Boleslaw [2013]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his leadership role in the PHOBOS experiment and in creating a world-class heavy ion research program within the CMS Collaboration at the LHC.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Hadronic Physics

Yan, Yijing [2013]
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Citation: For his pioneering and seminal investigations of the fundamental theory for quantum dissipative dynamics of open systems, together with applications to the systems involved in laser manipulation and detection, time-dependent quantum transport, nonlinear optical spectroscopy, and strong electron-electron interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Yuan, Chien-Peng [2013]
Michigan State University
Citation: For original contributions to the theory of single top-quark production, the development of QCD resummation techniques, the global analysis of parton distribution functions, and their application to hadron collider physics.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Zhao, Jiang [2013]
Chinese Academy of Science
Citation: For imaginative and successful applications of single-molecule fluorescence spectroscopy to polymer physics issues ranging from polyelectrolytes to chain crystallization.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer 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

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