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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Kaarsberg, Tina Marie [2005]
Office of Policy and International Affairs
Citation: For leadership in analysis of clean energy options and the importance of greater support for physical sciences in energy, climate change, and science & technology policy.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Kabir, Prabahan k [1975]
University of Virginia
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kabler, Milton N [1973]
Not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kachru, Ravinder [1994]
Columbia University
Citation: For the application of photon echoes in fundamental atomic physics and optical data storage.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kadanoff, Leo Philip [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Kagan, Harris P. [2002]
The Ohio State University
Citation: For his contributions to the early B-meson and tau-lepton physics, and the development of high resolution and radiation hard charged particle tracking detectors.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kagan, Morton R. [2002]
IBM and Florida Atlantic University
Citation: For leveraging his IBM research leadership into undergraduate physics education reform incorporating technology and pedagogy, and for later work (after retirement) to strengthen undergraduate physics instruction at several universities.


Nominated by: Forum on Education

Kaganovich, Igor [2007]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the kinetic modeling of plasmas, including collisionless electron heating, negative ion dynamics, Hall thrusters, and intense ion beam dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kahana, Sidney H [1967]
McGill University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kahl, Geaorge D [1970]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Kahn, Steven Michael [1991]
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his insightful observation and interpretation of x-ray spectra of compact objects, supernova remnants, and the soft-x-ray background.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kahng, Byungnam [2015]
Seoul National Univeristy
Citation: For contributions to understanding continuous and discontinuous transitions in percolation and their applications to memory devices, and work on fractality, random walks and spectral properties, avalanche dynamics, and synchronization in complex networks.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Kailasanath, Kazhikathra [2008]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to advanced computational techniques and basic understanding of the dynamics of chemically reactive flows and their application in design, analysis, and performance of propulsion concepts.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kais, Sabre [2006]
Purdue University
Citation: For the development of a finite size scaling approach to calculate quantum critical parameters for atomic, molecular and quantum dot systems.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kaiser, David [2010]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his outstanding publications that combine technical mastery of twentieth-century physics with a deep knowledge of recent developments in the history, philosophy, and sociology of science.
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Kaiser, Ralf [2011]
University of Hawaii
Citation: For pioneering experimental investigations of the chemical evolution of the Solar System and the Interstellar Medium, using crossed molecular beams and surface scattering to probe the underlying phenomena on the most fundamental, microscopic molecular level.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kaiser, Robin [2011]
Institut non Lineaire
Citation: For fundamental investigations of multiple scattering of light in atomic vapors, especially coherent backscattering of light by cold atoms and Lévy flights of photons in hot atomic vapors.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kaiser, Wolfgang [1972]
Technische Hochschule
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kaita, Robert [2003]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental fast particle studies, including the first direct observations of ion magnetic trapping, the resonance localization of radio frequency heating, and mode-particle resonances with tangential neutral beam injection.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kajino, Toshitaka [2004]
National Astronomical Observatory & Dept of Astronomy Grad School of Science
Citation: For significant contributions to nuclear astrophysics and theoretical nuclear physics and for the promotion of scientific exchange between Japan and the international community.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Kakalios, James [2015]
University of Minnesota - Minneapolis
Citation: For innovative efforts to engage the public in the excitement of physics through popular science books, general audience talks, and on-line videos that use examples taken from popular culture.
Nominated by: Forum Outreach & Engaging Public

Kaku, Michio [1980]
CUNY-CCNY
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

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

Kalbfleisch, George R [1969]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kalbfleisch, George R [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kalia, Rajiv [2007]
University of Southern California
Citation: For contributions to the development of multimillion-atom multiscale simulation methods on parallel computers and their application to the fundamental understanding of atomistic mechanisms for broad properties and processes in nanostructured materials.
Nominated by: Division of Computational 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

Kalliadasis, Serafim [2014]
Imperial College
Citation: For pioneering and rigorous contributions to fundamental fluid dynamics, particularly interfacial flows and dynamics of moving contact lines, statistical mechanics of inhomogeneous liquids, and coarse graining of complex multiscale systems.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kallin, Catherine [1994]
McMaster University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of correlations between electrons in low-dimensional systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kalmus, George Ernest [1992]
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Citation: For leadership of the RAL Bubble Chamber and DELPHI Groups and, in particular, for the adaptation of Bubble Chamber technique needed to study directly the decay of charmed particles.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kalmus, Peter I.P. [1995]
Queen Mary & Westfield College
Citation: For his many contributions to experimental particle physics, to teaching, to international cooperation in science and to the public understanding of physics.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Kalogera, Vassiliki [2008]
Northwestern University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to understanding the structure, formation and evolution of compact objects in binary systems, using X-ray and radio observations to study their importance for gravitational wave detectors.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kaloper, Namanja [2012]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For numerous and imaginative contributions to theoretical cosmology, particularly for the pioneering work in the physics and cosmology of braneworlds. for important contributions to the early universe inflation and its signatures, creative contributions to the understanding of dark energy and an elucidation of the axiverse
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kalos, Malvin H. [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his seminal work in the development and application of Monte Carlo methods to statistical physics.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Kamen, Martin D [1941]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Kamien, Randall David [2001]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For significant contributions to the theory of polymeric and liquid crystalline systems and for elucidating the role of chirality in the determination of their structure.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kamimura, Hiroshi [1988]
Tokyo University of Science
Citation: For contributions to the theoretical understanding of electron states in solid state systems and for promoting closer ties between the Physical Society of Japan and the American Physical Society.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kaminow, Ivan P [1975]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
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

Kamionkowski, Marc P. [2008]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering contributions to theoretical cosmology, including investigations of supersymmetry-inspired candidates for dark matter and of the use precise measurements of the cosmic microwave background and gravitational waves to test cosmological models.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kammash, Terry [1976]
Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kammel, Peter [2008]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For scientific leadership and development of novel experimental techniques related to muon capture, muon catalyzed fusion and other precision muon and antiproton measurements.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kammen, Daniel M. [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his efforts to foster development with culturally appropriate renewable energy projects and to link local sustainable development with programs to mitigate global environmental degradation.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Kane, Charles Lewis [2006]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For significant contributions to the theory of electronic transport in low-dimensional systems, including Luttinger liquids, the quantum Hall effect, carbon nanotubes and graphene.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kane, Evan O [1961]
Newport Beach, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kane, Evan O [1960]
Newport Beach, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kane, Gordon L [1976]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kane, Walter R [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kaneda, Yukio [2011]
Nagoya University
Citation: For seminal achievements in the understanding of high Reynolds number turbulence, especially through pioneering the conduct of direct numerical simulations at massive scale, and for international leadership in the turbulence and computational science communities.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kang, K [1978]
Brown University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kankeleit, Egbert [1977]
Institute fer Kernphysik Darmstadt
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kannenstine, Fabian M. [1927]
Geophysical Research Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kanter, Elliot Paul [1997]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For innovative studies of molecular structure and dynamics and contributions to the development of Coulomb Explosion Imaging as a quantitative technique.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kantrowitz, Arthur R [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Plasma Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kanzig, Werner [1960]
General Electric Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kao, Chi-Chang [2006]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his many contributions to resonant elastic and inelastic x-ray scattering techniques and their application to materials physics.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Kao, Yi-Han [1984]
State University of New York, Buffalo
Citation: For extensive studies of the electronic properties of semimetals, size effects, and interactions between microbridge Josephson junctions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kapany, Narinder S [1960]
Armour Research Foundation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kapetanakos, Christos A. [1980]

Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kapitulnik, Aharon [1994]
Stanford University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of high Tc superconductors, particularly the vortex lattice and time-reversal symmetry.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kapitza, P [1937]
Institute for Physical Problems
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kaplan, Daniel E [1967]
Lockheed Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kaplan, David B. [1998]
University of Washington
Citation: For his insightful and original contributions to nuclear and particle physics, spanning topics such as kaon condensation, strangeness in the nucleon, weak scale baryogenesis, and chiral fermions on the lattice.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kaplan, David E. [2014]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For contributions to models for new physics beyond the Standard Model, collider phenomenology, and dark-matter theory, and for his role as an inventive and effective leader in public outreach.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kaplan, Joseph [1929]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kaplan, Thomas A [1962]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kapon, Eli [2001]
Ecole Polytechnique Federale du Lausanne
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to the understanding of the electronic and optical properties of low-dimensional semiconductor systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kapral, Raymond Edward [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of chemical reactions in condensed media, in particular, the elucidation of phenomena involving chemical oscillations, and chemical chaos, and chemical spatio-temporal patterns in such systems.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kapteyn, Henry Cornelius [2001]
University of Colorado
Citation: For his imaginative techniques for the generation of ultrashort pulses of optical and x-ray radiation that have had a widespread impact on laser science.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kapusta, Joseph I. [1992]
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Citation: For his contributions to finite-temperature field theory and its application to our understanding of the behavior of matter and radiation under extreme physical conditions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Karagozian, Ann Renee [2004]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For extensive contributions in the fluid mechanics of combustion systems, including the study of jets in crossflow, strained flames distorted by complex flows, acoustically driven reactive cavity flows, and detonation phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Karasz, Frank E [1974]
University of Massachusetts
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Karcher, J C [1931]
Geophysical Research
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kardar, Mehran [2007]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering work in a broad range of topics in statistical physics, including the dynamics of growing interfaces, directed polymers in random media, tethered surfaces, stability of charge polymers and, more recently, biophysical systems.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Karim, Alamgir [2004]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For pioneering research on polymer thin films and interfaces, polymer brushes, blend film phase separation, thin film dewetting, pattern formation in block copolymer films, and the application of combinatoric measurement methods to complex polymer physics.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Karle, Albrecht [2009]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding, design and construction of large-scale neutrino detectors, AMANDA and IceCube, as well as the development of analysis techniques for sources of atmospheric and astrophysical neutrinos.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Karma, Alain [2007]
Northeastern University
Citation: For innovative ideas and results in the study of nonequilibrium spatially-extended processes, especially the phase-field method for solidification and the role of restitution in the excitable dynamics of cardiac tissue.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Karna, Shashi P. [2006]
US Army Research Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the theory and understanding of the mechanism of nonlinear optical phenomena in molecules and nanoscale atomic nanoclusters.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Karney, Charles Fielding Finch [1989]
Sri International
Citation: For contributions to the theory of stochasticity and its application to ion heating, and for the establishment, by numerical computation, of theories of current-drive by radio-frequency waves in tokamaks.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Karniadakis, George Em [2004]
Brown University
Citation: For his innovative developments and his insightful applications of the spectral-element method in computational fluid dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Karo, Arnold M [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Karplus, R M [1953]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Karrer, Sebastian [1931]
Consolidated Gas and Electric Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kartheuser, Edward P. J. [1984]
University of de Leige
Citation: For his timely contributions to the theory of ionic crystals, semiconductors, and normal and superconducting metals.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Karunasiri, Gamani [2015]
Naval Postgraduate School
Citation: For extensive contributions to the development of quantum well infrared detectors and MEMS based sensors for directional sound sensing and THz imaging.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied 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

Kasap, Safa [2007]
University of Saskatchewan
Citation: For contributions to the science and technology of amorphous semiconductors and devices; in particular, for advances in x-ray photoconductors used in direct conversion flat panel x-ray image detectors.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Kasevich, Mark A. [2005]
Stanford University
Citation: For pioneering studies of laser cooling, atom interferometry, and Bose-Einstein condensation.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kash, Jeffrey Alan [1996]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For applications of optical techniques to the understanding of elementary excitations in III-V semiconductors and semiconductor structures.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kashy, Edwin [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kasianowicz, John [2010]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the field of biophysics including the detection, identification, characterization and quantification of biological and chemical polymers, and for the development of a new method for protein structure determination.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Kaski, Kimo [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the physics of transport properties, phase transitions, and droplet spreading.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Kaspi, Victoria [2014]
McGill University
Citation: For advancing our understanding of the astrophysics of neutron stars by elucidating the relationship between anomalous X-ray pulsars, soft gamma-ray repeaters, and magnetars.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kass, Richard D. [2003]
Ohio State University
Citation: For his many contributions, in both hardware and physics analysis, that have improved our understanding of the physics of b and c-quarks and the t-lepton.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kassner, James L [1977]
University of Missouri, Rolla
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kassoy, David Robert [1986]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For the imaginative application of perturbation methods to the mathematical modeling of fluid dynamical processes in diverse physical systems.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kastner, Marc Aaron [1981]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter 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

Katine, Jordan [2011]
Hitachi Research Center, San Jose
Citation: For contributions to the fabrication, characterization, and understanding of nanoscale magnetic devices, especially magnetic recording head sensors and spin transfer devices.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Katiyar, Ram S. [2009]
University of Puerto Rico
Citation: For contributions to the fabrication and characterization of ferroelectric thin films.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter 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

Kato, Yoshiaki [1995]
Osaka University
Citation: For development of beam smoothing techniques and high power lasers and demonstration of their effectiveness for irradiation uniformity improvement and plasma instability supression; and for his contributions to x-ray lasers.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Katsouleas, Thomas Christos [1996]
University of Southern California
Citation: For original contributions to advanced particle acceleration concepts including the invention of the Surfatron accelerator, and his detailed studies of beam loading and emittance growth in plasma accelerators.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

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

Katz, J Lawrence [1976]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Katz, Jonathan [2011]
Washington University, St Louis
Citation: For his significant and wide-ranging physics analyses at the interface of science and society, including nuclear weapons policy and the killing of oil well blow-outs.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Katz, Joseph [2009]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For his important contributions to our understanding of the underlying physics of a wide range of complex flows, including turbulent boundary layers, cavitating flows in rotating machinery, and flows in ocean and atmospheric environments; for his numerous transformative contributions to experimental techniques; and for his years of editorial service.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Katz, Leon [1957]
University of Saskatchewan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kaufman, Allan N [1962]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kaufman, Frederick [1970]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kaufman, James H. [2002]
IBM Almaden Research Center
Citation: For his invention of nitrogenated diamond-like carbon that has become a standard protective overcoat in the disk storage industry.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Kaufman, Joyce J [1965]
RIAS
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Kauppuila, Walter Eric [1987]
Wayne State University
Citation: For the novel production of a monoenergetic positron beam and pioneering experiments on direct comparisons of the scattering of positrons and electrons by atoms and molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kaus, Peter E [1969]
University of California, Riverside
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kautz, Richard Lloyd [1998]
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Citation: For experimental and theoretical investigations of Josephson junctions, particularly the nonlinear dynamics of phase locking and chaos, essential to the development of practical series-array voltage standards.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Kavanagh, Ralph W [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kaviany, Massoud [2011]
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of phonon physics and thermal transport in fluids and solids; and for pioneering developments in the semiclassical simulation of electronic and phonon transport.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Kaw, Predhiman K. [1980]
Institute for Plasma Research
Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kawai, Maki [2010]
University of Tokyo
Citation: For pioneering work on single-molecule spectroscopy on surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kawakami, Roland [2015]
Ohio State University
Citation: For pioneering advances in understanding the magnetic properties of graphene, including mechanisms of spin lifetime and spin transport, and the role of adatoms in magnetic moment formation.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

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

Kay, Bruce David [2000]
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Citation: For his innovative use of molecular beams and laser spectroscopy to elucidate chemical kinetics and dynamics of sorption, diffusion, phase transformation, and solvation at environmentally-relevant aqueous and oxide interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kay, Eric [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the study of nucleation and growth phenomena and their relation to electrical, optical, and magnetic properties of a variety of thin films.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kaye, Stanley Martin [2002]
Princeton University
Citation: For pioneering investigation of confinement characteristics of strongly heated tokamak plasmas that serves as a foundation for predictions of confinement trends of modern tokamak and spherical torus plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kayser, Boris Jules [1985]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to phenomenological elementary particle theory, and especially to our understanding of neutrinos and their interactions, and for nurturing theoretical physics by fathering the Institute of Theoretical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kazanas, Demosthenes [2012]
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Citation: For diverse contributions to Astrophysics, ranging from a 1980 independent resolution, of the cosmological horizon problem using the vacuum energy of spontaneously broken gauge theory -- to the recent idea that AGN appearance depends on the properties of MHD winds launched from their accretion disks
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kazes, Emil [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kazmerski, Lawrence Lee [1987]
NREL
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the relationships among the electrical and chemical properties and the performance of photovoltaic devices.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Keane, Declan F. [2014]
Kent State University
Citation: For his leadership in the study of collective phenomena using directed flow and the discovery of antimatter hypertriton and Helium-4 in high-energy nuclear collisions at RHIC.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kearns, Edward [2007]
Boston University
Citation: For contributions in neutrino physics and particle astrophysics, particularly using the Super-Kamiokande experiment to reveal atmospheric neutrino oscillations and set stringent limits on proton decay.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Keating, David T [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keaton, Posey W, Jr. [1978]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Keefe, Denis [1981]
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Keepin, George R, Jr. [1963]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keesom, P H [1956]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keffer, Frederic [1959]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kehl, William L [1965]
Gulf R&D Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kehl, William L [1964]
Gulf R&D Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Keil, Eberhard K. [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of performance limits of accelerators and storage ring colliders.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Keim, C P [1951]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keister, Bradley D. [1995]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: For important contributions to the development of relativistic descriptions of few body systems.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Keiter, Hellmut [1999]
Universitdt Dortmund
Citation: For developing tools in the many-body theory of strongly-correlated electron systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Keith, H Douglas [1962]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kelber, Charles N [1962]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keller, Joseph [1946]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keller, Sarah L. [2011]
University of Washington
Citation: For her pioneering, fundamental contributions to the understanding of miscibility phase transitions in model surfactant and membrane systems.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Keller, Seymour P [1965]
Chappaqua, New York
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keller, William Edward [1960]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kelley, Anne Myers [2001]
Kansas State University
Citation: For outstanding and innovative work in Raman spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kelley, George G [1965]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kelley, Paul L [1975]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kellogg, Edwin M [1976]
Center for Astrophysics
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

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

Kellogg, Jerome M.B. [1940]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kellogg, Paul Jesse [1982]
University of Minnesota
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kelly, Henry C. [1989]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to arms control, solar energy, and energy and economic policy.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Kelly, Hugh P [1971]
University of Virginia
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kelly, M J [1935]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kelly, Robert E [1981]
University of California at Los Angeles
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kelly, William H [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kelton, Kenneth Franklin [2004]
Washington University
Citation: For contributions to the fundamental understanding of nucleation and to the study of quasicrystals and their applications.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kemper, Kirby Wayne [1995]
Florida State University
Citation: For sustained contributions, using Lithium-induced nuclear reactions and scattering, to the understanding of exotic highly excited states in light nuclei, including vector and tensor spin-dependent effects.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kendall, Bruce Reginald F. [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kendall, Henry W. [1985]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his crucial contributions to the study of elastic and inelastic electron scattering, and for his important activities in the field of nuclear reactor safety and nuclear disarmament.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kenkre, Vasudev Mangesh [1998]
University of New Mexico
Citation: For fundamental advances in the transport of quasi-particles in materials, ultrafast phenomena, disordered materials, and light-matter interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kennard, Ralph B [1941]
Wilson Teachers College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kennedy, Lawrence A. [2002]
University of Illinois, Chicago
Citation: For significant and sustained contributions to the fluid dynamics of diverse chemically reacting systems and for engineering applications of that work.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kennedy, Roy J [1935]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kennedy, T.A. [2010]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For contributions to the theory of quantum degenerate atomic gases, quantum optics, and quantum information science.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kennedy, Thomas Albert [1995]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For advances in the identification and properties of defects in semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kennefick, Daniel [2008]
University of Arkansas
Citation: For his enthusiastically reviewed book, "Traveling at the Speed of Thought", for his associate editorship of the Einstein papers and for his articles including, Einstein versus the Physical Review".
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Kennel, Charles F [1978]
University of California at Los Angeles
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kenney, V Paul [1963]
University of Kentucky
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kenrich, Gleason W [1939]
University of Puerto Rico
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kent, Andrew David [2006]
New York University
Citation: For seminal contributions to quantum tunneling through experimental studies of the tunneling of the magnetization in molecular magnets.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Kent, R H [1951]
Aberdeen
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kent, Stephen [2010]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: In recognition of many vital contributions to the operations and science of  the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kenty, Carl [1957]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Kephart, Robert David [1992]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his leading role in the building, operation, and physics of the CDF detector.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kephart, Thomas [2010]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For many insightful contributions to elementary particle theory, including the first explicit calculation of chiral gauge anomalies in higher dimensions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kepler, Raymond G [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kerman, Arthur K [1964]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kerman, William J, Jr. [1965]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kernan, Anne [1975]
University of California, Riverside
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kernan, William J, Jr. [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kerner, Edward Haskel [1960]
University of Buffalo
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kerr, Donald M. [2002]
Central Intelligence Agency
Citation: For outstanding talent, public service and scientific leadership that have made significant contributions to the national security of the United States.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Kerr, Robert M. [2009]
University of Warwick
Citation: For his pioneering mix of 3D direct numerical simulations with analysis inspired by mathematics and physics to turbulent statistics, thermal convection, intense events and novel LES approaches. His 1993 Euler calculation has withstood the test of time and continues to inspire new mathematics.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kerschen, Edward J. [1999]
University of Arizona
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theoretical foundations of boundary-layer stability and transition to turbulence.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kerst, Donald W [1940]
General Electric Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kerstein, Alan Robert [2001]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For his substantial and enduring original contributions to turbulence dynamics, turbulent mixing, and turbulent combustion, and for his insightful technical leadership among peers and students.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kersten, Harold J [1940]
University of Cincinnati
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kerth, Leroy T [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kerwin, Larkin [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kes, Peter [2008]
Leiden University
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to physics of vortex matter in disordered superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kessel, Quentin C [1973]
University of Connecticut
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kessler, David Alan [2006]
Bar-Ilan University
Citation: For fundamental investigations into non-equilibrium pattern formation mechanisms, especially with regard to dendritic growth, viscous fingering and surface deposition.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Kessler, Ernest G. [1999]
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Citation: For his numerous contributions to highest-accuracy measurements of constants of physics including x-ray wavelengths.
Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Kessler, J.O. [2009]
University of Arizona
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the biological fluid dynamics of swimming micro-organisms and for inspirational and enthusiastic leadership in the field.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kessler, Karl G [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Ketchen, Mark B. [1989]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For applications of VLSI fabrication techniques to problems of condensed matter physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Keto, John W. [2000]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For studies of the energy transport phenomena in dense gases and clusters excited by resonant photon pulses.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kettell, Steven [2007]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his leadership in rare kaon decay experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kettering, Charles F. [1928]
Affilation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Ketterle, Wolfgang [1997]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering research in achieving Bose-Einstein condensation in an atomic vapor, and for seminal studies on the properties of the condensate.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Ketterson, John B [1969]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Keung, Wai-Yee [2014]
University of Illinois, Chicago
Citation: For his influential contributions to elementary particle theory, including CP violation and electric dipole moments, Higgs physics, and collider phenomenology.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kevan, Karry [1972]
Wayne State University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kevan, Stephen D. [1995]
University of Oregon
Citation: For his pioneering work in the use of high-resolution photoemission spectroscopy (synchrotron radiation) to elucidate the interplay between electronic properties and structure at surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kevrekidis, Panayotis [2014]
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of localized solutions, of their stability in nonlinear wave equations, and of their relevance to applications from atomic physics, nonlinear optics, and granular crystals.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Key, Michael Hannam [1999]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For experimental work in laser plasma inertial confinement fusion including x-ray laser backlighting and x-ray lasers.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Keyes, Frederick G. [1927]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keyes, Robert W [1962]
IBM at Yorktown Heights
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keys, David A [1923]
McGill University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Keyworth, George A [1981]
Los Alamos
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Khakoo, Murtadha A. [2000]
California State University, Fullerton
Citation: For contributions to experimental electron scattering from fundamental targets and for involvement of undergraduate and high school students in front-line research.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Khanna, Faqir Chand [1983]
University of Victoria
Citation: For his work on effective operators which had led to deeper understanding of physical phenomena in a broad range of many-body problems including quasiparticle aspects in nuclear structure, the interplay between nucleons and mesons, and excitation in normal liquid He.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Khanna, Shiv [2007]
Virginia Commonwealth University
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the theoretical understanding of electronic and magnetic properties of clusters as well as work on superatoms forming a new dimension to the periodic table.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kharchenko, Vasili [2015]
University of Connecticut, Storrs
Citation: For contributions to the theory of non-equilibrium processes in classical and quantum gases, including energy and charge relaxations in collisions of atoms and molecules and charge-exchange X-ray emissions in astrophysical environments.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kharzeev, Dmitri E. [2006]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For research on the properties of matter at very high energy density, and the theory of the high energy limit of QCD.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kheifets, Anatoli S. [2004]
Australian National University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to theory of atomic and molecular ionization, in particular elucidation of the role of electron correlation in multiple ionization caused by a photon or charged particle impact.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Khitrova, Galina [2012]
University of Arizona
Citation: For fundamental studies of pump probe spectroscopy of atomic vapors and light-matter coupling of cavity fields with quantum wells and dots. In particular, for demonstrating the quantum regime of semiconductor cavity quantum electrodynamics via the vacuum Rabi splitting between a single quantum dot and the field in a photonic crystal nanocavity
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Khokhlov, Alexei M. [2002]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For the development of innovative computational techniques and their successful application to critical problems in astrophysics and combustion science.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Khomami, Bamin [2009]
University of Tennessee
Citation: For his insightful application of novel numerical methods, molecular modeling, and experiments toward the physical understanding of elastic fluid flows including discovering and explaining novel aspects of their purely elastic and thermomechanical instability.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Khomskii, Daniel [2008]
University of Koeln
Citation: For important contributions to the theory of strongly correlated electron systems, especially the study of orbital ordering.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Khosla, Rajinder P. [1998]
National Science Foundation
Citation: In recognition of exemplary leadership in developing innovative and creative applications of microelectronics in imaging technology.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Khoury, Freddy A [1975]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Khurgin, Jacob [2011]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For diverse contributions to understanding the underlying physics and improving the performance of numerous electronic and optical devices, such as semiconductor second-order nonlinear optical generators, intersubband semiconductor lasers and Raman oscillators, slow light, and plasmonic devices.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Khuri, Nicola N [1966]
Rockefeller University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kiang, Ching-Hwa [2010]
Rice University
Citation: For her work in experimental biological physics, especially for studying molecular interactions of nucleic acids and proteins using nanoscale probes, and for the discovery of single-walled carbon nanotubes.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Kieda, David [2010]
University of Utah
Citation: For development and use of innovative ground-based astrophysical techniques to discover new sources of very high-energy gamma-rays, and for the discovery and study of cosmic rays at the highest energies.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kieffer, Lee J [1973]
University of Colorado
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kiefl, Robert Francis [2004]
University of British Columbia
Citation: For outstanding contributions to our understanding of the properties of materials through the use of muons.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kiess, C. C. [1929]
Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kievsky, Alejandro [2010]
INFN
Citation: For contributions to the development of the hyperspherical-harmonics method for few-nucleon systems, and particularly for precise studies of the continuum in three-nucleon systems.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

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

Kikuchi, Chihiro [1957]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kilb, Ralph W [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Plasma Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kilkenny, Joseph D. [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For significant contributions to the study of energy transport, hydrodynamics, implosion physics, x-ray spectroscopy, and advanced diagnostics of laser-produced plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Killeen, John [1969]
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Killian, Thomas [2010]
Rice University
Citation: For studies of strong Coulomb coupling in ultra-cold neutral plasmas during thermal equilibration, and of cold collisions and quantum degeneracy with alkaline-earth metal atoms.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kim, DaiSik [2010]
Seoul National University
Citation: For important contributions to ultrafast optical processes in semiconductors and near-field studies of plasmonics.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Kim, Hee Joong [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Kim, Jin K. [2009]
Pohang University of Science and Technology
Citation: For pioneering advanced spectroscopies for the characterization of heterogeneous polymer materials.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Kim, John J. [1989]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For significant expansion of our understanding of turbulent flows; through the development of convergent methods for direct numerical simulation, the application to wall-bounded flows, and the subsequent interpretation using innovative concepts.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kim, Ki [2015]
North Carolina State University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of electron-phonon scattering and related transport properties in the low-dimensional electronic and spintronic devices and structures.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Kim, Kwang-Je [1994]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theory of synchrotron radiation and free electron laser sources, especially concerning brightness, polarization, self-amplified spontaneous emission and laser-driven rf electron guns.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Kim, Mahn Won [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding contributions to experimental complex fluid physics.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Kim, Philip [2007]
Columbia University
Citation: For the creation of single layer graphite (graphene) and the study of its unusual two-dimensional electronic transport properties.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kim, Yeong Ell [1977]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kim, Yong Wook [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kim, Yong-Baek [2012]
University of Toronto
Citation: For contributions to the theory of quantum spin liquids in frustrated magnets and correlated electron materials
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kim, Yong-Ki [1980]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kim, Young B [1967]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kim, Young-Kee [2003]
University of Chicago
Citation: For her precision measurement of the mass of the W boson and her leadership in commissioning the CDF-II detector.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kimball, Arthur L. [1928]
General Electric Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kimball, Clyde W [1975]
Northern Illinois University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kimball, George E [1941]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kimble, H. Jeff [1989]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his contributions to the fundamental understanding of the quantum nature of light and its interactions with matter, including resonance fluorescence, quantum jumps, and squeezed quantum noise.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Kimerling, Lionel Cooper [1987]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the measurement and understanding of the electrical properties of defects in semiconductors and the role of charge state and electronic stimulation in their structure and reactivity.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kimmel, Greg [2010]
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to understanding the structure and electron-stimulated reactivity of water at interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kimura, Yoshifumi [2007]
Nagoya University
Citation: For contributions to the development of our understanding of turbulent flows and the dispersion of scalars in a variety of geophysical settings through the numerical simulations and a comparison of these to theory and experiment.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kimura, Yoshitaka [1999]
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization
Citation: For the design, construction, and operation of the TRISTAN storage ring; and for his leadership role in accelerator science research in Japan.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Kinch, Michael Anthony [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to transport and infrared physics of narrow band-gap semiconductors and their application to infrared devices.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

King, Gilbert W [1946]
Arthur D. Little, Incorporated
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

King, James C. [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For imaginative basic research on interactions between radiation induced and lattice defects, impurities and the anelastic properties of quartz leading to the development of the synthetic quartz resonators now in use.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

King, John S [1974]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

King, John Gordon [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his fundamental tests of the neutrality of matter, his application of molecular-beam techniques to the study of biological systems, and his many imaginative contributions to physics education.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

King, L. D.P. [1946]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

King, R W.P. [1941]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

King, Robert B [1941]
Mount Wilson Observatory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

King, William P. [2014]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For distinguished contributions to the applied physics of nanometer-scale thermal and mechanical property measurements, and the translation of this work to numerous applications in materials science and nanotechnology.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Kingdon, K. H. [1925]
General Electric Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kingsley, Jack Dean [1996]
General Electric Corporate R&D (retired)
Citation: For sustained excellence in the science and technology of lasers, lighting, television, displays and medical diagnostic imaging equipment.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Kingston, R H [1957]
Lincoln
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kinney, Edward [2007]
University of Colorado
Citation: For his contributions to the experimental study of the spin structure of the nucleon in polarized deep inelastic electron scattering from internal polarized gas targets and for his experimental and theoretical elucidation of pion reaction mechanisms in pion double charge exchange in light nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kino, Gordon S [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kinoshita, Kay [2000]
University of Cincinnati
Citation: For innovative contributions to the study of b-quarks and for leadership in accelerator searches for magnetic monopoles.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kinsey, E. Lee [1931]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kinsey, James L. [1980]
Rice University
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kinter, S. M. [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kintner, Paul Marvin, Jr. [2003]
Cornell University
Citation: For investigation of microstructure, wave-particle interactions, and plasma acceleration in space plasmas using sounding rocket and satellite experiments, and for innovative applications of GPS technology to space plasma experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kira, Mackillo [2015]
Philipps University Marburg
Citation: For contributions to theoretical semiconductor quantum optics.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Kirby, Kate Page [1989]
American Physical Society
Citation: For the innovative application of methods of quantum chemistry to the quantitative elucidation of a diverse range of molecular phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical 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

Kirczenow, George [1994]
Simon Fraser University
Citation: For his several contributions to our understanding of electron-hole liquids, excitons, ballistic electronic transport, and the energies and kinetics of staging in graphite intercalation compounds.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Kirk, Thomas Bernard Walter [1988]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For continued leadership over many years in the fermilab muon scattering program, and his successful management of the Tevatron II Construction Project.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kirkby, David [2007]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the experimental study and understanding of mixing and CP violation in the neutral B meson system, and for the development of data modeling and analysis software used throughout the high energy physics community.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kirkham, Don [1953]
Iowa State
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kirkpatrick, Douglas A. [2014]
InnerProduct Partners
Citation: In recognition of his pioneering, and ingenious contributions to the conception, development, maturation and commercialization of novel technologies on bio-fuels, high efficiency solid state lightning, and bio-molecular tubular nano-structures and his visionary management of technology programs with major National security implications.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Kirkpatrick, Edward S. [1980]
No Company Provided
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kirkpatrick, Harry A [1940]
Occidental College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kirkpatrick, Larry Dale [1999]
Montana State University
Citation: For exceptional contributions to physics education as textbook author, editor/columnist for Quantum magazine, and as coach of the US Physics Olympics Team.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Kirkpatrick, Paul [1931]
University of Hawaii
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kirkpatrick, Theodore Ross [1994]
University of Maryland, College Park
Citation: For studies in condensed matter theory including light scattering far from equilibrium, long-time tails, acoustic localization, structural glasses, and metal-insulator transitions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kirkwood, John G [1940]
Cornell University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kirshner, Robert Paul [1988]
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the study of galactic dynamics and luminosity, and to spectroscopic studies of galactic supernovae remnants and extragalactic supernovae, and in particular for the first observations and interpretation of the ultraviolet spectra of Supernova 1987a.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kirson, Michael W. [1984]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For his many contributions to the theoretical understanding of nuclear structure.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kirtley, John Robert [1988]
Stanford University
Citation: For theoretical and experimental contributions elucidating electron tunneling and the interaction of electrons with photons and phonons.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kiryukhin, Valery D. [2014]
Rutgers University
Citation: For use of x-ray and neutron scattering to understand multiferroics, colossal magnetoresistance and low-dimensional magnetism.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kirz, Janos [1987]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For research and teaching in the field of high energy physics and X-ray microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

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

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

Kisslinger, Leonard S [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Particles and Fields.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kistiakowsky, G B [1932]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kistiakowsky, George B [1960]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kistner, Ottmar C [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kitchens, Thomas A [1973]
Not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kittel, Charles [1949]
Fort Baldwin
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kivel, Bennett [1960]
Avco-Everett Research Lab
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kivelson, Daniel [1976]
University of California Los Angeles
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kivelson, Margaret Galland [2001]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For numerous pioneering contributions connecting fundamental principles of plasma physics to spacecraft observations ranging from geomagnetic field line resonances to the discovery of the magnetic topology of Jupiter's moons.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kivelson, Steven Allan [1997]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For theoretical contributions to the understanding of conducting polymers, the quantum Hall effect, and high temperature superconductivity.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kivshar, Yuri S. [2006]
Australian National University
Citation: For creative, stimulating, and seminal contributions to nonlinear optics, the physics of optical solitons, and the theory of nonlinear localized modes.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Kiwi, Miguel German [1993]
Pontif University Catolica de Chile
Citation: For innovative contributions to condensed matter physics and leadership in the organization and development of physics in Lain America.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Klafter, Joseph [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For advancing the understanding of energy states and transport in ordered, disordered a low-dimensional domains and that of anomalous diffusion, reaction kinetics and molecular dynamics in disordered and confined systems.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Klapwijk, Teunis Martien [2001]
Delft University of Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the field of nonequilibrium and mesoscopic superconductivity.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Klaus, Klaus W. [1985]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For significant experimental and theoretical contributions to the study of the hydrodynamics of super-fluid helium.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kleiber, Paul [2007]
University of Iowa
Citation: For contributions to the study of excited state interactions in ion-molecule clusters and in molecular collisions.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Klein, Barry M. [1995]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For his contributions to the theory of electronic and vibrational properties of solids, and for building and leading dynamic research groups.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Klein, Claude A [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Klein, Jacob [2003]
Oxford University, UK and Weizmann Institute, Israel
Citation: For outstanding contributions to understanding the dynamics of entangled polymers and the physics of polymers at surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Klein, Joshua [2011]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For contributions to neutrino physics, especially through leadership of the data analysis for the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory showing that solar neutrinos change flavor between the Sun and the Earth.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Klein, Michael L. [1991]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For the development and application of intermolecular potentials and computer-simulation methods, leading to deep insights into the structure, dynamics, and phase transition of liquids and solids.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Klein, Miles Vincent [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Klein, Richard I [2003]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions in computational astrophysics including star formation, radiatively driven stellar winds, instabilities in supernovae and magnetized neutron stars, and scaled laser experiments simulating strong shock phenomena in the ISM.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Klein, Spencer [2009]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering studies of quantum-mechanical interference effects in coulomb interactions between highly-charged nuclei at ultra-relativistic energies, and in the suppression of bremsstrahlung in electron scattering from dense media.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Klein, William [2010]
Boston University
Citation: For seminal contributions in the physics of nucleation and phase transitions arising from fundamental advances in statistical field-theoretic techniques, and their application to general mean field systems.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Kleinman, Leonard [1971]
University of Texas
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kleinpoppen, Hans [1970]
University of Stirling
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kleiser, Leonhard [2010]
ETH Zurich
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of accurate numerical methods for computational fluid dynamics, and for their application to elucidate phenomena of transition and turbulence in wall-bounded flows, compressible turbulence, and gravity-driven and particle-laden flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Klema, Ernest D [1966]
Northwestern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Klemens, Paul G [1961]
Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Klemm, Richard Andrew [1994]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For work on the theory of anisotropic and layered superconductors in magnetic fields, involving both microscopic and phenomenological models.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Klemperer, William A [1954]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kleppner, Daniel [1978]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Klewicki, Joseph [2011]
University of New Hampshire
Citation: For insightful studies revealing the properties and scaling of turbulent boundary layers over a large Reynolds number range, and for developing and sharing with the research community unique flow facilities to carry out such studies.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kliewer, Kenneth L [1981]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Klimeck, Gerhard [2011]
Purdue University
Citation: For the development, application, and dissemination of atomistic, quantum simulation tools for nanoelectronic devices.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Klimenko, Sergey [2012]
University of Florida
Citation: For pioneering the development of coherent algorithms for experimental searches of gravitational waves using ground-based detectors, and outstanding contributions to the most sensitive searches for burst-like gravitational wave signals with the LIGO and VIRGO detectors
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Klimov, Victor I. [2003]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of nanocrystal quantum dot lasers.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Klippenstein, Stephen Jacob [2006]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the development and application of quantative theoretical methods for predicting the kinetics of chemical reactions in the gas phase.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Klitzing, Von, Klaus [1998]
Max Planck Institute, Stuttgart
Citation: For the discovery of the quantized Hall effect.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Klots, Cornerlius Ephraim [1991]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For developments in the theory of unimolecular reactions , with particular reference to processes occurring in van der Waals molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kluge, Heinz-Jurgen [2004]
Gesellschaft fur Schwerionenforschung
Citation: For his pioneering work on applying methods from atomic physics for studying fundamental properties of unstable nuclei, in particular the development of ion traps for precise measurements of nuclear masses.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Knapp, Edward A [1972]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Knauss, Harold P [1937]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kneipp, Katrin [2004]
Wellman Center for Photomedicine & Biophotonics
Citation: For contributions to the application of Raman scattering in nanotechnology and the biomedical field.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Kneisel, Peter [2008]
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Citation: For pioneering contributions to superconducting rf science and technology through a wide range of research and development advances.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Knight, J D [1957]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Knight, W D [1955]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Knill, Emmanuel H. [2005]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For fundamental contributions to our understanding of the control and manipulation of quantum systems, including quantum error correction, determination of tolerable error rates, and linear optics quantum computing.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Knipp, J K [1940]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Knize, Randall [2010]
US Air Force Academy
Citation: For contributions to diode pumped alkali lasers, along with the optical trapping and cooling of neutral atoms and molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Knobler, Charles M [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Knobloch, Edgar [2001]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his innovative applications of modern mathematical tools such as bifurcation and group theory to the analysis of nonlinear structures in fluid flows and for his elucidation of fundamental dynamical mechanisms.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Knollman, G C [1967]
Lockheed Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Knorr, Harry V [1941]
Antioch College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Knotek, Michael L. [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of photon stimulated desorption through a series of experimental and theoretical analyses.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Knowles, Dewey D. [1931]
Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Knox, Lloyd E. [2012]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For motivating major observations (WMAP and Planck), developed widely-using data analysis tools, providing insightful interpretations of data, and calculating the impact of astrophysical processes on the microwave sky. He currently leads the US Planck team estimating cosmological parameters, and works with the South Pole Telescope team measuring signals he predicted over the past 15 years
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Knox, Robert S [1962]
University of Rochester
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Knox, Wayne Harvey [1996]
Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
Citation: For his studies of fundamental physics of ultrafast lasers, development of novel and practical ultrafast lasers, and studies of ultrafast relaxation processes in semiconductors using such lasers.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Knudsen, Vern O [1929]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Ko, Che-Ming [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his studies of transport models and collective effects in heavy ion collisions. His research on subthreshold particle production provides an important window on nuclear dynamics at high densities.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Koberstein, Jeffrey T. [1991]
Columbia University
Citation: For research contributions on the morphology of polyurethanes, novel applications of small angle x-ray and neutron diffraction to the study of multiphase polymers, and pioneering work on polymer surfaces and interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Koch, Donald L. [1998]
Cornell University
Citation: For original contributions to our understanding of suspension mechanics in areas of bubbly flows, fiber suspensions, gas-solid suspensions, colloids, liquid crystals, and transport in porous media.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Koch, H W [1949]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Koch, Peter M. [1992]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For creative development of spectroscopic and laser techniques in novel experiments on weakly bound atomic electrons in strong static and time-oscillating electric fields.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Koch, Roger Hilsen [1992]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of noise in physical systems and the experimental identification of a new glassy phase in superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Koch, Volker [2011]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of fluctuations and penetrating probes in high-energy nuclear collisions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kocharovskaya, Olga [2005]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For her pioneering works on lasing without inversion, electromagnetically induced transparency, and laser control of gamma-ray nuclear transitions.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kochlor, James F [1941]
Smith College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kock, W E [1949]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Koehler, J S [1949]
Carnegie Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Koehler, W C [1957]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Koel, Bruce E. [1996]
University Southern California, Los Angeles
Citation: For important contributions to establishing the fundamentals of chemisorption and chemical reactions on bimetallic and alloy surfaces. His work on ordered intermetallic surfaces has discovered new principles of alloy reactivity.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Koelling, Dale D. [1995]
U.S. Department of Energy
Citation: For seminal contributions to the computational theory of the electronic properties of crystalline materials, especially rare earths and actinides, and for providing direction and leadership to the DoE computational science community.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Koenraad, Paul [2014]
Eindhoven University of Technology
Citation: For elucidating the spatial characteristics of localized states in semiconductors via scanning tunneling microscopy and single-dot spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Koepke, Mark Elwood [2004]
West Virginia University
Citation: For achievement in interrelating laboratory results and space-plasma observations, especially regarding the dramatic modification of instabilities by inhomogeneous plasma flow, and for influential experiments on driven-oscillator phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Koester, Louis J [1961]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kofman, Lev [2007]
University of Toronto
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of inflation and preheating in the early universe, the role of cosmological constant on the microwave background, and the emergence of the cosmic web from Gaussian density fluctuations.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kofoed-Hansen, Otto Mogens [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kogan, Vladimir G. [1999]
Iowa State University
Citation: For theoretical studies of magnetic properties of anisotropic type-II superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kogut, John B [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kohl, John L. [1996]
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Citation: For benchmark laboratory measurements of atomic parameters of exceptional quality and for conception, development and scientific application of a revolutionary, ultraviolet coronagraph for solar spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kohn, Walter [1960]
Carnegie Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kojima, Haruo [2005]
Rutgers University
Citation: For experimental discoveries of unusual low-temperature excitations and dynamics in quantum liquids and solids, especially superfluid 3He.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Kokotailo, George T [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kolata, James J. [1996]
University of Notre Dame
Citation: For his overall contributions to nuclear physics and specifically for his work with radioactive beams.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kolb, Alan C [1976]
Maxwell Laboratories Incoporated
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kolb, Charles E. [1997]
Aerodyne Research, Inc.
Citation: For his design and utilization of innovative methods to study gas phase and heterogeneous chemical kinetics and to monitor trace species concentrations and fluxes in environmental and industrial processes.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Koller, Lewis R [1931]
General Electric Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kolodner, Paul R. [1992]
Alcatel Lucent, Bell Laboratories
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of convection in binary fluid mixtures utilizing precision flow-visualization experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kolomeisky, Anatoly [2015]
Rice University
Citation: For major advances in the field of theoretical biophysics by fundamental contributions to the understanding of the mechanisms of motor proteins, cytoskeleton dynamics, protein nucleation, channel transport, and protein-DNA interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Kolomensky, Yury G. [2006]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his significant contributions of elucidating the spin structure of the nucleon, the electroweak theory and B-meson decays.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Koltun, Daniel S [1972]
University of Rochester
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Nuclear Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Komatsu, Eiichiro [2015]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For pioneering use of the bispectrum to study the physics of the early universe and for playing a leading role in the analysis of WMAP data.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kondo, Jun [2008]
21st Century Medicine Inc
Citation: For the discovery of the mechanism for the resistance minimum in metals with magnetic impurities, universally known as "the Kondo effect".
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Konigsberg, Jacobo [2008]
University of Florida
Citation: For his contributions to the discovery and studies of the Top quark, and for his leadership in the CDF experiment.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kono, Junichiro [2009]
Rice University
Citation: For contributions to optical processes in semiconductor nanostructures, including magneto-optical studies of Aharonov-Bohm physics in carbon nanotubes.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Konopinski, Emil J [1939]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Koochesfahani, Manoochehr M. [2008]
Michigan State University
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the development of experimental techniques including laser induced fluorescence, molecular tagging velocimetry and thermometry, and quantum dot imaging, and for his fundamental studies of turbulent mixing.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kooi, Clarence F [1964]
Palo Alto, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Koon, Norman C. [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Koonin, Steven E. [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Koontz, P G [1957]
College of Wooster
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kopelman, Raoul [1985]
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For contributions to understanding exciton interactions, energy transport and excitation recombination kinetics in ordered and disordered molecular aggregates.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Koplik, Joel [1992]
CUNY-CCNY
Citation: For contributions to the fluid mechanics of porous media, pattern selection in nonequilibrium growth, and the molecular dynamics of fluid flow.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Korenman, Victor [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Korepin, Vladimir E. [1996]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of strongly correlated electrons through the study of exactly solvable models.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Korff, Sorgo A [1939]
Bartol Research Foundation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Kornfield, Julia A. [1999]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding investigations of the order and dynamics of copolymers, liquid-crystalline polymers, blends, and thin films.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer 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

Korringa, Jan [1972]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kortan, Ahmet Refik [1996]
AT&T Bell Laboratories
Citation: For experimental studies of phase transitions on surfaces, in liquid crystals, and in intercalated systems; and work on new materials such as quasicrystals and fullerenes.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Korytov, Andrey [2012]
University of Florida
Citation: For major contributions to the Higgs searches at LHC, and to the design and construction of high rate high precision Muon detectors for the CMS experiment
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Koseff, Jeffrey [2015]
Stanford University
Citation: For pioneering contributions in understanding lid-driven cavity flow and transport phenomena in coupled physical-biological systems, and seminal contributions to the theory of stratified turbulence and internal wave breaking.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Koshelev, Alexei Evgenievich [2003]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For important theoretical contributions to the physics of vortex matter in superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Koshiba, Masatoshi [2002]
University of Tokyo
Citation: For creating the Kamioka neutrino observatory, detecting neutrinos from Supernova 1987A and from the Sun, and for the discovery of neutrino oscillations through the interactions of atmospheric neutrinos.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Koski, Walter S [1967]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kosowsky, Arthur [2014]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For landmark contributions to cosmology, including pioneering work on the use of CMB fluctuations for precision cosmology and pioneering work on the origin and detection of primordial gravitational waves.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kossler, William John [1998]
College of William & Mary
Citation: For pioneering work using muon spin rotation techniques in condensed matter physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kostelecky, V. Alan [2004]
Indiana University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the understanding and testing of spacetime symmetries and for the development of a theoretical framework for investigations of relativity violations.
Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Koster, George F [1962]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kosterlitz, John M [1992]
Brown University
Citation: For his work on the theory of phase transitions in low-dimensional systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kostroun, Vaclav O. [1985]
Cornell University
Citation: For pioneering work in the development of electron beam sources and multiply charged ions, and in the use of synchrotron radiation as a probe of atomic structure.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kotliar, B. Gabriel [2000]
Rutgers University
Citation: For development of the dynamical mean field method and its application to strongly correlated electron systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kotochigova, Svetlana [2011]
Temple University
Citation: For insightful theoretical description of the formation and control of ultracold molecules in optical trapping potentials.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kotschenreuther, Michael T. [1998]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the self-consistent theory of magnetic island formation, for the implementation of the delta f numerical technique, and for developing theoretical techniques that quantitatively describe plasma transport in tokamaks.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kotter, F Ralph [1960]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kotthaus, Jorg Peter [1989]
Univ Munich
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the electronic properties of confined systems in both one and two dimensions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kotwal, Ashutosh [2008]
Duke University
Citation: For his precision measurements of the mass of the W boson at the Tevatron.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Koumoutsakos, Petros [2012]
ETH Zurich
Citation: For his pioneering contributions in the development of vortex methods, multi-scale particle methods, and bio-inspired optimization algorithms and his insightful use of these methods to advance fundamental understanding of bluff body flows, biological flows, and nanofluidics
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kouveliotou, Chryssa [1999]
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Citation: For outstanding discoveries and significant advances in observational high-energy astrophysics, especially in the fields of gamma-ray bursts and magnetars.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kovar, Dennis G. [1996]
U.S. Department of Energy
Citation: For his work on direct reactions, which provided precise spectroscopic information of importance for our understanding of single-particle states near doubly-magic 208Pb, and which established the angular-momentum dependence in heavy-ion transfer reactions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kovasznay, Leslie S.G. [1962]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kovchegov, Yuri [2012]
The Ohio State University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to understanding the structure and dynamics of strong color fields in nucleons and nuclei at high energies
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kowalski, Stanley B. [1990]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For substantially advancing the capabilities for high-resolution nuclear spectroscopy at intermediate energies and for precision studies of nuclear structure and dynamics with electron scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kox, Anne Jacob [2000]
University of Amsterdam
Citation: For his original contributions to the history of physics, especially in the Netherlands, and for his extraordinary contributions to the edition of Albert Einstein's papers.
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Kracek, Frank C [1931]
Geophysical Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Krafft, Geoffrey Arthur [2001]
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Citation: For his pioneering contributions in establishing the stability and operational foundation of superconducting and recirculating electron accelerators.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Krakauer, Henry [1995]
College of William & Mary
Citation: For outstanding accomplishments in formulating and implementing the all-electron description of the electronic structure and related physical properties of complex crystalline solids and their surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Krall, Nicholas A [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kramer, Edward J [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Krane, Kenneth Saul [1990]
Oregon State University
Citation: For his successful program in developing and applying angluar-correlation and nuclear-orientation techniques to studies of nuclear structure, and for his contribution to training of students through textbook writing.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Krasheninnikov, Sergei I. [1999]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of tokamak edge plasmas and atomic physics effects, long mean free path electron transports, and the influence of sheared electric fields on particle orbits.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Krasik, Yakov [2015]
Technion – Israel Institute of Technology
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the physics of plasma cathodes, the generation of high-current electron beams and nanosecond-timescale gaseous discharges, and converging strong shock waves.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Krasny, Robert [2007]
University of Michigan
Citation: For his many achievements in advancing particle methods and tree-code algorithms to allow exceptionally precise computations of vortex dynamics, and his insightful use of the resulting methods to increase the fundamental understanding of regular and chaotic phenomena in fluid flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kraus, Charles A [1928]
Brown University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Krausch, Georg [2008]
Johannes-Gutenberg University
Citation: For his insightful research on the thin film behavior of block copolymers and polymer mixtures.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Krause, E H [1953]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Krause, Jeffrey L. [2002]
University of Florida
Citation: For his fundamental research on the dynamics and control of atomic and molecular states in external fields, including the theoretical interpretation of experimental results and the prediction of novel phenomena.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Krause, Lucjan [1990]
University of Windsor
Citation: For systematic experimental investigation of sensitized fluorescence, which has contributed significantly to the database and understanding of the transfer of electronic excitation energy in inelastic collisions between neutral particles.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Krause, Manfred O [1970]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Krause, Sonja [1976]
Lagos University, Nigeria
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Kraushaar, Jack J [1966]
University of Colorado
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kraushaar, W L [1953]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Krauss, Lawrence M. [1998]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For his original contributions at the interface of particle physics and astrophysics.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Krauss, Morris [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For substantial contributions in diverse fields such as mass spectroscopy, atmospheric physics, laser physics, and molecular biophysics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Krauss, Todd D. [2012]
University of Rochester
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the field of nanoscience, especially the photophysics of nanoscale semiconductors, including groundbreaking discoveries of the fluorescence properties of single carbon nanotubes and individual semiconductor nanocrystals.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kravchenko, Sergey [2008]
Northeastern University
Citation: For significant contributions to the field of metal-insulator transitions of electrons confined to two dimensions in silicon.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Krebs, James John [1983]

Citation: For important original contributions in the field of magnetic resonance in semiconductor materials, and particularly for studies of deep level centers in GaAs and InP.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Krebs, Martha [2000]
Institute for Defense Analysis
Citation: For her contributions to the vitality and quality of the science research and development programs supported by the Department of Energy for the benefit of the nation.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kreger, William E [1960]
San Mateo, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kreider, B. A. [1927]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kremer, Kurt [2005]
Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the development of computational physics methods and their application to statistical mechanics of soft materials including polymer melts and networks, polyelectrolytes and colloids.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Krems, Roman [2015]
University of British Columbia
Citation: For developing numerical tools for the description of molecular collisions at cold and ultracold temperatures and their control using external electric and magnetic fields.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Krennrich, Frank [2008]
Iowa State University
Citation: For scientific contributions and the development of sensitive instrumentation in high energy gamma-ray astrophysics.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kressel, Henry [1974]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kribs, Graham [2015]
University of Oregon
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of physics beyond the Standard Model, in particular theories with supersymmetry and extra generations of matter.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Krieger, Allen Stephen [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding contributions to solar astrophysics using x-ray imaging of the corona to gain an understanding of coronal structure and evolution and for establishing a firm connection between coronal holes and the high-speed solar wind.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Krieger, Martin Harvey [2006]
University of Southern California
Citation: For his series of books on the historical development of models and the mathematics employed in twentieth-century physics, especially the Ising model and its relatives and the proofs of the stability of matter.
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Krigbaum, William R [1962]
Duke University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Krimigis, Stamatios M. [1983]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For significant contributions to the measurement and understanding of plasmas in planetary magnetospheres and the heliosphere.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Krimm, Samuel [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Krinsky, Samuel [1991]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For technical leadership and outstanding contributions to the design, commissioning, improvement, and management of National Synchrotron Light Source, and significant contributions to understanding of undulators and the FEL.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Krisch, Alan D [1976]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Krisch, Jean Peck [1998]
University of Michigan
Citation: For leadership and national contributions to the Society of Physics Students, effective and innovative undergraduate physics teaching, including to preservice elementary teachers, and for successful mentorship of women graduate students.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Krishnamoorti, Ramanan [2008]
University of Houston
Citation: For outstanding contributions to polymer thermodynamics, and structure and properties of polymer nanocomposites.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Krishnamurthy, Hulikal [2015]
Indian Institute of Science
Citation: For outstanding contributions to condensed matter theory, especially strongly correlated phenomena in fermionic and bosonic systems, universal behavior in quantum impurity physics, and colossal magneto-resistance.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter 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

Krishnamurti, Ruby Ebisuzaki [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For fundamental experimental and theoretical researches in diverse aspects of thermal convection, which have elucidated the nature of cellular patterns, and the transition to turbulent convection.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

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

Krishnan, R S [1940]
Cavendish Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Krishnan, Rappal S [1965]
Indian Institute of Science
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kristiansen, Magne [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kritz, Arnold H. [1998]
Lehigh University
Citation: For the development of innovative simulation tools to study wave heating, current drive and transport in plasmas, and for inspired leadership in a teamed approach to large computations.
Nominated by: Division of Computational 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

Kroemer, Herbert [1972]
University of Colorado
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kroll, I. Joseph [2008]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For major contributions to the observation and measurement of Bs-Bsbar mixing, including early recognition of the importance of the measurement, proposal and construction of the CDF time-of-flight system to improve particle identification, studies of B- tagging, and leadership during the final phases of the measurement.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Krommes, John A [1984]
Princeton Plasma Phys Lab
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the description and understanding of plasma turbulence and nonlinear statistical physics.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kronberg, Philipp Paul [2006]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For leading the growing appreciation of the importance of astrophysical magnetic fields. His work has helped to define this area of astrophysics and plasma astrophysics.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Krone, Ralph W [1964]
University of Kansas
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kronfeld, Andreas S. [2002]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to lattice quantum chromodynamics and its application to the phenomenology of the standard model.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kronig, Ralph de L. [1927]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Kropschot, Richard H [1977]
National Bureau of Standards, Boulder
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Krotscheck, Eckhard [1996]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For contributions to the microscopic theory of quantum fluids , films, clusters and mixtures, and the extension of variational methods to inhomogeneous quantum systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Krstic, Predrag S [2004]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For his important and diverse contributions to atomic theory, in particular to the theory of non-adiabatic heavy-particle collisions and of relativistic effects in ultrastrong laser-atom interaction.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Krueger, Susan Takacs [2002]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For significant contributions to the advancement of biological physics in determining the structures of important biomolecular complexes and biomimetic membranes through innovative use of neutron small angle scattering and reflectometry.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Kruer, William Leo [1978]
Lawrence Livermore Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kruger, P Gerald [1933]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kruse, Paul W [1973]
Not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kruse, Ulrich E [1961]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Krushelnick, Karl [2007]
University of Michigan
Citation: For pioneering contributions to experimental high-intensity laser plasma physics including the production of high-quality relativistic electron beams, energetic proton beams and the development of techniques to measure very large magnetic fields in intense laser-produced plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Krusin-Elbaum, Lia [1993]
CUNY-CCNY
Citation: For fundamental work on the magnetic properties of high temperature superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Krusius, Matti [1994]
Helsinki University of Technology
Citation: For contributions to low temperatures physics including vortex structures in rotating superfluid. 3He, acoustic and magnetic studies of superfluid. 3he, and spin polarized hydrogen.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Kruskal, Martin D [1960]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kryder, Mark Howard [2002]
Seagate Technology LLC, Pennsylvania
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of magnetic domain behavior, and leadership in the technologies of information storage.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Krylov, Anna [2011]
University of Southern California
Citation: For developing and implementing robust theoretical models and accurate computational tools for treating complicated open-shell electronic structure problems ranging from small radicals to the complex environment of solution and proteins.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Krzywoblocki, M Z [1958]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Kubo, Ryogo [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kubodera, Kuniharu [1994]
University of South Carolina
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of weak and electromagnetic interactions in nuclei, including his important studies of exchange current contributions to axial charge operator.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kuczkowski, Robert L. [1994]
University of Michigan
Citation: For pioneering applications of microwave spectroscopy to larger molecules, reaction mechanisms and van der Waals complexes whose structure and energetics have been relevant to physical, surface, analytical, organic, inorganic and environmental chemistry.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kudrolli, Arshad [2010]
Clark University
Citation: For his innovative experiments and significant contributions to nonlinear physics, dissipative systems, granular matter, and geomorphology.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear 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

Kuehner, John A [1972]
McMaster University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kuethe, Arnold M [1962]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kuhn, Sebastian [2007]
Old Dominion University
Citation: For his leadership on measurements of the nucleon structure functions, in particular in the non-perturbative and valence region.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Hadronic 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

Kulander, Kenneth Charles [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For leading the development of time dependent methods for atomic and molecular processes and for the generation of novel treatments of molecular photodissociation now commonly in use.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kulp, Daniel [2012]
American Physical Society
Citation: In recognition of his distinguished and dedicated service in the communication of research results to the physics community, in his capacity as Editorial Director of the American Physical Society.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kumar, Krishna Subramanian [2005]
University of Massachusetts
Citation: For his leadership in parity-violating electron scattering experiments, especially those focused on low energy searches for physics beyond the standard model.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kumar, Narendra [1994]
Indian Institute of Science
Citation: For contributions to condensed matter physics, notably to quantum transport and conductance fluctuations in disordered systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kumar, Prem [2000]
Northwestern University
Citation: For pioneering experimental contributions to the generation, detection, and application of the twin-beam quantum state produced by means of pulsed parametric amplification.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kumar, Sanat K. [1998]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For his pioneering simulation work on thin films of polymers and thermodynamics of polymer blends.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Kumar, Satish [2015]
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Citation: For fundamental contributions to interfacial and non-Newtonian fluid mechanics and for exemplary leadership in the engineering science of liquid-applied coating and printing processes.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kumaran, Viswanathan [2015]
Indian Institute of Science
Citation: For studies of transition to turbulence in flows past soft surfaces at moderate Reynolds numbers, including asymptotic and numerical analyses, and experimental characterization of instabilities, turbulence, and ultrafast mixing.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Kunc, Joseph Anthony [1992]
University of Southern California
Citation: For significant contributions to our understanding of the effects of electronic, atomic, and molecular processes in weakly-ionized gases.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kunchur, Milind N. [2012]
University of South Carolina
Citation: For development of short-pulse techniques and studies of dissipation in superconductors
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kundu, D N [1954]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kundu, Mukul [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of the solar plasma through pioneering radio astronomy large sidereal interferometric techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Kung, Andrew H. C. [1999]
Academia Sinica
Citation: For significant contributions to the development of techniques for generating high resolution tunable vuv and xuv radiation and state-specific studies of chemical reaction dynamics using state of the art lasers.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kunkel, W B [1955]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kunsman, Charles H. [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kunz, Albert B [1976]
DuPont Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kunz, Peter D [1976]
University of Colorado
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kunzler, John Eugene [1962]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kuo, Tzee-Ke [1976]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kupperman, Aron [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kurath, Dieter [1957]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kurbatov, J D [1954]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kurfess, James Daniel [1997]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For broad contributions to High Energy Astrophysics, including gamma ray observations of solar flares, pulsars, supernovae, discrete and diffuse galactic sources and active galactic nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kurie, Franz N.D. [1935]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kurizki, Gershon [2002]
The Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Citation: For discovering innovative approaches to the control of the quantum properties of electromagnetic fields interacting with atomic, molecular, and condensed media.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kurokawa, Shin-ichi [2000]
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization
Citation: For major contributions to accelerator development, including synchrotrons and colliders; for his leadership of the Japanese B-Factory; for fostering accelerator education; and for promotion of international collaboration in accelerator science.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Kurrelmeyer, Bernhard [1941]
Brooklyn College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kursunolgu, Behram [1965]
University of Miami
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kurths, Juergen [1999]
University of Potsdam
Citation: For the development of stochastic synchronization analyses applied to recordings from biological systems and for fundamental contributions to understanding nonlinear dynamical systems.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Kurtsiefer, Christian [2007]
National University of Singapore
Citation: For pioneeering contributions to practical quantum cryptography.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kurtz, Michael [2011]
Harvard University
Citation: For making significant contributions to spectroscopic data reduction systems, analyzing the large-scale structure of the universe, and for being the prime mover behind the Astrophysical Data System, the pioneering on-line library for astronomy.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Kusaka, Shuichi [1947]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kusch, P [1940]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Kusenko, Alexander [2008]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For original and seminal contributions to particle physics, astrophysics, and cosmology, as the inventor of supersymmetric Q-balls, proposer of mechanisms for neutrino-driven pulsar recoil, proponent of sterile neutrinos as dark matter, and valued contributor to theories of baryogenesis and ultrahigh-energy cosmic rays.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kushida, Toshimoto [1975]
Ford Motor Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kushner, Mark J. [1990]
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For scientific contribution to laser physics and spectroscopy, plasma chemistry, plasma and photochemical processing of materials, and pulse-power-switch technology.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kusmartsev, Feodor V. [2014]
Loughborough University
Citation: For theoretical contributions to many areas of condensed matter physics, particularly semiconductor physics and superconductivity.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kuti, Julius [1993]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For contributions to our theoretical understanding of the nature of hadrons and the strong interaction.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kuwata-Gonokami, Makoto [2012]
University of Tokyo
Citation: For contributions to laser spectroscopy and photon science including nonlinear spectroscopy of semiconductors, high density phenomena, cold atoms and micro cavity structures
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Kuyatt, Chris E [1970]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Kuyucak, Serdar [2001]
Australian National University
Citation: For codevelopment of the 1/N boson expansion technique for describing the properties of medium- to heavy- mass nuclei and for its extensions to high-spin states and subbarrier fusion as well as for his significant contributions to the promotion of international physics.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Kuzmich, Alexander M. [2009]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For experimental work with atomic ensembles that have advanced our understanding of atom-atom and atom-light entanglement, demonstating the feasibility of quantum repeaters.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kuzyk, Mark [2011]
Washington State University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of an understanding of the origins of the nonlinear optical response and applying this understanding to the development of novel organic nonlinear optical materials.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Kwiat, Paul Gregory [2001]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of quantum optical techniques to investigate the foundations of quantum physics and their use in studies of quantum information concepts.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Kwiatkowski, Kris [2007]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his central role in experimental studies of energy dissipation in nuclear reactions which have provided evidence of the nuclear liquid-gas phase transition, and in development of new detector techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kwiram, Alvin L. [1987]
University of Washington
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the field of magnetic resonance phenomena and their applications to the study of molecular structure and solid state.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical 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

Kwok, Wai-Kwong [1999]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering studies of the statics and dynamics of the vortex state in superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Kycia, Thaddeus F [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Kyropoulos, Spiro [1940]
Pasadena, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society