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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Paalanen, Mikko Antero [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his pioneering low-temperature studies of conduction electrons in two- and three-dimensional disordered systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pachucki, Krzysztof [2005]
Warsaw University, Porland
Citation: For his numerous contributions to the theory of quantum electrodynamics, in particular evaluation of higher order corrections to the one and two-loop Lamb shift.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pack, Russell T. [1983]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to molecular scattering theory and intermolecular potentials.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Packard, Richard E. [1994]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For work in demonstrating the macroscopic quantum nature of various superfluid systems, and improving our understanding of the fundamental behavior of systems of quantized vortices.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Padamsee, Hasan [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For leadership in accelerator science through insights in applied superconductivity that have significantly improved acceleration gradients of superconducting RF cavities.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Padden, F J, Jr. [1965]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Padden, Frank J, Jr. [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Padmore, Howard [2012]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to X-ray optics, instrumentation, and research with synchrotron radiation
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Paesler, Michael Arthur [1997]
North Carolina State University
Citation: For contributions to the physics of amorphous materials, and to the development of spectroscopic near field optical microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Paetz gen. Schieck, Hans [2011]
Univ Koeln
Citation: For significant contributions to experimental few-nucleon physics with polarized projectiles and setting new standards for testing predictions of rigorous three-nucleon and four-nucleon calculations.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Page, C H [1958]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Page, John Boyd [1990]
Arizona State University
Citation: For contributions to the theory of resonance light scattering and absorption, electron-vibrational coupling, and the vibrational properties of solid-state defects and complex molecular systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Page, John H. [2014]
University of Manitoba
Citation: For contributions to wave propagation in mesoscopic materials, particularly in phononic crystals, Anderson localization of sound waves, and ultrasonic spectroscopy of strongly scattering media.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Page, Lorne A [1963]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Page, Shelley A. [2009]
University of Manitoba
Citation: For her leading role in a series of sequential hadronic parity violation experiments designed to elucidate the interplay of the weak and strong interactions in hadronic systems.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pagels, Heinz Rudolph [1976]
Rockefeller University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pai, Damodar Mangalore [1984]
No company provided
Citation: For his experimental work on fundamental photophysical processes in amorphous semiconductors and his work on the development of novwl organic photoconductors for large area applications.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Paik, Ho Jung [2004]
University of Maryland
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the measurement of gravitational phenomena, including gravitational wave detection, tests of the inverse square law, and gravity gradiometry.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Painter, Gayle S [1978]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Painter, Linda R [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Painter, Paul C. [1998]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For theoretical and spectroscopic characterization of hydrogen bonded polymer blends.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Pake, G E [1952]
Washington University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pakvasa, Sandip [1976]
University of Hawaii
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Palacios, Javier Tejada [2000]
University of Barcelona
Citation: For his contributions to all aspects of mathematical and theoretical physics including supersymmetry, supergravity, and superstrings, and for his professorial expertise in educating his colleagues in this area.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Paldus, Josef [2013]
University of Waterloo
Citation: For the development of theoretical and methodological aspects of atomic and molecular electronic structure, primarily of the unitary group and coupled cluster approaches to the many-electron correlation problem, and their exploitation in computational quantum chemistry and chemical physics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Palevsky, Harry [1963]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Palffy-Muhoray, Peter [2008]
Kent State University
Citation: In recognition of his creative explorations and contributions to the understanding of light-matter interactions in liquid crystalline systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Palik, Edward D [1965]
United States Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Palmer, Frederic, Jr. [1931]
Haverford College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Palmer, Howard B [1976]
Penn State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Palmstrom, Christopher J. [2001]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For his original work on metallic compound/compound semiconductor heterostructures and thin film interfacial analysis.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

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

Pan, Ci-Ling [2009]
National Tsing Hua University
Citation: For pioneering studies of the physics and technology of ion-planted semiconductor and liquid-crystal devices for ultrafast and THz applications, and for significant contributions toward developing tunable and ultrafast laser systems for applications in communications, sensing, spectroscopy and materials diagnostics and processing.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Pan, Jian-Wei [2013]
University of Science & Technology
Citation: For his pioneering works on experiments of optical quantum communication, quantum computation, and multi-photon entanglement, and for his important role in international physics.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

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

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

Panarella, Emilio [1999]
Advanced Laser and Fusion Tech., Inc.
Citation: For pioneering theoretical and experimental contributions to the two-stage spherical pinch and its commercialization as an industrial pulsed X-ray source.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Pancheri-Srivastava, Giulia [2008]
INFN Lab Natl of Frascati
Citation: For her leadership in establishing an international network in theoretical and experimental particle physics at the DAPHNE phi-factory, and for her leading several networks of researchers from European universities for the training of young researchers.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Pande, Vijay [2008]
Stanford University
Citation: For far-reaching contributions to the quantitative distributed simulation, analysis, and understanding of kinetics and thermodynamics of biomolecular conformations and interactions, especially in the areas of protein folding and the role of water in confined environments.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Pandey, Kosal Chandra [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the physics of semiconductor surface reconstruction, especially the introduction of π-bonding as a reconstruction mechanism and for the π -bonded chain model of the Si(111)-2X1 surface.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pandey, Ravindra [2014]
Michigan Technological University
Citation: For creative use of advanced computational techniques from materials physics and quantum chemistry to gain insights into nanostructure behaviors, especially for his prescient recognition of the looming importance of such calculations for predicting bio-nano hybrid material properties.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Panish, Morton B [1972]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pankove, Jacques I [1967]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pantelides, Sokrates T. [1980]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Panton, Ronald L. [2006]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For insightful application of analytical methods to fluid mechanics, the study of turbulence, including wall-bounded turbulent flows and pressure fluctuations, and for authorship of a successful graduate-level fluids textbook.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Panvini, Robert S. [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For exploratory studies of hadronic inclusive reactions, searches for exotic states by hybrid techniques, and studies of heavy quark decays in high-energy e+ + e- interactions
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Paolucci, Samuel [2010]
University of Notre Dame
Citation: For major theoretical contributions tot he theory of hydrodynamic stability of natural convection flows, development of novel adaptive computational methods based on wavelets and fundamental contributions to the theory of low-dimensional manifolds as applied to complex kinetics for chemically reacting flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Papa, M. Alessandra [2014]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For numerous key contributions to gravitational-wave astronomy, including devising new data analysis methods for gravitational waves from pulsars and coordinating the worldwide exchange and analysis of data.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Papadopulos, Konstantinos [1980]

Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Papanicolas, Costas N. [1994]
University of Illinois
Citation: For electron scattering studies of nuclei that have expanded our understanding of nuclear structure and helped define the limits of mean field theory, and for pioneering work in developing electron scattering coincidence experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Papconstantopoulos, Dimitrios A. [1980]

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

Papenbrock, Thomas F. [2014]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For innovative theoretical approaches to the nuclear many-body problem and other finite quantum systems.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pappas, David [2014]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For studies of ultra-thin magnetic films and surfaces, including contributions to magnetic sensors and quantum devices.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Park, Hye-Sook [2010]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of seminal experimental techniques to create and probe plasmas with extreme density and temperature.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Park, Hyeon K. [2012]
Pohang Univ of Sci & Tech
Citation: For innovative development and implementation of advanced plasma diagnostics including imaging techniques, and for fundamental contributions to the understanding of MHD physics and turbulent transport in toroidal confinement systems
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Park, John T [1974]
University of Missouri
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Park, Robert L [1971]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Park, Wonchull [1997]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to resistive magneto-hydrodynamic theory and to computational physics; and for his careful and extensive application and comparison of these calculations with experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Park, Yoon S [1976]
Aerospace Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Park, Yung Woo [2009]
Seoul National University
Citation: For contributions to the synthesis and transport in conducting polymers, carbon nanotubes, organic crystals, and highly-correlated materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Parke, Stephen John [1996]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For novel insights into resonant neutrino oscillation and for the introduction of supersymmetric methods in the evaluation of multiparton scattering amplitudes.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Parker, Earl R [1972]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Parker, H M [1953]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Parker, Leonard E [1984]
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Citation: For contributions to the theory of quantized fields in curved spacetime, including the production of elementary particles by strong gravitational fields.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Parker, Paul M [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Condensed Matter Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Parker, Peter D [1972]
Yale University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Astrophysics
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Parker, Robert Kelly [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions in the fields of intense relativistic electron beams and generation of coherent electromagnetic radiation through beam-wave interactions, and for leadership in the vacuum electronics community.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Parker, Ronald Richard [1981]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Parker, Sherwood [1992]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the development of high-precision silicon detectors.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Parker, Vincent E [1960]
Louisiana State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Parkin, Stuart S.P. [1992]
IBM Almaden Research Center
Citation: For contributions to organic and high-temperature superconductivity and magnetism in transition-metal multilayers.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Parkinson, William H [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Parmenter, Charles Stedman [1983]
Indiana University, Bloomington
Citation: For pioneering studies of energy transfer and spectroscopy involving electronically excited states of small organic molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Parmenter, Robert H [1961]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Parpia, Jeevak Mahmud [2004]
Cornell University
Citation: For the discovery and exploration of superfluidity in disordered 3He.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Parr, Albert Clarence [1997]
National Institute of Standards & Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of innovative instruments and techniques for elucidating atomic and molecular photoionization processes and for defining national radiometric standards.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Parr, Robert G [1960]
Carnegie Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Parratt, Lyman G [1937]
Cornell University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Parrinello, Michele [1991]
ETH Zurich
Citation: For the development of novel and powerful methods for the simulation of molecular and fermionic systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Parsegian, V Adrian [2015]
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Citation: For seminal contributions to biological physics by formulating and measuring forces organizing biological molecules and driving transitions in ionic channels and macromolecules to connect molecular structure, conformation, and function.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Parsons, John [2008]
Columbia University
Citation: For his many contributions to the electronics of the ZEUS and D0 experiments and for his leading role in the calorimeter readout electronics and the management of the ATLAS experiment.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Partin, Dale Lee [1991]
Delphi Electric and Safety
Citation: For contributions to tunable lead-rare earth-chalcogenide diode lasers.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Pasachoff, Jay M. [1986]
Williams College
Citation: In recognition of your research work in a wide range of astronomical fields- including the solar corona at total solar eclipses and interstellar deuterium and its cosmological consequences- and bringing contemporary research to students through your textbooks.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Paskin, Arthur [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Passaglia, Elio [1964]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Passell, Laurence [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pasternack, S [1954]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Patankar, Neelesh A. [2012]
Northwestern University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of superhydrophobicity, the development of computational methods for immersed bodies, and the numerical analysis of electroosmotic flows
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Patashinski, Alexander Z. [2003]
Northwestern University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of the contemporary theory of critical phenomena, particularly for the discovery of scale invariance.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pate, Brooks H. [2008]
University of Virginia
Citation: Brooks H. Pate is recognized for his contributions to understanding intramolecular vibrational dynamics and for the development of laser- and microwave spectroscopy techniques to probe molecular kinetics by dynamic rotational spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Patel, Chandra K.N. [1967]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Patel, Jamshed Ruttonshaw [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the methodology of X-ray characterization of crystalline solids and to the fundamental understanding of dislocations in semiconductors and oxygen precipitation and stacking faults in silicon.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Patel, Vithalbhai L. [1980]
No Company Provided
Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Paterson, James McEwan [1991]
Stanford University
Citation: For many contributions to the design, construction, and development of electron-position colliders; from state of the art storage rings to research and development on new linear collider techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Pathria, Raj K [1976]
Universitly of Waterloo
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Paton, Robert F [1935]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Patrick, Richard M [1967]
Avco-Everett Research Lab
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Patterson, A. H. [1921]
University of North Carolina
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Patterson, Arthur L [1939]
Bryn Mawr College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Patterson, Gary David [1981]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Patterson, J. Ritchie [2003]
Cornell University
Citation: For her key role in the analysis and interpretation of CLEO data on the weak decays of B mesons, the determination of the elements of the CKM matrix, and the search for physics beyond the Standard Model.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Patterson, Robert A [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Patton, Carl Elliott [1984]
Colorado State University
Citation: For Contributions to the understanding of dynamic magnetization processes in ferro and ferrimagnetic materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Paul, David i [1966]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Paul, Peter [1981]
SUNY at Stony Brook
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Paulikas, George Algis [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Pauling, Linus [1931]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Paulson, John F. [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering experimental studies on molecular physics processes in weak plasmas, especially for research on ion-molecule reactions, photodissociation of molecular ions, and electron attachment to molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Paus, Christoph [2011]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his many contributions to the success of the CDF experiment including his leadership and creative analysis approach in the observation of B_s mixing and measurement of delta_M_s along with his hardware leadership of the of our level-3 trigger and Time-of-flight system.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Paxton, Hugh C [1959]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Payne, Gerald L. [1989]
University of Iowa
Citation: For contributions to the theory of noncompact few-body equations and numerical investigations of the bound and continuum three-nucleon systems including the effects of Coulomb and three-body forces.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Pearlstein, Arne J. [2014]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For important fundamental contributions to the understanding of the stability of fluid motion, including computational studies of convection and solidification of binary and multi-component fluids.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Pearlstein, Edgar A [1965]
University of Nebraska
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pearlstein, Edgar A [1965]
University of Nebraska
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pearlstein, Robert M. [1980]
Indiana University and Purdue University
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Pearsall, Thomas Perine [1996]
University of Washington
Citation: For seminal contributions to the InGaAsP alloy system, a material used in the emitter and detector components of optical fibre communication links.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Pearson, Gerald L [1935]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pearton, Stephen John [2005]
University of Florida
Citation: For development of advanced semiconductor processing techniques and understanding of the role of defects and impurities on compound semiconductor devices.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Peaslee, D C [1956]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Peccei, Roberto Daniele [1987]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For contributions to gauge theories of elementary particles, including influential studies of CP violation, axions, and majorons.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pechukas, Phillip [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For fundamental contributions to theoretical chemical kinetics, to the theory of semiclassical approximation, and to the study of 'quantum chaos'.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Peck, Russell A, Jr. [1963]
Brown University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pecora, Louis M. [2002]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For stimulating research in analysis and application of nonlinear and chaotic systems regarding synchronization of oscillators, applications of chaos to communication systems, and data analysis using state space reconstructions.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Pecora, Robert [1980]
Stanford University
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Pecseli, Hans Laszlo [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For numerous contributions to the demonstration and understanding of vortices in magnetized plasmas, including the development of novel experimental methods for plasma turbulence investigations.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Pedersen, Thomas [2015]
Columbia University
Citation: For seminal studies of pure electron plasmas in a stellarator and for active stabilization of resistive wall modes up to the ideal wall limit in a tokamak.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Pederson, Mark R. [1999]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For significantly enhancing the density-functional-based predictive capabilities in molecular and cluster physics by unique developments, implementations and applications of novel computational algorithms.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Pedley, Timothy John [2005]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For manifold contributions to biofluiddynamics and great dedication to the international fluid dynamics community.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Peebles, William Anthony [2005]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For his leadership in developing the field of turbulence measurements in hot, magnetically confined plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Peek, F. W., Jr. [1922]
General Electric Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Peek, James M [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Peercy, Paul Suart [1985]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For fundamental studies in solid state physics, particularly structural phase transitions and light scattering, ion implantation, ion beam analysis and laser annealing solids.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Peeters, Francois M. [2005]
University of Antwerp
Citation: For his sustained, important contributions to theoretical solid state physics, in particular to the areas of mesoscopic superconductivity and nanostructured semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pegg, David John [1991]
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Citation: For contributions to the knowledge of the structure and collisional properties of positive and negative ions. The work involves the application of photon and electron spectroscopic techniques to fast beam sources.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Peggs, Stephen G. [2001]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his important contributions to the study of nonlinear dynamical effects in accelerators and for his contributions to the successful design, construction and operation of the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Peierls, Ronald F [1965]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pekeris, Chaim L [1941]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pellam, J R [1953]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pellegrini, Claudio [1987]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For contributions to the theory and practice of e+e- colliding beams leading to applications in free electron lasers, synchrotron radiation and very high energy particle acceleration.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pelsor, G T [1955]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pender, Harold [1932]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pendrill, Ann-Marie Martensson [1997]
Chalmers University of Technology
Citation: For her contributions to the development and used of atomic many-body methods to explore relativistic effects and parity non-conservation in heavy atoms.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

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

Peng, Jen-Chieh [1993]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For his pioneering work determining the △ nucleus interaction through (pi+, k+) studies, for nuclear eta-meson production experiments and high-energy dimoun production experiments in nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Peng, Y-K Martin [1996]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of the low aspect ratio "spherical" tokamak concept.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Peng-nien Chu, Benjamin Thomas [1989]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of static and dynamic properties of polymers in solution and for his innovative introduction of dynamic light scattering in the polymer research.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Penn, David Robert [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For creative theoretical solutions of experimental puzzles in electron and optical spectroscopy and his work on models of semiconductors and on magnetic phase diagram.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Penner, Stanford S [1962]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Penney, Thomas [1985]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For fundamental studies in rare earth materials clarifying the configurational (valence) transition, the effect of phonons and local enviromental on valence instabilities, and the role of the magnetic polaron in the metal insulator transition.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pennington, Michael R. [2014]
Jefferson Laboratory
Citation: For accomplishments in theoretical physics including describing the spectrum of mesons of QCD, in particular elucidating the role and nature of scalar mesons and for advancing our understanding of the strong-coupling regime of QCD through study of the Schwinger-Dyson and Bethe-Salpeter Equations.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pennycook, Stephen John [1991]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of high-resolution Z-contrast transmission electron microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Penttila, Seppo Ilmari [1999]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his work on the development of polarized targets and beams leading to understanding of the nucleon-nucleon interaction at medium energies, nuclear structure, and parity violation in compound-nuclear states.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Penz, Perry A. [1980]

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

Penziaz, Arno A [1975]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pepinsky, Ray [1950]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Peppas, Nikolaos A. [1997]
Purdue University
Citation: For exemplary research on the effects of structure and molecular relaxations of polymers on the diffusion and transport of penetrants and solutes and the development of theories of diffusion through polymers.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Pepper, Michael [1991]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For experimental studies of localization and of the properties of confined electron systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Perahia, Dvora [2011]
Clemson University
Citation: For her outstanding contributions to the understanding of complex fluids formed by assemblies of strongly interacting polymers, through the use of elastic and inelastic neutron scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Perdew, John Paul [1991]
Tulane University
Citation: For the discovery of exact fundamental relationships and the construction of useful approximations in the density functional theory of atoms, molecules, and solids.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Perdrisat, Charles F. [2002]
College of William and Mary
Citation: For his leadership of studies of the electromagnetic structure of the proton through polarization transfer, which have shown large differences between the distributions of charge and magnetization.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

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

Perelson, Alan [2015]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to the development of dynamical models of HIV infection, for elucidating therapeutic responses of HCV, and for helping found the fields of viral dynamics and theoretical immunology.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Perera, Unil A. G. [2005]
Georgia State University
Citation: For contributions to the science and technology of homo and heterojunction quantum structures, especially infrared and terahertz sensors and artificial neurons.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Perkins, Francis W [1976]
Plasma Physics Lab
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Astrophysics
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Perkins, Roger B [1972]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Particles and Fields.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Perlman, Morris L [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Perlmutter, Saul [2000]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to cosmology, including development of new search techniques that led to discovery of numerous distant supernovae and strong evidence for the accelerated expansion of the universe.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Perlow, G J [1957]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Perna, Rosalba [2014]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For her pioneering contributions to our understanding of the long and short gamma-ray bursts, including the development of advanced models to describe their properties and environments, calculations of their particle and radiative emission, and innovative treatment of the time-dependent photoinization in the dusty environment around the bursts.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Pernisz, Udo [2008]
Dow Corning Corporation
Citation: For his contributions to making siloxane resins a commercial success as spin-on dielectrics in the IC industry, and his investigations of the luminescence of Si-containing organic and inorganic compounds that led to the development of novel materials for photonics applications.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Perret, W R [1953]
Sandia Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Perry, Anthony Edward [1998]
University of Melbourne
Citation: For physical insights into the behavior of turbulence, structure-based modeling approaches, elegant use of scaling arguments, and inspirational teaching.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Perry, Clive Howe [1965]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Perry, Clive H. [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For sustained contributions to the fields of far-infrared, Raman and inelastic neutron scattering spectroscopy of ferroelectrics, magnetic materials, and semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Perry, David S. [2009]
University of Akron
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of the dynamics of molecular vibrations, especially the important roles large-amplitude motions play in intramolecular vibrational redistribution (IVR) of flexible molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Perry, Joseph E, Jr. [1960]
Los Alamos, New Mexico
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Perry, Joseph W. [2009]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding, development and application of organic nonlinear optical materials.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Perry, Robert James [1999]
Ohio State University
Citation: For the development of renormalization group coupling coherence and the identification of a simple confinement mechanism, which led to a constituent picture in light-front QCD.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pershan, P S [1969]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Peshkin, Murray [1960]
Northwestern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pesic, Peter [2010]
St. Johns College
Citation: For his contributions to the history of physics from the broad perspectives of intellectual and cultural history, and for his editorial work on reprint volumes of classic works in physics.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Petek, Hrvoje [2002]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For development and application of interferometric time-resolved photoemission to studies of ultrafast electron and nuclear dynamics at metal surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Peter, Martin [1962]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Peterkin, Robert Edwin [2004]
Air Force Research Laboratory
Citation: For visionary research and leadership in developing advanced computational methods in plasma physics and applying them to systems of geometric complexity.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Peterlin, A [1963]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Peters, Chauncey G. [1923]
Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Peters, Leo J [1931]
Gulf Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Peters, Michael H. [2001]
Florida State University
Citation: For contributions to the computational physics of aerosols and gas/solids systems and to computational non-equilibrium statistical mechanics of aerosols.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Peterson, Gerald Alvin [1992]
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Citation: For the first measurement of elastic magnetic electron scattering from nuclei and for the development of 180 degrees scattering as a tool for nuclear-structure studies.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Peterson, James R [1970]
Stanford Research Institute
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Peterson, Kirk [2011]
Washington State University
Citation: For his substantial accomplishments in quantum chemistry, notably his development of quantum chemical methods including the extension of the correlation consistent basis sets to nearly the entire Periodic Table and for his elegant applications in main group chemistry.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Peterson, Laurence Elmer [1983]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For pioneering work in gamma-ray astrophysical observation and instrumentation.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Peterson, Norman L [1975]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Peterson, Richard W. [2004]
Bethel University
Citation: Locally and nationally he has creatively fostered developments and extensions of physics laboratory work to better instruct and engage undergraduates and to encourage their productive interaction with industry.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Peterson, Roy Jerome [1988]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For providing innovative ideas and conducting fundamental experiments on the collective modes and isospin properties of nuclei using probes of electrons, pions, and light ions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Peterson, Vincent Zetterberg [1989]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the study of the properties and interactions of neutrinos, and for leadership in developing new detectors for neutrino astrophysics, and for contributions to the study of the photoproduction of mesons.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

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

Pethick, Christopher J [1985]
NORDITA
Citation: For his extensive contributions to the theory of condensed matter systems, ranging from low temperature helium and superconductors to condensed astrophysical objects and nuclear matter.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Peticolas, Warner L. [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his seminal contribution to resonance and classical Raman spectroscopy and its use in the study of large molecules of biological interest.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Petrasso, Richard D [2003]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For the comprehensive use of quantitative charged particle spectroscopy allowing significant advances in understanding of laser driven implosions, and for leadership in the national ICF program.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Petratos, Gerassimos [2008]
Kent State University
Citation: For numerous contributions to high energy electromagnetic physics, including the SLAC nucleon spin physics program, and the SLAC and Jefferson Lab few-body physics programs.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Petrie, Sarah E [1976]
Eastman Kodak Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

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

Petritz, Richard L [1965]
Dallas, Texas
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Petroff, Pierre M. [1989]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For developing novel spectroscopic methods to characterize the structure and electronic properties of defects, interfaces, and superlattices of semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Petrou, Athos [1997]
State University of New York, Buffalo
Citation: For optical studies of heterostructures and elucidating their band structure and optical properties.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Petrov, Alexey [2015]
Wayne State University
Citation: For contributions to heavy flavor physics, in particular studies of charm quarks and contributions to indirect searches for physics beyond the Standard Model.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Petrovic, Cedomir [2015]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to understanding of heavy fermion materials through synthesis and characterization of new systems, particularly CeCoIn5.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Petrovic, Zoran [2010]
Institute of Physics
Citation: For fundamental investigations of charged particle transport in low temperature plasmas and their interactions with bounding surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Petrovich, Fred [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For leadership in the effort to understand the spectrocopy and dynamics of the scattering of elementary probes from nuclei and related aspects of nuclear structure at a microscopic level.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Petschek, Harry E [1967]
Avco-Everett Research Lab
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pettitt, Bernard M. [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For accomplishments ranging from contributing to the basic physics governing polar molecules in the liquid state to contributions aimed at elucidating the most fundamental and detailed aspects of biomolecular conformational structure and dynamics in solution.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Petty, Clinton [2007]
General Atomics
Citation: For accurate measurements of rf-driven non-inductive current profiles leading to the validation of theory in unprecedented detail, and for innovative developments in heat transport scaling with dimensionless parameters.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Pevsner, Aihud [1966]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pewitt, E Gale [1972]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Peyerimhoff, Sigrid Doris [1991]
University of Bonn
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of ab initio methods in theoretical molecular structure and their application to wide variety of molecular species and processes.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Peyghambarian, Nasser [1994]
University of Arizona
Citation: For measuring the nonlinear optical properties, optical switching potential, and coherent dynamical response of inorganic and organic semiconducting bulk crystals and quantum dots.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Pfau, Tilman [2014]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For observations of dipolar BEC, Rydberg blockades in ultracold atomic gases and in thermal micro-cells, and ultralong range Rydberg molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pfeifer, Peter M. [1999]
University of Missouri
Citation: For studies of strongly-disordered surfaces and for fundamental work in molecular superselection rules.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pfeiffer, Loren N. [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the growth of ultra-high mobility semiconductor materials, the innovative use of molecular beam epitaxy, and the physics of low-dimensional electronic systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Phan, Anh Tuan [2014]
Nanyang Tech University
Citation: For his significant contributions in understanding non-canonical nucleic acid motifs, particularly the i-motif and the G-quadruplex by developing novel NMR techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Phaneuf, Ronald Arthur [1986]
Univ of Nevada - Reno
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of multicharged ion interactions in the areas of charge transfer and of many electron effects in electron-ion collisions.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Phelps, A. [2011]
Univ of Strathclyde
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the application of relativistic electron beams for novel high power microwave generation and the laboratory simulation of electromagnetic wave phenomena in natural plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Phelps, Arthur V [1959]
Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Philipp, Herbert R [1962]
General Electric Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Philipps, Melba [1938]
Brooklyn College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Phillips, Cynthia Kieras [2005]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: In recognition of her fundamental theoretical and experimental contributions to the understanding of radio frequency wave-particle interactions in fusion plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Phillips, Daniel [2008]
Ohio University
Citation: For his research on effective hadronic theories of few-nucleon systems, especially on the role of the Delta(1232) and the description of electromagnetic reactions on light nuclei, and their application in obtaining reliable information on neutron properties from experimental data.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Phillips, Gerald C [1960]
The Rice Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Phillips, James Alfred [1960]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Phillips, Lyle W [1940]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Phillips, Norman E [1977]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Phillips, Philip W. [2002]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For creative theoretical contributions to the studies of strongly correlated electronic systems, including the random dimer model and superconductor-insulator transitions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Phillips, Richard [2007]
Cavendish Lab
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of coherent quantum optical processes in semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Phillips, Rob [2009]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theoretical understanding of the influence of mechanical forces on biochemical processes, and for teaching physics in biological settings through workshops and textbook authorship.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Phillips, Thomas G [1975]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Phillips, W D [1962]
E.I. duPont de Nemours
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Phillips, William Daniel [1986]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions to atomic physics, especially the laser cooling and trapping of neutral atomic beams, and the determination of fundamental constants.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

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

Philpott, Michael Ronald [1986]
No Company Provided
Citation: For pioneering theoretical and spectroscopic studies, of the electronic vibrational properties of organic solids, Langmuir films and electrode interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Phinney, E. Sterl [1996]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of black-hole electrodynamics, AGNs and quasars, binary and millisecond pulsars, and globular cluster dynamics; and his method for measuring the intergalactic magnetic field.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Phinney, Nanette [1993]
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For her many contributions to the successful development and operation of the Stanford Linear Collider.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Phua, Kok-Khoo [2009]
World Scientific Publishing Co
Citation: For tireless efforts to strengthen scientific research throughout Asia and promote international physics education and scholarly exchanges, and for enriching science and education through the World Scientific Publishing Company he founded.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Pi, So-Young [2014]
Boston University
Citation: For her seminal contributions to the phenomenon of density fluctuations in theories of cosmic inflation.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Piancastelli, Maria N. [2014]
Uppsala University
Citation: For studies of electronic structure and dynamics of core-excited and core-ionized atoms and molecules by means of x-ray spectroscopic tools.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pianetta, Piero Antonio [2006]
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the synchrotron based photoelectron spectroscopy study of electronic structure of surfaces and interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Piasetzky, Eli [2015]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For pioneering explorations of the high momentum structure of the nuclear wave function using high energy probes and the discovery of the dominance of proton-neutron pairs.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pichanik, Francis [1971]
University of Massachusetts
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pichler, Goran [2000]
University of Zagreb
Citation: For pioneering studies of atomic line broadening and intermetallic molecules while fostering international ties through an extensive collaborative network.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Pickart, Stanley J [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pickett, Warren Earl [1989]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For developments in the theoretical understanding of electronic and magnetic properties of crystalline solids, both metals and insulators.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Picus, Gerald S [1961]
Anaheim, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Picus, Gerald S [1960]
Anaheim, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pidd, Robert W [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Piecuch, Piotr [2008]
Michigan State University
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to electronic structure and quantum many-body theories, in particular developments in coupled-cluster theory, important advances in understanding molecular properties, chemical reactivities and intermolecular interactions as well as nuclear structure, through discerning use of computational methods.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Piekarewicz, Jorge [2005]
Florida State University
Citation: For seminal and sustained research on fundamental nuclear physics problems using novel computational tools, particularly on the nuclear equation of state and its impact on the physics of neutron stars.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Piel, Alexander J. [2006]
Institut fur Experimentelle und Angewandte Physik, Germany
Citation: For significant contributions in opening the field of dusty plasma experiments, discoveries of new self-organized structures in strongly-coupled plasmas, and innovative contributions to research on plasma turbulence and the ionosphere.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Piel, Helmut [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For basic contributions to the application of RF superconductivity for scientific research instruments.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Pielemeier, W H [1946]
State College of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pieper, Steven Charles [1996]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding work in developing computational techniques to address important problems in nuclear physics, in particular to address problems in the many-body theory of nuclei and direct nuclear reactions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pierce, Daniel T. [1989]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For studies of electron-spin-polarization phenomena at surfaces and for the development of electron-polarization sources.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pierce, J R [1945]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pietenpol, W. J. [1928]
University of Colorado
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pietronero, Luciano [1990]
University of Roma
Citation: For contributions to the theory of fractals, including the dielectric-breakdown model and his extensions of the theory of diffusion-limited aggregation and applications of fractal methods to astronomy.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Pike, E W [1957]
Raytheon Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pikovsky, Arkady [2014]
University of Potsdam
Citation: For many fundamental contributions to the statistical theory of chaos, pattern formation, and synchronization.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Pilcher, James Eric [1987]
University of Chicago
Citation: For contributions to lepton pair production in quark-antiquark annihilations and measurements of quark structure function of pions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pillet, Pierre [1999]
Laboratoire Ame Cotton
Citation: For fundamental work in adiabatic population transfer, many body interactions in a frozen Rydberg gas, and the formation of cold molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pimentel, George C [1965]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pincus, Philip A. [2001]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theory of polymers, biopolymers, colloids, and complex fluids.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Pinczuk, Aron [1987]
Columbia University
Citation: For his pioneering work on the application of light-scattering to study the properties of two-dimensional electron systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pindak, Ronald S. [1985]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: In recognition of his experimental contributions to the study of long-range order in two- and three- dimensional liquid crystalline systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pine, David J. [1997]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For the development of light scattering techniques, including diffusing-wave spectroscopy, and their application to the study of complex fluids.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pines, Alexander [1978]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Pines, David [1960]
General Atomic
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Ping, Yuan [2015]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering experiments exploring the nature, equilibration, and use of nonequilibrium plasmas strongly driven by coherent and incoherent sources.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Pinkau, Klaus [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For leadership in space astrophysics and plasma physics in the Federa; Republic of Germany; for helping to establish the field of gamma-ray astronomy and for his pioneering contributions to the highly successful gamma-ray astronomy satellite, COS-B.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Pinkerton, Frederick E. [1996]
General Motors R&D Center
Citation: For his research on the physics of rare earth-transition metal materials and his contributions to the establishment of a commercial permanent magnet technology.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Pinkston, William T [1969]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pinnaduwage, Lal Ariyaratna [2004]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering work in developing micromechanical cantilever-based sensors for detection of explosive vapors and elucidation of fundamental physical principles underlying the thermally-induced nanodeflagartions for chemical selectivity.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Pinnington, Eric H. [1995]
University of Alberta
Citation: For his extensive studies of highly ionized and excited atoms and the development of new techniques for the precise determination of lifetimes and oscillator strengths of cosmological significance.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pinsky, Stephen S [2004]
Ohio State University
Citation: For pathbreaking research on glueballs, light-cone field theory and supersymmetric discrete light cone quantization.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Piomelli, Ugo [2002]
University of Maryland
Citation: For important and insightful contributions to the development of large eddy simulation techniques and to the understanding of wall-bounded turbulent flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Piore, E R [1949]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pipkin, Francis [1971]
Harvard University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optic Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pique, Alberto [2014]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For achievements in laser materials processing and developing the laser-induced forward transfer of nanoparticle inks and complex suspensions for the direct-write of functional materials for applications in micro-power sources, chem/bio sensors and printed electronics.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Pisarski, Robert D. [2000]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to the study of QCD at high temperatures.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pismen, Leonid [2015]
Israel Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering and ingenious contributions to fundamental fluid dynamics, particularly interfacial flows, dynamics of moving contact lines, and the analysis of instabilities and pattern formation in diverse systems.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Piston, David William [2000]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development, application, and dissemination of quantitative spectroscopic methods to the imaging of proteins and small molecules, their environment, and their interactions within single living cells.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Pitsch, Heinz [2012]
Stanford University
Citation: For groundbreaking contributions to the development of large-eddy simulations of turbulent combustion as well as their application to aircraft-engine, gas-turbine and reciprocating-engine combustion
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Pittel, Stuart [1989]
University of Delaware
Citation: For his pioneering work on the role of the neutron-proton interaction in producing nuclear deformation and for many contributions to our understanding of the microscopic origin of nuclear collectivity.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pitts, Kevin T. [2014]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For his leading role in heavy-flavor physics at the Tevatron Collider, including the first evidence of CP violation in bottom mesons, and for significant contributions to triggering at the Collider.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pitzer, K S [1949]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Plain, Gilbert J [1962]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Plano, Richard James [1963]
Rutgers University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Plasczck, G [1945]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Plasil, Franz [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Plaskett, H. H. [1925]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Plaskett, John S [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Platzman, Philip M [1969]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Platzman, Robert L [1960]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Plazek, Donald J [1973]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Pleimling, Michel [2015]
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For seminal and sustained contributions to computational statistical physics, specifically his investigations of complex systems far from thermal equilibrium, and in-depth understanding of non-equilibrium relaxation and physical aging phenomena.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Plesniak, Michael [2008]
Purdue University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to understanding complex turbulent shear flows including the effects of curvature, multiple strain rates, three-dimensional boundary layers, and non-canonical jets in crossflow.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Plesset, Milton S [1937]
University of Rochester
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Plischke, Michael [2006]
Simon Fraser University
Citation: For seminal work on the statistical mechanics of complex systems, including alloys, random magnets, classical fluids, aggregation, random surfaces, interface growth and deposition, and vulcanization.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Ploszajczak, Marek [2008]
Grand Accel Natl d'ions Lourds
Citation: For his seminal contributions to studies of open quantum systems, his formulation and implementation of the continuum shell model and Gamow Shell Model, and their use to describe weakly bound nuclear states and resonances.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Plummer, E. Ward [1985]
Louisiana State University
Citation: For contributions to the fields of field emission spectroscopy (FES), photoelectron spectroscopy (PES) (including UV, x-ray and especially angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy), and electron energy loss spectroscopy (EELS).
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Plunkett, Robert K. [2009]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For distinguished contributions throughout the NuMI/MINOS Construction Project and subsequent leadership as co-spokesperson of the MINOS Experiment.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Plusquellic, David F. [2009]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For seminal contributions to the spectroscopic investigation of the conformational dynamics and hydrogen-bonding interactions of biological molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Plyler, Earle K [1935]
University of North Carolina
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Poate, John Milo [1983]
Colorado School of Mines
Citation: For his pioneering work in application of nuclear physics and ion beam techniques to solid state and materials science.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pocanic, Dinko [2006]
University of Virginia
Citation: For leading contributions to measurements of rare decays, structure and interactions of the pi meson.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pochan, Darrin [2011]
University of Delaware
Citation: For experimental explorations of molecular design parameters, kinetic effects, and rheological properties of peptide and block copolymer solution assembly.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Podolsky, Boris [1941]
University of Cincinnati
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Poe, Robert T. [1980]
No Company Provided
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Poelker, Matthew [2015]
Jefferson Laboratory
Citation: For sustained and transformative work on the development of polarized electron beams, opening new vistas in their application to nuclear and particle physics experiments at the frontiers of knowledge.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

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

Pohl, Randolf [2014]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the observation of the 2S state of muonic hydrogen and for a precision measurement of the Lamb shift of muonic hydrogen, which has significant implications for the determination of the charge radius of the proton.
Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Pohl, Robert Otto [1972]
Cornell University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Poisson, Eric [2008]
University of Guelph
Citation: For important contributions to the theory of gravitational radiation from compact bodies orbiting black holes, to the theory of back-reaction of the emitted radiation on their motions, and to understanding the implications for gravitational-wave detection.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Pokrovsky, Valery [1999]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For contributions to the scaling theory of phase transitions and the commensurate-incommensurate phase transition.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Polanyi, John C. [1998]
University of Toronto
Citation: For contributions concerning the dynamics of chemical elementary processes.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Polchinski, Joseph G. [1997]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For his major contributions to the understanding of quantum field theory, supersymmetry and string theory.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Poliakoff, Erwin David [2003]
Louisiana State University
Citation: For contribution to our understanding of molecular photoionization, and the development of methods to elucidate correlations between electronic and nuclear degrees of freedom.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Poling, Ronald A. [1998]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For contributions to the experimental understanding of b-quarks and his leadership role in the CLEO collaboration.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Politi, Antonio [2011]
Institute Nazionale Ottica
Citation: For his innovative studies of the nonlinear dynamics of complex systems, including characterization of space-time chaos, theory of stable chaos, microscopic foundations of heat conductivity of nonlinear lattices.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Pollack, Edward [1997]
University of Connecticut
Citation: For pioneering work in keV energy ion-molecule and atom-molecule collisions leading to a better understanding of electron capture and electronic and vibro-rotationally inelastic interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pollack, Gerald L [1972]
Michigan State University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Condensed Matter Physics and the Division of Fluid Dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Pollak, Eliyahou [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For introducing periodic orbit based classical and quantal theories of reactive collisions, ellucidating high energy spectra using periodic orbit normal modes, treating non-harmonic bath-condensed phase reactions.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Pollak, Fred Hugo [1991]
City University of New York, Brooklyn College
Citation: For pioneering work in the use of optical methods, particularly modulation and Raman spectroscopies and uniaxial stress to elucidate the electronic and vibrational properties of semiconductors and semiconductor microstructures.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pollard, Andrew [2014]
Queen's University
Citation: For sustained and innovative contributions to computational and experimental fluid dynamics and their symbiotic interplay, and exceptional contributions to higher education, including establishment and leadership of networks supporting international collaboration.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Pollard, Ernest C [1935]
Yale University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pollard, W G [1941]
University of Tennessee
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pollard, W G [1942]
University of Tennessee
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pollock, Steven [2015]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For pioneering efforts in upper division physics education research by applying interactive engagement teaching methods and by performing measures of their effectiveness.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Physics Education Research

Polychronakos, Alexios [2012]
CUNY-CCNY
Citation: For important contributions to the field of statistical mechanics and integrable systems, including the Polychronakos model and the exchange operator formalism, fractional statistics, matrix model description of quantum Hall systems as well as other areas such as noncommutative geometry
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Polyzou, Wayne Nicholas [1998]
University of Iowa
Citation: For contributions to understanding the formulation of Poincari invariant few body models.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Few-Body Systems

Polzik, Eugene [2007]
University of Copenhagen
Citation: Development of robust light and matter entanglement and their use in teleportation protocols.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Pomerantz, Melvin [1983]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For the creation and study of literally two-dimensional magnets. For the discovery of heat pulse and microwave phonon interactions in Si and Ge, and phonon excitation of spin-waves.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pomphrey, Neil [2003]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering theoretical and computational investigations of fusion plasmas interacting with magnetic fields and circuits, three dimensional equilibrium and stellarator optimization, and for original contributions in classical and quantum chaos.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Pomraning, Gerald C. [1980]

Citation: None
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Ponce, Fernando A. [2002]
Arizona State University
Citation: For novel applications of electron microscopy for measurement of semiconductor interface atomic arrangement and the effect of atomic structures on the electronic and optoelectronic properties of materials.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Pool, M L [1934]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Poole, Charles P, Jr. [1964]
University of Southern California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Poon, Alan W.P. [2014]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For significant contributions to understanding fundamental neutrino properties through solar neutrinos, reactor neutrinos, beta decay, and neutrinoless double-beta decay experiments and for the resulting discoveries of physics requiring significant modification of the standard model.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Poon, Joseph S. [1994]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For studies of amorphous metallic solids and discoveries of new classes of metallic and insulating quasicrystals.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pope, Bernard Goodwin [1986]
Michigan State University
Citation: For important contributions to the discovery of subsequent study of both large transverse momentum and phenomena and dilepton production in hadronic interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pope, Martin [1977]
New York University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pope, Martin [1977]
New York University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pope, Stephen B. [1991]
Cornell University
Citation: For contributions of archival value to probability-density-function methods in turbulence modeling, to understanding of the geometry and distortion of surfaces in turbulent flows, and to extraction of Lagrangian statistics from direct numerical simulations.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Popovic, Dragana [2012]
Florida State University
Citation: For experimental studies of glassy behavior in strongly correlated systems near the metal-insulator transition
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Poppe, Carl Hugo [1980]

Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pordes, Stephen [2011]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to a wide range of experiments from measurements of nucleon structure functions to neutrino oscillations, and particularly for his studies of charmonium in proton-antiproton annihilation.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Porkolab, Miklos [1976]
Plasma Physics Lab
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Porter, Roger S [1970]
University of Massachusetts
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Portis, Alan M [1962]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Porto, James V. [2008]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For seminal studies of ultra-cold atoms in optical lattices with applications to quantum information, many-body physics, and condensed matter models, and for the invention of optical lattice techniques including a super-lattice for patterned loading, and a re-configurable lattice of double wells.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Porto, Sergio P.S. [1967]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Porto, Sergio P.S. [1966]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Posin, Dan Q [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Poskanzer, Arthur M [1976]
Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Possin, George Edward [1998]
General Electric Corp. R & D
Citation: For sustained excellence in the science and technology of medical X-ray imaging equipment, flat panel displays, and semiconductor physics.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Post, Benjamin [1975]
Polytechnic Institute Brooklyn
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Condensed Matter Physics
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Post, Richard F [1962]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Post, Richard S. [1984]
NEXX Systems, Inc
Citation: In recognition of his pioneering contributions to the understanding of cross-field transport and confinement in multipoles, and to the advancement of the tandem mirror concept, including experimental design, RF applications to startup, heating and confinement.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Postma, Herman [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Potapenko, G W [1937]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Potnis, Vasant R [1966]
Kansas State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Poukey, James W [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Pouquet, Annick [2004]
National Center for Atmospheric Research
Citation: For her many contributions to the development and application of statistical methods and numerical simulations in turbulent hydrodynamic and magnetohydrodynamic flows for viscous, inviscid, and compressible fluids.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Powell, Cedric J [1975]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Condensed Matter Physics and the Division of Biological Physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Powell, Robert Louis [1995]
University of California, Davis
Citation: For contributions to the fluid mechanics of suspensions and the development of experimental techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Powers, Linda S [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

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

Praddaude, Hernan C [1977]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pradhan, Anil Kumar [1996]
Ohio State University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theory of electron-impact excitation of atoms and ions, providing accurate and important atomic data, and for the application of that data to the study of fusion, solar and astrophysical plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Prakash, Madappa [2001]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For fundamental research into the properties of hot and dense matter, providing a basis for understanding relativistic heavy ion collisions and the structure and composition of neutron stars.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Prange, Richard E [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Prasad, Paras N. [1995]
State University of New York, Buffalo
Citation: For pioneering work on phonon-phonon and electron-phonon interactions and phase transitions in molecular solids and especially on the study, modeling and design of nonlinear optics of molecular and polymeric materials.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Prater, Ronald [1988]
General Atomics
Citation: For leadership in the area of electron-cyclotron heating of tokamak plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Pratt, David Wixon [1990]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For significant contributions to molecular spectroscopy, particularly the elucidation of intramolecular relaxation in intermediate molecules, and the development of laser-induced phosphorescence spectrosopy and ultrahigh-resolution spectroscopy in supersonic jets.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Pratt, George W [1963]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pratt, Richard H [1975]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Particles and Fields, the Forum on the History of Physics, the Forum on International Physics, and the Forum on Physics and Society.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pratt, Scott [2011]
Michigan State University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of pion interferometry and the phenomenology of heavy ion collisions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Pratt, Stephen Turnham [1995]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental contributions to molecular physics through imaginative and innovative studies that probe electron-nuclear coupling, and, in particular, for his elegant experiments on molecular photoionization, predissociation, autoionization, and excited-state reactions.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pratt, William P., Jr. [1992]
Michigan State University
Citation: For his development of high-precision ultra-low-temperature electron-transport experiments on metals, semimetals, and metallic multilayers.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Pregenzer, Arian [2012]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For her leadership in advancing arms control monitoring and verification technologies and for establishing and leading international scientific cooperation for arms control and international security
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Prener, Jerome S [1963]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Prentice, James Douglas [1992]
University of Toronto
Citation: For experimental studies of the spectroscopy of hadrons.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Prentiss, Mara Goff [2003]
Harvard University
Citation: For her pioneering work in manipulating matter with electromagnetic fields, including pioneering atom lithography and chip based atom optics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Prescott, Charles Young [1997]
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Citation: For his major contributions to our knowledge of the weak neutral current and the spin structure of the nucleon through experiments using polarized electron beams.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Present, Richard D [1937]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Preskill, John P. [1991]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For investigations in quantum field theory and theoretical cosmology, especially contributions regarding the properties of topological defects, chiral symmetry and its consequences, and the physics of the very early Universe.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Press, William Henry [1989]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: In recognition of important theoretical contributions to relativistic astrophysics and to cosmology.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Prest, Wiliam Marchant, Jr. [1981]
Xerox Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Preston, Daryl W. [1998]
California State University
Citation: For substantially advancing and disseminating the art of experimental physics as taught to undergraduates by developing experiments, publishing books, and directing faculty workshops on laboratory physics for undergraduates.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Preston, Dean [2011]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For rigorous scientific contributions in the field of shock compression theory, and in particular for contributions leading to a better understanding of material strength at very high strain rates.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter

Preston, F W [1947]
Preston Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Preston, Melvin Alexander [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Preston, W M [1946]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pretorius, Frans [2011]
Princeton University
Citation: For the computational solution of the problem of the collision of two black holes.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Prevorsek, Dusan Ciril [1976]
Allied Chemical Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Prezhdo, Oleg [2008]
University of Washington
Citation: Development of novel methodology for quantum mechanical dynamics with applications to elucidate chemical behavior in complex systems.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Price, David Long [1990]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For leadership in and contributions to the development of neutron instrumentation and techniques and studies of the structure and dynamics of liquids and glasses.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Price, John C. [2004]
University of Colorado
Citation: For Measurements Setting Improved Upper Limits on Submillimeter-Range Forces
Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Price, Paul B [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Price, Phillip Nicholas [2003]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding work to develop predictive maps of indoor radon, perform real-time computed tomography of tracer gas plumes, and public outreach for protecting building occupants from chemical and biological agents.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Price, Richard Henry [1991]
University of Texas, Brownsville
Citation: For contributions to the physics of black holes, and to the understanding of their astrophysical processes.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Priedhorsky, William C. [2005]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For discoveries in x-ray astrophysics, leadership in instruments to monitor the x-ray sky and broaden the wavelength coverage of space observatories, and applications of astrophysics to problems in national security.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Prieto, Pedro Antonio [2000]
Universidad del Valle
Citation: For forefront research in the Josephson effect in high temperature superconductors and outstanding contributions to the development of physics in Latin America.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Prigodin, Vladimir [2007]
Ohio State University
Citation: For his pioneering studies of electronic properties of low-dimensional systems, proposal and development of fundamentals of charge transport in quasi-one-dimensional disordered structures, and also of operating principals of new organic-based electronic materials/devices and fully spin polarized organic spintronic materials/devices.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Primack, Joel Robert [1988]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For pioneering contributions to gauge theory and cosmology.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Primakoff, Henry [1949]
Washington University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Prince, David C [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Prince, Thomas [2007]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his broad contributions to the fields of astrophysics and space science, including his leadership role as the LISA Mission Scientist and his service as the Chief Scientist at JPL from 2001 to 2006.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Pringle, R W [1949]
University of Manitoba
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Pringsheim, Peter [1943]
University of Chicago
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Prinz, Gary Arthur [1984]
No company provided
Citation: For spectroscopic studies which clarified the roles of magnetic ions in insulators and the introduction of molecular beam epitaxy as a technique for the growth of magnetic materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Prior, Michael Herbert [1986]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering work on the use of ion traps for measurement of lifetimes of forbidden transitions and also for collision studies of trapped, multiply-charged ions.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Pripstein, Morris [1991]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For important contributions to the study of hadronic processes at high energies and for his inspiring and dedicated leadership in the worldwide campaign on behalf of Soviet dissident scientists.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Pritchard, David E [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available (approved by both DCP and DAMOP)
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Pritchard, David E [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available (approved by both DCP and DAMOP)
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Privman, Vladimir [2005]
Clarkson University
Citation: In recognition of fundamental contributions and professional leadership in statistical physics, surface, colloid and polymer science, and quantum information science.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Prober, Daniel Ethan [1989]
Yale University
Citation: For contributions to the production and understanding of mesoscopic electronic structures.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Procaccia, Itamar [2002]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For major contributions to non-equilibrium physics, chaotic dynamics, turbulence and transport processes.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Proctor, Ivan David [1998]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For producing accuracy, capacity and capability improvements in accelerator mass spectrometry that have contributed to archaeology, the earth sciences, the biological sciences and arms control.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Proctor, W G [1957]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Prodell, Albert G [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Prokof'ev, Nikolai V. [2006]
University of Massachusetts
Citation: For pioneering contributions to theories of dissipative quantum dynamics and for innovative Monte Carlo approaches to quantum  and classical studies of critical phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Prosnitz, Donald [2002]
United States Department of Justice
Citation: For major contributions to physics and society spanning fundamental physics research to national security and law enforcement technologies, including pioneering technical contributions to the development of Free Electron Lasers.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Prosper, Harrison Bertrand [2002]
Florida State University
Citation: For leadership in developing Bayesian and other analysis techniques in particle physics, especially as applied to measurements of the mass and cross section of the top quark, and particle searches.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Prosperetti, Andrea [1993]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For basic contributions to two-phase flow models, bubble oscillations and entrapment, underwater rain noise, and cavitation.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Prosser, Francis W, Jr. [1966]
University of Kansas
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Protopopescu, Serban [2000]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his individual contributions and leadership in the discovery of the top quark at the D0 Experiment and for software simulation and algorithm development.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Proudfoot, James [2015]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For mentoring young physicists from around the world, including those in underdeveloped nations, in the advancement of calorimetric techniques in HEP experiments and their application to electroweak and strong interaction measurements.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Prozorov, Ruslan [2011]
Iowa State University
Citation: For high-resolution measurements of the London penetration depth of superconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pryce, Maurice H.L. [1965]
University of South Carolina
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Pugh, E M [1949]
Carnegie Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

Pullin, Dale Ian [2006]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his deep, insightful contributions to theoretical/computational fluid dynamics including: understanding of vortex sheet dynamics, the equilibrium particle simulation method, and physics-based vortex models for turbulence and large-eddy simulation.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Pullin, Jorge [2002]
Louisiana State University
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to black hole physics and quantum gravity.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Pumir, Alain J. [2014]
Ecole Normale Superieure de Lyon
Citation: For pioneering and lasting contributions to the selection of Saffman-Taylor fingering, elucidation of solitary wave origin in thin films, and theory of passive scalars and particle motion in turbulence.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Puri, Ashok [2001]
University of New Orleans
Citation: For enhancing the presence and quality of minority researchers in physics, for his efforts in support of science working with elementary and high school teachers, and for his innovative curriculum enhancement of a state-of-the-art laser laboratory.
Nominated by: Forum on Education

Pursey, Derek L [1965]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Putterman, Seth [1997]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For a sustained record of important discoveries in several areas of fluid dynamics including sonoluminescence, turbulence, and quantum hydrodynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Pynn, Roger [1997]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For a leadership role in neutron scattering and for developing new techniques for neutron scattering studies.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Pytte, Erling [1975]
IBM
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics