APS Fellowship

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APS Fellows Nominated by DMP  

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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