Epps lll, Thomas H. 
University of Delawarre
Citation: For groundbreaking research examining the effects of block polymer interfacial energetics on the nanoscale self-assembly of macromolecules in bulk, thin film, and solution systems.
Mezzenga, Raffaele 
ETH - Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding and control of original self-assembly principles of complex materials with targeted functionalities
Pandey, Ras B. 
University of Southern Mississippi
Citation: For insightful applications of the bond-fluctuation multi-grain method to the physics of polymernanocomposites and biopolymers.
Stafford, Christopher M. 
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For developing innovative techniques to enhance physical understanding of polymer thin films, including combinatorial arrays with controlled gradients, buckling methods to quantify modulus, and the layer-by-layer synthetic method to enhance structure-property relations polymer transport membranes.
Starr, Francis 
Citation: For simulations studies elucidating fundamental aspects of glass formation in bulk, nanocomposite, and ultra-thin film polymer materials; the dynamics of lipid membranes; nanoparticle association in polymer matrices; and the assembly of DNA-grafted nanoparticles into lattice structures in solution.