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. For questions about the Fellows Archive, please contact Janay Oliver, APS Membership and Fellowship Specialist, at fellowship@aps.org.

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Alexander Jr., Chester [1983]
Univ of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of the effects of ionizing irradiation on biologically important molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Andersen, Hans Christian [1983]
Stanford University
Citation: For pioneering work in theory of liquids, energy transfer in random materials, molecular dynamics, and model biological membranes.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Anderson, Hans Christian [1983]
No company provided
Citation: For pioneering work in theory of fluids, energy transfer in random materials, molecular dynamics, and model biological membranes.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Bates, John Bryant [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For infrared and Raman spectroscopy studies on the intrinsic and extrinsic properties of molecular and ionic solids and for contributions to the understanding of fast ionic transport in superionic conductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Berry, Brian Shephard [1983]

Citation: For contributions to the study of solids by anelastic relaxation measurements, and for the application of such measurements to thin-layer materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Bilz, Heinz [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theory of virtually every aspect of lattice dynamics and the electron-phonon interaction in solids.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Bishop, Alan Reginald [1983]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For scientific leadership in developing new areas of nonlinear science and revealing the paradigmatic role of strongly nonlinear phenomena in condensed matter and statistical physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Blackwell, John [1983]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: In recognition of outstanding research on the structure of biological and synthetic polymers of x-ray diffraction methodology.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Brecher, Kenneth [1983]
Boston University
Citation: For original contributions to theoretical high energy astrophysics and cosmology.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Brundle, Christopher Richard [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For pioneering work in the area of molecular photoelectron spectroscopy and in the application of electron spectroscopies to adsorption and oxidation processes at surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Campagna, Maurice [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his pioneering work in the field of spin-polarized photoemission and his studies of mixed valence systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Campillo, Anthony Joseph [1983]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions toward understanding the propagation and spatial breakup of high power laser beams and for his extensive application of novel picosecond techniques toward understanding molecular energy transfer processes.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Cargill, George Slade, III [1983]
Lehigh University
Citation: For his critical experiments and calculations concerning atomic scale structure, magnetic excitations, and magnetic anisotropies in amorphous metallic alloys, and for his role in developing electron-acoustic microscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Childs, William Jeffries [1983]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding experimental and theoretical contributions to our understanding of hyperfine interactions in atoms and molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Cho, Alfred Y. [1983]
Agere Systems
Citation: For the development of the molecular beam technique for epitaxial growth of semiconductor materials, which has resulted in significant scientific and technological advances in semiconductor physics and semiconductor device development.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Cladis, Patricia Elizabeth [1983]
Advanced Liquid Crystal Technologies
Citation: For outstanding contributions: to the experimental investigation of liquid crystal systems which has revealed novel and significant phenomena; to their theoretical interpretation; and to the growing field of liquid crystal science in general.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Clementi, Enrico [1983]
No company provided
Citation: For development of ab initio methods for dealing with solvated biological molecules, ionic solutions, and other large chemical systems.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Coward, David [1983]
Stanford University
Citation: For his role in the design, execution, and interpretation of the electron scattering experiments at SLAC in which the quark-parton structure of the proton and neutron was discovered.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Crandall, David H. [1983]
Department of Energy
Citation: For his major role in establishing the field of study of collisions of multiply charged ions with electrons and atoms, and for his definitive and revealing measurements in that field.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Davis, Lloyd Craig [1983]

Citation: For his contributions to understanding the electronic properties of solids, in particular for his detailed studies of photoemission and photoabsorption in transition metals and their compounds.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Dill, Dan [1983]
Boston University
Citation: For innovative theoretical research on photoionization and electron-molecule collisions, including extensions of the quantum-defect theory, establishment of the angular-momentum-transfer formulation, and elucidation of molecular shape resonances.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Drake, Gordon William Frederick [1983]
University of Windsor
Citation: For profound original studies of the quantitative effects of quantum electrodynamics in atomic physics.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Feigl, Frank Joseph [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For his delineation of basic defect structures in both crystal and amorphous forms of silicon dioxide, and establishment of the relationships of these structures to technologically important phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Fox, Kenneth [1983]
No company provided
Citation: For innovative and creative contributions to theory, experiment, and astrophysical studies involving highly symmetric spherical-top molecules like methane; revealing unexpected and significant physical and astrophysical phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Fulton, Theodore Alan [1983]
Alcatel Lucent, Bell Laboratories
Citation: For his contributions to the development of Electron Spectroscopy of Chemical Analysis (ESCA).
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Gardiner, Crispin William [1983]
University of Otago
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the statistical mechanics of open systems, far from equilibrium, particularly in the case of chemical reactions.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Gibson, Benjamin F. [1983]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions furthering the understanding of the bound and continuum states of three- and four-baryon systems in nuclear physics.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Gollub, Jerry Paul [1983]
Haverford College
Citation: For his imaginative research on Rayleigh-Benard convection which has contributed significantly to the understanding of the transition to turbulence.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Greenbaum, Elias [1983]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For his application of high temperature solid state electrolytes and gas sensitive semiconductors to fundamental studies on the kinetics and mechanism of light activated water splitting in photosynthetic systems.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Gross, Edward E. [1983]
Duke University
Citation: For noteworthy studies in areas of medium-energy and heavy-ion nuclear physics and for his effective leadership of the Holifield Heavy Ion Nuclear Physics Group.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Grotch, Howard [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For important contributions in application of relativistic quantum electrodynamics to the determination of energy levels, lifetimes, and magnetic interactions of elementary composite systems.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Haight, Robert Cameron [1983]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to the acquisition, evaluation, and interpretation of nuclear data for several applications especially for the fusion research program.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Henrich, Victor E. [1983]
Yale University
Citation: For imaginative use of modern and sophisticated experimental tools on the study of electronic properties of transition metal oxide surfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Hills, Jack Gilbert [1983]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal theoretical work on the physics of dense stellar systems and in particular for proposing and developing his model of the energy source of quasars.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Ho, Paul Siu-Chung [1983]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For his contributions to the basic understanding and technical development of electromigration in thin films and silicide-silicon interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Holt, Stephen S. [1983]
Olin College of Engineering
Citation: For important contributions to knowledge of X-ray sources through studies of their variability and spectra carried out with advanced satellite instrumentation.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Huang, Chao-Yuan [1983]
National Taiwan Normal University
Citation: For contributions to spin-lattice relaxation; thermal fluctuations and pair-breaking times in superconducting microbridges; muon spin relaxation in magnets; and anomalous properties in magnetic superconductors at high pressures and magnetic fields.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Joannopoulos, John Dimitrs [1983]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions to research and to developing young theorists in condensed matter physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Johnson, Mikkel Borlaug [1983]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his contribution to the understanding of the connections between nuclear forces and macroscopic observables in nuclear systems, and for his contributions to the understanding of the interplay between nuclear structure and reaction dynamics in pion scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Kanofsky, Alvin Sheldon [1983]
Lehigh University
Citation: For original studies of novel experimental techniques, numerous experiments advancing our knowledge of elementary particles, and experiments and calculations on the effects of quarks on particle collisions.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

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

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

Krebs, James John [1983]

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

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

Lamb, Donald Quincy [1983]
University of Chicago
Citation: For original theoretical contributions on the physics of degenerate dwarfs and neutron stars through the interpretation of relevant observations in the X-ray and UV bands.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Lapidus, I Richard [1983]
No company provided
Citation: For mathematical and experimental contributions to the field of sensory transduction, chemotaxis and motility in bacteria and other micro-organisms, and mathematical investigation of the microbial cell cycle.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Leach, Sydney [1983]
University de Paris
Citation: For pioneering the spectroscopy of molecular ions and elucidating their internal dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Lester, William Alexander, Jr [1983]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For contributions to the application of computers to chemistry.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Leventhal, Marvin [1983]

Citation: For the discovery of positron-electron annihilation radiation from the Galactic Center with a high resolution Ge telescope flown on a balloon.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Levin, Frank S. [1983]
Brown University
Citation: For his contributions to the theory of many-particle scattering and its applications to nuclear reactions, the few-body problem, and atomic and molecular physics.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Levine, Raphael D. [1983]
Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of chemical reaction dynamics, including quantal and semi-classical aspects of inelastic and reactive molecular scattering, and applications of information theory to energy partitioning (in elementary chemical reactions).
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Lingenfelter, Richard Emery [1983]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For pioneering work in the astrophysics of cosmic ray interactions, particularly in the field of theoretical gamma-ray line astronomy.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Lovinger, Andrew J. [1983]
National Science Foundation
Citation: For outstanding contributions to understanding of the structure and properties of crystalline polymers, and particularly of the ferroelectric polymer, poly-(vinylidene fluoride).
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Lucatorto, Thomas Benjamin [1983]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For leadership in atomic physics, especially in joining laser techniques with conventional VUV spectroscopy to provide new fundamental studies of atoms and ions.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Mazo, Robert Marc [1983]
University of Oregon
Citation: For his many contributions to the statistical mechanics of transport processes, especially to the understanding of Brownian motion and the couplings of moving molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

McIlrath, Thomas James [1983]
American Physical Society
Citation: For his pioneering use of laser to crate large populations of state-selected atoms, work which has led to the discoveries of resonant laser ionization and important atomic structure effects.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Meier, Dale Joseph [1983]
Michigan Molecular Instittue
Citation: For developing the statistical thermodynamics theory of block copolymers
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Meijer, Paul H.E. [1983]
Catholic University of America
Citation: For contributions to the fields of irreversible thermodynamics (1), group theory (2), Ising series, low temperature physics (3), and for sustained teaching and lecturing of theoretical physics and encouraging people to pursue this type of career.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Miller, Terry Alan [1983]
The Ohio State University
Citation: For innovative experimental contributions that have produced deeper understanding of the spectroscopy and dynamics of reactive atoms and molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Miller, William Hughes [1983]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For the development and application of semi-classical scattering theory to chemical and molecular phenomena, as well as theoretical contributions to many other aspects of chemical dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Moss, Joel M. [1983]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to both experimental and theoretical basic nuclear physics research including studies of giant multipole resonances, spin excitation, polarization phenomena and pion condensation precursors.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Myers, William Don [1983]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his significant research on macroscopic aspects of nuclear physics, including especially his pioneering development of the Droplet Model of atomic nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear 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

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

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

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

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

Rahman, Aneesur [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For development of molecular dynamics methods to model the structure and dynamics of a variety of condensed systems. These studies are fundamental contributions to statistical mechanics and condensed matter physics.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Reid, William Hill [1983]
Indiana University
Citation: For his many significant and lasting contributions to the field of hydrodynamic stability, especially for his development of elegant asymptoic techniques for the analysis of the stability of shear flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Riedel, Eberhard K. [1983]
University of Washington
Citation: In recognition of his leadership role in advancing our knowledge of phase transitions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Ripper, Jr, Jose Ellis [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For contributions to the field of semiconductor lasers and optical communications.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Rosencwaig, Allan [1983]
Therma-Wave Inc
Citation: For pioneering work in the development of photoacoustics for solid-state spectroscopy and in the development of thermal-wave physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Schellman, John Anthony [1983]
University of Oregon
Citation: For the application of rigorous physical theory and the development of novel experimental techniques to increase our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological macromolecules, especially proteins and nucleic acids.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Schlag, Edward William [1983]
Technische Universitat Munchen
Citation: For distinguished contributions to the laser spectroscopy of molecules and ions.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Seidman, David Nathaniel [1983]
Northwestern University
Citation: For the application of the field-ion and atom-probe microscopes to the quantitative study of the fundamental properties of point defects and point defect clusters in irradiated or quenched metals.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Shore, Bruce W. [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For contributions to theoretical developments in physics on a wide front, from atomic scattering theory to coherent dynamics of laser-excited systems.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Socolow, Robert H. [1983]
Princeton University
Citation: For actively developing technical knowledge of energy usage, and making this knowledge available to a broad public.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Strottman, Daniel David [1983]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For his significant research in theoretical nuclear physics, including especially his outstanding contributions toward our understanding the structure of the atomic nucleus.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Stroud, Carlos R. [1983]
University of Rochester
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of quantum radiation phenomena.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Swendsen, Robert H. [1983]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of phase transitions and critical behavior in lattice models in statistical mechanics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Tolk, Norman Henry [1983]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For pioneering studies of: the electronic excitation (its quantum mechanical interference and its polarization) of atoms in ion-atom collisions and of atoms sputtered or scattered from solid surfaces; the electron and photon stimulated desorption of atoms from solids into excited electronic states.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Trefil, James S. [1983]
Georg Mason University
Citation: For his inspired exposition in books and articles which made the excitement and beauty of modern physics available to educated Americans, resulting in enormous popular support for the discipline.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Uemura, Yasutada [1983]
No Company Provided
Citation: For contributions that have played a leading role in the understanding of the electronic properties of two-dimensional systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Vigdor, Steven E. [1983]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For excellence in the measurements and interpretations of nuclear reactions induced by light heavy ions, and of pion production by protons near threshold.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

von Hippel, Frank [1983]
Princeton University
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of the relationship between physics and society and for his many perceptive papers on subjects from nuclear war to the fuel efficiency of automobiles.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

von Molnar, Stephen [1983]
Florida State University
Citation: For his contributions towards an understanding of the physical properties of rare earth compounds and alloys, in particular, his pioneering transport studies of magnetic semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Voss, Richard Frederick [1983]
Florida Atlantic University
Citation: For original contributions to the understanding of random processes, fluctuations, and 1/⨍ noise in normal and superconducting films, junction devices, and music; and the experimental verification of macroscopic quantum tunneling.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Willmarth, William W. [1983]
University ofMichigan, Ann Arbor
Citation: For advances in the art of experimental research on the structure of turbulence and fluid mechanics.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Wing, William Hinshaw [1983]
University of Arizona
Citation: For his highly innovative and ingenious studies of very simple molecules by ultrahigh resolutions laser spectroscopic methods.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Wygnanski, Israel J. [1983]
University of Arizona
Citation: For his superb experimental work, clarifying the structure of turbulent shear flows.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics