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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Naaman, Ron [2003]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For exploration of reaction mechanisms in van der Waals clusters, development of Coulomb Explosion Imaging, and development of low-energy photoelectron spectroscopic methods to establish the electronic properties of organized organic thin films.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Naduvalath, Balakrishnan [2009]
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of molecular energy transfer and chemical reactivity in ultra-cold atom-molecule systems.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Nafe, J E [1957]
Lamont
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nagahara, Larry A. [2008]
National Cancer Institute
Citation: For his pioneering work in developing scanning probe microscopy and other nanotechnology platforms for the analysis, manipulation and measurements at the nanoscale and of molecular components and for the elucidation of the fundamental physical principles underlying these systems.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Nagaitsev, Sergei [2006]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For designing, building, and successfully commissioning the world's first relativistic electron cooling device.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Nagamatsu, H T [1956]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nagamiya, Shoji [1989]
No Company Provided
Citation: For pioneering experiments in heavy-ion collisions at the Barvalac and the AGS in which measurements of particle momentum and flavor distributions were used to study dense nuclear matter.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nagaoka, H. [1925]
Imperial University, Tokyo
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nagashima, Yorikiyo [1999]
Osaka University
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of electroweak interactions through experimentation with leptons especially with neutrino beams and electron-positron collisions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nagel, Sidney R. [1988]
University of Chicago
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of the properties of metallic glasses and relaxation phenomena near the liquid-glass transition.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nagib, Hassan M. [1991]
Illinois Institute of Technology
Citation: For advancing the understanding of turbulent structure in boundary layers, jets, and wakes. For investigating the physical events occurring in several turbulence control techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Nagle, James [2015]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For outstanding scientific and technical contributions to the study of heavy flavor production and correlations in high-energy nuclear interactions and for leadership of the PHENIX experiment.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nagle, John F. [1980]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nagler, Stephen Eric [2000]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For neutron scattering studies of excitations in low dimensional quantum magnets.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nahar, Sultana Nurun [2006]
Ohio State University
Citation: For seminal contributions to studies of photoionization and recombination of multicharged atomic systems fundamental to atomic physics and plasma physics and pioneering calculations of remarkable complexity on astrophysically significant processes.
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Nahory, Robert E. [1986]
Rutgers University
Citation: For many important contributions to the fundamental understanding of practical use of optoelectronic phenomena in semiconductors.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nair, V. Parameswaran [2013]
City College of New York
Citation: For his contributions to theoretical high energy physics, including: the symmetries of gluon amplitudes, gauge theories in three space-time dimensions (especially involving Chern-Simons theories and anyons), non-commutative quantum mechanics, and the Quantum Hall effect in higher dimensions.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nakai, Sadao [1993]
Osaka University
Citation: For major contributions to developments of inertial confinement fusion drivers, especially pulse power machines of CO2 lasers, and his contributions to high density pellet implosion investigations.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Nakamura, Kohji [2014]
Mie University
Citation: For his contributions to the development of first-principles methods and their use in elucidating the physics of noncollinear magnetism, magnetocrystalline anisotropy, and external electric field-induced magnetic phenomena at surfaces and interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Nakano, Aiichiro [2009]
University of Southern California
Citation: For the development and implementation of scalable parallel and distributed algorithms for large-scale atomistic simulations to predict, visualize, and analyze reaction processes for novel nano-mechano-chemical phenomena encompassing diverse spatiotemporal scales.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Nakatani, Alan [2012]
Dow Chemical Company
Citation: For outstanding contributions to experimental studies of the structure and rheology of multicomponent polymer blends, solutions, and composites using NMR, light scattering, and especially neutron scattering methods
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Nakayama, Tsuneyoshi [1995]
Hokkaido University
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of the dynamics of fractal structures by large-scale computer simulations and of the Kapitza resistance at millikelvin temperatures.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nam, Chang H. [2008]
Korea Advance Institute of Science & Technology
Citation: For contributions to the theory and experiments of physical processes of high harmonic generation for the development of attosecond coherent x-ray sources and related femtosecond laser technology
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Nam, Sang Boo [1977]
Wright Patterson Air Force Base
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Name, Frederick Van, Jr. [1960]
University of Delaware
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nandi, Satyanarayan [2005]
Oklahoma State University
Citation: For contributions to the theories of grand unification, supersymmetry, neutrino properties, and collider physics.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nanopoulos, Dimitri [1988]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For contributions to establishing the Standard Model, opening new ways to extension of the Standard Model like grand unification, supergravity, and recently superstrings, and for efforts on connecting particles physics with cosmology.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Naples, Donna [2018]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For advances in the techniques of flux and cross-section determinations in the current and upcoming generation of accelerator-based neutrino experiments and fundamental contributions to neutrino event generators.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Napolitano, James [2011]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For contributions to fundamental problems of nature through experiments in nuclear physics.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Narain, Meenakshi [2007]
Brown University
Citation: For important contributions to the measurement of the properties of the top quark.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Narath, Albert [1967]
University of New Mexico
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Narayan, Abhay P. [2018]
Columbia University
Citation: For the innovative use of scanning tunneling spectroscopy to elucidate the physics of electronic order in quantum materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

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

Narayanamurti, Venkatesh [1981]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Narayanan, Rajamani [2009]
Florida International University
Citation: For groundbreaking work on exact chiral symmetry and topology on the lattice and important contributions to the nonperturbative calculation of the running coupling in non-Abelian gauge theories.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Narayanan, Ranganathan [2013]
University of Florida
Citation: For seminal contributions in research and education in the field of interfacial instabilities and for work in generating novel and revealing experiments on pattern formation.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Narayanan, Vijay [2011]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For seminal contributions to the science and technology of high dielectric constant oxide materials and metal gate based transistors that have redefined silicon microelectronics.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Nash, E. Thomas [1987]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For leadership in all aspects of the Tagged Photon Facility at Fermilab, and his leadership in the effort to successfully develop the Advanced Computer Processor.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nastasi, Michael Anthony [2006]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to the fields of ion-solid interactions, including ion enhanced and plasma synthesis of novel materials with applications to energy, manufacturing, nanotechnology, and advanced microelectronics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Natarajan, Priyamvada [2010]
Yale University
Citation: For key contributions to two of the most challenging problems in cosmology:  mapping dark matter and tracing the accretion history of black holes. Her work using gravitational lensing techniques has provided a deeper understanding of the granularity of dark matter in clusters of galaxies.  She has developed theoretical models to describe the assembly and accretion history of black holes.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Natelson, Douglas [2012]
Rice University
Citation: For experiments in atomic- and molecular-scale junctions
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nath, Pran [1978]
Northeastern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nathan, Alan Marc [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering work using monochromatic photon scattering to investigate nuclear structure, especially the coupling of giant resonances to other nuclear excitations, and the identification of multipole strength functions in nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nathan, Marshall I [1965]
Mount Kisco, New York
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nathans, Robert [1966]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nathanson, Gilbert Maker [2002]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For the pioneering use of molecular beam scattering experiments to explore collisions, solvation, and chemical reactions at gas-liquid interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Nathanson, Jonas B. [1929]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nation, John Arthur [1981]
Cornell University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Nattermann, Thomas [2009]
Univ. zu Koln
Citation: For contributions to statistical physics of disordered systems, especially the dynamics of elastic disordered media.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Naughton, Michael J [2003]
Boston College
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of low dimensional electron physics through creative experimental studies of molecular organic conductors and superconductors in oriented high magnetic fields.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Naumann, Robert Alexander [1964]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Navratil, Gerald A. [1989]
Columbia University
Citation: For his identification of dissipative trappedion modes, contribution to Thomson scattering diagnostics, and leadership in design and experiments of high-beta tokamaks in the second stable region.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Navrátil, Petr [2013]
TRIUMF
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the development of ab initio nuclear structure and nuclear reaction theory including pioneering demonstrations of the critical role of realistic three-nucleon interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nayak, Chetan [2011]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For the study of non-Abelian anyons in condensed matter systems and their applications to topological quantum computing.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nayfeh, Ali H [1977]
Virginia Polytechnic Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Nazarewicz, Witold [1994]
Michigan State University
Citation: For his contributions to our understanding of single-particle and collective motion in nuclei, especially at high spins, and for his studies of reflection-asymmetric deformations in nuclei.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nazikian, Raffi M. [2009]
Princeton University
Citation: For seminal experimental contributions leading to the first observation of alpha particle driven Alfvén waves in deuterium-tritium plasmas and for the development of innovative diagnostics leading to major progress in understanding the internal structure of energetic particle driven instabilities and turbulent fluctuations in fusion plasmas.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Ne'eman, Yuval [1971]
University of Texas
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nealey, Paul [2008]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For fundamental and insightful research on the dimension dependent properties of polymer nanostructures, the directed self-assembly of block copolymers, and their application in the development of advanced lithographic materials and processes.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Neaton, Jeffrey B. [2013]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of phase behavior, electronic structure, and transport properties of condensed matter, particularly multiferroics, nanostructures, and materials for energy conversion and storage.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Neddermeyer, S H [1945]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nedzel, V A [1957]
Lincoln
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Needell, Allan A. [1994]
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Citation: For his important work in preserving and interpreting the physical sciences and their political importance in the twentieth century and his efforts to educate the public in these matters.
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Neff, Thomas L. [1993]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For contributions to nuclear-weapons nonproliferation policy and especially for conceptualizing the U.S. purchase of nuclear-power-reactor fuel of uranium recovered from dismantled Soviet warheads.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Nefkens, Bernard M. K. [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For novel experimental studies of fundamental symmetry laws of nature using few-body nuclei as a laboratory.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Negele, John W [1978]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Neher, Henry Victor [1936]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Neighbours, John R [1962]
USN PG School
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Neil, George R. [2001]
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Citation: For contributions to the development of physics and technology of Free Electron Lasers and for his leadership in demonstrating a high average power FEL.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Neilson, George H. [1998]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering work in the exploitation of magnetic equilibrium diagnostics and for his leadership in the physics design of fusion experiments.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Neitzel, G. Paul [1994]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For major contributions to the stability of complex flows in rotating and interfacial fluid dynamics.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Nelkin, Mark Samuel [1984]
New York University
Citation: For contributions to the advance of physics by strong theoretical contributions in four areas beginning with the physics of thermal neutrons and its applications to nuclear reactors, kinetic theory of fluctuations in fluids, turbulence, and most recently 1/f noise.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Nellis, William Joel [1987]
Harvard University
Citation: For the systematic experimental investigation of the equation-of-state, electrical transport, and spectroscopic properties of dense fluids at high dynamic pressures and temperatures.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nelson, Ann E. [1998]
University of Washington
Citation: For contributions to the theory of CP violation, kaon condensation, baryogenesis in the early Universe and supersymmetry breaking.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nelson, David R. [1987]
Cornell University
Citation: For contributions to statistical mechanics and the theory of partially ordered systems, including critical phenomena in two and three dimensions, the dynamics of fluid mixtures, icosahedral order in rapidly quenched metallic alloys.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nelson, E C [1955]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nelson, Keith Adam [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For development of femtosecond microsecond time-domain vibrational spectroscopy, including multiple-pulse vibrational excitation, and applications to structural and chemical rearrangements in condensed matter.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Nelson, Philip C [2003]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of soft biomaterials, quantum fields, and superstrings, using geometrical and topological methods.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Nelson, Richard C [1964]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nelson, William F [1965]
Owens-Illinois Technology Center
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nemanich, Robert John [1993]
Arizona State University
Citation: For his contributions to the application of Raman spectroscopy to the study of atomic structure is semiconducting thin films and interfaces.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Nemenman, IIya [2016]
Emory University
Citation: For his contributions to theoretical biological physics, especially information processing in a variety of living systems, and for the development of coarse-grained modeling methods of such systems.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Nemoto, Kae [2015]
National Institute of Informatics
Citation: For pioneering the theory for quantum optical implementations of quantum information processing and communication.
Nominated by: Division of Quantum Information

Nerem, Robert M [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Nergaard, L S [1956]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nero, Anthony V. [1987]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his leadership in the study of radon and indoor air quality and assessment of risks associated with nuclear, geothermal, and fossil fuel generation of electric power.
Nominated by: Forum on Physics and Society

Nesbet, Robert K [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nesbitt, David John [1991]
University of Colorado, Boulder
Citation: For elegant high resolution infrared investigations of weakly bound complexes and the analysis of their internal motions and couplings by slot jet spectroscopy.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Nesterenko, Vitali Fedorovich [2003]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For pioneering contribution to strongly nonlinear wave propagation in granular materials, through the discovery of a new solitary wave, and to shock (localized shear) mesomechanics in porous and heterogeneous media.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter

Nethercot, Arthur H [1964]
IBM
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nettleton, L L [1931]
Gulf Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Neuberger, Herbert [2001]
Rutgers University
Citation: For contributions to modeling multiple particle production, to defining the non-perturbative triviality bound on the Higgs mass and to a method of preserving exact chiral symmetry on the lattice.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Neubert, Matthias [2005]
Cornell University
Citation: For contributions to the theory of QCD and heavy quark physics.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Neuenschwander, Dwight [2015]
Southern Nazarene University
Citation: For demonstrating the importance of history of physics both in the education and inspiration of science students and in outreach to the general community.
Nominated by: Forum on the History of Physics

Neuffer, David Vincent [1999]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his many important contributions over the past two decades to advancing the concept of a muon collider.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Neugebauere, Constantine A. [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For elucidating the properties of ferromagnetic films, and the electrical resistivity of metallic films at the extreme lower limits of their thickness, and for first proposing the thin film multichip module interconnect approach for IC's as a more viable alternative to wafer scale integration.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Neuman, Keir [2016]
National Institutes of Health
Citation: For his contributions to the development of single molecule manipulation techniques and the elucidation of the nucleic acid enzyme function enabled by these techniques.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Neumann, Dan A. [2008]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For seminal studies of the structure and dynamics of new carbon-based materials and critical leadership serving the U.S. neutron scattering community.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Neumark, Daniel Milton [1993]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For pioneering work in transition state spectroscopy and its application to important prototypical bimolecular systems.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Neumark, Gertrude F [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Neumeier, John J. [2013]
Montana State University
Citation: For experiments on strongly correlated electron materials, and the development of ultrahigh-resolution thermal expansion measurements to study phase transitions in quantum materials.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Neuringer, Leo J [1966]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology National Magnet Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nevins, William McCay [1988]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For numerous contributions to the theory of fusion plasma, particularly in the area of the nonlinear interaction of plasma with intense microwave pulses.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Newberg, Heidi Jo [2012]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For her contributions to our understanding of the structure of the Milky Way galaxy and the universe and for the development of software and hardware infrastructure for measuring and extracting meaningful information from large astronomical survey data sets
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Newell, David B [2017]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For significant contributions to the least squares adjustments of the fundamental constants of nature from experimental data and to the redefinition of the international system of units.
Nominated by: Topical Group Precision Measurement & Fundamental Constants

Newman, David E. [2011]
University of Alaska, Fairbanks
Citation: For seminal contributions in a broad range of nonlinear problems relating to plasma turbulence, transport in fusion plasmas, and complex nonlinear systems.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Newman, Ezra T [1972]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Newman, Harvey B. [2008]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the discovery of the gluon, precision electroweak measurements and searches for new particles, and for innovations in detector instrumentation, computing and networks that serve the global science community.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Newman, Mark [2007]
University of Michigan
Citation: For pioneering work on the statistical physics of complex systems, especially the theory and characterization of networks.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Newman, Michael J [1977]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Astrophysics, the Forum on International Physics, and the Forum on Physics and Society.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Newman, Nathan [2006]
Arizona State University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of Schottky barriers in semiconductor devices, and to the synthesis of novel materials for superconducting devices.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Newman, Riley D. [1999]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For highly accurate tests of the fundamental laws of gravitational physics, and the development of improved precision measurement methods.
Nominated by: Division of Gravitational Physics

Newman, Roger [1959]
General Electric Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Newman-Holmes, Catherine Barbara [1993]
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the study of the W and Z bosons with the CDF detector, and to the observation of the new mesonic states in J/ψ decays.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Newns, Dennis M. [1987]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of chemisorption, ion-surface scattering and rare-earth intermediate valence systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Newrock, Richard Sandor [1996]
University of Cincinnati
Citation: For application of large Josephson junction arrays to the study of two-dimensional phase transitions.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Newson, Henry Winston [1960]
Durham, North Carolina
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Newton, Roger G [1957]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Ney, E P [1947]
University of Virginia
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Neynaber, Roy H [1977]
IRT Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Ng, Andrew [1998]
University of British Columbia
Citation: For original contributions to the understanding of optical probing of shock waves and two-temperature non-equilibrium shock states, and for the use of laser-driven shocks in advancing research on high density matter.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Shock Compression of Condensed Matter

Ng, Cheuk-Yiu [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the application of phtotoionization and photoelectron photoion coincidence to the study of ionic dissociation, state to state ion molecule reactions, and the study of transient species.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Ng, Tai-Kai [2000]
Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
Citation: For his work on the Coulomb effects in a quantum dot, leading to the prediction of conductance enhancement due to the Kondo resonance.
Nominated by: Forum on International Physics

Nguyen, Dinh [2015]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For an outstanding record of innovation and contribution to the initial development of high-brightness photo-injectors, early experimental validation of self-amplified spontaneous-emission theory, and high average current injectors.
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Nicholas, W. W. [1931]
Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nicholls, Ralph W [1976]
York University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Nicholson, Dwight R. [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For original and important contributions to the theory of strong Langmuir turbulence, and for perceiving and developing applications of theory to ionospheric modification experiments and to solar radio emission observations.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Nicklow, Robert Merle [1976]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nico, Jeffrey S. [2008]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: In recognition of his contributions and leadership in precision measurements and fundamental symmetry tests using cold neutrons, and his contributions to radiochemical determinations of the p-p fusion solar neutrino flux.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nicol, Malcom F. [1996]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For imaginative and insightful applications of Raman spectroscopy to the physics and chemistry of simple systems at high pressures.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Nie, Qing [2014]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For groundbreaking work on the application of mathematical and computational methods to important problems in systems biology.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Nielsen, Harald H [1934]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nielsen, J. Rud [1931]
University of Oklahoma
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nielsen, Lawrence E [1970]
Washington University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Nielson, A H [1938]
University of Tennessee
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nielson, Walter M [1937]
Duke University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Niemela, Joseph [2015]
International Centre for Theoretical Physics
Citation: For significant contributions to high-­precision heat transport measurements at very high Rayleigh numbers in cryogenic Rayleigh-­Bénard convection, and pioneering applications of low-­temperature techniques to studies of instabilities and turbulence.
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Nieminen, Risto Matti [1995]
Helsinki University of Technology
Citation: For developing and applying theoretical and computational techniques in several areas of condensed matter and materials physics.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nienhaus, Gerd Ulrich [1998]
University of Ulm
Citation: For significant contributions to the field of protein dynamics with a broad spectrum of experimental techniques, particularly x-ray diffraction, gamma ray scattering, and time-resolved optical spectroscopies.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Nier, A O.C. [1938]
University of Minnesota
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nieto, Michael M [1975]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Astrophysics
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nieuwenhuizen, Peter Van [1994]
SUNY at Stony Brook
Citation: For significant and creative contributions to modern developments in quantum field theory, particularly for the discovery and development of supergravity theory.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nigam, Bishan P [1965]
University of Buffalo
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nightingale, M. Peter [1988]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For formulating the phenomenological renormalization group finite-size scaling method and other contributions to our understanding of cooperative phenomena in low dimensional systems.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nikzad, Shouleh [2012]
Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Citation: For innovative development of band structure engineering techniques using delta-doping at semiconductor surfaces and their application to produce unprecedented performance in sensors and devices
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Nilsen, Joseph [2000]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the understanding and development of x-ray lasers.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Nilsson, Sven G [1972]
University of Lund
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Ning, Tak Hung [1997]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of hot electron effects in MOSFET devices and advances in bipolar technology.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Nir, Yosef [2011]
Weizmann Institute of Science
Citation: For profound contributions to our understanding of the physics of flavor, within the Standard Model and beyond, and for elucidating possibilities for realization of supersymmetry in nature.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nishida, Yasushi [1992]
Utsunomiya University
Citation: For original, broad contributions to experimental plasma physics in the areas of nonlinear ion waves and wave-particle interactions.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Nishihara, Katsunobu [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For major contributions to theory and simulation of nonlinear plasma phenomena and inertial confinement fusion.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Nishijima, Kazuhiko [1961]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nishikawa, Takashi [2018]
Northwestern University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the study of nonlinear dynamics in complex systems and complex networks, including synchronization processes, asymmetry-induced phenomena, network optimization, and chaos in physical systems.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Nishikawa, Tetsuji [1995]
Science Univesity of Tokyo
Citation: For technical contributions and leadership in Japan's high energy physics and other scientific programs.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nitschke, J. Michael [1992]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For elucidating the physical properties of nuclei at the limits of stability in the lanthanide and actinide regions, and for pioneering efforts in the science of intense radioactive ion beams.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nitzan, Abraham [1989]
Tel Aviv University
Citation: For uniting statistical, quantum, and classical dynamics to develop and apply accurate models for quantitative and mechanic understanding of individual molecule dynamics in vapor and condensed phases.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Niu, Qian [1999]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For contributions to the theories of quantum transport.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nix, Foster C [1938]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nix, James R [1972]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Noack, Bernd R. [2012]
CNRS
Citation: For pioneering contributions to closed-loop turbulence control from reduced-order modelling to numerical and experimental demonstrations
Nominated by: Division of Fluid Dynamics

Noggle, Thomas Sherman [1981]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nogues, Josep [2013]
Univ Autonoma de Barcelona
Citation: For his significant contributions to the understanding and development of exchange bias in thin films, nanostructures and nanoparticles.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Noh, Tae Won [2008]
Seoul National University
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of oxide ferroelectric thin films and optical properties of oxides with strong electron correlations.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Noheda, Beatriz [2011]
Univ of Groningen
Citation: For fundamental structural studies of new phases in perovskite-type ferroelectric materials and of domain nanostructures in epitaxial films of multiferroics.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Nolan Jr., Jerry A [1984]
No company provided
Citation: For continued contributions to the field of experimental nuclear physics, especially in the areas of Coulomb energies and precision measurements with magnetic spectrographs.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nolas, George S. [2013]
University of South Florida
Citation: For pioneering studies of novel thermoelectric materials, especially cage-like compounds with low thermal conductivity.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Nolle, A Wilson [1962]
University of Texas
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nolte, David D. [2002]
Purdue University
Citation: For innovative exploitation of materials science leading to significant discoveries in photorefractive effects and dynamic holography, adaptive interferometry, time-reversal symmetry, and phase conjugate fidelity in magnetic fields.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Nomura, K Carl [1965]
Honeywell Incorporated
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nomura, Yasunori [2017]
University of California - Berkeley
Citation: For pioneering contributions to a variety of areas of particle theory, including gauge unification in extra dimensions, electroweak symmetry breaking, supersymmetric models, dark matter, the multiverse, foundations of quantum mechanics, and black holes.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Noolandi, Jaan [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For theoretical work on self-consistent-field theories of polymer blends, and for the development of a new pulsed-field gel electrophoresis process based on modeling the dynamics of biological molecules.
Nominated by: Division of Polymer Physics

Norberg, R E [1957]
Washington University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Norcross, David W. [1980]
Harvard University
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: Division of Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

Nordheim, Lothar [1936]
Purdue University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nordlander, Peter [2002]
Rice University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the chemical physics of atom-surface interactions, including the development of a many-body theoretical description of charge transfer processes in atom-surface scattering.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Nordlund, Thomas [2007]
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Citation: In recognition of his pioneering work in protein dynamics, DNA dynamics and service to the biological physics community.
Nominated by: Division of Biological Physics

Nordsiek, A [1938]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nordstrom, Dennis L [2000]
American Physical Society
Citation: For his professionalism, diplomacy, high standards, and dedicated service as Editor of Physical Review D.
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nordtvedt, Kenneth L [1972]
Montana State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nori, Franco [2002]
University of Michigan
Citation: For innovative theoretical contributions to the study of vortex dynamics in superconductors, dynamical instabilities, Josephson junction arrays and quantum interference.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Norman, Eric B. [1999]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For experimental studies of the influence of astronomical environments on nuclear decay rates and their implications for nucleosynthesis.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Norman, Michael Ray [1995]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For studies of correlated electrons and their magnetic and superconducting properties by modeling of real materials using ab-initio calculations.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Norman, Michael Lester [2001]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For his pioneering numerical hydrodynamic simulations in astrophysics and cosmology which elucidated the structure of extragalactic radio jets, the Lyman alpha forest, and the formation of primordial stars.
Nominated by: Division of Astrophysics

Norreys, Peter [2012]
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Citation: For major contributions to the understanding of energetic particle generation and transport in relativistic laser-plasma interactions, including innovative experiments relevant to fast ignition fusion concepts
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Norris, David J. [2006]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For fundamental contributions and pioneering investigations in the areas of growth of doped nanocrystals and growth of photonic crystals based on self-assembly.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Norris, Theodore B. [2005]
University of Michigan
Citation: For contributions to ultrafast lasers and their application to semiconductor physics and optoelectronics.
Nominated by: Division of Laser Science

Norskov, Jens K [2003]
Technical University of Denmark
Citation: For contributions in theoretical surface physics and heterogeneous catalysis.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

North, D O [1947]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

North, H Q [1953]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Northcliffe, Lee C [1975]
Texas A&M University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Particles and Fields.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Northrop, John A [1963]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Northrop, Theodore George [1964]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Northrup, John E. [1996]
Xerox PARC
Citation: For insights into the structure and electronic properties of semiconductor surfaces, adsorbates, interfaces and defects through the application of first principles calculations.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Norton, David Paul [2006]
University of Florida
Citation: For pioneering work in the area of epitaxial oxide thin films, including superlattice formation and heteroepitaxy.
Nominated by: Division of Materials Physics

Norton, F. H. [1921]
Langley Memorial Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Norton, K A [1945]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nosanow, Lewis H [1969]
University of Minnesota
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nottingham, Wayne B [1931]
Bartol Research Foundation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nouicer, Rachid [2017]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his role in the discovery of the Quark Gluon Plasma at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, using particle multiplicity density and heavy quark measurements in the PHOBOS and PHENIX detectors, with leading contributions to the silicon tracker design, construction, and operation and data analyses.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Novey, Theodore B [1957]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Novick, Robert [1961]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Novokhatski, Alexander [2012]
Stanford University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to accelerator physics: BNS damping, beam dynamics in Linear Colliders, wakefields and coherent radiation of very short bunches, collective instabilities in high current storage rings
Nominated by: Division of Physics of Beams

Novosad, Valentyn [2013]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For creative contributions to the fundamental understanding of the physics of nanomagnets, emphasizing magnetization reversal mechanisms, coupling effects, and dynamics of geometrically confined spin vortices.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Magnetism

Novotny, Mark Alan [2000]
Florida State University
Citation: For original algorithm development and applications of computational statistical mechanics to equilibrium and nonequilibrium problems in condensed-matter physics and materials science.
Nominated by: Division of Computational Physics

Noyan, Ismail Cevdet [2003]
IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Citation: For analysis of displacement and stress fields in crystalline solids at various length scales.
Nominated by: Forum on Industrial and Applied Physics

Noyes, Richard M [1970]
University of Oregon
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Noyes, William Albert [1930]
Brown University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nozieres, Philippe P [1969]
L'École Normale Supérieure
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nozik, Arthur Jack [1999]
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Citation: For his leadership role in the basic science of semiconductor-molecule interfaces, quantization effects in semiconductors, and applications of these interdisciplinary sciences to photon conversion.
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Nugent, Keith [2010]
University of Melbourne
Citation: For his substantial contributions to the development of novel approaches to experimental measurement techniques, including new approaches to X-ray and neutron phase imaging and the development an understanding of the role of coherence in X-ray science.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science

Nugent, Leonard J [1972]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: Division of Chemical Physics

Nunes, Filomena [2015]
Michigan State University
Citation: For developing new standards in relating nuclear reactions, nuclear structure, and astrophysical reaction rates by the implementation of non-perturbative treatments of nuclear breakup.
Nominated by: Division of Nuclear Physics

Nunes Amaral, Luis A. [2013]
Northwestern University
Citation: For seminal advances in the characterization and modeling of complex systems, especially the proposal and development of cartographic methods for the representation of large complex networks.
Nominated by: Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Nurmikko, Arto Veikko [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For optical, magneto-optical, and short-pulse, studies of II-VI semiconductors, diluted magnetic semiconductors, and related heterostructures.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Nusbaum, Christian [1931]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society

Nusinovich, Gregory Semeon [2000]
University of Maryland
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theory of gyrotron oscillators and amplifiers and cyclotron autoresonance masers.
Nominated by: Division of Plasma Physics

Nygren, David Robert [1986]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For the invention of the Time Projection Chamber, a novel concept for tracking charged particles, and the introduction of the concepts of wave form sampling with offline pulse reconstruction and radial drift.
Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields

Nyquist, H [1945]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: American Physical Society