APS Fellow Archive

The APS Fellow Archive contains records of many APS Fellows from 1921 to the present. Please note some Fellows may not be displayed or may display with limited information.

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A.W. Kenneth Metzner [1977]
American Institute of Physics
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: FIP

James T Waber [1974]
Northwestern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Ellen J Wachtel []

Citation: Not available
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George P Wachtell [1959]
The Franklin Institute
Citation: Not available
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John B Wachtman [1978]
NBS
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics and the Division of Condensed Matter Physics.
Nominated by: DCP

Jerry Wackerle []

Citation: Not available
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Doreen Wackeroth [2012]
State University of New York, Buffalo
Citation: For careful contributions to electroweak and Higgs physics, especially the computation and phenomenology of electroweak and QCD corrections to W, Z and Higgs boson production at hadron colliders, and for service to high energy physics especially co-organizing a decade of annual LoopFest Workshops
Nominated by: DPF

Walter W Wada []

Citation: Not available
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Walter W Wada [1973]
Ohio State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

C J Waddington []

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Madeline Wade [2021]
Kenyon College
Citation: For important contributions to and leadership of the low-latency calibration of LIGO data that played a vital role in the discovery of gravitational waves, of the electromagnetic follow-up of gravitational wave transients, and to multimessenger astronomy with GW170817.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Mickey Wade [2010]
General Atomics
Citation: For outstanding contributions to burning plasmas physics, including helium ash removal, impurity transport and the development of advanced tokamak scenarios.
Nominated by: DPP

Jogindra Mohan Wadehra [1998]
Wayne State University
Citation: For extensive contributions to theoretical atomic and molecular physics, notably studies of the dissociative electron attachment process, scattering of positrons by atoms, and the transport of electrons in gases.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Arthur P.R. Wadlund [1935]
Trinity College
Citation: Not available
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Francois Waelbroeck [2007]
University of Texas
Citation: For his work on the effect of velocity shear on ballooning modes, on the formation of current ribbons, and on the effect of the polarization current in magnetic islands.
Nominated by: DPP

Albert Fordyce Wagner [2004]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Theoretical contributions to the fundamentals of chemical collision theory, including energy transfer, recombination, and dissociation reactions.
Nominated by: DCP

Johann Albrecht Wagner [1993]
DESY - Center for Free-Electron Laser Science
Citation: For contributions tot he study of electroweak interactions, to the development of particle detectors, particularly drift chambers and fast pulse-shape analysis, and for his leadership of high energy energy physics.
Nominated by: DPF

Carlos Wagner [2008]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the phenomenology of theories of supersymmetry and of electroweak symmetry breaking.
Nominated by: DPF

Friedrich Wagner [1991]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For leading many important and novel investigations of toroidal plasma confinement. His discovery and investigations of the H-mode regime of plasma confinement have been of particular importance.
Nominated by: DPP

Sigurd Wagner [1992]
Princeton University
Citation: For his contributions to the field of semiconductor materials, especially amorphous hydrogenated silicon- from preparation, through characterization by transport and optical properties, to device fabrication.
Nominated by: DMP

Robert V Wagoner [1979]

Citation: Not available
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Yau W. Wah [2021]
University of Chicago
Citation: For leadership in the experimental study of rare neutral kaon decays, in particular, the search for KL to pi0 nu nu-bar, the so-called “golden mode” of rare kaon decays.
Nominated by: DPF

Hugo B. Wahlin [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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G. R. Wait [1931]
Carnegie Institute
Citation: Not available
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Nobuyoshi Wakabayashi [1980]
Keio Univ
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

Masahiro Wakatani []

Citation: Not available
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Masahiro Wakatani [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For theoretical contributions to the understanding of plasma stability and confinement in stellarators and heliotron devices.
Nominated by: DPP

Edo Waks [2017]
University of Maryland, College Park
Citation: For significantly advancing the field of quantum photonics and for developing new concepts to strongly interact solid-state quantum emitters with nanophotonic components.
Nominated by: DLS

Aleksandra M Walczak [2021]
CNRS
Citation: For insightful theoretical work on the physics of genetic networks, collective animal behavior, and especially the origins and functionality of antibody diversity, thus setting an agenda for a generation.
Nominated by: DBIO

Robert M. Wald [1996]
Enrico Fermi Institute
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of classical and quantum gravity; especially for his seminal role in the development of a rigorous basis for quantum field theory in curved spacetime.
Nominated by: DGRAV

David Hennessey Waldeck [2004]
Chevron Science Center
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to the molecular and electronic origins of friction in chemical reactions and transport processes in liquid solutions.
Nominated by: DCP

Bernard Waldman [1949]
Notre Dame
Citation: Not available
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John D Walecka []

Citation: Not available
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Walter D Wales []

Citation: Not available
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Kameshwar C Wali [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Arthur B.C. Walker [1999]
Stanford University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to x-ray spectroscopy and imaging of the solar corona including the analysis of atomic processes in high temperature plasmas and analysis of energy balance in the transition region and corona.
Nominated by: DAP

Barry C. Walker [2011]
University of Delaware
Citation: For investigations of multiple ionization in the non-relativistic and relativistic regimes that have contributed to the understanding of intense laser-atom interactions.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Charles T Walker []

Citation: Not available
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E A Walker [1949]
The Pennsylvania State University
Citation: Not available
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G Walker [1979]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

George E Walker []

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J David Walker []

Citation: Not available
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James C Walker [1976]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: Not available
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James David Allen Walker [1991]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For remarkable insight into complicated problems, and especially for formulation and analyzing a theory of regeneration in a turbulent boundary layer based on fundamental concepts of vortex dynamics.
Nominated by: DFD

L R Walker [1949]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
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Laurence R Walker []

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Robert L Walker []

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Robert M Walker []

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Thad Gilbert Walker [1999]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For pioneering research in spin exchange, optical pumping, ultracold collisions, spin polarized beams and targets, laser cooling, and electron scattering.
Nominated by: DAMOP

W D Walker [1956]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: Not available
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William C Walker []

Citation: Not available
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William D Walker []

Citation: Not available
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William C Walker [1975]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Clifford N Wall [1940]
North Central College
Citation: Not available
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Frederick T Wall []

Citation: Not available
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N Sanders Wall [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Particles and Fields.
Nominated by: DNP

Duane C Wallace [1967]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: Not available
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James M. Wallace [1989]
University of Maryland
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the subject of turbulent wall flows by designing new instruments and techniques, performing delicate experiments, and generating new concepts for the analysis for the Reynolds stress and vorticity fields.
Nominated by: DFD

Stephen J. Wallace [1989]
University of Maryland
Citation: For fundamental contributions to multiple-scattering theory and to the foundations of relativistic nuclear physics, notably in the development of the relativistic treatment of proton-nucleus scattering.
Nominated by: DNP

M. S. Wallarta [1928]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
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William A Wallenmeyer []

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Richard F Wallis [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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Daniel Frank Walls [1981]
University of Waikato
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAMOP

Fred L. Walls [1999]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For sensitive electronic detection techniques of stored ions and for the development and characterization of high-spectral-purity oscillators for atomic spectroscopy and atomic clocks.
Nominated by: GIMS

David George Walmsley [2001]
Queen's University
Citation: For fundamental experimental studies of superconductivity and for novel applications of electron tunneling.
Nominated by: DCMP

Ian A. Walmsley [2000]
University of Rochester
Citation: For contributions to methods for quantum state measurement in matter and the characterization of wave fields in general.
Nominated by: DLS

Roger H Walmsley [1967]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
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Roger H Walmsley [1966]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
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Joannes T M Walraven [2005]

Citation: Not available
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Joannes Theodorus Maria Walraven [2005]
Van der Waals-Zeeman Institut
Citation: For pioneering experimental and theoretical contributions to the physics of quantum gases.
Nominated by: DAMOP

John E Walsh []

Citation: Not available
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John Edmond Walsh [1989]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For imaginative experiments on beam-plasma interactions, the interaction of coherent radiation with matter, development of Cerenkov and metal-grating free-electron lasers, and the electromagnetic response of snow and soil.
Nominated by: DPP

Walter M Walsh []

Citation: Not available
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M. Carl Walske(Deceased) [1984]
No company provided
Citation: For his tireless advocacy of a sensible exploitation of nuclear energy combined with rational safeguards against proliferation and for his participation in test ban negotiations in their earliest days.
Nominated by: FPS

Russell E Walstedt []

Citation: Not available
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Russell P Walstedt [1974]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Ronald L Walsworth [2001]

Citation: Not available
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Ronald Lee Walsworth [2001]
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Citation: For the development and use of atomic clocks in tests of fundamental symmetries; and multidisciplinary applications of related technology.
Nominated by: GPMFC

Martin Walt []

Citation: Not available
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Christopher William Walter [2017]
Duke University
Citation: For experimental study of neutrino oscillation physics including the first observations of neutrino flavor appearance and the systematic study of neutrino flavor disappearance, using atmospheric and long-baseline neutrinos with the Super-Kamiokande, K2K, and T2K experiments.
Nominated by: DPF

Frank M. Walters [1926]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: Not available
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G King Walters [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Nuclear Physics and the Division of Condensed Matter Physics.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Harry Robert James Walters [2005]
The Queen's University, UK
Citation: For many significant contributions to atomic collision theory.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Herbert Walther [1998]
Max Planck Institute fur Quantenoptik
Citation: In recognition of his fundamental contributions to the quantum optics of atoms.
Nominated by: DLS

Philip Walther [2015]
Not available
Citation: For outstanding achievements in experimental quantum information, quantum optics, and quantum photonics; including the first realization of privacy-preserving quantum cloud computing and the first experimental verification of a quantum computation.
Nominated by: DQI

A W Waltner [1957]
North Caroline State College
Citation: Not available
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Derek Walton [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Ronald E. Waltz [1986]
General Atomics
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of transport in tokamaks and for pioneering numerical simulations of turbulent transport in plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Wladyslaw Walukiewicz [2006]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions in the areas of amphoteric defects in semiconductors; Group-III nitrides; the effect of Mn interstitials in ferromagnetic semiconductors; and the formulation of the band structure of highly-mismatched semiconductor alloys.
Nominated by: DMP

Jochen Wambach [2003]
Institute for Nuclear Physics, Germany
Citation: For fundamental contributions to many-body theory, especially nuclear collective excitations and the pairing gap in neutron stars, and for calculations which explain the excess dileptons in the CERN CERES experiments.
Nominated by: DNP

Joshua Wand [2014]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For creative development and application of high resolution NMR methods to examine the role of dynamics and statistical thermodynamics in the function of proteins including use of NMR relaxation to evaluate conformational entropy, high pressure NMR, and the reverse micelle encapsulation strategy.
Nominated by: DBIO

Benjamin Wandelt [2015]
Pierre and Marie Curie University
Citation: For a leading role in the development of the algorithms and tools used in the analysis and interpretation of cosmic microwave background data and for his development of novel approaches to cosmological analyses.
Nominated by: DAP

Stephen Michael Wandzura [2003]
Hughes Research Laboratories, LLC
Citation: For prediction of spin dependent relations in deep inelastic scattering, contributions to the optics of random and nonlinear media, and the application of the fast multipole method for Maxwell's equations to computational electromagnetics.
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Cai-Zhuang Wang [2014]
Iowa State University
Citation: For significant advances in developing computational methods including tight-binding molecular dynamics for atomistic simulations, genetic algorithm for crystal and interface structure prediction, and Gutzwiller density functional theory for strongly correlated electron systems.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Charles C Wang []

Citation: Not available
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Chin H Wang []

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Chin Hsien Wang [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his pioneering work on the dynamics of polymer liquids using laser spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Enge Wang [2006]

Citation: Not available
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Enge Wang [2006]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For his contributions to the synthesis of tubular graphite cones, nanobells and other nanostructures and for developing the Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, as a premier institution to promote international collaborations.
Nominated by: FIP

Feng Wang [2016]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For seminal contributions to optical spectroscopy of novel low dimensional materials, including carbon nanotubes, graphene, and transition metal dichalcoginides.
Nominated by: DLS

Fuqiang Wang [2010]
Purdue University
Citation: For his pioneering studies of jet-medium interactions in relativistic heavy ion collisions.
Nominated by: DNP

Gwo-Ching Wang [1996]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For her contributions to the fundamental understanding of ordering and scaling in surfaces and overlayers, and for her pioneering work in ultrathin-film magnetic scaling.
Nominated by: DMP

Hailin Wang [2006]
University of Oregon
Citation: For contributions to the study of coherent optical processes in semiconductors, especially the pioneering experimental work on electromagnetically induced transparency via exciton correlations.
Nominated by: DLS

Haiyan Wang [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.
Nominated by: DMP

Hongfei Wang [2012]
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to the development of surface nonlinear vibrational spectroscopy and to the understanding of molecular interaction and structure at interfaces
Nominated by: DCP

Jian Wang [2013]
University of Hong Kong
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to quantum transport theory that has led to state-of-the-art computation methods for nanoelectronic device modeling.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Jian-Ping Wang [2020]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the synthesis and fundamental understanding of magnetic and spintronic materials, and to the fabrication of devices for applications in computing.
Nominated by: GMAG

Jian-Sheng Wang [2005]

Citation: Not available
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Jian-Sheng Wang [2005]
National University of Singapore
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of novel computer simulation algorithms and for their use in the study of phase transitions and critical phenomena.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Jigang Wang [2021]
Iowa State University
Citation: For discoveries of coherent excitations and out-of-equilibrium topological and magnetic phenomena, and especially of light-induced Weyl and Dirac semimetals and Higgs modes in iron-based superconductors.
Nominated by: DCMP

Jin Wang [2010]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to equilibrium and non-equilibrium biological physics, in protein folding, biomolecular recognition, single-molecule statistical fluctuations and cellular networks.
Nominated by: DBIO

Jin Wang [2010]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of nanoparticle/polymer thin films and superlattices, and for the development of time-resolved X-ray methods for characterizing the structure of dense liquid sprays.
Nominated by: DCMP

Juwen Wang [2009]
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Citation: For his leadership in designing, building and testing a large variety of disk-loaded accelerator structures for electron-positron linear colliders and his pioneering studies of RF breakdown in these structures.
Nominated by: DPB

Kang-Lung Wang [2017]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For pioneering nanoscale spintronics and magnetism and for discovering the giant topological spin orbit torque effect; for his leadership in improving nanoscale materials and properties for low dissipation electronics.
Nominated by: DMP

Lai-Sheng Wang [2003]
Washington State University
Citation: For his outstanding and innovative contributions to the study of atomic clusters and his pioneering work on multiply charged anions.
Nominated by: DCP

Lian-Ping Wang [2011]
University of Delaware
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of turbulent flows and turbulent particle-laden flows, relevant to fine-scale dynamic similarity, turbulent dispersion, settling rate, preferential concentration, collision rate and collision efficiency of inertial particles.
Nominated by: DFD

LianTao Wang [2018]
University of Chicago
Citation: For novel contributions to jet sub-structure studies (jet-trimming), facilitating LHC searches for Higgs boson, dark matter, supersymmetry and new dynamics in the electroweak sector, and pioneering explorations for future e+e- and hadron colliders.
Nominated by: DPF

Lijun Wang [2007]
Affiliation not available
Citation: In recognition of his original experimental work on the propagation of light and on coherence phenomena.
Nominated by: DLS

Lin-Wang Wang [2006]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions in computational nanoscience, especially for the development of new computational algorithms in electronic structure calculations of large nanostructures.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Meng Wang [2014]
University of Notre Dame
Citation: For pioneering work in large-eddy simulations for aeroacoustics, hydroacoustics and aero-optics, and contributions to the fundamental understanding of physical sources of sound and optical aberrations in turbulent flows.
Nominated by: DFD

Michelle D. Wang [2009]
Cornell University
Citation: For developing novel single molecule techniques in biophysics for measuring protein binding locations on DNA and the torsion of DNA under stress, with applications to the investigation of DNA packing/unpacking and studies of molecular motors which operate on DNA.
Nominated by: DBIO

Mu Wang [2012]
Nanjing University
Citation: For his original contributions in understanding nonlinear phenomena in crystallization, exploration of opto-electric properties of self-organized metallic microstructures, and his tireless efforts in promoting international scientific exchange and collaboration
Nominated by: FIP

Nan Lin Wang [2012]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of correlated electron systems, particularly iron-based superconductors
Nominated by: DCMP

Shan X. Wang [2012]
Stanford University
Citation: For seminal contributions to biomagnetics, nanomagnetics, and magnetic recording emphasizing fundamental physics and innovative applications of magnetic nanoparticles, spintronic sensors, and materials
Nominated by: GMAG

Shiqing Wang [1997]
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to our knowledge of molecular mechanisms for flow instabilities, extrudate distortions and wall slip in capillary extrusion of polymer melts.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Tsuey Tang Wang [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

Wei-Hua Wang [2013]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For significant contributions to the understanding of the physical properties of metallic glasses, in particular, the development of the microscopic mechanisms of metallic glass formation and their mechanical properties.
Nominated by: DMP

Wen I. Wang [1997]
Columbia University
Citation: For outstanding contributions in high mobility materials, Schottky barriers, heterostructure physics, and long-range order in semiconductor alloys.
Nominated by: DMP

Xiaogang Wang [2011]
Peking University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the theory of magnetic reconnection with broad applications to fusion and space plasmas, and to studies of waves and instabilities in complex plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Xin-Nian Wang [2002]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of perturbative hard QCD processes in nuclear collisions at very high energies, especially the roles of gluon shadowing, multiple interactions and jet quenching.
Nominated by: DNP

Xue-Bin Wang [2016]
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to probing the structure and energetics of a broad range of negative ions and their solvation, important to condensed phase chemical physics.
Nominated by: DCP

Xun-Li Wang [2010]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For sustained contribution in neutron diffraction studies of structure, phase transformations, and mechanical behavior in materials and engineering systems and leadership in the design and construction of a versatile engineering diffractometer at the Spallation Neutron Source.
Nominated by: FIAP

Yinmin Wang [2014]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his major contributions to the understanding of deformation physics of nanocrystalline and nanotwinned materials, and for developing effective strategies to enhance the ductility of these superstrong materials for technological applications, including fusion energy targets.
Nominated by: DMP

Yuh-Lin Wang [2011]
Academia Sinica
Citation: For his experimental work on surface nanoparticles, including the discovery of "surface magic clusters" with extraordinary stability, the creation of the first two-dimensional lattice of these clusters, and the demonstration of controllable high-density arrays for enhancing surface Raman scattering.
Nominated by: FIP

YuHuang Wang [2021]
University of Maryland, College Park
Citation: For distinguished contributions to the fundamental chemical physics of single-walled carbon nanotubes and its applications, notably the development of molecularly tunable fluorescent quantum defects for photoactuated imaging, sensing, and patterning.
Nominated by: DCP

Yun Wang [2012]
University of Oklahoma
Citation: For her leadership in dark energy research, especially in developing a robust and consistent framework for analysing and interpreting cosmological data to place model-independent constraints on dark energy, and in optimizing the science return of planned space missions to probe dark energy
Nominated by: DAP

Z. Jane Wang [2014]
Cornell University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to our understanding of insect flight through simulations of hovering, elucidation of unsteady forces, development of computational tools, and analyses of flight efficiency, stability, and control.
Nominated by: DFD

Zhen-Gang Wang [2001]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For theoretical contributions to the understanding of the morphology, fluctuation, metastability and kinetic pathways in microphase ordered block copolymers.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Zhong Lin Wang [2005]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For his discovery of nanobelts, pioneering the field of controlled synthesis of oxide nanostructures, and developing innovative techniques for measuring the physical properties of individual nanowires/nanobelts/nanotubes using in-situ TEM.
Nominated by: DMP

Ziqiang Wang [2017]
Boston College
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of strongly correlated electron systems, particularly the role of local disorder due to doping; and for successful collaboration with experimental groups to apply his ideas to novel materials including transition metal oxides, pnictides, and chalcogenides.
Nominated by: DCMP

Thomas Patrick Wangler [1992]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For development of the rediofrequency quadrupole (RFQ) linear accelerator and for contributions to the theory of emittance growth in intense ion beams.
Nominated by: DPB

R K Wangsness [1954]
Naval Ordnance Lab
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Roald K Wangsness []

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Gregory Wannier [1944]
Iowa State University
Citation: Not available
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Ernest K Warburton [1962]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
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Bennie Franklin Leon Ward [1998]
University of Tennessee
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of radiative corrections required for precision electroweak studies in electron-positron collisions.
Nominated by: DPF

David Ward [1988]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For the many experimental advances made in the study of nuclear structure by in-beam y-ray spectroscopy with heavy ions.
Nominated by: DNP

Alan A Ware []

Citation: Not available
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Zellman Warhaft [1999]
Cornell University
Citation: For substantial contributions to the understanding of transport and mixing in turbulence obtained through imaginative and careful experimental investigations.
Nominated by: DFD

Robert K Waring [1940]
The New Jersey Zinc Company
Citation: Not available
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Justin S. Wark [2013]
University of Oxford
Citation: For seminal contributions towards understanding matter at extreme conditions through his pioneering development of advanced ultra-fast x-ray diffraction and x-ray spectroscopy.
Nominated by: GSCCM

Robert Joseph Warmack [1994]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering developments in scanning probe microscopies and applications to bio-species, especially in the mounting and routine imaging of DNA.
Nominated by: DBIO

Bertram E Warren [1935]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
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D T Warren [1957]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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James A. Warren [2016]
National Institute of Standards and Technology - Gaithersburg
Citation: For seminal contributions to the modeling of microstructural development in a broad range of materials.
Nominated by: DMP

William Warren [1980]
Oregon State University
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

Warren Sloan Warren [1994]
Duke University
Citation: For theoretical and experimental contributions to coherent laser spectroscopy and nuclear magnetic resonance. In both fields, he has shown that enhanced control over radiation fields (pulse shaping and phase shifting) uncovers new physics, permits preparation of novel molecular states, and enhances spectroscopic sensitivity and selectivity.
Nominated by: DCP

Sean Washburn [2000]
University of North Carolina
Citation: For experimental studies of quantum transport.
Nominated by: DCMP

Gleb Wataghin [1940]
Sao Paulo University
Citation: Not available
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Hiroshi Watanabe [2005]

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Hiroshi Watanabe [2005]
Kyoto University
Citation: For elegant experiments and definitive analysis clarifying the under pinnings of stress relaxation in soft materials.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Satosi Watanabe [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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Alan T. Waterman [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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Alan Tower Waterman [1924]
Yale University
Citation: Not available
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Sarah L Waters [2019]
Oxford University
Citation: For exposing the intricate fluid mechanics of biomedical systems and impactfully analyzing them with elegant mathematics.
Nominated by: DFD

George D Watkins [1960]
General Electric Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
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James Watkins [2012]
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Citation: For his pioneering efforts in manipulating polymers to develop technologically functional nanoscopic materials
Nominated by: DPOLY

Simon Watkins [2008]
Simon Fraser University
Citation: For groundbreaking research on the growth and properties of high quality narrow-gap semiconductor heterostructures by organometallic vapor phase epitaxy (OMVPE) and their application to high-speed semiconductor devices.
Nominated by: FIAP

Deborah K. Watson [2020]
University of Oklahoma
Citation: For the innovative use of group theory and graphical techniques toward the solution of the quantum many-body problem.
Nominated by: DAMOP

E. C. Watson [1928]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
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James Kay Graham Watson [1990]
National Research Council
Citation: For contributions to the theory of the molecular Hamiltonian leading to a better understanding of centrifugal distortion, rotationally induced dipole moments in nonpolar molecules, and the spectra of triatomic hydrogen.
Nominated by: DCP

K M Watson [1953]
Indiana University
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Kenneth M Watson []

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R E Watson []

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Rand Lewis Watson [1987]
Texas A&M University
Citation: For elucidating the effects of rapid electron transfer in multiply-ionized atoms and in delineating the systematics of inner-shell ionization by heavy charged particles.
Nominated by: DAMOP

William W. Watson [1928]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
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William Douglas Watson [1985]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For pioneering developments in the theory of astrophysical atomic and molecular physics which have greatly advanced our understanding of interstellar masers, molecule formation, and other processes at the forefront of astronomical observation.
Nominated by: DAP

Sir Robert Watson-Watt [1962]
Affiliation not available
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Albert Wattenberg []

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Robert Oliver Watts [2003]
BHP Billiton Limited
Citation: For definitive theoretical and experimental work on the structure of liquids, clusters, and molecular complexes, and for outstanding management of research and development for the global resource industry.
Nominated by: DCP

John S Waugh []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John Stewart Waugh [1961]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Katharine Way [1947]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John F Waymouth [1970]
Sylvania Lighting Center
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Plasma Physics.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Charles Albert Weatherford [2019]
Florida A&M University
Citation: For the innovative development and application of numerical techniques to few-body systems, and for a passionate commitment to educating and mentoring African-American men and women.
Nominated by:

Thomas L Weatherly [1963]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

A B Weaver [1960]
University of Arizona
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David L Weaver []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David L Weaver [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DBIO

John H. Weaver [1991]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For studies of the fundamental parameters associated with overlayer growth on surfaces, with particular note of development of cluster assembly as a means of creating novel interface structures.
Nominated by: DMP

Thomas A. Weaver [1995]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For his crucial contributions to our understanding of massive stars and their evolution, supernovae, and the origin of the chemical elements.
Nominated by: DAP

Warren Weaver [1931]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David M Webb []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

J H Webb [1952]
Kodak
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Kevin J. Webb [2014]
Purdue University
Citation: For seminal contributions to the description of waves in complex media, including optical forces and energy in dispersive systems, nanophotonics, metamaterial properties, and the characterization of random scattering media.
Nominated by: DLS

Maurice Webb [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Richard A. Webb [1985]
Not available
Citation: For significant technical and scientific contributions in low temperature condensed matter physics including pioneering work in Superfluid He3, Macroscopic Quantum Tunneling, Josephson junction arrays and MOSFET devices.
Nominated by: DCMP

Watt W Webb [1975]
Cornell University
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Chemical Physics and the Division of Biological Physics.
Nominated by: DCMP

R T Webber [1957]
National Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William R Webber [1975]
University of New Hampshire
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAP

Alfons Weber []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Alfons Weber [1961]
Fordham University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Eicke R. Weber [2001]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his pioneering studies of defects in semiconductors, in particular his research on the microscopic properties and gettering behavior of transition metal impurities.
Nominated by: DMP

Ernst Weber [1946]
Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

J Weber []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Joseph Weber [1961]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Joseph Weber [1960]
University of Maryland
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Marvin John Weber [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Thomas A Weber []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Thomas A Weber [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

Thorsten Weber [2020]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the experimental study of molecular and electronic dynamics using multiple-particle coincidence measurements and momentum imaging, and for the discoveries that arose from them.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Werner Weber [1989]
Technical University of Dortmund
Citation: For studies of the lattice dynamics and electron-photon interactions in transition-metal compounds.
Nominated by: DCMP

Willes H. Weber [1991]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his experimental and theoretical contributions in the areas of high-resolution infrared laser spectroscopy of molecules and Raman scattering, fluorescence, and ir absorption by molecules near surfaces.
Nominated by: DLS

William J Weber [2010]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William Weber [2010]
University of Tennessee
Citation: For his seminal contributions and scientific leadership in the materials physics of defects, defect processes, ion-solid interactions and radiation damage processes in ceramics.
Nominated by: DMP

M S Wechsler [1965]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Risa Wechsler [2017]
Stanford University
Citation: For innovation, insight, and attention to detail in understanding galaxy formation and evolution though combining large simulations and surveys; for leadership in large survey projects; and for mentorship of younger scientists.
Nominated by: DAP

Trevor C. Weekes [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For development of the Mr. Hopkins Atmospheric Cherenkov imaging telescope and for pioneering observation in TeV gamma-ray astronomy.
Nominated by: DAP

Eric Weeks [2011]
Emory University
Citation: For innovative experiments and significant contributions in nonlinear dynamics and soft condensed matter physics, including the colloidal glass transition, soft matter rheology, and development of confocal microscopy dynamic imaging.
Nominated by: GSNP

John David Weeks [1986]
University of Maryland
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theory of liquids, crystal growth, interfacial properties and the surface roughening transition.
Nominated by: DCP

Johannes Weertman [1975]
Northwestern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Hendrick Josef Weerts [1997]
Michigan State University
Citation: For contributions to the building, commissioning and operation of the D-Zero detector at the Fermilab Tevatron collider, and using data to confront QCD predictions in new regions of phase space.
Nominated by: DPF

John P Wefel [2003]
Louisiana State University
Citation: For measurements of cosmic ray isotopic and elemental composition and interaction cross sections, and efforts to foster astrophysics-related training, public outreach, and education programs.
Nominated by: DAP

R. L. Wegel [1928]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Peter P Wegener [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DFD

Franz Joachim Wegner [1991]
University of Heidelberg
Citation: For his seminal contribution to the early development of renormalization group theory and for his pioneering formulation of the scaling theory of localization problem.
Nominated by: DCMP

Harvey E Wegner [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

Ching-Ming Wei [2011]
Academia Sinica
Citation: For the development and application of theoretical tools for surface structure determination, and for the significant computational work on surface clusters and the quantum size effect in metal thin films.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Jie Wei [2003]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his outstanding and creative contributions to the design and development of RHIC and SNS.
Nominated by: DPB

Mingsheng Wei [2018]
General Atomics
Citation: For contributions to the field of experimental high intensity laser plasma interactions and in particular for improved understanding of hot electron transport with regard to applications such as fast ignition fusion and ion acceleration.
Nominated by: DPP

Su-Huai Wei [1999]
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of electronic structures and stabilities of compounds, alloys, interfaces, superlattices and impurities using first-principles calculations and for development of the methods for such calculations.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Suhuai Wei [1997]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Timothy Wei [2009]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For development of high resolution flow measurements for turbulent flow studies of relevance to fundamental fluid mechanics, industrial applications, and medicine, and contributions to the fluid dynamics profession through outreach to government and the community.
Nominated by: DFD

Peter Bernard Weichman [2019]
BAE Systems
Citation: For definitive work on the dirty boson problem and on two-dimensional hydrodynamics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Matthias Weidemuller [2010]
University of Heidelberg
Citation: For work on cold atom physics, especially in photoassociation and ultra cold Rydberg atom physics.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Hans A Weidenmuller [1972]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

Patrick Dan Weidman [1999]
University of Colorado
Citation: For contributions toward the understanding of diverse fluid physics phenomena using a balance of theory and experiment.
Nominated by: DFD

Richard T Weidner []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

J. J. Weigle [1930]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Erich Weigold [1965]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Erich Weigold [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For pioneering experiments on several aspects of electron collisions with atoms and molecules which are outstandingly significant, particularly the development of electron-momentum spectroscopy as an unprecedented probe for structure.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Daniel Weihs [2000]
Technion, Israel Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions to aircraft performance, animal locomotion and behavior, optimization of energetics, fishing industry, and ecoenvironmental quality.
Nominated by: DFD

Margaret Horton Weiler [1998]
Lockheed Martin
Citation: For fundamental contributions to HgCdTe infrared detector and GaAs microwave device technologies, in the development and experimental validation of new physical models for semiconductor device properties and their influence on system applications.
Nominated by: FIAP

Thomas Joseph Weiler [2002]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For important calculations that helped establish QCD and the Electroweak interaction as the Standard model, and for pioneering contributions to neutrino physics and particle astrophysics.
Nominated by: DPF

Thomas Weinacht [2012]
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Citation: For pioneering leadership in the development and use of learning algorithms to control and shape laser light pulses in the femtosecond domain. Such coherent control selectively drives chosen transitions, both linear and non-linear, in complicated systems with a large number of other possibilities
Nominated by: DAMOP

Sheldon Weinbaum [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the development of primary models of macromolecular transport in the arterial wall and of heat transfer in living tissue, and for fundamental contributions to viscious-flow theory and the structure of super-sonic wakes.
Nominated by: DFD

A M Weinberg [1946]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Alvin M Weinberg [1972]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David Hal Weinberg [2000]
Ohio State University
Citation: For outstanding research in studying the gravitational instability theory of structure formation in the Universe and its confrontation with experimental data.
Nominated by: DAP

Erick J. Weinberg [1988]
Columbia University
Citation: For contributing to our understanding of symmetry breaking, and of physical processes in the early universe.
Nominated by: DPF

Steven Weinberg [1971]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

W Henry Weinberg [1974]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William H Weinberg [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Peter Weinberger [1998]
Technische Universitat
Citation: For the development of techniques for relativistic electron structure calculations and their application.
Nominated by: FIP

John Weiner [1988]
University of Maryland
Citation: For pioneering studies of the modification of collision dynamics by laser radiation.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Neal Weiner [2019]
New York University
Citation: For contributions to new models of dark matter and the understanding of their implications for dark forces and multi-state dark sectors, and for connecting new models to dark matter detection strategies.
Nominated by: DPF

Michael Theodor Alfred Weinert [2002]
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the understanding of the electronic and magnetic properties of surfaces and bulk materials through the application and the development of first-principles methods.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Donald Henry Weingarten [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his original theoretical contributions to particle physics, especially the introduction of Monte Carlo methods for field theories with fermions, rigorous inequalities among fermion bound state masses, and lattice formulation of string theory.
Nominated by: DPF

Alan Weinstein [2015]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For leadership in developing and testing the new generation of gravitational wave detectors, data analysis and searches for astrophysical sources of gravitational waves, and making LIGO data available to the broader community.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Bernard Allen Weinstein [1996]
State University of New York, Buffalo
Citation: For applications of the diamond anvil cell to semiconductor physics, and experimental studies of the effects of pressure on vibrational, optical, and phase-transition phenomena in semiconductors.
Nominated by: DCMP

Jonathan David Weinstein [2020]
University of Nevada
Citation: For pioneering studies of cold chemical reactions using cryogenic buffer-gas cooling, and for advances in using solid parahydrogen to trap atoms for use as quantum sensors.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Lawrence B Weinstein [2004]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Lawrence B. Weinstein [2004]
Old Dominion University
Citation: For his original contributions to the study of nucleon-nucleon correlations in nuclei.
Nominated by: GFB

Roy Weinstein [1967]
Northeastern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Bernard Weinstock [1957]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Harold Weinstock [1976]
Illinois Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

William I Weisberger [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Claude Weisbuch [1979]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Claude Weisbuch [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For elucidation of the optical properties of semiconductors.
Nominated by: DCMP

Kurt Weiser [1969]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Kurt Weiser [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Condensed Matter Physics.
Nominated by: DCP

Jon Carleton Weisheit [1981]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

R Bruce Weisman [2008]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

R. Bruce Weisman [2008]
Rice University
Citation: For pioneering research in the spectroscopy of carbon nanotubes and the application of nanotube fluorescence in novel physical, chemical, analytical, and biomedical studies.
Nominated by: DCP

Andrew W. Weiss [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his innovative and influential contributions to the field of atomic structure calculations.
Nominated by: DAMOP

David Weiss [2007]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For seminal contributions to laser cooling, precision measurements, the study of atoms in optical lattices, and for the experimental implementation of one-dimensional gases.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Max T Weiss [1987]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Max T Weiss [1961]
Aerospace Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Morton S Weiss [1973]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Paul Storch Weiss [2002]
The Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For fundamental contributions to nanoscale science and technology by developing and applying tools to control and to measure functional properties and interactions of materials at the atomic scale.
Nominated by: DCP

Rainer Weiss [1996]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his pioneering work in the development of laser-interferometric detectors for gravitational radiation, and his contributions to the study of the spectrum and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Robert A. Weiss [1998]
University of Connecticut
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of viscoelastic and phase equilibria in high polymers, especially in ionomeric and liquid crystalline high polymers.
Nominated by: DPOLY

James C. Weisshaar [2000]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For ground breaking applications of photoionization and photoelectron spectroscopy to molecules and radicals and for incisive spectroscopic and dynamics studies of complex chemical reactions.
Nominated by: DCP

Martin C. Weisskopf [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his pioneering work in X-ray polarimetry and time variability studies of cosmic X-ray sources, and his insightful leadership as project scientist for the advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility.
Nominated by: DAP

V F Weisskopf [1979]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Viktor F Weisskopf [1939]
University of Rochester
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

G L Weissler [1955]
University of South Carolina
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael B. Weissman [1993]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: For pioneering the use of the noise spectrum as a research tool, and applying it to the kinetics of magnetic and non-magnetic metals and to spin-glass materials.
Nominated by: DCMP

S I Weissman [1965]
Washington University in St. Louis
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Samuel I Weissman [1966]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

P B Weisz [1957]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Paul B Weisz []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Hanno H. Weitering [2009]
University of Tennessee
Citation: For contributions to electronic instabilities and magnetic phenomena at surfaces, interfaces, and in thin film materials.
Nominated by: DCMP

David A. Weitz [1993]
Harvard University
Citation: For the study of novel classical physics in complex systems, emphasizing aggregation and light scattering of colloids, dynamics in multiplying media, and enhanced optical scattering from surface adsorbates.
Nominated by: DCMP

Eric Weitz [1989]
Northwestern University
Citation: In recognition of his work in chemical dynamics with particular reference to vibrational energy transfer studies, transient infrared spectroscopy and laser-based probes of molecule-surface interactions.
Nominated by: DCP

Harold Weitzner [1981]
New York University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Benjamin Welber [1966]
IBM Research Center
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Dieter Weller [2000]
IBM Almaden Research Center
Citation: For contributions to the basic understanding of magnetic anisotropy, stability, and switching phenomena in high density magnetic recording materials, including both magneto-optical and longitudinal magnetic media.
Nominated by: GMAG

Henry Richard Weller [1991]
Duke University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the structure of light nuclei by use of capture reactions with polarized projectiles, especially with regard to D-state properties of few-body nuclei.
Nominated by: DNP

Robert A. Weller [2011]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the interactions of radiation with microelectronic materials and devices.
Nominated by: FIAP

Royal Weller [1946]
Naval Ordnance Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Daniel R Wells [1959]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Donald O Wells [1976]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Gene L. Wells [2000]
American Physical Society
Citation: For leadership, excellent judgement and dedication in his role as Editor of Physical Review Letters for the broad area of condensed matter physics.
Nominated by:

James D. Wells [2013]
University of Michigan
Citation: For his many fundamental contributions to theories of new physics beyond the Standard Model, including the role of electroweak symmetry breaking, Higgs boson physics, and collider searches for supersymmetry and extra dimensions.
Nominated by: DPF

Frederick Charles Wellstood [2002]
University of Maryland
Citation: For development of the scanning SQUID microscope, and its commercialization and application to scientific and industrial problems.
Nominated by: GIMS

Lars A. Welo [1931]
General Cable Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ulrich Welp [2000]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering magnetic measurements of phase transitions in superconducting and magnetic systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

H L Welsh [1957]
University of Toronto
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert E Welsh [1972]
College of William & Mary
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Particles and Fields.
Nominated by: DNP

William Weltner Jr. [1993]
Affiliation not available
Citation: In recognition of significant original contributions to the spectroscopy of molecules and clusters, particularly through the application of electron spin resonance, and in recognition of pioneering work in matrix isolation techniques.
Nominated by: DCP

T A Welton [1953]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Hai-Hu Wen [2013]
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Citation: For investigations of unconventional pairing mechanisms in high temperature superconductors and elucidation of their vortex dynamics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Xiao-Gang Wen [2002]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the physics of the fractional quantum Hall effect, and for novel insights into quantum magnetism and high temperature superconductivity.
Nominated by: DCMP

Stephen A. Wender [1995]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For development of innovative techniques and unique facilities for studying scattering and capture reactions with polarized and unpolarized fast neutron beams.
Nominated by: DNP

Per Goran Wendin [1988]
Chalmers University of Technology
Citation: For his pioneering studies of many-electron effects on photoionization processes in atoms, molecules, and solids.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Joseph Wenesser [1960]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Wu-Tsung Weng [1973]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Wu-Tsung W. Weng [1992]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the design, construction, and operation of high-energy accelerators.
Nominated by: DPB

Edward C. Wente [1928]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Renata Maria M. Wentzcovitch [2005]
Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science
Citation: For computational tools for, and valuable predictions of, structure and properties of earth minerals and exotic oxides, especially at high pressure and temperature.
Nominated by: DMP

William A Wenzel [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Steven Wereley [2013]
Purdue University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of microPIV and microfluidics, authoring broadly-used monographs on PIV and microfluidics, and meritoriously representing the fluid dynamics community in the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.
Nominated by: DFD

James H. Werner [2016]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to single molecule tracking, optical microscopy, and the development of fluorescent probes for biological imaging and sensing.
Nominated by: GIMS

Samuel A Werner [1973]
Not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Jack H Wernick [1961]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Jack H Wernick [1977]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Charles A Wert [1971]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

N Richard Werthamer [1969]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Gunther K Wertheim [1962]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

M S Wertheim [2004]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael Stephen Wertheim [2004]
Michigan Technological University
Citation: For the analytic solution of several important integral equations in the theory of fluids that led to the understanding of the structure and thermodynamics of liquids, including polar liquids.
Nominated by: DCP

John E Wertz []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Jose E. Wesfreid [2013]
PMMH-ESPCI
Citation: For pioneering experiments in pattern formation as well as transition and flow control, and for scientific leadership in France and building partnerships with Latin America.
Nominated by: DFD

Bruce Warren Wessels [2003]
Northwestern University
Citation: For seminal contributions to understanding of defect structure and dopant behavior in epitaxial semiconductor and ferroelectric oxide thin films and heterostructures.
Nominated by: DMP

Bruce Joseph West [1992]
United States Army Research Office
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of nonlinear stochastic phenomena far from equilibrium, including surface-internal wave interactions, colored noise, and fractal models of the heart and lung.
Nominated by: DBIO

Geoffrey B. West [1997]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of scaling in Deep Inelastic Scattering and for the elucidation of glueball spectrum in QCD.
Nominated by: DPF

Harry I West [1971]
Lawrence Radiation Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

John Bailey West [1995]
Daresbury Laboratory
Citation: For seminal contributions to understanding of electron correlation effects and resonant phenomena in photoionization of atoms and molecules, through pioneering work in the application of photo-ion and angle resolved photo-electron spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Roy N. West [1998]
University of Texas, Arlington
Citation: For contributions to the development of positron annihilation spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DCMP

Chris I. Westbrook [2008]
Institut d'Optique Graduate School
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of methods to laser cool atoms below the Dopler limit, for the creation of a Bose-Einstein condensate of metastable helium atoms, and for pioneering experiments in quantum optics for measuring of atom-atom pair correlations in ultracold gases.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Roland Wester [2017]
University of Innsbruck
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the fields of cold chemistry and gas-phase molecular physics, studied with clever experiments on molecular ions in cold traps, state-selecting several ionic molecules by photodetachment and laser excitation, making them react with complex organic species.
Nominated by: DCP

Stefan Westerhoff [2013]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For contributions to particle astrophysics covering gamma ray, neutrino and cosmic ray experiments, especially to the commissioning of a new generation of experiments. For elucidating the statistics of the search for anisotropies in the cosmic ray flux and mapping the arrival directions of Galactic cosmic rays in the southern sky using IceCube data.
Nominated by: DAP

Peter J Westervelt [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert Westervelt [2007]
Harvard University
Citation: For seminal contributions to our understanding of the quantum behavior of electrons inside nanoscale semiconductor structures, including imaging the coherent flow of electron waves.
Nominated by: DCMP

Catherine L. Westfall [2009]
Michigan State University
Citation: For her pioneering historical research on five American national laboratories, and for her organizational work in the history of physics, especially in the productive ongoing series of Laboratory History Conferences.
Nominated by: FHPP

Gary D. Westfall [1999]
Michigan State University
Citation: For his original and ground breaking contributions to both nuclear structure and heavy ion collision physics, and for his exceptional training of graduate students and contributions to undergraduate education.
Nominated by: DNP

Edgar F Westrum [1962]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John S. Wettlaufer [2003]
Yale University
Citation: For fundamental studies of the molecular basis for crystal growth and the interfacial transitions of ice, and their consequences in large scale phenomena within the natural environment.
Nominated by: DCMP

Aaron Wexler [1956]
Westinghouse Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Hermann Weyl [1928]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John W Weymouth [1965]
University of Nebraska
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Birgitta K Whaley [2002]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

K. Birgitta Whaley [2002]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For her contributions to theoretical understanding of quantum nanoscale phenomena, especially in superfluid helium droplets, and to control of decoherence in quantum information processing.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Ward Whaling [1974]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Charles B Wharton [1973]
Not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

John H Whealton [1985]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John C Wheatley [1961]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

J. Craig Wheeler [2007]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: In recognition of his work on supernova astrophysics and related topics. Throughout his career, Wheeler has synthesized disparate areas and thus catalyzed new research directions.
Nominated by: DAP

John A Wheeler []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John A Wheeler [1936]
University of North Carolina
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John C. Wheeler [1990]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For his work on the thermodynamics and statistical mechanics of phase transitions and critical phenomena in molecularly complex solutions.
Nominated by: DCP

Robert G Wheeler [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Albert Dewell Wheelon [1999]
Retired
Citation: For a career devoted to national defense and space communication, and especially for scientific contributions to developing national technical means of verification, which have greatly furthered strategic arms control, national security, and global peace.
Nominated by: FPS

Colm Thomas Whelan [2000]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For many significant contributions to atomic collision theory and most especially for original work on (e, 2e) and related processes.
Nominated by: GFB

David Whelan [2008]
Boeing Company
Citation: For over 25 years of innovation and research conducted in academic, national laboratory and industrial research environments, development of the B2 design and instrumentation, air to air synthetic aperture radar, multi-spectral radar imaging, and visionary technical leadership at both DARPA and The Boeing Company.
Nominated by: FIAP

Kerry Lewis Whisnant [2006]
Iowa State University
Citation: For important contributions to the study of neutrino mass and neutrino oscillations and to the phenomenology of electroweak gauge models.
Nominated by: DPF

J C.M. Whitaker [1940]
New York University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Martin D Whitaker [1940]
New York University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Stanley E. Whitcomb [2002]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to metrology and to the development and implementation of interferometers for the detection of gravitational radiation.
Nominated by: DGRAV

A H White [1949]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Alice Elizabeth White [1995]
AT&T Bell Laboratories
Citation: For contributions to the study of transport phenomena in metallic thin films and for her work on buried silicide films formed by ion implantation.
Nominated by: DCMP

Andrew G White [2010]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Andrew White [2011]
University of Texas, Arlington
Citation: For his leadership role in experimental particle physics, including invention of the DZero Experiment Intercryostat Detector, searches for new phenomena at DZero, and contributions to national and international committees.
Nominated by: DPF

Andrew White [2010]
University of Queensland
Citation: For innovative and pioneering contributions to the science and technology of linear-optical quantum information processing.
Nominated by: DQI

Anne Elisabeth White [2019]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For outstanding contributions and leadership in understanding turbulent electron heat transport in magnetically confined fusion plasmas via diagnostic development, novel experimentation, and validation of nonlinear gyrokinetic codes.
Nominated by: DPP

Carter T. White [1998]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For theoretical contributions to materials chemistry problems including carbon-based conductors and energetic materials.
Nominated by: DCP

Clark Woody White [1986]
Not available
Citation: For basic research on laser annealing of semiconductors, ion implantation, and ion-beam surface layer analysis.
Nominated by: DCMP

D Hywel White [1970]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Donald R White [1961]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Donald Robertson White [1961]
General Electric Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Gary White [2010]
American Institute of Physics
Citation: For inspired leadership of the Society of Physics Students,  including successful efforts to facilitate the increased participation of undergraduate students in local and national activities.
Nominated by: FED

Harry J White [1937]
Research Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Harvey E. White [1930]
University of California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John A White [1976]
American University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAMOP

M W White [1949]
The Pennsylvania State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Marion M White [2019]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For tireless efforts to increase the participation of women and minorities in physics, especially through one-on-one mentoring and educating minorities in elementary school through college about opportunities in the field.
Nominated by: FPS

Martin White [2010]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his numerous contributions to theoretical astrophysics and cosmology in the areas of the cosmic microwave background, evolution of
galaxies and probes of large scale structure, for developments in numerical cosmology and for his investigations of dark energy, dark matter and inflation.
Nominated by: DAP

Milton G White [1939]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Nicholas E White [2009]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Nicholas E. White [2009]
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Citation: For his visionary leadership of data archiving for astrophysics missions and activism in initiating and promoting new missions in NASA's astrophysics program.
Nominated by: DAP

R Stephen White [1969]
University of California, Riverside
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert L White [1962]
General Electric Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert M. White [1980]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

Roscoe B White [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Roscoe B White [1981]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Steven Robert White [1998]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Steven R. White [1998]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For the development of the density matrix renormalization group method which provides a powerful numerical technique for investigating the properties of strongly correlated electron systems.
Nominated by: DCOMP

John A Whitehead [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DFD

John B. Whitehead [1929]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Walter D Whitehead [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

George M. Whitesides [2009]
Harvard University
Citation: For his manifold contributions to the physics of biology, materials, and surfaces, including new scientific insights in studies of molecular self-assembly, soft lithography, and micro-fluidics.
Nominated by: DBIO

Daniel Whiteson [2016]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For leadership in searches for new physics and early studies of top quark mass and cross-section at the Tevatron Collider and Large Hadron Collider, both experimental and phenomenological, particularly searches for dark matter; for innovative applications of ideas from machine learning; and for nontraditional efforts in outreach.
Nominated by: DPF

George D Whitfield [1978]
The Pennsylvania State University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Bernard Whiting [2015]
University of Florida, Gainesville
Citation: For influential contributions to wide-ranging areas of gravitational physics, including tests of Newtonian gravity, stability of the Kerr metric, and the self-force problem.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Alan Edward Whitmarsh-Knight [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For elucidation of the mechanisms and rates of vibrational energy transfer processes in polyatomic molecules.
Nominated by: DCP

C A Whitmer [1946]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Romayne F Whitmer [1963]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David H. Whittum [1999]
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center
Citation: For experimental and theoretical contributions to the understanding of electron beam interactions with microwave structures and plasmas.
Nominated by: DPB

Dennis Gordon Whyte [2006]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For major contributions to the understanding of physical processes in the edge of magnetic confinement plasma devices, the physics of plasma surface interactions and disruption mitigation.
Nominated by: DPP

Eyvind Hugo Wichmann [1987]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his theoretical contributions to quantum field theory, quantum electrodynamics and scattering theory.
Nominated by: DPF

Kenneth A Wickersheim [1965]
Menlo Park, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Arthur Barry Wicklund [1977]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

H Hollis Wickman [1979]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Hemantha Kumar Wickramasinghe [1991]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For contributions to acoustic, photoacoustic, scanning tunneling, and scanning force microscopy.
Nominated by: GIMS

Mildred Widgoff [1987]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Mildred Widgoff [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPF

Sheila Evans Widnall [1978]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Sheila V Widnall [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DFD

Benjamin Widom [1970]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael Widom [1996]
Carnegie Mellon University
Citation: For theoretical contributions to our understanding of quasicrystals and the role played by disorder in their stabilization.
Nominated by: DCMP

Helmut Wiedemann [1987]
Stanford University
Citation: For major contributions to the development of electron/positron storage rings for high energy physics and synchrotron radiation experimentation.
Nominated by: DPF

Ingo Wiedenhoever [2020]
Florida State University
Citation: For seminal contributions to nuclear structure and nuclear astrophysics, the development of the RESOLUT in-flight radioactive beam facility and the ANASEN active target detector, and for founding the Association for Research at University Nuclear Accelerators.
Nominated by: DNP

Herman H Wieder [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Gary Wiederrecht [2016]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the physics and spectroscopy of semiconductor, molecular, and metal nanostructures, including the observations of hybrid molecular-plasmon excitations and novel ultra-fast phenomena.
Nominated by: DLS

C E Wiegand [1956]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Paul Wiegmann [2003]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Pavel Wiegmann [2003]
University of Chicago
Citation: For exact solutions of models of interacting electronic systems and quantum field theory, including the multi-channel Kondo problem and the Anderson model for magnetic impurities.
Nominated by: DCMP

Carl Edwin Wieman [1990]
University of British Columbia
Citation: For contributions to high-resolution laser spectroscopy and its application to studies of electroweak parity-violating phenomena in atoms, and to the development and application of light-force atomic traps.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Howard Henry Wieman [2001]
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of the time projection chamber into an essential tool for the study of relativistic heavy ion collisions.
Nominated by: DNP

Richard J. Wiener [2020]
Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Citation: For leadership on creating Scialog, a unique and highly effective platform for networking early-career scientists and seeding high risk interdisciplinary research to make advances in fundamental science with the long-term goal of solving important global challenges.
Nominated by: FPS

Douwe Alle Wiersma [1995]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to chemical physics, non-linear spectroscopy and ultrafast dynamics of complex molecular systems.
Nominated by: FIP

Michael C Wiescher [1998]
University of Notre Dame
Citation: For his productive work both in laboratory nuclear astrophysics measurements and in connecting those results to specific astrophysical sites.
Nominated by: DNP

Wolfgang Lothar Wiese [1970]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAMOP

Kurt Arn Wiesenfeld [2000]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For seminal theoretical contributions to nonlinear dynamics and complex systems theory, including co-discovery of self-organized criticality and for theories of stochastic resonance and Josephson-junction phase locking.
Nominated by: GSNP

Fred E Wietfeldt [2020]
Tulane University
Citation: For contributions to precision measurements using free neutrons, in particular, studies of neutron beta decay and investigations employing neutron interferometry.
Nominated by: GPMFC

Donald Ray Wiff [1999]
Kent State University
Citation: For research in solving mathematically ill-posed problems in polymer molecular weight and mechanical relaxation time distribution functions, and in developing molecular, insitu molecular and nanocomposite polymer concepts for high performance materials and micoelectromechanical system devices.
Nominated by: FIAP

Philip E Wigen [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Chris H. Wiggins [2014]
Columbia University
Citation: For pioneering work in computational biology, including the applications of machine learning, statistical inference, and information theory for the investigation of biological networks.
Nominated by: DBIO

Thomas A Wiggins [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCP

Arthur S Wightman [1964]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Arthur Strong Wightman [1964]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

George Denis Wignall [1984]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For his pioneering and continuing innovative work on the structure and conformation of polymers and polymeric systems by means of small-angle neutron scattering.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Eugen P Wigner [1932]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Bjorn Havard Wiik [1989]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions to the realization of the large electron-proton colliding beam facility, HERA, at the Deutches Electron Synschotron Laboratory in Hamburg, West Germany.
Nominated by: DPF

John P. Wikswo [1989]
Vanderbilt University
Citation: For pioneering instrumentation, experimental techniques, and theoretical models for studying and interpreting magnetic fields produced by electric currents in isolated nerves and other biological and nonbiological systems.
Nominated by: DBIO

Howard A Wilcox [1964]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John M Wilcox [1976]
Stanford University
Citation: Also approved by Division of Plasma Physics
Nominated by: DAP

Thomas J Wilcox [1969]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Frank Wilczek [2004]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For the discovery of asymptotic freedom in the theory of the strong interactions.
Nominated by: DPF

B H Wildenthal [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

W A Wildhack [1947]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

L Wilets [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Lawrence Wilets [1962]
University of Washington
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Zdzislaw Wilhelmi [1959]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ernst Wilhelmy [1934]
University of Chicago
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Claus Wilke [2019]
University of Texas at Austin
Citation: For discovering that biophysical constraints are a primary driver of protein sequence evolution.
Nominated by: DBIO

Dean Wilkening [2008]
Stanford University
Citation: For his extensive contributions to understanding ballistic missile defense, bioterrorism and civil defense, and for his training of the next generation of physicists involved in arms control.
Nominated by: FPS

Marvin H. Wilkening [1980]
Not available
Citation: None
Nominated by:

John W Wilkens [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

John Franklin Wilkerson [1997]
University of Washington
Citation: For the rigor he has brought to experimental neutrino physics, in the first experiments on the low-energy solar neutrino flux and high-resolution measurements of the beta decay of free molecular tritium.
Nominated by: DNP

Dr. Belinda J. Wilkes [2020]
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Citation: For significant contributions to the understanding of active galactic nuclei, including their emission mechanisms and evolutionary pathways, and for innovative leadership of the Chandra X-ray Observatory.
Nominated by: DAP

John W Wilkins [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

T. Russell Wilkins [1931]
University of Rochester
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Carol A. Wilkinson [2020]
Cornell University
Citation: "For playing a crucial role in the successful construction of Advanced LIGO.
Nominated by: DGRAV

David T Wilkinson [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Denys H Wilkinson [1968]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Denys Haight Wilkinson [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael K Wilkinson []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Philip G Wilkinson [1960]
University of Chicago
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

R G Wilkinson [1949]
Indiana University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Scott Wilks [2009]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding of intense and ultra-intense laser plasma interactions and their applications to high energy density science, including fast ignition, ion acceleration, and positron generation.
Nominated by: DPP

M K Wilksinson [1957]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Clifford Martin Will [1989]
Washington University in St. Louis
Citation: For the development of theoretical frameworks for studying alternative theories of gravitation, for the investigation of gravitational radiation from binary systems and black holes, and for his critical analysis and interpretation of experimental tests of general relativity.
Nominated by: DAP

Magnus Willander [2011]
Linkoping University, Norrkoping
Citation: Pioneering work on realization of polymer and silicon-germanium transistors and silicon carbide. Significant contributions on modeling solid and soft nanostructures, and experimental works on nanostructures, particularly zinc oxide nanostructures.
Nominated by: FIAP

H B Willard [1957]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ferdinand Willeke [2015]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions advancing the physics of beams and scientific research, by leading the design and construction of frontier accelerator facilities and providing valuable advice to many accelerator facilities worldwide.
Nominated by: DPB

Scott Willenbrock [2006]
University of Illinois
Citation: For pioneering work in the understanding of single top quark production at hadron colliders, and for contributions to the understanding of associated production of Higgs and vector bosons as a discovery channel at the Tevatron and LHC.
Nominated by: DPF

Ronald H. Willens [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of new amorphous materials and the study of their formation.
Nominated by: DCMP

Robert L Willett [1999]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert L. Willett [1999]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: For the discovery of new phenomena in half-filled Landau levels.
Nominated by: DCMP

Raymond S Willey [1961]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

A O Williams [1952]
Brown University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Anthony G Williams [2002]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Anthony G. Williams [2002]
University of Adelaide
Citation: For pioneering studies of the nonperturbative behavior of quarks and gluons using Dyson-Schwinger equations, phenonemonological quark models, and lattice gauge calculations.
Nominated by: GHP

Arthur R. Williams [1980]
Not available
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

Carl J. Williams [2001]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For definitive calculations of atomic collision processes, which have improved our understanding of photoassociation spectroscopy, dynamics of Bose-Einstein condensates, and effects of radiation retardation on atomic collisions.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Claudine Williams [1997]
College de France
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of the structure of poly-electrolyte solutions and ion-containing polymers, and for pioneering novel techniques for their characterization.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Clayton C Williams [2008]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Clayton Williams [2008]
University of Utah
Citation: For his pioneering and sustained contributions to the field of Scanning Capacitance Microscopy and to the development of the Scanning Capacitance Microscope for both quantitative two-dimensional carrier and dopant profiling, and for the characterization and failure analysis of semiconductor materials and devices (including VLSI products) on a nanometer scale.
Nominated by: FIAP

Conrad M. WIlliams [1992]
Morgan State University
Citation: For his elucidation of the cubic Laves phases and the rare earth-iron-boron magnets.
Nominated by: DCMP

David A Williams [2019]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For contributions to the study of gamma rays from extragalactic sources such as gamma-ray bursts and blazars, for using gamma-ray data to test cosmological models of the extragalactic background light, and for leadership in the development of past, present, and future ground-based gamma-ray telescopes.
Nominated by: DAP

David Robert Williams [2006]
Illinois Institute of Technology
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of fluid flow and flow control through innovative experimentation with cylinder wakes, cavities and bodies of revolution.
Nominated by: DFD

Dudley Williams [1982]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Dudley Williams [1937]
University of Florida
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Edward Aston Williams [1987]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theory of fluctuations, parametric instabilities, and intense electron heat transport in plasmas and to the interpretation of laser plasma experiments.
Nominated by: DPP

Edwin Ross Williams [1994]
National Institute of Standards; Technology
Citation: For excellence in measurement research leading to an upper limit or the rest mass of the photon and precision determination of the gyromagnetic ratio of the proton and of the fine structure constant, and for leadership in highly accurate realizations of the base electrical unites, the ampere, volt, ohm, and farad.
Nominated by: GIMS

Ellen D. WIlliams [1992]
University of Maryland
Citation: For her experimental studies of the role of thermodynamics in the morphology of macroscopic surfaces.
Nominated by: DCMP

F E Williams [1953]
General Electric
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Forman A. Williams [2002]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For his groundbreaking contributions to advances in the theory of chemically reacting flows and combustion.
Nominated by: DFD

Gary Allen Williams [2003]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For experimental and theoretical demonstrations of the role of quantized vorticity in superfluid phase transitions in two and three dimensions.
Nominated by: DCMP

Gwyn Philip Williams [2000]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of synchrotron radiation as a bright infrared source and for its application to studies of surface dynamics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Howell J Williams [1939]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Hugh Harrison Williams [1997]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For experimental contributions to the establishment of the electroweak theory, including measurements of neutral current processes in neutrino interactions, measurements of the W and Z bosons, and discovery of the top quark.
Nominated by: DPF

J. W. Williams [1929]
University of Wisconson
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

James S Williams [2006]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

James Stanislaus Williams [2006]
Australian National University
Citation: For contributions to the understanding and application of ion-solid interactions in semiconductors, especially defect evolution and crystallization of amorphous layers.
Nominated by: FIAP

James F Williams [1977]
Queen's University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAMOP

Joel Q Williams [1963]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John H Williams [1939]
University of Minnesota
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Mark C. Williams [2012]
Northeastern University
Citation: For his original contributions to the development of the field of single molecule biophysics. In particular, for his use of quantitative models to describe the interactions of single DNA molecules with biologically important proteins and DNA binding ligands
Nominated by: DBIO

N. H. Williams [1931]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Philip Karl Williams [2003]
U.S. Department of Energy
Citation: For his excellent guidance of High Energy Physics university research programs within the Department of Energy.
Nominated by:

R W Williams [1953]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Richard Williams [1967]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert C Williams [1970]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert W Williams [1968]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert Williams [1988]

Citation: For contributing to the development of energy conserving technologies, and to the overcoming of institutional barriers to their implementation; for extensive service to the physics community through work with the ACEEE and the FAS.
Nominated by: FPS

Wendell S Williams []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Wendell S Williams [1976]
University of Illinois
Citation: Also approved by the Division of Condensed Matter Physics.
Nominated by: DBIO

William W Williams [1973]
University of Michigan
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Charles H.K. Williamson [2003]
Cornell University
Citation: For imaginative, innovative experiments that have injected new life into the study of wake dynamics behind bluff bodies and of trailing vortices.
Nominated by: DFD

Robert Marshall Williamson [1960]
Durham, North Carolina
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert C. Williamson [1931]
University of Florida
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Samuel J Williamson [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Samuel J Williamson [1981]
New York University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DBIO

Roy F. Willis [1990]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For contributions to surface physics, particularly the observation of surface-electronic states, surface magnetic order, and surface vibrations employing innovative developments in electron-spectroscopic methods.
Nominated by: DMP

William J Willis [1964]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William J Willis [1963]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William W. Willmarth [1983]
University of Michigan
Citation: For advances in the art of experimental research on the structure of turbulence and fluid mechanics.
Nominated by: DFD

Alan Eli Willner [2021]
University of Southern California
Citation: For contributions to the basic and applied science of spatially structured beams carrying orbital-angular-momentum, including multiplexing, light-matter interactions, and complex modal superpositions.
Nominated by: DLS

Stephane Willocq [2016]
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Citation: For contributions to the physics of heavy flavor in electron-positron collisions; searches for new vector bosons in proton-proton collisions at the highest energies at the Large Hadron Collider; and for exceptional leadership of the exotic physics and technical groups during the first data-collection with the ATLAS experiment.
Nominated by: DPF

John M. Wills [2012]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the development of electronic structure theory and methodology, and first-principles understanding of f-electron physics in rare-earth and actinide materials
Nominated by: DCOMP

Clara Johanne Doris Wilsdorf [1965]
University of Virginia
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Doris Wilsdorf []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

H G.F. Wilsdorf [1959]
The Franklin Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Heinz G F Wilsdorf []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Angela K. Wilson [2013]
University of North Texas
Citation: For her work in the understanding, development, and application of ab initio methods and basis sets.
Nominated by: DCP

Barbara A Wilson [1990]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Barbara Ann Wilson [1987]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For her spectroscopic studies of semiconductors, including luminescence in amorphous semiconductors, resonance modes in Si inversion layers, and band offsets in heterostructures.
Nominated by: DCMP

E Bright Wilson [1939]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Gillian Wilson [2021]
University of California Riverside
Citation: For pioneering techniques and significant contributions to clusters of galaxies, massive galaxies and cosmology, as well as for sustained leadership in research administration, broadening participation and outreach.
Nominated by: DAP

Jack M. Wilson [1997]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: For his leadership in the development of computer assisted learning environments and physics education materials that enhance the students' interaction with the physics and substantially improves their opportunities for learning.
Nominated by: FED

James R Wilson [1973]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

James Randall Wilson [2001]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: In recognition of his major pioneering contributions made to the application of and understanding of radio frequency heating and current drive in reactor grade deuterium and deuterium-tritium plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

Kenneth G Wilson []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Kenneth G. Wilson [1998]
Ohio State University
Citation: For his theory for critical phenomena in connection with phase transitions.
Nominated by:

Kent R. Wilson [1999]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For his development of photofragment spectroscopy, his pioneering work on the dynamics of chemical reactions in solution, and his recent innovations in ultrafast x-ray diffraction and absorption and quantum control.
Nominated by: DLS

Perry B Wilson [1986]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

R E Wilson [1953]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

R R Wilson [1946]
Los Alamos Science Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Richard Wilson [1962]
Harvard University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert R Wilson [1987]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert Woodrow Wilson [1975]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Volney C Wilson []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Pierre Wiltzius [1993]
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Citation: For pioneering experiments using light and neutron scattering to study dynamics of non-equilibrium macromolecular systems and binary fluids in porous media.
Nominated by: DCMP

John G. Winans [1930]
University of Wisconsin
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

J R Winckler [1953]
University of Minnesota
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John R Winckler []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Alan H. Windle [2000]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For fundamental studies elucidating structural order in liquid crystalline and noncrystalline polymers using x-ray scattering and molecular modeling techniques.
Nominated by: DPOLY

David Jeffrey Wineland [1986]
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Citation: For the development of techniques for the storage of ions and electrons and the application of these to problems of substantial fundamental and practical interest.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Brian L. Winer [2009]
Ohio State University
Citation: For his leadership, direction and contributions in the discovery of the top quark and his development of state-of-the-art high speed trigger electronics which maximized the physics potential of Run II at the Tevatron.
Nominated by: DPF

Karen Irene Winey [2003]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: For exquisite application of electron microscopy and x-ray scattering to the determination of the microstructure of polymers and to elucidating the role of microdomain geometry on polymer properties.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Herbert Graves Winful [2002]
University of Michigan
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the understanding of nonlinear propagation in periodic structures, nonlinear dynamics of laser arrays, and polarization instabilities in birefringent optical fibers.
Nominated by: DLS

William Hinshaw Wing [1983]
University of Arizona
Citation: For his highly innovative and ingenious studies of very simple molecules by ultrahigh resolutions laser spectroscopic methods.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Ned S. Wingreen [2001]
NEC Research Institute
Citation: For contributions to the fundamental understanding of protein folding and design, including theoretical insights into the selection of protein structures.
Nominated by: DBIO

Herman Winick [1979]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Jeffrey Winicour [2003]
University of Pittsburgh
Citation: For his numerous contributions to the study of gravitational radiation from strong sources.
Nominated by: DGRAV

Peter Winkler [1998]
University of Nevada, Reno
Citation: For development of innovative theoretical methods to describe many-body effects in atomic structure and atomic interactions in plasma environments.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Peter Stanley Winokur [2000]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of physical mechanisms governing the response of CMOS devices to ionizing radiation and to the development of radiation-hardened Si gate CMOS technology.
Nominated by: FIAP

Dan Winske [1990]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For studies of electromagnetic instabilities in the foreshocks of planets and comets, and work on the structure of, and transport processes at collisionless shock waves in space.
Nominated by: DPP

Lindley Winslow [2021]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For leadership in the search for axion-like particles that may be dark matter candidates, and for the establishment of the groundbreaking ABRACADABRA detector for this search, and also for valuable detector development for the field of neutrinoless double beta decay.
Nominated by: DPF

Niels Karl Winsor [1981]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPP

Bruce Darrell Winstein [1966]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Bruce Winstein [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For contributions to a series of precision measurements of the strong-weak electromagnetic and CP violating forces in the neutral kaon system.
Nominated by: DPF

Harvey Winston [1967]
Hughes Research Laboratories
Citation: Not available
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Roland Winston [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Rolf G Winter [1964]
College of William & Mary
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Thomas G. Winter [2002]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For advancing the understanding of the physics of heavy-particle collisions via highly accurate coupled-state calculations based on novel physical insight.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Ron R Winters []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ronald R. Winters [1989]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For important contributions in low-energy nuclear physics and nuclear astrophysics. His neutron cross-section measurements have been of significant value in estimating the age of chemical elements.
Nominated by: DNP

Robert B. Wiringa [1999]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For the development of realistic models of nuclear forces and their use in studies of the structure of nuclei and neutron stars with variational methods.
Nominated by: DNP

Steffen Wirth [2017]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For his seminal contributions to our understanding of strongly correlated electron systems, especially at reduced length scales, and including the Kondo effect and magnetic interactions.
Nominated by: DCMP

Denis Wirtz [2010]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the understanding of basic cellular functions through the development and application of novel biophysical methods grounded in statistical mechanics and polymer physics.
Nominated by: DBIO

Frank Wise [2010]
Cornell University
Citation: For contributions to nonlinear optical wave propagation, including the demonstration of self-similar pulse evolution in a laser and the generation of space-time solitons;  and also for leading the development of lead-chalcogenide semiconductor nanocrystals.
Nominated by: DLS

Henry Wise []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Matthew Norton Wise [1992]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For his work on the history of the physical sciences in the Nineteenth Century, particularly for his work on Lord Kelvin.
Nominated by: FHPP

Mark Brian Wise [2003]
California Institute of Technology
Citation: For the discovery of heavy quark symmetry in QCD, and the development of heavy quark effective theory.
Nominated by: DPF

Gordon G Wiseman [1965]
University of Kansas
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Howard Wiseman [2011]
Griffith University
Citation: For his seminal contributions to the quantum theory of measurement, particularly to the formulation of continuous measurement, feedback, and control.
Nominated by: DQI

William Wisniewski [2007]
Stanford University
Citation: For outstanding contributions and leadership in the design, construction and operation of the BABAR detector, that have enabled the accumulation of a unique data sample for addressing precision physics in the heavy flavor sector.
Nominated by: DPF

James E. Wiss [2000]
University of Illinois
Citation: For his initial measurements of charmed particles and his continuing leadership in the study of heavy quarks.
Nominated by: DPF

Jim E Wiss [2000]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Henryk Witala [2007]
Jagellonian University
Citation: For his ground-breaking work in solving the three-nucleon continuum system using the Faddeev scheme in a numerical accurate manner with realistic nucleon-nucleon and three-nucleon forces.
Nominated by: GFB

Michael Stewart Witherell [1987]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For contributions to the innovative measurements of charmed particle lifetimes as well as double beta decay studies.
Nominated by: DPF

Enos E. Witmer [1931]
University of Pennsylvania
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Gerald Lee Witt [2002]
Air Force Office of Scientific Research
Citation: For exemplary leadership of national interdisciplinary research efforts in the fields of quantum-effect devices, low-temperature GaAs, optoelectronic measurement techniques, radiation effects, and defects in wide bandgap semiconductors.
Nominated by: FIAP

Edward Witten [1984]
Institute for Advanced Study
Citation: For highly significant contributions to theoretical developments in Q.C.D., supersymmetry, and gravitational theory.
Nominated by: DPF

Louis Witten [1962]
Baltimore, Maryland
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Thomas A. Witten [1988]
University of Chicago
Citation: For theoretical contributions to our understanding of stochastic diffusive growth, colloidal aggregation, and polymer statistics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Curt Wittig [1984]
University of Southern California
Citation: For landmark advances toward the development of a deep,detailed understanding of the mechanisms and dynamics of elementary molecular processes.
Nominated by: DAMOP

James P Wittke [1964]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Andrew Wittkower [1960]
SOITEC/USA
Citation: N/A
Nominated by:

Michael Wittmann [2015]
University of Maine
Citation: For foundational research into student learning of physics, pioneering work in K-12 teacher development, and leadership in building community for physics education researchers.
Nominated by: GPER

Krzysztof Wodkiewicz [1998]
Warsaw University
Citation: For key contributions to our understanding of the role of stochastic processes in nonlinear optical resonance, and for pathbreaking studies of the operational approach to quantum phase-space measurements.
Nominated by: DLS

Alec M. Wodtke [2008]
University of California, Santa Barbara
Citation: For contributions to our understanding of the fundamental interactions of molecules with solid surfaces, by combining methods of laser spectroscopy, molecular beams and UHV surface science.
Nominated by: DCP

Peter Woelfle [2004]
Universitat Karlruhe, Germany
Citation: For his pioneering contributions in condensed matter theory, in particular on the superfluid phases of 3He, on quantum transport in disordered systems and on strongly correlated electron systems.
Nominated by: DCMP

Stanley G Wojcicki [1961]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Peter J Wojtowicz [1967]
RCA Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Bogdan B. Wojtsekhowski [2009]
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
Citation: For outstanding contributions to instrumentation at Jefferson Lab and his leadership role in studies of nucleon structure, particularly real Compton scattering on the proton and the neutron charge form factor.
Nominated by: GHP

Alfred Wolf [1937]
Geophysical Research Corporation
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Dieter Wolf [1994]
Argonne National Laboratory
Citation: For his innovative use of simulations at the atomic level to elucidate the underlying physics at materials interfaces, and from these insights often leading experiments with detailed predictions.
Nominated by: DMP

Edward L. Wolf [1985]
Polytechnic University
Citation: For the study of the fundamental properties of superconductors and for opening the field of Proximity Effect Tunneling Spectroscopy (PETS).
Nominated by: DCMP

Emil Wolf [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Fred Wolf [2014]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For his profound and innovative use of the methods of theoretical physics to address fundamental questions in neuroscience ranging from the biophysics of action potential initiation to the collective dynamics of neuronal circuits and to the self-organization of large-scale circuit architecture.
Nominated by: DBIO

Kevin L. Wolf [1986]
Affiliation not available
Citation: In recognition of original, innovative research in nuclear fission and in heavy ion reactions.
Nominated by: DNP

Stuart Alan Wolf [1984]
Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: For substantial contributions to the basic understanding of superconductivity, and to applications of superconducting materials.
Nominated by: DCMP

Werner P Wolf [1963]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Hugh C Wolfe [1935]
City College of New York
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

James P. Wolfe [1980]
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Citation: Not Provided
Nominated by: DCMP

Ralph A Wolfe [1959]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Raymond Wolfe [1972]
Bell Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Lincoln Wolfenstein [1955]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Lincoln Wolfenstein [1949]
Carnegie Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

P A Wolff [1953]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Donald James Wolford [1988]
Iowa State University
Citation: For advances in fundamental understanding of defects and electronic properties of semiconductors.
Nominated by: DCMP

Thomas Wolfram [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Richard Wolfson [2009]
Middlebury College
Citation: For outstanding work in educating the general public and college-level students on energy, environmental issues, and physics, in contributing to the local and state communities in Vermont in striving to achieve carbon neutrality, and in research in astrophysics involving numerous undergraduates.
Nominated by: FPS

Eligius A Wolicki [1959]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Eligius A Wolicki [1967]
United States Naval Research Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert A. Wolkow [2012]
University of Alberta
Citation: For contributions to atomic-scale characterization and fabrication processes with an emphasis on silicon surfaces
Nominated by: DCMP

David S. Wollan [1998]
US Arms Control & Disarmament Agncy
Citation: For leadership in the arms control of both offensive and defensive strategic arms, combining deep technical analysis with legal and diplomatic expertise regarding the SALT II, START I, and ABM treaties.
Nominated by: FPS

Ernest O Wollan [1936]
Washington University in St. Louis
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Dean Wolldridge [1943]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Lodewyk Woltjer [1975]
Columbia University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAP

Christopher Wolverton [2010]
Northwestern University
Citation: For innovative contributions to atomic- and multi-scale computational materials physics, particularly in the area of phase stability of materials.
Nominated by: DMP

Peter Guy Wolynes [1988]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For his many illuminating contributions to the dynamical theory of chemical and physical processes in condensed matter.
Nominated by: DCP

W John Womersley [2002]
Fermilab
Citation: For his leadership of the D0 experiment.
Nominated by: DPF

Alfred Y Wong [1965]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Calvin Wong [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

Chee Wei Wong [2019]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For contributions in mesoscopic optical physics, including photonic crystals and laser frequency microcombs.
Nominated by: DLS

Cheuk-Yin Wong [1978]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DNP

Chun Wa Wong [1977]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

George Wong [2011]
University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong
Citation: For his seminal contributions to discoveries of new optical materials for lasers, nonlinear optics and optical detectors.
Nominated by: DLS

Gerard Wong [2011]
University of California, Los Angeles
Citation: For his fundamental contributions to the understanding of electrostatic self-assembly in biological systems.
Nominated by: DBIO

Henry Vernon Wong [1988]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For formal and applied application of Hamiltonian stability techniques to numerous complex plasma systems including tandem mirrors, EBT, and free electron lasers.
Nominated by: DPP

Joe Wong [2005]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For innovative and significant contributions to experimental materials physics, particularly for contributions to XAFS and XANES, and for the first measurements of phonon dispersion in plutonium.
Nominated by: DMP

King-Lap Wong [1993]
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering experiments on excitation of toroidal Alfven eignmodes by energetic ions, and the first experimental demonstration of lower hybrid wave current generation in magnetized plasma.
Nominated by: DPP

Po-Zen Wong [2000]
University of Massachusetts
Citation: For studies of disordered magnetic systems, porous media, and random interfaces.
Nominated by: DCMP

Chia-Wei Woo [1975]
Northwestern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Colin E. C. Wood [1999]
Office of Naval Research
Citation: For pioneering and original contributions to the crystal growth of III-V materials by Molecular Beam Epitaxy, including the discovery of RHEED oscillation, delta-doping and low temperature GaAs.
Nominated by: DMP

Darien R. Wood [2009]
Northeastern University
Citation: For contributions tot he exploration of the electroweak sector and technical and scientific leadership of the DZero experiment.
Nominated by: DPF

L A Wood [1945]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Richard Frost Wood [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William W Wood [1964]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William W Wood [1963]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Jerry M Woodall [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Richard P Woodard [2012]
University of Florida, Gainesville
Citation: For outstanding contributions in the areas of quantum cosmology and quantum gravity, and for his dedication to undergraduate and graduate teaching.
Nominated by: DPF

Jay W. Woodrow [1931]
Iowa State College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Truman O Woodruff [1968]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Alfred D.B. Woods [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

Lilia M Woods [2017]
University of South Florida
Citation: For her seminal contributions to the theory of fluctuation-induced and thermoelectric phenomena in condensed matter physics.
Nominated by: DCMP

Robert C Woods [1968]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert Claude Woods [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For the development of rotational spectroscopy of molecular ions, leading to precise determinations of molecular structures, identification of molecular ions in the interstellar medium, and diagnostics of laboratory discharge plasmas.
Nominated by: DCP

Craig L. Woody [2002]
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Citation: For his world-recognized expertise in the performance and characterization of scintillating crystals, notably in the effects of radiation damage.
Nominated by: DPF

Richard Patrick Wool [1987]
University of Delaware
Citation: For his work on Crack Healing, Strength Development at Polymer-Polymer Interfaces, and Molecular Deformation of Stressed Polymers using Infrared Techniques.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Dean E Wooldridge [1972]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Lawrence Woolf [2010]
General Atomics
Citation: For extensive work in teacher professional development, for assistance to California school districts, and for leadership in K-12 science education at a national level.
Nominated by: FED

John A. Woollam [1985]
University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Citation: For significant contributions to experimental condensed matter physics, especially electronic properties of graphite, its intercalation compounds, and amorphous carbon, and superconductivity of intercalated layered chalcogenides and ternary Chevrel compounds.
Nominated by: DCMP

Guy Woolley [1995]
Nottingham Trent University
Citation: For fundamental advances in the proper quantum description of molecules and their interaction with radiation.
Nominated by: GFB

Stanford E. Woosley [1987]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For exceptional contributions to our understanding of the evolution of massive stars, supernovae, and X- and gamma-ray bursts, through the calculation of fundamental reaction rates and the application of nuclear physics to astrophysics.
Nominated by: DAP

William Kent Wootters [1999]
Williams College
Citation: For contributions on the foundations of quantum mechanics and groundbreaking work in quantum information and communications theory.
Nominated by: DAMOP

Alan James Wootton [1997]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For extraordinary leadership in the experimental investigation and understanding of turbulent processes in tokamaks and for guiding the development of new methods for diagnosing tokamak plasmas.
Nominated by: DPP

E J Workman [1936]
University of New Mexico
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John M Worlock [1969]
Bell Telephone Laboratories
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael Grae Worster [2006]
University of Cambridge
Citation: For making fundamental advances in understanding the interaction between solidification and convection in mushy layers through systematic analytical, numerical and experimental studies.
Nominated by: DFD

Michael Wortis [1963]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael Wortis [1976]
University of Illinois
Citation: Also approved by the Forum on Physics and Society.
Nominated by: DCMP

Michael Wraback [2011]
US Army Research Laboratory
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of the physics of carrier dynamics and transport in semiconductor materials and devices for optoelectronic applications.
Nominated by:

Byron T Wright []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David Charles Wright [2002]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

David C. Wright [2002]
Union of Concerned Scientists
Citation: For outstanding analysis of arms control issues, especially on ballistic missile defense, and for dedicated scholarship, teaching, and efforts to promote international understanding of these issues.
Nominated by: FPS

George B Wright [1972]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

John Curtis Wright [2003]
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the development, understanding, and applications of multiresonant four wave mixing methods for electronic and vibrational molecular condensed phase spectroscopy.
Nominated by: DCP

Kenneth A Wright []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Michael Wright [2015]
Varian Medical Systems
Citation: For outstanding research and innovation in x-ray imaging and radiation therapy, its resulting commercial impact, and profound medical benefits for humankind.
Nominated by: FIAP

S C Wright [1969]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

William E Wright [1959]
Bethesda, Maryland
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Winthrop R. Wright [1931]
Swarthmore College
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Dorothy Wrinch [1945]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Chi Wu [1999]
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Citation: For his light scattering study on coil-globule transition of single homopolymer chains, including first observation of the molten globule state.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Chien-Shiung Wu [1949]
Princeton University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ching-Sheng Wu [1984]
No company provided
Citation: For his pioneering contributions to plasma microstability theory, particularly in the areas of space plasma physics and the emission of auroral kilometric radiation.
Nominated by: DPP

Congjun Wu [2018]
University of California, San Diego
Citation: For research in helical edge liquids of topological insulators, itinerant magnetism, novel states of matter including cold fermions with high symmetries, orbital physics in optical lattices, spinorbit coupled Bose-Einstein condensates, and for work on the quantum Monte-Carlo sign problem.
Nominated by: DCMP

Fa Yueh Wu [1976]
Northeastern University
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DCMP

James C Wu [1965]
Culver City, California
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Jianzhong Wu [2016]
University of California, Riverside
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of classical density functional theory for inhomogeneous fluids and polymeric systems.
Nominated by: DCP

Junqiao Wu [2018]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For developing and understanding narrow-bandgap nitride semiconductors and highly mismatched alloys, for pioneering the physics of point defects and interlayer coupling of twodimensional semiconductors, and for discovering non-quasiparticle electro-thermal transport in strongly correlated metals.
Nominated by: DMP

Mingming Wu [2016]
Cornell University
Citation: For her research into the biophysical and biochemical drivers that guide bacterial and animal cell migration, and the creation of single cell analysis tools.
Nominated by: DBIO

Mingming Wu [2016]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Mingzhong Wu [2021]
Colorado State University
Citation: For seminal and sustained contributions to the understanding of spintronic phenomena in thin-film magnetic insulators and topological materials, and in nonlinear magneto-dynamics.
Nominated by: GMAG

Ruqian Wu [2001]
University of California, Irvine
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of magnetic, electronic, mechanical, chemical and optical properties of compounds, alloys, interfaces, thin films and surfaces using first-principles calculations and for development of the methods and codes for such components.
Nominated by: DCOMP

Sau Lan Yu Wu [1991]
CERN
Citation: For significant contributions to the high-energy physics-- her measurements of the properties of the gluon revealed by the structure of three jet events in e+e- collisions.
Nominated by: DPF

Theodore Y Wu [1970]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Wen-Li Wu []

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Wen-Li Wu [1990]
Affiliation not available
Citation: For his contributions in both the theory and the application of scattering techniques to study the structure of solid polymers.
Nominated by: DPOLY

Xiaohua Wu [2015]
Royal Military College of Canada
Citation: For pioneering direct numerical simulations of pipe and boundary layer flows, from a laminar state, through transition, to a fully-developed turbulent state; and for generating striking and insightful visualizations.
Nominated by: DFD

Ying Wu [2018]
Duke University
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the Duke University storage ring Free-Electron Laser and High Intensity Gamma Source upgrades.
Nominated by: DPB

Yong-Shi Wu [2010]
University of Utah
Citation: For his contributions to the mathematical foundations of quantum physics --- particularly for his work establishing profound connections between the physical laws and topology and geometry.
Nominated by: DPF

Yue Wu [2009]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Yue Wu [2009]
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Citation: For pioneering NMR studies of structures and dynamics of bulk metallic glasses, and of nanotubular materials including their interactions with guest molecules.
Nominated by: DMP

Zhen Wu [2012]
Rutgers University
Citation: For innovative and insightful studies into surface interactions of spin-polarized atoms
Nominated by: DAMOP

Francois J Wuilleumier [1981]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Stephen Wukitch [2011]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the physics of high power heating of fusion plasmas using ion cyclotron RF waves, including fundamental advances in understanding RF sheaths and plasma-wall interactions, ICRF heating, flow drive and current drive, and study and application of wave plasma inteactions in the scrape-off-layer enabling world record ICRF antenna power densities in a tokamak.
Nominated by: DPP

Oliver R. Wulf [1931]
United States Bureau of Chemistry and Soils
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

John C.G. Wulff [1936]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Bernhard Wunderlich [1970]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Bernhard Wunderlich [1970]
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DPOLY

Alan Wuosmaa [2016]
University of Connecticut
Citation: For essential contributions to nuclear physics over a wide range of topics including the demonstration of the nonexistence of positron lines in collisions with very heavy nuclei at the Coulomb barrier, the nature of cluster structures in nuclei, studies of particle multiplicities in relativistic heavy-ion collisions, and the exploration of single-particle properties of light exotic nuclei.
Nominated by: DNP

Glen Wurden [2015]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For innovative approaches to plasma diagnostics applied to a wide variety of fusion confinement concepts, ranging from reversed field pinches to tokamaks to magneto-inertial fusion.
Nominated by: DPP

Jonathan Syrkin Wurtele [2004]
University of California, Berkeley
Citation: For his many theoretical contributions to free electron lasers, laser-plasma acceleration, laser-plasma interactions, and muon beam manipulations.
Nominated by: DPB

Matthieu Wyart [2021]
EPFL
Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of amorphous materials and their rigidity transitions.
Nominated by: DSOFT

Philip J Wyatt [1969]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Robert Eugene Wyatt [1989]
University of Texas, Austin
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theoretical chemical dynamics, particularly quantum mechanical reactive scattering and laser-molecule energy transfer.
Nominated by: DCP

Harold O Wyckoff [1958]
National Bureau of Standards
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ralph D Wyckoff [1938]
Gulf R&D Company
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Ralph W.G. Wyckoff [1931]
Rockefeller Institute
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Peter Rudolf Wyder [1984]
Max Planck Institute
Citation: For substantial contribution to understanding normal and superconducting metals, and transport and optical properties of semiconductors and metals, and his role in science administration.
Nominated by: DCMP

John Wygant [2016]
University of Minnesota
Citation: For advancing our understanding of energy flows by Alfvén waves and particle acceleration in regions of magnetic reconnection and collisionless shocks and the design and implementation of the space-borne electric field instruments that enabled these studies.
Nominated by: DPP

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

H W Wyld [1962]

Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Henry William Wyld [1961]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

L D Wyly [1962]
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

Marvin Eugene Wyman [1961]
University of Illinois
Citation: Not available
Nominated by:

James J Wynne [1982]
Affiliation not available
Citation: Not available
Nominated by: DAMOP

Rosemary Wyse [2017]
Johns Hopkins University
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the field of galactic archaeology and near-field cosmology.
Nominated by: DAP

Boleslaw Wyslouch [2013]
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Citation: For his leadership role in the PHOBOS experiment and in creating a world-class heavy ion research program within the CMS Collaboration at the LHC.
Nominated by: GHP