New Prize and Award Recipients

APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research

Bertrand I. Halperin (2019 Recipient)
Harvard University
For his seminal contributions to theoretical condensed matter physics, especially his pioneering work on the role of topology in both classical and quantum systems.

Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics

Helge Kragh (2019 Recipient)
Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen
For influential contributions to the history of physics, especially analyses of cosmological theories and debates, the history of the quantum physics of elementary particles and the solid state, and biographical studies of Paul Dirac and Niels Bohr, and his early quantum atom.

Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics

Shabnam Raayai Ardakani (2018 Recipient)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For experimental and theoretical contributions to understanding the mechanisms by which microtextured riblet surfaces can reduce (or increase) the viscous frictional drag experienced in high Reynolds number laminar boundary layer flows, and Taylor Couette flows.

Andrei Sakharov Prize

Ravi Kuchimanchi (2018 Recipient)
Association for India's Development (AID)
for his continued research in physics while simultaneously advocating for global policies that reflect science; for leading sustainable development, human rights, and social justice efforts; and for creating a vibrant international volunteer movement that learns from, works with, and empowers communities in India.

Narges Mohammadi (2018 Recipient)
for her leadership in campaigning for peace, justice, and the abolition of the death penalty and for her unwavering efforts to promote the human rights and freedoms of the Iranian people, despite persecution that has forced her to suspend her scientific pursuits and endure lengthy incarceration.

Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics

Sharon C. Glotzer (2019 Recipient)
University of Michigan
For innovative molecular dynamics simulations of the self-assembly of variously shaped particles which opened up new directions in soft matter and materials science research.

Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science

Steven T. Cundiff (2019 Recipient)
University of Michigan
For pioneering contributions to the field of ultrafast laser spectroscopy, including optical multidimensional coherent spectroscopy applied electronic excitation in solids and atomic vapors, and the development and application of femtosecond frequency comb technology.

Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Biological Physics

Jasmine A. Nirody (2018 Recipient)
University of California, Berkeley
Outstanding thesis work on investigating the molecular mechanism underlying the dynamics of bacterial flagellar motor by using both computational modeling methods and experiments.

Carl E. Anderson Division of Laser Science Dissertation Award

Sara L. Campbell (2018 Recipient)
University of Colorado, Boulder
For creating the world's first quantum gas optical atomic clock and demonstrating a record long coherence time for light-matter interactions at 10 s and clock measurement precision of 3 parts in 10 to the 19th power.

Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Doctoral Dissertation Award in Astrophysics

Gabriele Betancourt-Martinez (2018 Recipient)
University of Maryland, College Park
Measuring and Interpreting the x-ray spectra of charge exchange

Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics

Michel Gaudin (2019 Recipient)
IPhT CEA Saclay
For profound contributions to the field of exactly solvable models in statistical mechanics and many body physics, in particular the construction of the widely studied Gaudin magnet and the Calogero-Sutherland, Shastry-Sutherland, and Calogero-Moser models.

Francesco Calogero (2019 Recipient)
The Sapienza University of Rome
For profound contributions to the field of exactly solvable models in statistical mechanics and many body physics, in particular the construction of the widely studied Gaudin magnet and the Calogero-Sutherland, Shastry-Sutherland, and Calogero-Moser models.

Bill Sutherland (2019 Recipient)
University of Utah
For profound contributions to the field of exactly solvable models in statistical mechanics and many body physics, in particular the construction of the widely studied Gaudin magnet and the Calogero-Sutherland, Shastry-Sutherland, and Calogero-Moser models.

David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics

Giulia Galli (2019 Recipient)
University of Chicago
For the invention of methods, especially for the enhancement of ab initio molecular dynamics, to understand, predict, and engineer the electronic and structural properties of materials.

Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics

Randall Feenstra (2019 Recipient)
Carnegie Mellon University
For pioneering developments of the techniques and concepts of spectroscopic scanning tunneling microscopy.

Dissertation Award in Hadronic Physics

Phiala E. Shanahan (2017 Recipient)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For outstanding achievements in elucidating the role of strangeness and charge symmetry breaking in nucleon structure using lattice quantum chromodynamics and effective field theory techniques.

Dissertation Award in Nuclear Physics

Grayson Rich (2019 Recipient)
University of Chicago
For outstanding contributions to the first observation of coherent elastic neutrino nucleus scattering as a member of the COHERENT neutrino experiment at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.

Dissertation Award in Statistical and Nonlinear Physics

Hong-Yan Shih (2019 Recipient)
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
For an outstanding doctoral thesis that relates the transition to turbulence in pipe flow and the evolution of interacting populations through collective effects.

Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics

Cynthia Keppel (2019 Recipient)
Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility
For pioneering work in proton therapy and for the promotion of the applications of physics to both experts and non-experts.

Dwight Nicholson Medal for Outreach

Ray Jayawardhana (2018 Recipient)
Cornell University
For far-reaching, multi-faceted and impactful contributions as an educator and academic leader, including authoring popular books and articles about physics for adults and children, making frequent public speaking and media appearances, developing innovative outreach programs, and founding the Science Leadership Program.

Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics

Abraham Nitzan (2019 Recipient)
University of Pennsylvania / Tel Aviv University
For deep physical insights in the fields of surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy and molecular electronics.

Early Career Award for Soft Matter Research

Aparna Baskaran (2019 Recipient)
Brandeis University
For pathbreaking advances in our understanding of the physics of soft materials out of equilibrium, especially active and granular matter.

Edward A. Bouchet Award

Carlos O. Lousto (2019 Recipient)
Rochester Institute of Technology
For contributions to both numerical relativity, conducive to the solution of the binary black hole problem, and the understanding of the first detection of gravitational waves and service to the Hispanic scientific community, including the establishment of the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy, the University of Texas at Brownsville in 2003.

Einstein Prize

Abhay Ashtekar (2019 Recipient)
Pennsylvania State University, State College
For numerous and seminal contributions to general relativity, including the theory of black holes, canonical quantum gravity, and quantum cosmology.

Excellence in Physics Education Award

Steven Pollock (2019 Recipient)
University of Colorado, Boulder
For the development of the Learning Assistant (LA) model and the associated LA Alliance, which has enhanced physics teacher education and recruitment, supported undergraduate course transformation, and physics instructor professional development.

Steven Iona (2019 Recipient)
University of Colorado, Boulder / University of Denver
For the development of the Learning Assistant (LA) model and the associated LA Alliance, which has enhanced physics teacher education and recruitment, supported undergraduate course transformation, and physics instructor professional development.

Laurie S. Langdon (2019 Recipient)
University of Colorado, Boulder
For the development of the Learning Assistant (LA) model and the associated LA Alliance, which has enhanced physics teacher education and recruitment, supported undergraduate course transformation, and physics instructor professional development.

Valerie K. Otero (2019 Recipient)
University of Colorado, Boulder
For the development of the Learning Assistant (LA) model and the associated LA Alliance, which has enhanced physics teacher education and recruitment, supported undergraduate course transformation, and physics instructor professional development.

Richard McCray (2019 Recipient)
University of Colorado, Boulder
For the development of the Learning Assistant (LA) model and the associated LA Alliance, which has enhanced physics teacher education and recruitment, supported undergraduate course transformation, and physics instructor professional development.

Fluid Dynamics Prize

Keith Moffatt (2018 Recipient)
University of Cambridge
For profound, elegant, and lasting contributions to fluid mechanics, including turbulence, Stokes flows, topological fluid mechanics, interfacial flows, and self-similarity.

Francis M. Pipkin Award

Tanya Zelevinsky (2019 Recipient)
Columbia University
For pioneering research on producing ultracold molecules confined in optical lattices and using them for precision spectroscopy, molecular clock techniques, and tests of fundamental physics.

Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids

Andrea Cavalleri (2018 Recipient)
Max Planck Institute & University of Oxford
for pioneering contributions to the development and application of ultra-fast optical spectroscopy to condensed matter systems, and providing insight into lattice dynamics, structural phase transitions, and the non-equilibrium control of solids.

Keith A. Nelson (2018 Recipient)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
for pioneering contributions to the development and application of ultra-fast optical spectroscopy to condensed matter systems, and providing insight into lattice dynamics, structural phase transitions, and the non-equilibrium control of solids.

George E. Duvall Shock Compression Science Award

George T. (Rusty) Gray, III (2019 Recipient)
Los Alamos National Laboratory
For pioneering contributions in dynamic constitutive and damage response of materials; for leadership in developing programs and tools to advance our understanding of materials and structures in response to high-strain-rate and shock deformation; and for leadership in the technical community.

George E. Pake Prize

Richard Boudreault (2018 Recipient)
Polar Knowledge Canada
for outstanding research accomplishments in electronics, photonics, and advanced materials during his distinguished senior-level career in management and administration of scientific corporations and government institutions over a period of 40 years.

George E. Valley Jr. Prize

Julia Mundy (2019 Recipient)
Harvard University
For the pico-engineering and synthesis of the first room-temperature magnetoelectric multi-ferroic material.

Hans A. Bethe Prize

Ken'ichi Nomoto (2019 Recipient)
University of Tokyo, Kavli Institute of Physics and Mathematics
For lasting contributions to our understanding of the nuclear astrophysics of the universe, including stellar evolution, the synthesis of new elements, the theory of core-collapse and thermonuclear supernovae, and gamma-ray bursts.

Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics

Nhan Tran (2019 Recipient)
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
For wide-ranging contributions to the Compact Muon Solenoid experiment, including the development of a novel pileup subtraction method at the Large Hadron Collider, and the use of jet substructure for the analysis of high-energy collisions.

Herbert P. Broida Prize

Marsha I. Lester (2019 Recipient)
University of Pennsylvania
For the development of innovative methods for generating and characterizing reactive intermediates using sophisticated laser techniques that elucidate important reaction pathways in atmospheric and combustion chemistry.

Herman Feshbach Prize in Theoretical Nuclear Physics

Barry R. Holstein (2019 Recipient)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
For seminal theoretical studies of fundamental symmetries in nuclei, including radioactive nuclear decays, parity-violating nucleon-nucleon interactions, and chiral dynamics of mesons and baryons.

I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular & Optical Phy

Kang-Kuen Ni (2019 Recipient)
Harvard University
For seminal work on ultracold molecules, including original contributions to the understanding of chemical reactions in the quantum regime, deterministic creation of individual molecules with optical tweezers, and development of novel, high-precision techniques to interrogate and control the complete set of internal molecular resources.

Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics

Devarajan Thirumalai (2019 Recipient)
University of Texas, Austin
For the development of analytical and computational approaches to soft-matter systems and their application to the transitional behavior of supercooled fluids and glasses, folding dynamics of protein and RNA biopolymers, and functioning of molecular motors.

Irwin Oppenheim Award

Todd R. Gingrich (2019 Recipient)
Northwestern University
For the article, ‘Proof of the finite-time thermodynamic uncertainty relation for steady-state currents,’ published in Phys. Rev. E *96*, 020103(R) (2017), which demonstrated significance, rigor, and broad impact in the general area of non-equilibrium thermodynamics.

Jordan M. Horowitz (2019 Recipient)
University of Michigan
For the article, ‘Proof of the finite-time thermodynamic uncertainty relation for steady-state currents,’ published in Phys. Rev. E *96*, 020103(R) (2017), which demonstrated significance, rigor, and broad impact in the general area of non-equilibrium thermodynamics.

J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics

Lisa Randall (2019 Recipient)
Harvard University
For creative contributions to physics beyond the Standard Model, in particular the discovery that warped extra dimensions of space can solve the hierarchy puzzle, which has had a tremendous impact on searches at the Large Hadron Collider.

Raman Sundrum (2019 Recipient)
University of Maryland, College Park
For creative contributions to physics beyond the Standard Model, in particular the discovery that warped extra dimensions of space can solve the hierarchy puzzle, which has had a tremendous impact on searches at the Large Hadron Collider.

J.J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Particle Physics

Nicholas L. Rodd (2019 Recipient)
University of California, Berkeley
For developing powerful new techniques to search for dark matter signals in astrophysical datasets, for characterizing the excess of GeV gamma-rays from the inner Milky Way, and for cutting-edge predictions of annihilation signals from complex dark sectors and heavy weakly- interacting dark matter.

James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials

Bogdan Andrei Bernevig (2019 Recipient)
Princeton University, Max Planck Institute, Freie University
For the theoretical prediction, design and realization of non-magnetic and magnetic topological semi-metals and new types of topological insulators.

Claudia Felser (2019 Recipient)
Max Planck Institute Chemical Physics of Solids
For the theoretical prediction, design and realization of non-magnetic and magnetic topological semi-metals and new types of topological insulators.

Xi Dai (2019 Recipient)
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
For the theoretical prediction, design and realization of non-magnetic and magnetic topological semi-metals and new types of topological insulators.

James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics

Keith H. Burrell (2018 Recipient)
General Atomics
For pioneering research, including key experimental advances and diagnostic development, that established the links between sheared plasma flow and turbulent transport, leading to improved confinement regimes for magnetized plasmas through turbulent transport reduction by sheared flow.

John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research

Todd E. Evans (2018 Recipient)
General Atomics
For the first experimental demonstration of the stabilization of edge localized modes in high-confinement diverted discharges by application of very small edge-resonant magnetic perturbations, leading to the adoption of suppression coils in the ITER design.

Max E. Fenstermacher (2018 Recipient)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
For the first experimental demonstration of the stabilization of edge localized modes in high-confinement diverted discharges by application of very small edge-resonant magnetic perturbations, leading to the adoption of suppression coils in the ITER design.

Richard Alan Moyer (2018 Recipient)
University of California, San Diego
For the first experimental demonstration of the stabilization of edge localized modes in high-confinement diverted discharges by application of very small edge-resonant magnetic perturbations, leading to the adoption of suppression coils in the ITER design.

John H. Dillon Medal

Zahra Fakhraai (2019 Recipient)
University of Pennsylvania
For exceptional investigations of surface effects in polymer glasses and amyloid aggregation.

John Wheatley Award

Federico Rosei (2019 Recipient)
INRS
For sustained leadership and service to the international physics community, in particular for developing global collaborations through projects and networks in China, Mexico and several African countries, and for exceptional mentoring efforts.

Jonathan F. Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction

Heather J. Lewandowski (2019 Recipient)
University of Colorado, Boulder
For systematic and scholarly transformation of advanced laboratories in physics, for building leading assessment tools of laboratories, and for national service advancing our advanced laboratory educational community.

Joseph A. Burton Forum Award

Shirley Ann Jackson, Ph.D. (2019 Recipient)
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
For distinguished application of her knowledge of physics to public service and increasing diversity in physics as Chair of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and the president of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and for service on many government, charitable, and corporate boards and committees.

Joseph F. Keithley Award for Advances in Measurement Science

Zahid Hussain (2019 Recipient)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
For the development of soft x-ray instrumentation such as monochromators and spectrometers for synchrotron radiation beamlines, leading to significant measurement improvements of angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy and resonant inelastic soft x-ray scattering.

Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize

Katherine Freese (2019 Recipient)
University of Michigan, Stockholm University
For ground-breaking research at the interface of cosmology and particle physics, and her tireless efforts to communicate the excitement of physics to the general public.

Justin Jankunas Doctoral Dissertation Award in Chemical Physics

Marissa L. Weichman (2018 Recipient)
University of California, Berkeley
Slow Photoelectron Velocity-Map Imaging and Infrared Photodissociation Spectroscopy of Cryo-Cooled Molecular and Cluster Anions.

Landau-Spitzer Award

Yevgen Kazakov (2018 Recipient)
Laboratory for Plasma Physics, Royal Military Academy, Brussels, Belgium
For experimental verification, through collaborative experiments, of a novel and highly efficient ion cyclotron resonance heating scenario for plasma heating and generation of energetic ions in magnetic fusion devices.

Jozef Ongena (2018 Recipient)
Laboratory for Plasma Physics, Royal Military Academy, Brussels, Belgium
For experimental verification, through collaborative experiments, of a novel and highly efficient ion cyclotron resonance heating scenario for plasma heating and generation of energetic ions in magnetic fusion devices.

John C. Wright (2018 Recipient)
MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center
For experimental verification, through collaborative experiments, of a novel and highly efficient ion cyclotron resonance heating scenario for plasma heating and generation of energetic ions in magnetic fusion devices.

Stephen J. Wukitch (2018 Recipient)
MIT Plasma Science and Fusion Center
For experimental verification, through collaborative experiments, of a novel and highly efficient ion cyclotron resonance heating scenario for plasma heating and generation of energetic ions in magnetic fusion devices.

Lars Onsager Prize

Christopher Jarzynski (2019 Recipient)
University of Maryland, College Park
For seminal contributions to non-equilibrium thermodynamics and statistical mechanics that have had remarkable impact on experimental research in single-molecule and biological physics, engendering whole new fields of theoretical, numerical, and laboratory research, as well as for groundbreaking work on the thermodynamics of small systems.

LeRoy Apker Award

Nicholas E. Sherman (2018 Recipient)
University of California, Davis
For outstanding undergraduate research in theoretical condensed matter and mathematical physics dealing with the subjects of quantum entanglement in mixed states, NMR in highly frustrated magnets and anyon dispersion in perturbed Toric Code models.

Eric S. Cooper (2018 Recipient)
Pomona College
For outstanding contributions towards understanding the adaptive significance of ballistichory by modeling and comparing the flight of seeds dispersed by Acanthaceae fruits.

Leo P. Kadanoff Prize

M. Cristina Marchetti (2019 Recipient)
University of California, Santa Barbara
For original contributions to equilibrium and non-equilibrium statistical mechanics, including profound work on equilibrium and driven vortex systems, and fundamental research and leadership in the growing field of active matter.

Leo Szilard Lectureship Award

Zia Mian (2019 Recipient)
Princeton University
For promoting global peace and nuclear disarmament particularly in South Asia, through academic research, public speaking, technical and popular writing and organizing efforts to ban nuclear weapons.

M. Hildred Blewett Scholarship

Samadrita Chowdhury (2017 Recipient)
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
N/A

Wafia Bensalem (2017 Recipient)
Carlton University
N/A

Soma Chattopadhyay (2017 Recipient)
Elgin Community College
N/A

Maria Goeppert Mayer Award

Alyson Brooks (2019 Recipient)
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey
For contributions to theoretical astrophysics, in particular, the use of numerical hydrodynamic simulations compared with observations to elucidate the essential physics of galaxy formation.

Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award

Seth Davidovits (2018 Recipient)
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
For major contributions to understanding, simulating, and diagnosing turbulence in compressing plasmas; for the identification of the sudden dissipation effect and suggestions for exploiting it; and for the derivation of a practical lower bound on turbulent dissipation in compressing plasma.

Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics

Ken A. Dill (2019 Recipient)
Stony Brook University
For independent contributions to a new view of protein folding, from the introduction and exploration of simple models, to detailed confrontations between theory and experiment.

Jose Nelson Onuchic (2019 Recipient)
Rice University
For independent contributions to a new view of protein folding, from the introduction and exploration of simple models, to detailed confrontations between theory and experiment.

Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics

Benjamin Brubaker (2019 Recipient)
Yale University
For outstanding contributions to the HAYSTAC (Haloscope At Yale Sensitive To Axion Cold Dark Matter) experimental detector, especially in its design and construction incorporating quantum measurement techniques, in addition to its operation including data acquisition and novel analysis techniques.

Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics

Evan E. Schneider (2019 Recipient)
Princeton University
For exemplary achievement in computational physics, through leveraging new architectures to develop methods for astrophysical simulation on the world's fastest supercomputers.

Norman F. Ramsey Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, and in Precision Tests of Fundamental Laws and Symmetries

Jun Ye (2019 Recipient)
JILA, NIST/University of Colorado, Boulder
For ground-breaking contributions to precision measurements and the quantum control of atomic and molecular systems, including atomic clocks.

Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Physics Prize

Elihu Abrahams (2019 Recipient)
University of California, Los Angeles
For pioneering research in the physics of disordered materials and hopping conductivity

Alexei L. Efros (2019 Recipient)
University of Utah
For pioneering research in the physics of disordered materials and hopping conductivity

Boris I. Shklovskii (2019 Recipient)
University of Minnesota
For pioneering research in the physics of disordered materials and hopping conductivity

Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in AMO Physics

Rivka Bekenstein (2018 Recipient)
Harvard University
for her work, “Electromagnetic waves in linear and nonlinear curved space systems."

Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Beam Physics Award

Sergey Antipov (2018 Recipient)
CERN
for experimental studies and analysis of the electron cloud build-up and corresponding instability in accelerators with combined function magnets and for the development of an effective mitigation technique applied in the Fermilab's Recycler ring

Ovshinsky Sustainable Energy Fellowship

Vivian Ferry (2018 Recipient)
University of Minnesota
For proposed research developing improved photovoltaic systems using spectrally-selective photonic structures.

Polymer Physics Prize

Ronald G. Larson (2019 Recipient)
University of Michigan
For wide ranging, multi-disciplinary contributions to understanding the structure, dynamics, and rheology of polymeric materials in melt, solution, glassy, mesomorphic, and multi-phase states, including viscoelastic instabilities, constitutive equations, alignment transitions, and phase behavior.

Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics

Asad Khan (2017 Recipient)
Kent Displays
For novel contributions to the physics of bistable, reflective cholesteric liquid crystals, and the commercial applications of pressure-sensitive liquid crystal displays, including switchable windows, eWriters and numerous new products.

Prize for a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution

Robert C. Forrey (2019 Recipient)
Pennsylvania State University, Berks
For exceptional engagement of undergraduate students and wide-ranging contributions to theoretical physics, including ultracold atomic and molecular collisions, matter wave optics, metallic clusters and nanoparticles, and molecular astrophysics.

Richard A. Isaacson Award in Gravitational-Wave Science

Stanley E. Whitcomb (2019 Recipient)
LIGO Laboratory
For extraordinary contributions to the conceptualization, design, construction, commissioning, and operation of the LIGO detectors; and for his stewardship of the global gravitational wave community, including developing the partnership between LIGO and Virgo, and establishing LIGO-India.

Richard L. Greene Dissertation Award in Experimental Condensed Matter or Materials Physics

Uri Vool (2019 Recipient)
Harvard University
For thesis topic, “Engineering synthetic quantum operations.”

Edbert Jarvis Sie (2019 Recipient)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For thesis topic, “Coherent light-matter interactions in monolayer transition metal dichalcogenides.”

Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators

Toshiki Tajima (2019 Recipient)
University of California, Irvine
For the invention and leading the first realization of laser wakefield acceleration, which opened the way to compact acceleration applications such as ultrafast radiolysis, brilliant x-rays, intra-operative radiation therapy, wakefield beam dump, and high energy cosmic acceleration.

Rolf Landauer and Charles H. Bennett Award in Quantum Computing

Jonathan Home (2019 Recipient)
ETH Zurich
For the development and demonstration of trapped-ion quantum computing protocols, including Bell state stabilization by feedback control in mixed-ion chains, and the encoding of logical quantum states in the ion motion.

Stanley Corrsin Award

Anette Hosoi (2018 Recipient)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
For creative analysis of locomotion, contributions to the development of soft robotics as an emerging field, and her ability to combine mathematical analysis with physical insight.

Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics

Anna Kwiatkowski (2018 Recipient)
TRIUMF
For outstanding and innovative contributions to precision mass measurements, commitment to mentoring of young researchers, and leadership in the low energy nuclear physics community.

Thomas H. Stix Award for Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Plasma Physics Research

Frederico Fiuza (2018 Recipient)
SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
For seminal contributions that advanced the field of laboratory astrophysics through numerical simulations and leadership of experiments on particle acceleration, collisionless shocks, and magnetic reconnection.

Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics

Barbara V. Jacak (2019 Recipient)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory / University of California, Berkeley
For her leadership in the discovery and characterization of the quark-gluon plasma, in particular for her contributions to the PHENIX experiment and its explorations of jets as probes.

W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics

Sheldon Leslie Stone (2019 Recipient)
Syracuse University
For transformative contributions to flavor physics and hadron spectroscopy, in particular through intellectual leadership on detector construction and analysis on the CLEO and Large Hadron Collider beauty experiments, and for the long-standing, deeply influential advocacy for flavor physics at hadron colliders.

Will Allis Prize for the Study of Ionized Gases

Leanne Pitchford (2018 Recipient)
CNRS & Université Toulouse III - Paul Sabatier
for the development and application of methods to accurately compute rate coefficients and charged particle transport coefficients, and their application to predictive modeling of low-temperature plasmas.