Buckley-Geer, Elizabeth 
Citation: For the creation and leadership of the Dark Energy Survey Strong Lensing Group including
discovery and confirmation of numerous strong lenses and multiply lensed quasars and their
application to new measurements of cosmic dark matter and dark energy.
Gawiser, Eric J. 
Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Citation: For exceptional accomplishments and leadership in the study of galaxy evolution and
Lorimer, Duncan 
West Virginia University
Citation: For the discovery of fast radio bursts and numerous contributions to pulsar science.
Ramirez-Ruiz, Enrico 
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For contributions to the understanding of transient phenomena such as collisions, mergers, and
disruptions of stars with novel computer simulations, and his work supporting promotion and
retention of women and underrepresented minorities in science.
Skillman, Evan D. 
University of Minnesota
Citation: For observational constraints on the primordial helium abundance and significant contributions
to understanding the chemical evolution of galaxies.
Stairs, Ingrid 
University of British Columbia
Citation: For scientific leadership and meticulous work in instrumentation, in novel tests of General
Relativity using multiple binary radio pulsars, and in the detailed study of numerous interesting
radio pulsars systems using high-precision timing.
Taboada, Ignacio 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Citation: For advancing the study of transient sources of very-high-energy gamma rays and neutrinos
with the High-Altitude Water Cherenkov Observatory and the IceCube neutrino observatory.