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					                                   Spring 2009
                                                                                                      Prizes & Awards
                      APS Announces Spring 2009 Prize and Award Recipients
  Thirty-seven APS prizes and awards will be presented during special sessions at three spring                     appeared in the December 2008 issue of APS News (http://www.aps.org/publications/apsnews/200812/
meetings of the Society: the 2009 March Meeting, March16-20, in Pittsburgh, PA; the 2009 April                     index.cfm).
Meeting, May 2-5, in Denver, CO; and the 2009 Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Meeting,                           Additional biographical information and appropriate web links can be found at the APS website
May 19-23, in Charlottesville, VA.                                                                                 (http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/index.cfm). Nominations for most of next year’s prizes and
   Citations and biographical information for each recipient follow. The Apker Award recipients                    awards are now being accepted. For details, see page 8 of this of this insert.



          2009 PRIZES, AWARDS                             positions at the University                              been a scientist at the Francis Bitter Magnet Lab, MIT,   tronic embedding methods in quantum chemistry,
           AND DISSERTATIONS                              of Freiburg, the University                              where he is group leader of the Thin Film Magnetism,      accurate models for theoretical thermochemistry, and
                                                          of Kaiserslautern, and the                               Tunneling and Nano Spintronics group. His research        on metal oxide clusters to explore their roles in cata-
                                                          University of Würzburg.                                  interest focuses on fundamental and applied physics       lytic activity.
           Will Allis Prize for the                       His research interests in-                               that includes nanospintronics–spin polarized trans-
          Study of Ionized Gases                          clude femtosecond laser                                  port and tunneling, thin film magnetism, supercon-
                                                          spectroscopy,      non-linear
                                                                                                                                                                                        Max Delbruck Prize in
                                                                                                                   ductivity and phase-change materials. He pioneered                    Biological Physics
      NEXT PRIZE AWARDED IN 2010                          optics, ultrafast (femtosec-                             the study of ferromagnet-insulator-ferromagnet tun-
                                                          ond and attosecond) lasers,                              nel junctions (MTJ).                                         NEXT PRIZE TO BE AWARDED IN 2010
                                                          adaptive femtosecond pulse shaping, coherent control         Paul Tedrow received
            Hans A. Bethe Prize                           of chemical reactions, soft-X-ray generation through     a Ph.D. in physics from
                  David Arnett                            high harmonic generation, and femtosecond quantum        Cornell University in 1966.
                                                                                                                                                                                              Einstein Prize
               University of Arizona                      control of molecular switches and bond-forming cata-     After spending a year as a                                               James B. Hartle
                                                          lytic reactions.
    Citation: “For his outstanding and fundamental                                                                 post-doc at Cornell, Tedrow                                   University of California, Santa Barbara
work on how nuclear reactions shape multi-                                                                         began working with Robert
                                                                                                                                                                                Citation: “For a broad range of fundamental
dimensional and partly out-of-equilibrium evolution       Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter                       Meservey at MIT’s Francis
                                                                                                                                                                             contributions to relativistic stars, quantum fields
of stars and supernova explosions and their yields of                                                              Bitter National Magnet Lab-
                                                                     Physics Prize                                                                                           in curved spacetime, and especially quantum
new isotopes.”                                                                                                     oratory in July 1967. Their
                                                                       Robert Meservey                                                                                       cosmology.”
                                                                                                                   investigations of the effects of electron spin paramag-
     David Arnett received                                     Massachusetts Institute of Technology               netism on the critical field of high-field superconduc-        James B. Hartle was
a B.S. in physics from the                                                                                         tors led to the discovery in 1970 of the splitting of     educated at Princeton Uni-
University of Kentucky in                                                Terunobu Miyazaki                         the quasiparticle density of states of superconductors    versity (A.B., 1960), and
1961 and a Ph.D. in phys-                                                 Tohoku University                        in a magnetic field. The experiments were extended        the California Institute of
ics from Yale University in                                                                                        to include ferromagnets and other superconductors.        Technology where he com-
1965. He has held positions                                           Jagadeesh Moodera
                                                               Massachusetts Institute of Technology               With some diversion caused by the discovery of high-      pleted a Ph.D. in 1964. He
at Caltech, Rice University,                                                                                       Tc superconductivity, Tedrow’s career was spent fol-      has held positions at the In-
UT Austin, University of Il-                                             Paul Tedrow                               lowing various paths implied by the initial findings.     stitute for Advanced Study,
linois, Champaign-Urbana,                                      Massachusetts Institute of Technology               He spent the summer of 1983 as a visiting scientist at    Princeton University, and
University of Chicago (En-                                                                                         Stanford University. He retired from MIT and physics      the University of Chicago.
rico Fermi Institute), University of Arizona (1988-           Citation: “To Robert Meservey, Terunobu Miyazaki,
                                                                                                                   in July 1998.                                             He is currently Research Professor and Professor
present). Arnett performed the first radiation hydro-     Jagadeesh Moodera and Paul Tedrow for pioneering
                                                                                                                                                                             of Physics Emeritus at the University of California,
dynamic simulations of gravitational collapse and the     work in the field of spin-dependent tunneling and for
                                                                                                                                                                             Santa Barbara and an external faculty member of the
first simulations of thermonuclear supernovae. With       the application of these phenomena to the field of         Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic                         Santa Fe Institute. His scientific work is concerned
collaborators and students, he showed that super-         magnetoelectronics.”
                                                                                                                           or Surface Physics                                with the application of general relativity to realistic
novae yielded quantitative predictions of elemental           Robert Meservey, re-                                                                                           astrophysical situations, especially cosmology. He
and isotopic abundances in agreement with data. He                                                                                   Yves Chabal
                                                          ceived a B.A. from Dart-                                                                                           has contributed to the understanding of gravitational
predicted new types of supernovae (types Ib and Ic)                                                                            University of Texas, Dallas                   waves, relativistic stars, and black holes. He is cur-
                                                          mouth College in 1943.
which were discovered a few years later. He and his                                                                                                                          rently interested in the quantum origin of the universe
                                                          In the army from 1943 to                                             Krishnan Raghavachari
collaborators simulated stars in 2D and 3D, discov-                                                                                                                          and the earliest moments of the big bang where the
                                                          1946, he served in the Tenth                                            Indiana University
ering instabilities relevant to SN1987A and devising                                                                                                                         subjects of quantum mechanics, quantum gravity, and
                                                          Mountain Division and
analytic theory to capture the effects of turbulence.                                                                  Citation: “For the individual development             cosmology overlap.
                                                          at the Engineer Research
                                                                                                                   and collaborative application of fundamental
                                                          and Development Labora-
                                                                                                                   surface infrared spectroscopy an quantum chemical
   Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear                         tory (ERDL). He worked at                                                                                                 Fluid Dynamics Prize (2008)
                                                                                                                   methods to silicon surface reactions important in
             Physics                                      ERDL as a civilian physicist from 1951 to 1955. In       microelectronics.”                                                      Julio Maria Ottino
              Robert D. McKeown                           1961 he received a Ph.D. from Yale University. He
                                                                                                                       Yves Jean Chabal cur-                                              Northwestern University
                                                          joined the MIT research staff at the Lincoln Labora-
        California Institute of Technology                                                                         rently holds the Texas In-
                                                          tory in 1961, moving to the National Magnet Labora-                                                                    Citation: “For outstanding contributions to the
    Citation: “For his pioneering work on studying        tory in 1963. He retired and became a visiting sci-      struments       Distinguished                             fundamental understanding of chaotic mixing in
nucleon structure using parity-violating electron         entist in 1994. His research centered on tunneling       Chair in Nanoelectronics at                               laminar flows, to mixing and segregation in granular
scattering, in particular for the first measurement of    studies of superconductors in magnetic fields. In 1970   the University of Texas at                                flows and for ground-breaking experimental work that
the strange quark contribution to the electromagnetic     Meservey and collaborators discoverd spin-polarized      Dallas. He obtained his B.A.                              has led to the broad application of these concepts.”
structure of the proton.”                                 electron tunneling. In 1994 he helped analyze Mood-      in physics from Princeton
                                                                                                                                                                                 Julio M. Ottino is cur-
    Robert D. McKeown                                     era’s successful tunneling experiment between ferro-     University in 1974 and his                                rently Dean of the Robert
received a B.S. in phys-                                  magnetic metals at room temperature.                     Ph.D. in physics from Cor-                                R. McCormick School of
ics in 1974 from Stony                                        Terunobu       Miyazaki                              nell University in 1980. He then spent 22 years at Bell   Engineering and Applied
Brook University in Stony                                 received his B.S., M.S. and                              Laboratories, where he studied fundamental process-       Sciences at Northwest-
Brook, NY where he first                                  Ph.D. in applied physics                                 es relevant to the microelectronics industry, and de-     ern University. He was the
developed an interest in                                  from Tohoku University in                                veloped with Krishnan Raghavachari a mechanistic          founder and co-director of
experimental nuclear phys-                                1967, 1969 and 1972, re-                                 understanding of hydrogen passivation and oxidation       the Northwestern Institute
ics. He continued his work                                spectively. From 1973 to                                 of silicon surfaces. He was then a faculty member at      on Complex Systems and
in the subject as a graduate                                                                                       Rutgers University and the Director of the Laboratory     was Chairman of the Depart-
                                                          1975 he was a research as-
student at Princeton University, receiving his Ph.D.                                                               for Surface Modification, where he developed in-situ      ment of Chemical and Biological Engineering during
                                                          sociate and a Humboldt re-
in physics in 1979. After one year on the scientific                                                               methods to study atomic layer deposition and chemi-       1992-2000. Ottino’s research has impacted fields as
                                                          search fellow at University
staff at Argonne National Laboratory, McKeown took                                                                 cal functionalization of silicon surfaces. He joined      diverse as fluid dynamics, granular dynamics, micro-
a position at the California Institute of Technology.     of Regensburg, Germany. He worked as a professor
                                                                                                                   UT Dallas in 2008 and works on hydrogen storage           fluidics, geophysical sciences, and nonlinear dynam-
His research interests have included studies of weak      at Tohoku University from 1991 until March 2007.
                                                                                                                   and nanoelectronics.                                      ics and chaos. He is an Advisor to Unilever, was a
interactions in nuclei, neutrino oscillations, parity-    He has been a professor at WPI Advanced Institute                                                                  member of the Technical Board of Dow Chemical,
                                                          for Materials Research, Tohoku University since No-          Krishnan Raghavachari
violating electron scattering, and the electromagnetic                                                             obtained his B.Sc. in chem-                               and was a member of the International Review of En-
structure of nuclei and nucleons.                         vember 2007. His research fields include magnetism                                                                 gineering in the UK.
                                                                                                                   istry in 1973 from Madras
                                                          and magnetic materials. He is especially interested in
                                                                                                                   University (India), his
                                                          searching for new functionalized magnetic materials,
                  Broida Prize                                                                                     M.Sc. from Indian Institute
                                                          namely spin-electronic materials. He currently partic-   of Technology (Madras) in
                  Gustav Gerber                           ipates in the NEDO Spintronics Nonvolatile Device
                                                          Project.
                                                                                                                   1975, and his Ph.D. from                                         Table of Contents
    Citation: “For the pioneering experimental                                                                     Carnegie-Mellon Univer-
                                                              Jagadeesh Moodera                                    sity in 1981. He joined Bell
realization of coherent control of molecular dynamics
                                                          received a B.S. in physics,                              Laboratories as a research                                   1           Prize and Award
and chemical reactions with feedback-optimized laser
                                                          math, and chemistry from                                 scientist in 1981. He joined Indiana University as a
pulses.”
                                                          Government College in
                                                                                                                                                                                            Recipients
                                                                                                                   professor of chemistry in 2002. His work covers a
    Gustav Gerber studied physics and mathemat-           Mercara, India, and a Ph.D.                              broad spectrum of problems ranging from chemical
ics at the Free University of Berlin and the Univer-      in physics from the Indian                               bonding in small clusters to computational investi-          5           New APS Fellows
sity of Freiburg. He received a Dr. rer. nat., from the                                                            gations of semiconductor and nanoscale materials.
                                                          Institute of Technology in
University of Freiburg in 1974 and a Habilitation in
                                                          Chennai, India in 1978. He                               Apart from his work on silicon surface chemistry, he         8           Nominations for 2009
experimental physics from the University of Freiburg
in 1982. Gerber was a Postdoctoral Fellow with H.P.
                                                          was then a postdoctoral fel-                             is best known for the development of accurate elec-                      Prizes and Awards
                                                          low at West Virginia University. Since 1981 he has       tron correlation techniques in quantum chemistry.
Broida from 1974 to 1976. He has held academic                                                                     Most recently, his group has focused on new elec-

                                                                                                                                                                                            APS Prizes and Awards                1
         Dannie Heineman Prize                            of physics through teaching, lectures, textbooks, and       rapidly rotating, and for his leadership in unifying         were introduced in these experiments, most impor-
        for Mathematical Physics                          public talks.”                                              condensed matter and atomic physics research in this         tantly, the active target based on semiconductors.
                                                               Ramamurti Shankar                                      area.”                                                       From 1990 to 2000 he devoted part of his time to an
                  Carlo Becchi                                                                                                                                                     astroparticle experiment, CLUE. Since 1980 he has
                                                          obtained his B. Tech (electri-                                  Sriram Shastry re-
                University of Genoa                                                                                                                                                worked on CDF at Fermilab. Starting in 1985 he had
                                                          cal engineering) at the Indi-                               ceived his B.Sc. (1968)
                  Alain Rouet                             an Institute of Technology in                               from SA College in Akola                                     responsibility for the design, construction and com-
              Science & Technology                        1969. He obtained his Ph.D.                                 (Nagpur University), M.Sc.                                   missioning of the silicon vertex, which was relevant
                                                          in phyisics in 1974 from UC                                 (1970) from I.I.T. Madras,                                   in a variety of measurements. He was responsible for
                 Raymond Stora                            Berkeley. After spending                                    and Ph.D. (1976) from the                                    the CDF-Pisa group until 2006.
                    LAPTH                                 1974-77 at the Harvard So-                                  Tata Institute of Fundamen-                                       Luciano Ristori gradu-
                                                          ciety of Fellows, he joined                                 tal Research (T.I.F.R.) Bom-                                 ated with the title Dottore
                  Igor Tyutin
                                                          Yale as J.W. Gibbs Instruc-                                 bay. He has held positions                                   in Fisica in 1971 from the
            Lebedev Physical Institute
                                                          tor. He is now the John Randolph Huffman Professor          at the University of Utah,                                   Scuola Normale Superiore
    Citation: “For discovery and exploitation of          at Yale. He has contributed to the determinations of        T.I.F.R., Princeton University, AT&T Bell Labs, and          in Pisa. In 1973, he joined
the BRST symmetry for the quantization of gauge           the quark gluon coupling constant, exact S-Matrices         Indian Institute of Science. He has been a professor         the NA1 Collaboration at
theories providing a fundamental and essential tool for   (with Witten), self-triality in statistical mechanics and   at UC Santa Cruz since 2003. At T.I.F.R., he worked          the CERN SPS. In 1977,
subsequent developments.”                                 field theory, exact solutions of disordered Ising mod-      on the integrability of the 1-d Hubbard model, and           he obtained a position at the
                                                          els (with Murthy), renormalization group for fermi-         the magnetism of metals. At Princeton, he worked on          Italian National Institute for
    Carlo M. Becchi earned
                                                          ons and Landau’s fermi liquid, hamiltonian theory of        the Gutzwiller type wave functions, and on rigorous          Nuclear Physics (INFN).In
his university degree in
                                                          the fractional quantum hall effect (with Murthy) and        theorems for long ranged order in quantum statistical        1991 he took a position at the Scuola Normale Su-
physics in Genoa in 1962.
                                                          the solution of disordered and chaotic quantum dots         mechanics. At Bell Laboratories, he developed theo-          periore in Pisa. In 1990 he conceived and proposed
He has been a professor                                   (with Murthy).                                              ries for understanding Nuclear Magnetic Relaxation,          a secondary vertex trigger (SVT) for the CDF which
at Genoa University since                                                                                             the Hall constant and Raman scattering in High Tc            has allowed CDF to perform measurements that
1963. Becchi has chaired                                                                                              systems. At I.I.Sc he worked on “Spin Ice,” and on           would otherwise be impossible, especially in the area
the physics department in                                        James Clerk Maxwell Prize                            the problem of superconductivity in purely repulsive         of hadronic decays of B mesons and baryons. Since
Genoa twice since 1983 and                                        for Plasma Physics (2008)                           models. His current interests include thermoelectric         1998, he has been Research Director at INFN in Pisa.
the Theory Scientific Com-                                              Ronald C. Davidson                            effects in strongly correlated systems such as sodium        He was Co-Spokesperson of the CDF Collaboration
mittee of INFN from 1997 to 2003. In 1964 he began              Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory                   cobaltate.                                                   from 2003 to 2005, and has been responsible for the
a study of the theory of elementary particle physics                                                                                                                               Italian group in CDF since 2005.
in the light of unitary symmetry and quark models.            Citation: “For pioneering contributions to the
                                                          physics of one-component non-neutral plasmas,                         Abraham Pais Prize for
Starting in 1971 he undertook a systematic study of
renormalization theory, considering symmetries in         intense charge particle beams, and collective nonlinear                 History of Physics                                        Earle K. Plyler Prize for
particular. He began from the sigma-model and as-         interaction processes in high-temperature plasmas.”
                                                                                                                                     Stephen G. Brush                                       Molecular Spectroscopy
sociated current algebra anomalies. Then he studied           Ronald C. Davidson                                                    University of Maryland                                          Terry A. Miller
the possible extensions to gauge theories, which led      has been Professor of As-                                                                                                               Ohio State University
                                                          trophysical Sciences at                                         Citation: “For his pioneering, in-depth studies
to the discovery of the Becchi-Rouet-Stora symmetry.
                                                          Princeton University since                                  in the history of nineteenth and twentieth century               Citation: “For his pioneering spectroscopic
His work after 1976 was devoted to the extensions                                                                     physics.”
                                                          1991, and was Director of                                                                                                investigations of complex molecules, free radicals, and
of renormalization techniques to various situations
                                                          the Princeton Plasma Phys-                                      Stephen G. Brush stud-                                   ions – especially for the development of a quantitative
including string theory.
                                                          ics Laboratory from 1991-                                   ied physics and chemistry at                                 understanding of the Jahn-Teller effect in organic
    Alain Rouet received a
                                                          1996. He received a B.Sc.                                   Harvard (A.B., 1955) and                                     molecules.”
degree in engineering from
the Ecole Centrale des Arts                               from McMaster University                                    Oxford (D. Phil., 1958). As                                      Terry A. Miller holds an
et Manufactures in 1969,                                  in 1963, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University in           a theoretical physicist at the                               Ohio Eminent Scholar Chair
and a Ph.D. in theoretical                                1966. He has held positions at the University of Cali-      Lawrence Livermore Labo-                                     at The Ohio State Universi-
physics in 1974. His re-                                  fornia at Berkeley, the University of Maryland and          ratory, he helped to show                                    ty. He is also Director of the
search has been in quantum                                Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Davidson has         that a one-component clas-                                   Spectroscopy Institute and
field theory, and he has also                             made numerous fundamental theoretical contributions         sical plasma could condense                                  Chair of the Chemical Phys-
been interested in dynamic                                to several areas of pure and applied plasma physics,        to an ordered solid state. Brush’s research in statistical   ics Program there. Previ-
systems. He has worked at                                 including nonneutral plasmas, nonlinear effects and         mechanics was complemented by an interest in the             ously he was a Distinguished
Max Planck Institut für Physik und Astrophysik, Mu-       anomalous transport, kinetic equilibrium and stability      history of the kinetic theory of gases. At the Universi-     Member of Technical Staff
nich (Germany)(1975), CERN(1976-1978), CNRS               properties, intense charged particle beam propagation       ty of Maryland since 1968, he started a new program          at Bell Laboratories. He
(Marseille, France) (1979-1981), and the Institute        in high energy accelerators, and coherent radiation         in history of science. He published historical books         received his undergraduate degree in 1965 from the
for Advanced Study at Princeton (1981-1982). From         generation by relativistic electrons.                       on the origin of the solar system, the internal structure    University of Kansas and his Ph.D. from Cambridge
1979-1981 he also did consulting work for Aerospa-                                                                    and age of the Earth, and the relation between science       University in 1968. Miller’s research centers around
tiale and the Atomic Energy Agency. He was technical              James C. McGroddy Prize                             and culture. His current research is a crossdisciplinary     the spectroscopic identification, characterization and
director of Videolor (Thomson group) (1983-1986),                    for New Materials                                study of the reasons why theories like the Periodic          monitoring of reactive chemical intermediates. He
and in 1986 was involved in the creation of Science                                                                   Table, Relativity, the Big Bang, and Natural Selection       has developed numerous spectroscopic techniques
                                                                            Akihisa Inoue                             were accepted.                                               spanning frequencies from the microwave to the ul-
& Tec, a consulting company for strategic scientific
and technical issues. He is now President and Chief
                                                                   Institute for Materials Research                                                                                traviolet. Currently, his laboratory focuses upon re-
Executive Officer of Science & Tec.                                     William L. Johnson                                                                                         active intermediates, particularly alkoxy and peroxy
                                                                                                                                  George E. Pake Prize
                                                                  California Institute of Technology                                                                               radicals, involved in the oxidation of hydrocarbons.
                                                                                                                                        David J. Bishop
    Raymond Stora (biography unavailable at press             Citation: “For the development of slow cooling                                 LGS
time).                                                    methods for the fabrication of bulk metallic glasses                                                                               Polymer Physics Prize
                                                          with remarkable mechanical properties and the                   Citation: “For his effective leadership of AT&T/
                                                                                                                      Lucent/Bell Labs research during an especially                                Steve Granick
   Igor Tyutin (biography unavailable at press            characterization and application of these materials.”
                                                                                                                      turbulent time in the telecommunications industry,              University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
time).                                                         Akihisa Inoue received                                 and for his seminal contributions to low-temperature             Citation: “For pathbreaking and elegant
                                                          a B.A. in metallurgical en-                                 physics research.”                                           experiment that elucidate the structure and dynamics
           Frank Isakson Prize                            gineering from Himeji Insti-                                                                                             of polymers and liquids confined by surfaces.”
                                                                                                                          David J. Bishop is cur-
       for Optical Effects in Solids                      tute of Technology in 1970,                                 rently the CTO/COO of LGS,
                                                          an M.A. in materials sci-                                                                                                    Steve Granick has
                                                                                                                      the wholly-owned subsidiary                                  been on the faculty of the
    NEXT PRIZE TO BE AWARDED IN 2010                      ence and engineering from                                   of Alcatel-Lucent dedicated
                                                          Tohoku University in 1972,                                                                                               University of Illinois since
                                                                                                                      to serving the U.S. federal                                  1985, where he is currently
                                                          and a Ph.D. in materials sci-                               government market with
           Irving Langmuir Prize                                                                                                                                                   Founder Professor of Mate-
                                                          ence and engineering, from                                  advanced R&D solutions.                                      rials Science and Engineer-
                  W.E. Moerner                            Tohoku University in 1975. Inoue was a postdoctoral         Most recently he was Presi-                                  ing, as well as Professor
                Stanford University                       fellow in the Non-equilibrium Laboratory in the In-         dent of Government Re-                                       of Chemistry, Physics, and
    Citation: “For making major contributions to          stitute for Materials Research of Tohoku University         search & Security Solutions                                  Chemical and Biomolecular
the chemical physics of biological systems and non-       from 1975 to 1976, a research associate there from          for Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies. He joined AT&T-          Engineering. He graduated
biological materials through the application of single    1976-1985, became a professor at Tohoku University          Bell Laboratories in 1978 as a postdoctoral member           from Princeton University in 1978 with a B.A. and
molecule spectroscopy.”                                   in 1985, and is currently President of Tohoku Univer-       of staff and in 1979 became a Member of the Techni-          in 1982 earned his Ph.D. in chemistry at the Univer-
                                                          sity. He is a Member of the Scientific and Techno-          cal Staff. In 1988 he was made a Distinguished Mem-          sity of Wisconsin. As a postdoc, he worked first with
    William E. Moerner,                                                                                               ber of the Technical Staff and later that same year was
                                                          logical Investigation Council, Ministry of Education,                                                                    Pierre-Gilles de Gennes at the Collège de France and
the Harry S. Mosher Profes-                                                                                           promoted to Department Head, Bell Laboratories.
sor of Chemistry and Pro-                                 Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT),                                                                          then with Matthew Tirrell at the University of Minne-
                                                          Japan.                                                      Bishop graduated from Syracuse University in 1973            sota. He has long-standing research interests in tribol-
fessor, by courtesy, of Ap-                                                                                           with a B.S. in physics. In 1978 he received a Ph.D. in
plied Physics, at Stanford                                     William L. Johnson                                                                                                  ogy as well as in the dynamics of polymers, complex
                                                          received his Ph.D. in ap-                                   physics from Cornell University.                             fluids, colloids, and phospholipid membranes.
University, has conducted
research in the areas of                                  plied physics from Caltech
                                                          in 1974. After working at
physical chemistry and bio-                                                                                                  W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in                                                I.I. Rabi Prize
physics of single molecules,                              IBM’s Watson Research
                                                          Center from 1975-77, he                                          Experimental Particle Physics                                            Mikhail Lukin
nanophotonics, photorefrac-
tive polymers, and trapping of single nanoparticles in    returned to Caltech as a fac-                                                Aldo Menzione                                               Harvard University
solution. He received three bachelor’s degrees from       ulty member in 1977. He                                                I.N.F.N. (Ist. Naz. Fis. Nucl.)
                                                          has held the Ruben Mettler                                                                                                   Citation: “For pioneering theoretical and
Washington University in 1975 and master’s and                                                                                          Luciano Ristori                            experimental work at the interface between quantum
doctoral degrees in physics from Cornell University       Professorship in Engineering and Applied Science
                                                          at Caltech since 1988. Johnson was a Visiting Pro-                               Fermilab                                optics, quantum information processing, and the
in 1978 and 1982. He has worked as a Research Staff                                                                                                                                quantum many body problem.”
Member and Manager, IBM Research in San Jose,             fessor and Alexander von Humboldt Distinguished                 Citation: “For their leading role in the
CA (1981-1985); Guest Professor of Physical Chem-         Fellow at the University of Gottingen, Germany, in          establishment and use of precision silicon tracking              Mikhail Lukin received
istry, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich      1988. Johnson was named as the recipient of the TMS         detectors at hadron colliders, enabling broad advances       his Ph.D. from Texas A&M
(1993-1994); Professor and Distinguished Chair in         Hume-Rothery Award in 1996, the MRS Gold Medal              in knowledge of the top quark, b-hadrons, and charm-         University in 1998. He was
Physical Chemistry, University of California-San          Award in 1998, and the Franklin Mehl Award of TMS           hadrons.”                                                    a post-doctoral fellow at
Diego (1995-1998); Robert B. Woodward Visiting            in 2004. An inventor on over 20 U.S. patents, he co-                                                                     the Institute for Theoreti-
                                                          founded a company, Liquidmetal Technologies Inc.,               Aldo Menzione gradu-                                     cal Atomic and Molecular
Professor, Harvard University (1997-1998); and Pro-                                                                   ated from the University of
fessor, Stanford University (1998-present).               which has pioneered the commercialization of bulk                                                                        Physics at Harvard Univer-
                                                          amorphous metals in engineering applications.               Pisa in 1967. From 1965                                      sity from 1998-2001. He
                                                                                                                      to 1968 he worked on the                                     joined the faculty of Harvard
       Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize                                                                                  CERN Karlsrhue Collabo-                                      Physics Department as an Assistant Professor in 2001
                                                                       Lars Onsager Prize                             ration. From 1970 to 1973                                    and has been a Professor of Physics at Harvard since
              Ramamurti Shankar
                                                                         B. Sriram Shastry                            he worked at CERN-ISR-                                       2004. His research interests include quantum optics,
                Yale University
                                                                 University of California, Santa Cruz                 R801. From 1973 to 1980                                      quantum control of atomic and nanoscale solid-state
    Citation: “For his innovative applications of field                                                               he worked at CERN-SPS                                        systems, quantum dynamics of many-body systems
theoretic techniques to quantum condensed matter             Citation: “For his contributions to quantum liquids      Experiments NA1 NA7. Many technical innovations              and quantum information science. He has received a
systems, and his marvelous presentations of the story     and dilute quantum gases, both multi-component and                                                                       number of awards, including Alfred P. Sloan Fellow-

2          APS Prizes and Awards
ship, David and Lucile Packard Fellowship for Sci-                Arthur L. Schawlow Prize                            showing the relevance of quark degrees of freedom in       A. T. Charlie Johnson’s group. He used experimen-
ence and Engineering, NSF Career Award, Adolph                        in Laser Science                                heavy ion interactions.”                                   tal and computational tools to study the biochemical,
Lomb Medal of the Optical Society of America (200)                                                                        Paul Sorensen devel-                                   structural and electronic properties of one- and two-
and AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize.                                       Robert W. Field                                                                                          dimensional nanostructures including few-layer gra-
                                                                                                                      oped an interest in physics
                                                                Massachusetts Institute of Technology                                                                            phene, carbon nanotubes, and devices for single-mol-
                                                                                                                      while studying art at Mount
         Aneesur Rahman Prize                                 Citation: “For pioneering development and               Hood Community College                                     ecule electronics. Datta is currently pursuing a Ph.D.
                                                          application of multiple resonance laser spectroscopy        in Oregon. Transferring to                                 in physics at Harvard University. His current research
       for Computational Physics
                                                          and effective Hamiltonian models, that reveal               the University of Nebraska–                                interests include experimental soft condensed matter
                A. Peter Young                            fundamental mechanisms of chemical bond breaking,           Lincoln, he earned a B.S. in                               physics and physical biology.
      University of California, Santa Cruz                electronic rearrangement, intramolecular vibrational        physics in 1996. Sorensen                                       Byron C. Drury re-
                                                          redistribution, and unimolecular isomerization.”            went on to earn an M.S. and                                ceived a B.S. in physics
    Citation: “For his innovative and definitive
                                                               Robert W. Field ma-                                    Ph.D. in physics, both from                                from Haverford College in
numerical studies of spin glasses and the vortex glass
                                                          jored in chemistry at Am-                                   the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1999 and     May 2008. His research has
state of High Temperature superconductors.”
                                                          herst College (1965). He                                    2003, respectively. Sorensen’s thesis was awarded the      explored the algebraic struc-
    A. Peter Young received                                                                                           RHIC and AGS thesis award in 2003. He was a post-          ture of the group of quantum
                                                          received his Ph.D. from
his undergraduate degree in                                                                                           doctoral researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National          logic operators, the building
                                                          Harvard University in 1972.
1970 from Oxford Univer-                                                                                              Laboratory for two years before joining Brookhaven         blocks of the quantum circuit
                                                          As a postdoc with Her-
sity, and his D. Phil in 1973                                                                                         Lab in 2005 as a Goldhaber Distinguished Fellow.           model of quantum computa-
                                                          bert P. Broida and David
from the same institution.                                                                                            Sorensen recently became an associate physicist at         tion. In 2008 Drury received
                                                          O. Harris at UCSB (1971-
From 1978 to 1985 he was                                                                                              Brookhaven. His current research within the STAR           a Churchill Scholarship to study at the University of
                                                          1974) he performed the
lecturer and then reader at                                                                                           collaboration focuses on the phase diagram of nuclear      Cambridge, and he is currently pursuing a Certificate
                                                          first microwave-optical and
Imperial College, London,                                                                                             matter.                                                    of Advanced Study in Mathematics at the DAMTP. In
                                                          optical-optical double resonance studies of diatomic
and has been Professor of                                                                                                                                                        fall of 2009 he will enter the Ph.D. program in phys-
                                                          molecules using tunable lasers and showed how to
Physics at the University                                                                                                                                                        ics at MIT. Drury is an Honorary Cambridge Over-
                                                          extract global insights into the electronic structure            Robert R. Wilson Prize for
of California Santa Cruz since 1985. He is the author                                                                                                                            seas Trust Scholar, a member of the Phi Beta Kappa
                                                          of the alkaline earth monoxides from the systematic
of about 200 papers on theoretical condensed matter                                                                            Achievement in the                                honor society, and a recipient of the Louis Green
                                                          study of spectroscopic perturbations. At MIT his stu-
physics, especially numerical studies on the theory of
                                                          dents and postdocs have continued to develop new               Physics of Particle Accelerators                        Prize in Physics.
phase transitions in disordered condensed matter sys-
                                                          laser spectroscopic techniques (most notably Stimu-                         Satoshi Ozaki
tems such as spin glasses, and the theory of quantum
                                                          lated Emission Pumping) with a goal of uncovering                   Brookhaven National Laboratory                            Edward A. Bouchet Award
phase transitions.
                                                          and exploiting unconventional patterns that encode
                                                          the mechanisms of far-from-equilibrium molecular                Citation: “For his outstanding contribution to the                    Gaston R. Gutierrez
                                                                                                                      design and construction of accelerators that has led                           Fermilab
          Andrei Sakharov Prize                           dynamics, particularly Intramolecular Vibrational
                                                          Redistribution, Doorway-Mediated Intersystem                to the realization of major machines for fundamental
 NEXT PRIZE TO BE AWARDED IN 2010                                                                                     science on two continents, and his promotion of                Citation: “For contributions to the D-Zero
                                                          Crossing, and energy exchange between a Rydberg                                                                        collaboration, in particular the “matrix-element”
                                                          electron and a molecular ion-core.                          international collaboration.”
                                                                                                                                                                                 method of extracting precise measurements of
         J.J. Sakurai Prize for                                                                                           Satoshi Ozaki com-                                     standard-model parameters, as well as his outstanding
      Theoretical Particle Physics                                                                                    pleted his B.S. and M.S. at                                mentorship of young scientists.”
                                                               Prize for a Faculty member for
                                                                                                                      Osaka University, Japan, in
                John C. Collins                                        Research in an                                 1953 and 1955, respectively.
                                                                                                                                                                                     Gaston R. Gutierrez
          Pennsylvania State University                          Undergraduate Institution                                                                                       completed his undergradu-
                                                                                                                      After obtaining his Ph.D. in                               ate education in the National
                   R. Keith Ellis                                         James C. Eckert                             physics from MIT in 1959,                                  University of La Plata, Ar-
                     Fermilab                                           Harvery Mudd College                          he moved to BNL. In 1981,                                  gentina in 1977. In 1982 he
                                                                                                                      he moved to KEK, Japan,                                    received his Ph.D. from the
                Davison E. Soper                              Citation: “For the significant contributions he has
                                                                                                                      to direct the construction of                              same institution. He partici-
               University of Oregon                       made to the understanding of the complex exchange
                                                                                                                      TRISTAN, a 60 GeV e+e- collider, the first major high      pated in high energy physics
                                                          biasing mechanism crucial to spin-valve sensors
    Citation: “For work in perturbative Quantum                                                                       energy physics facility in Japan. He returned to BNL       experiments at Brookhaven
                                                          used in the read-write heads of hard disks and for his
Chromodynamics, including applications to problems                                                                    in 1989 as head of the RHIC Project, which was com-        National Laboratory and Fermilab and for the past ten
                                                          skilled and enthusiastic inclusion of undergraduates in
pivotal to the interpretation of high energy particle     physics research.”                                          pleted in 1999. He was also instrumental in bringing       years he has been a member of the D0 experiment.
collisions.”                                                                                                          polarized proton capability to RHIC with funding           The young scientists he mentored have been recipi-
                                                              James C. Eckert is a                                    support from RIKEN, Japan. He is the Senior Project        ents of Fermilab’s Alvin Tollestrup Award, the APS
    John C. Collins re-                                   professor of physics at Har-                                                                                           Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award, the URA
                                                                                                                      Advisor to the NSLS-II Project at BNL, He has served
ceived his B.A. in 1971                                   vey Mudd College. He re-                                                                                               Thesis Award and the University of Rochester Fred-
                                                                                                                      on science policy committees of several laboratories,
and his Ph.D. in 1975,                                    ceived his B.S. in 1974 and                                                                                            erick Lobkowicz Thesis Award. His contributions to
                                                                                                                      and on technical, project and program reviews and
both from the University                                  his Ph.D. in 1980, both from                                                                                           the D0 experiment include the construction of the Fi-
                                                                                                                      advisories for many laboratories and for DOE.
of Cambridge. From 1975                                   the University of Southern                                                                                             ber Tracker detector, the optimization of the Central
to 1980, he was a postdoc                                 California. He joined the                                                                                              Muon detector and the precision measurement of the
and then an assistant profes-                             faculty at Harvey Mudd in                                                       AWARDS                                 top quark mass. His current research interest also in-
sor at Princeton University.                              1980. His research efforts                                                                                             cludes the understanding of dark energy.
From 1980 to 1990, he was                                 are in the area of magnetism
                                                          and have focused on magnetic exchange bias in mul-            David Adler Lectureship Award in
on the faculty of the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Since then he has been on the faculty at the Penn-        tilayer systems with extremely thin antiferromagnetic          the Field of Materials Physics                             Joseph A. Burton Forum Award
                                                          layers, probing the onset of exchange bias. Eckert                         Salvatore Torquato                                            Patricia Lewis
sylvania State University. Collins’ primary research
                                                          is one of the founders of the Harvey Mudd College
interests focus on the consequences of QCD in high-                                                                                  Princeton University                                             UNIDIR
                                                          Magnetism Group, with over $2M in state of the art
energy collisions. In collaboration with Dave Soper                                                                       Citation: “For his highly original and deep studies        Citation: “For her contributions to arms control
                                                          sample preparation and diagnostic equipment in use
and George Sterman, he formulated, proved, and            by undergraduates. In the past 5 years, he has pub-         of n-point correlation functions in heterogeneous          and international security, through experiments to
extended factorization theorems that are essential to     lished 16 papers with undergraduate research students       materials and his outstanding communication of these       demonstrate verifiability of arms control treaties and
many applications of QCD. In recent years, he has         appearing as coauthors a total of 43 times. His stu-        results through publication and public presentation.”      through her leadership of two international institutes,
shown how novel QCD phenomena appear in more              dents routinely present their work at major national                                                                   VERTIC and UNIDIR.”
                                                                                                                          Salvatore Torquato is
complicated situations.                                   and international conferences.                              Professor of Chemistry at                                      Patricia Lewis is the
    Davison E. Soper grad-
                                                                                                                      Princeton University. He                                   Deputy Director and Sci-
uated from Amherst College                                                                                            earned his B.S. from Syra-                                 entist-in-Residence of the
in 1965 and received his                                      Prize for Industrial Application
                                                                                                                      cuse University in 1975.                                   James Martin Center for
Ph.D. from Stanford Uni-                                                 of Physics                                   He received his Ph.D. in                                   Nonproliferation      Studies
versity in 1971. He taught at                                              Philip J. Wyatt                            1981 from SUNY at Stony                                    at the Monterey Institute of
Princeton University from                                           Wyatt Technology Corporation                      Brook. He soon after joined                                International Studies. Prior
1971 to 1977. He has been                                                                                             the faculty at North Carolina                              to this appointment, she was
at the University of Oregon                                   Citation: “For pioneering developments in               State University. In 1992 he                               the Director of the United
since 1977. Soper worked                                  the physics of the inverse scattering problem: new          joined the faculty at Princeton. Torquato is broadly in-   Nations Institute for Disar-
with J. Collins on the definition of parton distribu-     applications of laser light scattering and the successful   terested in the fundamental microscopic understand-        mament Research (UNIDIR). From 1989 to 1997, she
tion functions and with Collins and G. Sterman on         sustained commercialization of new related analytical       ing of condensed matter using statistical mechanics.       was the Director of the Verification Technology and
summing logarithmically enhanced contributions to         methods and instrumentation.”                               Systems under study include heterogeneous materials        Information Centre (VERTIC) in London. She holds
observables and on the factorization property that            Philip J. Wyatt com-                                    (e.g., composites and porous media), colloids, liquids,    her B.Sc.(Hons) in physics from the University of
enables one to make reliable predictions for hadron       pleted his undergraduate                                    glasses, quasicrystals, and crystals. Current work has     Manchester (1978) and her Ph.D. in nuclear physics
colliders. Z. Kunszt, S. Ellis, and Soper calculated      education at the University                                 been focused on understanding random particle pack-        from the University of Birmingham (1981). Before
cross sections to make jets of hadrons in hadron-had-     of Chicago (A.B. 1952, S.B.                                 ings in low dimensions, sphere packings in high di-        her work at UNIDIR in Geneva, she has worked in
ron collisions, using matrix elements from R.K. Ellis     1954) with additional stud-                                 mensions, optimal multifunctional material design,         India, New Zealand, Australia and the United King-
and J. Sexton. Soper’s most recent work, with Zoltan      ies at Christ’s College, Cam-                               self-assembly theory, and cancer modeling.                 dom. Lewis was a Commissioner on the 2004-2006
                                                          bridge University. He com-                                                                                             Weapons of Mass Destruction Commission. Current-
Nagy, concerns the parton showers produced in high
                                                          pleted his graduate studies                                                                                            ly Lewis is an adviser to the International Commis-
energy collisions.                                                                                                                LeRoy Apker Award                              sion on Nuclear Non-proliferation and Disarmament
                                                          at the University of Illinois
    Richard Keith Ellis
graduated from New Col-
                                                          (M.S. 1956) and the Florida                                         PhD-Granting Institutions                          (ICNND).
                                                          State University (Ph.D. 1959) Upon graduation he
lege, Oxford with a B.A. in                                                                                                            Sujit S. Datta
                                                          joined the Ford Motor Company’s Aeronutronic Di-
1971. In 1975 he obtained                                                                                                         University of Pennsylvania                     John Dawson Award for Excellence
                                                          vision. In 1968, he founded Science Spectrum, Inc.
the degree of D.Phil, from                                                                                                                                                           in Plasma Physics (2008)
                                                          That firm closed in 1982 at which time he founded               Non-PhD-Granting Institutions
Wadham College. After
                                                          Wyatt Technology Corporation where he continues                                                                                       Stewart C. Prager
postdoctoral positions at                                                                                                              Byron C. Drury
                                                          as its CEO. His scientific endeavors continue with                                                                                   University of Wisconsin
La Sapienza (Rome), Im-                                                                                                                Haverford College
                                                          his direction of the firm’s ongoing research, devel-
perial College (London),
                                                          opment and manufacturing in the field of analytical            Citation: “Surface Potentials and Layer Charge                      Michael C. Zarnstorff
MIT, Caltech, CERN, and INFN (Rome), he came
to Fermilab in 1984 and led the Fermilab Theory
                                                          instrumentation with particular attention to the study      Distributions in Few-Layer Graphene Films.”                     Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
                                                          and measurement of protein interactions, nanoparticle
department from 1992-2004. His most significant                                                                          Citation: “Factoring Quantum Logic Gates with               Citation: “For demonstrating that the parallel
                                                          structure, drug development and delivery, and biode-
scientific accomplishments include calculations                                                                       Cartan Involutions.”                                       Ohm’s law in axisymmetric toroidal plasmas with
                                                          fense.
that support the precise measurement of alpha_s,                                                                                                                                 impurities is governed by Coulomb collision processes,
and the best predictions for many hard processes                                                                          Sujit S. Datta received a
                                                                                                                                                                                 including neoclassical resistivity and the bootstrap
including heavy flavor production. His current sci-                                                                   B.A. and an M.S. in physics,
                                                                   George E. Valley, Jr Prize                                                                                    current.”
entific interest is the accurate prediction of hard                                                                   and a B.A. in mathematics,
                                                                          Paul Sorensen                               from the University of Penn-                                   Stewart C. Prager received his Ph.D. from Co-
processes at the Tevatron and the LHC, especially
                                                                  Brookhaven National Laboratory                      sylvania in May 2008. As                                   lumbia University in 1975, and bachelor’s degrees
those involving leptons, missing energy and heavy
flavors, which are of importance in the search for                                                                    an undergraduate at Penn,                                  in 1970 from both Columbia (electrical engineering)
                                                             Citation: “For his role in the discovery of quark                                                                   and Queens College, New York (liberal arts). Fol-
physics beyond the standard model.                        number of scaling in the elliptic flow of hadrons in        Datta studied the physics of
                                                                                                                      electrons at the nanoscale in                              lowing two years at General Atomics (1975-1977),
                                                          nucleus-nucleus collisions, and its interpretation
                                                                                                                                                                                 he joined the faculty at Wisconsin, where he is now

                                                                                                                                                                                                APS Prizes and Awards                3
a professor of physics. He                                    joined Yale as a postdoctoral researcher in 1995 and      became known as the NAG/FRAG (Nucleation and              ion quantum computing
currently directs both the                                    became a faculty member in 1998.                          Growth to Fragmentation) methodology. Over the            group of Chris Monroe at
MST experiment in plasma                                                                                                next 30 years, he and colleagues applied this method-     the University of Michigan.
physics and fusion research,                                       Maria Goeppert Mayer Award                           ology to measurement and modeling of both dynamic         Moehring’s graduate disser-
and the Center for Magnetic                                                                                             and quasi-static material failure applications.           tation presents a theoretical
                                                                            Saskia Mioduszewski
Self-Organization in Labora-                                                                                                                                                      and experimental realization
                                                                             Cyclotron Institute                                                                                  for the entanglement of two
tory and Astrophysical Plas-                                                                                                Leo Szilard Lectureship Award
mas, a multi-institutional                                       Citation: “For her pioneering contributions to the                                                               trapped atomic ions, includ-
center supported under the                                    observation of jet quenching and her continuing efforts                  Raymond Jeanloz                            ing the first explicit demon-
NSF Physics Frontier Centers program. His research            to understand high- p_T phenomena in relativistic                 University of California, Berkeley                stration of quantum entanglement between a single
                                                              heavy- ion collisions.”                                                                                             trapped ion and its single emitted photon, as well as
focuses on basic plasma physics, fusion plasma phys-                                                                       Citation: “For contributions to development of
                                                                                                                                                                                  the entanglement between two macroscopically sepa-
ics (particularly magnetic confinement) and, recently,            Saskia Mioduszewski                                   sound public policy for nuclear weapons management
                                                                                                                                                                                  rated trapped ions. In addition to their promise for
connections between lab and astrophysical plasmas.            is an experimental nuclear                                and nuclear non-proliferation.”
                                                                                                                                                                                  scalable quantum information processing, these re-
     Michael C. Zarnstorff                                    physicist interested in ultra-
                                                                                                                            Raymond Jeanloz, a                                    sults provide evidence for the completeness of quan-
is a Principal Research Phys-                                 relativistic heavy-ion colli-
                                                                                                                        professor of Earth and Plan-                              tum mechanics via demonstration of Bell inequality
icist at the Princeton Plasma                                 sions. She received her B.S.
                                                                                                                        etary Science and of As-                                  violations.
Physics Laboratory. He was                                    in physics and mathematics
                                                                                                                        tronomy at the University of
named a Distinguished Re-                                     in 1994 from North Caro-
                                                                                                                        California, Berkeley, chairs
search Fellow by the labora-                                  lina State University and                                                                                               Outstanding Doctoral Thesis in
                                                                                                                        the National Academy of
tory in 1995 and teaches in                                   her Ph.D. in physics from                                                                                                Beam Physics Award (2008)
                                                                                                                        Sciences’ Committee on
the astrophysics department                                   the University of Tennessee. Starting as a Postdoc-
                                                                                                                        International Security and                                                Rama Calaga
of Princeton University. He                                   toral Research Associate in 2000, she worked at
                                                                                                                        Arms Control that focuses
received his Ph.D. in physics from the University             Brookhaven National Laboratory on the PHENIX                                                                                Brookhaven National Laboratory
                                                                                                                        on scientist-to-scientist dia-
of Wisconsin-Madison (1984). Zarnstorff is an ex-             Experiment at the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider
                                                                                                                        logs around the world on topics ranging from nuclear          Citation:   “For     his    dissertation   about
perimental plasma physicist with interest in the ba-          (RHIC). In 2005, she moved to Texas A&M Univer-
                                                                                                                        weapons and non-proliferation to biological threats       characterization and correction of RHIC’s transverse
sic physics of plasma confinement and configuration           sity as an assistant professor and became a member
                                                                                                                        and counter-terrorism. His scientific research has fo-    optics and beam dynamics and about design of an
optimization. His research included the first observa-        of the STAR Collaboration at RHIC, where she con-
                                                                                                                        cused on the properties of materials at high pressures    Ampere Class SRF gun and cavity.”
tion and systematic study of the bootstrap current,           tinues to pursue her interest in high-energy heavy-ion
                                                                                                                        and temperatures and on the constitution and evolu-           Rama Calaga obtained
investigations of neoclassical and turbulent transport,       collisions.
                                                                                                                        tion of planetary interiors. After completing his bach-   a B.S. in physics and minor
transport barriers, and the confinement and stability                                                                   elor’s degree (Amherst College, 1975), he received
of different magnetic field configurations. He led the                                                                                                                            in mathematics (2000) from
                                                                          Nicholson Medal for                           his Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology     Truman State University.
National Compact Stellarator Experiment physics                                                                         in 1979, and joined the faculty of Harvard University
group and was one of the leaders of the TFTR experi-
                                                                           Human Outreach                                                                                         He completed his Ph.D. in
                                                                                                                        before moving to UC Berkeley in 1981.                     physics at Stony Brook Uni-
mental program. He has collaborated on experiments                        Katepalli R. Sreenivasan
across the US and in Germany, Japan, and the UK.                                                                                                                                  versity in 2006. His Ph.D.
                                                                                    ICTP
                                                                                                                                   John Wheatley Award                            work on “RHIC optics char-
                                                                  Citation: “For his commitment to mentoring                                                                      acterization & Ampere class
        John H. Dillon Medal for                              students and junior colleagues and his significant                       Carlos R. Ordonez                          superconducting linacs” was
      Research in Polymer Physics                             contributions to fostering international collaborations                 University of Houston                       supervised by Ilan Ben-Zvi and Steve Peggs, who are
                                                              and promoting the advancement and education of early         Citation: “For his extensive contributions to          research staff members at Brookhaven National Lab
                 Venkat Ganesan                               career scientists from the developing world.”                                                                       and professors of physics at Stony Brook University.
                 University of Texas                                                                                    developing physics throughout Latin America, and
                                                                  Katepalli R. Sreenivasan                              especially for his work with the World Laboratory to      His research was awarded the Stony Brook’s Presi-
   Citation: “For exceptional contributions to                joined Yale University in                                 expand its efforts on US-Latin American exchange and      dent’s Award to Distinguished Doctoral Students in
innovative computer simulation approaches and                 1979 on its teaching faculty,                             cooperation.”                                             May 2006. He is currently a TOOHIG fellow under
analysis of equilibrium and dynamic properties                following his education                                                                                             the US-LARP program to aid in commissioning and
                                                                                                                             Carlos R. Ordóñez got                                upgrade studies of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC)
of multicomponent polymetric materials and                    and post-doctoral work in
                                                                                                                        his B.S. in physics at the                                at CERN.
nanocomposites.”                                              India, Australia and at the
                                                                                                                        University of Panama in
    Venkat Ganesan is an                                      Johns Hopkins University.
                                                              In 2002, he moved to the                                  1979 and his Ph.D. in phys-
Associate Professor in the                                                                                              ics at the University of Texas                              Nicholas Metropolis Award for
Department of Chemical                                        University of Maryland as
                                                              the Director of the Institute                             in 1986. He has taught and                                 Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work
Engineering at the Univer-
                                                              of Physical Science and Technology. A year and a half     done research at the Uni-                                      in Computational Physics
sity of Texas at Austin. He
                                                              later, he took up his current position as the Director    versity of Texas at Austin;                                                  Chao Cao
obtained his bachelor’s de-
                                                              of the International Centre for Theoretical Physics in    The Rockefeller University;                                              University of Florida
gree in chemical engineer-
ing from the Indian Institute                                 Trieste, Italy, where he also holds the Abdus Salam       New York University; Vanderbilt University; The In-
                                                              Research Professorship. His research interests are pri-   stitute for Advanced Study at Princeton; The Kavli                  ADVISOR: Hai-Ping Cheng
of Technology, Madras, and
his master’s degree and                                       marily in fluid dynamics, but they have also touched      Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of      Citation: “For First-Principles and Multi-Scale
Ph.D. in chemical engineering from the Massachu-              on a few other areas of physics.                          Santa Barbara; the University of Houston, and has         Modeling of Nano-Scale Systems.”
setts Institute of Technology. Subsequently, he spent                                                                   had short-term visits to many other institutions. He
                                                                                                                                                                                      Chao Cao earned his
2 years as a postdoctoral research associate at the                                                                     directed a World Laboratory Center at the University
                                                                         Francis Pipkin Award                                                                                     bachelor’s degree in physics
Materials Research Laboratories at the University of                                                                    of Houston from 1998-2006. He does research in
                                                                                                                                                                                  at Fudan University, Shang-
California at Santa Barbara before joining UT Austin                          Zheng-Tian Lu                             high-energy theory with emphasis on quantum field         hai, China, in 2003, when
in 2001. Ganesan’s research interests center on the                     Argonne National Laboratory                     theory and aspects of quantum gravity and black hole      he entered the University of
development of models and simulation approaches                   Citation: “For development of techniques to laser     thermodynamics. He has made important contribu-           Florida for graduate study in
for predicting the equilibrium and dynamical prop-            cool and trap rare and radioactive atomic species; and    tions to theoretical nuclear physics (chiral lagrangian   physics. Under the supervi-
erties of multicomponent polymeric materials and              for applications of these techniques ranging from trace   approach).                                                sion of Hai-Ping Cheng, Cao
polymer nanocomposites. More recently, his research           isotope analysis to tests of fundamental symmetries.”                                                               worked on mechanical, elec-
has started making forays into the structure-property                                                                                                                             tronic, and transport proper-
relationships in polymers used for fuel cell and or-              Zheng-Tian Lu is a Se-                                        DISSERTATION AWARDS
                                                              nior Scientist in the Physics                                                                                       ties of quasi-one-dimensional wires and on effects of
ganic photovoltaic applications.                                                                                                                                                  external fields and environments. Cao developed a
                                                              Division of Argonne Nation-
                                                              al Laboratory and a Profes-                               Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award                        parallel computing framework for execution of mul-
     Excellence in Physics Education                          sor (part-time) in the Physics                                 in Fluid Dynamics (2008)                             tiple codes that allows multi-scale and multi- phe-
                                                                                                                                                                                  nomena modeling and simulation. Cao has mastered
                  Award                                       Department and Enrico Fer-                                            John Ryan Taylor
                                                              mi Institute of The Univer-                                                                                         a number of theoretical and computational methods
    Two Year College Workshop Team (Curtis                                                                                   Massachusetts Institute of Technology                and worked on nano-magnets and high Tc materials
                                                              sity of Chicago. He received
    Hieggelke, Tom O’Kuma, David Maloney)                     a B.Sc. from the University                                  Citation: “Numerical Simulations of the Stratified     during his Ph.D. studies. Cao received his Ph.D. in
                                                              of Science and Technology of China in 1987, and a         Oceanic Bottom Boundary Layer.”                           physics in 2008. He is continuing his work in com-
                                                              Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley                                                                 putational physics in the areas of nano-scale sciences,
    Citation: “For leadership in introducing physicists                                                                      John R. Taylor received
                                                              in 1994. He was a postdoc at JILA prior to joining                                                                  condensed matter, and materials.
in two-year colleges to new instructional methods, in                                                                   a B.S. in engineering phys-
developing new materials based on physics education           Argonne in 1997. Throughout his career, Lu has been       ics from Santa Clara Uni-
research, and in fostering faculty networking, particularly   developing novel techniques of laser manipulation         versity in 2001. He spent the                             Nuclear Physics Dissertation Award
in two-year colleges.”                                        and laser spectroscopy of atoms, and applying these       following year as a UCAR
                                                              techniques to ultrasensitive trace analysis, studying                                                                              Thomas I. Banks
                                                                                                                        visiting scientist at the Na-                                     University of California, Berkeley
                                                              nuclear structure, and testing fundamental symme-         vy’s Fleet Numerical Me-
       Joseph Keithley Award for                              tries.                                                    teorology and Oceanogra-                                                Steven M. Clayton
    Advances in Measurement Science                                                                                     phy Center before starting                                   University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
                                                                                                                        graduate school in the De-
                 Robert Schoelkopf                                   Shock Compression Award                                                                                          Citation: “For measurement of the rate of muon
                                                                                                                        partment of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
                  Yale University                                              Donald Curran                                                                                      capture in hydrogen gas and determination of the
                                                                                                                        at the University of California, San Diego in 2002. He
                                                                                                                                                                                  proton’s pseudoscalar coupling.”
    Citation: “For development of techniques for high                          SRI International                        received his Ph.D. in 2008. His thesis work on strati-
frequency measurements of mesoscopic physics and                                                                        fied bottom boundary layers was advised by Sutanu             Thomas I. Banks re-
                                                                  Citation: “For his pioneering contributions to
quantum noise, including the radio-frequency single-                                                                    Sarkar. Taylor is currently working with Raffaele Fer-    ceived an A.B. in 1999
                                                              the fundamental understanding of dynamic failure of
electron transistor and absolute thermometry based on                                                                   rari as an NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral         from Cornell University.
                                                              materials and the incorporation of this understanding
electron shot-noise.”                                                                                                   Fellow in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and        Banks then entered gradu-
                                                              into successful theories and models of material
    Robert J. Schoelkopf,                                                                                               Planetary Sciences at MIT. His current research inter-    ate school at the University
                                                              response.”
the William A. Norton Pro-                                                                                              ests include turbulence in the ocean and atmosphere,      of California, Berkeley. In
                                                                  Donald Curran is a Se-                                internal wave dynamics, and physical-biological in-       2001 he joined the Berke-
fessor of Applied Physics
                                                              nior Staff Scientist Emeritus                             teractions.
and Physics at Yale Univer-                                                                                                                                                       ley group collaborating on
                                                              with SRI International. He
sity, is noted for his research                                                                                                                                                   the MuCap experiment,
                                                              received his B.S. in phys-
on quantum transport, single-                                                                                              Outstanding Doctoral Thesis                            which sought to make a precision measurement of
                                                              ics from Iowa State College
electron devices and charge                                                                                                                                                       the muon capture rate in hydrogen gas in order to
                                                              in 1953, and an M.S. and                                   Research in Atomic, Molecular and
dynamics in nanostructures.                                                                                                                                                       resolve the controversy surrounding the value of
                                                              a Ph.D. in physics in 1956                                   Optical Physics Award (2008)
He and his laboratory in-                                                                                                                                                         the nucleon’s electroweak pseudoscalar coupling.
                                                              and 1960, respectively, from
vented the Radio-Frequency                                                                                                           David Moehring                               Banks received a Ph.D. in 2007 for his disserta-
                                                              Washington State Universi-
Single-Electron Transistor, an electrometer capable of                                                                     Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics                tion describing the results of his analysis of the
                                                              ty. After receiving his M.S.,
measuring sub-electron charges on nanosecond tim-                                                                                                                                 first MuCap data. Banks is currently a postdoctoral
                                                              and during the summers while pursuing his Ph.D.,             Citation: “Remote Entanglement of Trapped
escales. In 2007, a team of scientists led by Schoelko-                                                                                                                           researcher at Berkeley, where he has developed a
                                                              he worked at SRI. From 1962 to 1967 he worked at          Atomic Ions.”
pf and Steven Girvin engineered a superconducting
                                                              the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment near                                                                   new calibration system for the KamLAND neutrino
communication bus to store and transfer information                                                                         David Moehring attended Purdue University as
                                                              Oslo, Norway, and thereafter at the Ernst Mach Insti-                                                               experiment and contributes to the CUORE neutri-
between distant qubits on a chip. Schoelkopf earned                                                                     an undergraduate. Moehring received his bachelor’s
                                                              tute in Freiburg, Germany before returning to SRI in                                                                noless double beta decay experiment.
a bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and a                                                                     degree in honors applied physics with highest distinc-
                                                              1970. At that time a group of scientists was develop-                                                                   Steven M. Clayton received a B.Sc. in physics
Ph.D. from the California Institute of Technology. He                                                                   tion in 2001, and shortly thereafter joined the trapped
                                                              ing a new approach to fracture mechanics, which later                                                               from University of Minnesota in 1997. He earned

4          APS Prizes and Awards
his Ph.D. in physics from                                            Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding                                  eXperiment (MRX) in the Princeton Plasma Physics                       He received his Ph.D. in 2007
the University of Illinois in                                                                                                            Laboratory, studying non-MHD effects during mag-                       from Princeton University.
                                                                        Doctoral Thesis Award (2008)                                     netic reconnection. His dissertation work experimen-
2007. At Illinois, Clayton                                                                                                                                                                                      His thesis work was com-
performed an independent                                                                   Yang Ren                                      tally verified the Hall Effect and identified the elec-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                pleted on the MiniBooNE
data analysis of the Mu-                                                             University of Wisconsin                             tron diffusion region during magnetic reconnection.
                                                                                                                                         Ren received his Ph.D. from Princeton University in                    experiment at Fermilab,
Cap      experiment–which                                                 Citation: “For experimental characterization of                2007. Ren then joined the Madison Symmetric Torus                      which looked to confirm or
measured the capture rate                                            collisionless magnetic reconnection in a laboratory                 (MST) group at the University of Wisconsin-Madi-                       refute the unexplained neu-
of the negative muon on                                              plasma, including the out-of-plane Hall effect magnetic             son. He is currently studying magnetic turbulence in                   trino oscillation signal hinted
the proton–after contrib-                                            field and the diffusive electron out-of-flow channel.”              MST, particularly high frequency magnetic fluctua-                     at by earlier results from the LSND experiment at Los
uting to MuCap’s construction, commissioning,                                                                                            tions.
                                                                         Yang Ren received his                                                                                                                  Alamos. Patterson’s dissertation presented an analysis
and first-physics data collection. After completion
                                                                     bachelor’s degree in applied                                                                                                               of MiniBooNE’s first complete neutrino data set. His
of his Ph.D., Clayton joined an effort to measure                                                                                        Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award
                                                                     physics from the University                                                                                                                analysis, which showed no evidence for LSND-like
the electric dipole moment of the neutron (the                       of Science and Technology
nEDM collaboration) and became a postdoctoral
                                                                                                                                            in Experimental Particle Physics                                    two-flavor oscillations, required the development
                                                                     of China in 2000. He was                                                                                                                   of many calibration, simulation, and reconstruction
researcher at Los Alamos National Laboratory,                        awarded the Guo Moruo                                                                Ryan B. Patterson
where he continues to work on nEDM as well as                        Scholarship, the highest                                                      California Institute of Technology                           techniques to achieve sufficient sensitivity to make
an experiment to measure the neutron beta decay                      honor for undergraduates,                                                                                                                  a definitive statement. Patterson is now a Tolman
                                                                     in 1999, and he received an                                            Citation: “A Search for Muon Neutrino to Electron                   Postdoctoral Scholar at Caltech, where he continues
asymmetry using ultracold neutrons.
                                                                     excellent undergraduate the-                                        Neutrino Oscillations at Δm2 > 0.1 (eV)2.”                             investigating the unknowns of the neutrino sector
                                                                     sis award in 2000. Ren did                                             Ryan Patterson received a bachelor of science                       through two long-baseline neutrino experiments, MI-
                                                                     his Ph.D. thesis work at the magnetic Reconnection                                                                                         NOS and NOvA.
                                                                                                                                         from the California Institute of Technology in 2000.


                                                APS Council Announces 2008 APS Fellows
    The APS Council elected the following as Fellows of the Society at its November 2008 meeting. The names and citations of the new APS fellows are listed below. Nominations for fellowship are received
at the APS headquarters throughout the year, and are forwarded for review to the appropriate division, topical group or forum fellowship committees. The deadline for the various units appear on page 8
of this insert, and are posted on the web.
    Fellowship nomination forms may be completed on the web at (http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/fellowships/nominations.cfm). Information for completing the form is available at (http://www.aps.
org/programs/honors/fellowships/nomination-requirements.cfm).

Akerib, Daniel                                                       and polymers. Nominated by: Polymer Physics (DPOLY)                 Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)                          ser and z-pinch plasma physics, dedicated service to the profes-
Case Western Reserve University                                                                                                                                                                                 sional community, and leadership in promoting laboratory and
                                                                     Belcher, John                                                       Chakraborty, Bulbul                                                    university collaborations. Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)
Citation: For significant contributions to direct Dark Matter
                                                                     Massachusetts Institute of Technology                               Brandeis University
detection experiments, in particular for his work on the CDMS                                                                                                                                                   Crowell, Paul
                                                                     Citation: For developing 3D electromagnetic field visualization     Citation: For important theoretical contributions to diverse ar-
experiment. Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)
                                                                     tools and for the creation and large-scale implementation of a      eas of condensed matter physics, including frustrated magnets,         University of Minnesota
Alam, Muhammad                                                       studio-based, active learning version of introductory physics,      diffusion of light particles in metals, the glass transition, and      Citation: For the application of elegant optical and transport
Purdue University                                                    TEAL. Nominated by: Education (FEd)                                 jamming in granular systems. Nominated by: Condensed Matter            techniques to the study of spin dynamics and transport in metals
Citation: For fundamental contributions to and innovative                                                                                Physics (DCMP)                                                         and semiconductors and experiments probing the excitation
                                                                     Beltram, Fabio                                                                                                                             spectra of inhomogeneously magnetized systems, particularly
computational models for Electronic Transport in Spatially and                                                                           Chamon, Claudio
                                                                     Scuola Normale Superiore                                                                                                                   magnetic vortices. Nominated by: Magnetism & Its Applications
Temporally Random Systems. Nominated by: Industrial and
Applied Physics (FIAP)
                                                                     Citation: For major contributions to nanophysics, including         Boston University                                                      (GMAG)
                                                                     studies of semiconductor nanostructures and in molecular bio-       Citation: For his important theoretical work on the probing of
Albers, Robert C.                                                    physics, and for leadership in promoting the international reach    fractional charge and statistics in strongly correlated systems.       Dahl, Jens
Los Alamos National Laboratory                                       of Italian research. Nominated by: International Physics (FIP)      Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)                          Technical University of Denmark
Citation: For his pioneering work on the theory of f-electron                                                                                                                                                   Citation: For his pioneering work on quantum chemistry and
                                                                     Ben-Naim, Eli                                                       Chandrasekhar, Venkat                                                  its interplay with Wigner phase-space including fundamental
elements and materials, and its implementation of into robust
                                                                     Los Alamos National Laboratory                                      Northwestern University                                                questions of quantum mechanics such as the spinning electron.
computational methods for use by experimentalists to interpret
                                                                     Citation: For broad contributions to granular physics, traffic      Citation: For significant contributions to transport in mesoscop-      Nominated by: Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)
Extended X-ray Absorption Fine Structure spectra. Nominated
                                                                     flows, and non-equilibrium statistical physics. Nominated by:       ic systems. Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
by: Computational Physics (DCOMP)                                                                                                                                                                               Dai, Pengcheng
                                                                     Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
Aleiner, Igor                                                                                                                            Chang, Zenghu                                                          University of Tennessee
                                                                     Benz, Samuel                                                        Kansas State University                                                Citation: For his contribution to understand fundamental
Columbia University                                                  NIST                                                                Citation: For contributions to the development of femtosecond          properties of magnetic excitations in high-transition tempera-
Citation: For important contributions to the theory of low-
                                                                     Citation: For inventing and developing the first Josephson          x-ray streak cameras, to the stabilization of the carrier-envelope     ture superconductors, f-electron heavy Fermions, and colossal
dimensional and mesoscopic conductors. Nominated by:
                                                                     junction array arbitrary waveform synthesizer and using it as       phase of high-power lasers, and to the generation of high-order        magneto-resistance manganites. Nominated by: Magnetism &
Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
                                                                     a practical quantum-based ac voltage standard. Nominated by:        harmonics and attosecond pulses. Nominated by: Laser Science           Its Applications (GMAG)
Alexandrov, Alexandre                                                Instrument & Measurement Science (GIMS)                             (DLS)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Danielewicz, Pawel
Loughborough University                                              Berman, Michael                                                     Chen, Jian-Ping
Citation: For important and broad-ranging contributions to the                                                                                                                                                  Michigan State University
                                                                     Air Force Office of Science Research                                Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility                         Citation: For outstanding contributions to the theory of
theory of correlated electron systems. Nominated by: Condensed
                                                                     Citation: For his outstanding leadership, advocacy, and support     Citation: For his contributions to understanding the spin              quantum transport, particle production in nuclear collisions,
Matter Physics (DCMP)
                                                                     of physical science research and for fostering and developing       structure of the neutron, through the use of a polarized Helium-3      the nuclear equation of state and the development of important
Anders, Andre                                                        innovative and visionary multidisciplinary partnerships. Nomi-      target. Nominated by: Hadronic Physics (GHP)                           new methods of analyzing experimental data. Nominated by:
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory                                nated by: Physics and Society (FPS)                                                                                                        Nuclear Physics (DNP)
                                                                                                                                         Chen, Long-Qing
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the physics and            Biferale, Luca                                                      Pennsylvania State University                                          Deen, M. Jamal
technology of cathodic arc plasmas and their applications.
                                                                     University Tor Vergata                                              Citation: For pioneering contributions to the field of compu-          McMaster University
Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)
                                                                     Citation: For his original applications of multifractal concepts,   tational materials physics in developing models for mesocale           Citation: For significant contributions to noise and physics-
Antiochos, Spiro                                                     numerical simulations, and models to obtain insight into the        microstructure evolution during solid-state phase transforma-          based modeling of semiconductor devices and innovations in
NASA/GSFC                                                            dynamics of fully developed turbulence. Nominated by: Statisti-     tions. Nominated by: Materials Physics (DMP)                           experiments. Nominated by: Industrial and Applied Physics
Citation: In recognition of his far-reaching scientific contribu-    cal & Nonlinear Physics (GSNP)                                                                                                             (FIAP)
                                                                                                                                         Cheshnovsky, Ori
tions to solar astrophysics, among them several compelling           Blaum, Klaus                                                        Tel Aviv University                                                    Derevianko, Andrei
models explaining a variety of phenomena originating in the in-
                                                                     Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik                                  Citation: For establishing negative ion photoelectron spectros-        University of Nevada
teractions between magnetic fields and plasmas, and his service
                                                                     Citation: For contribution to high-precision experiments with       copy as a central tool for the investigation of electronic states in   Citation: For elucidating the role of the Breit interaction in
to the international solar and space physics communities.
                                                                     cooled and stored ions, especially high-precision mass spec-        mass-selected clusters. Nominated by: Laser Science (DLS)              atomic parity non-conservation, demonstrating the impor-
Nominated by: Plasma Astrophysics (GPAP)
                                                                     trometry on highly-charged ions and short-lived radio-nuclides,                                                                            tance of higher-order non-dipole corrections in low-energy
Argyriou, Dimitri                                                    and laser spectroscopy and magnetic moment measurements             Childress, William S.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                photoionization, and for pioneering calculations of higher-order
Hahn-Meitner Inst Berlin                                             for fundamental studies. Nominated by: Precision Measurement        New York University                                                    many-body corrections to atomic energies and matrix elements.
                                                                     and Fundamental Constants (GPMFC)                                   Citation: For pioneering contributions to dynamo theory,               Nominated by: Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)
Citation: For important applications of neutron and x-ray
                                                                                                                                         geophysical fluid dynamics and biological fluid mechanics
scattering which reveal the relationships between crystal and        Bless, Stephen                                                      including locomotion. Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)               Devereaux, Thomas
magnetic structure and physical properties in perovskite-based
                                                                     Institute of Advance Technology                                                                                                            Stanford University
CMR. Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)                                                                                       Ching, Wai-Yim
                                                                     Citation: For experimental and analytical studies of dynamic                                                                               Citation: For significant contributions to the theories of
Baksay, Laszlo                                                       failure in poly-crystalline ceramics, glasses, and heavy metals,    University of Missouri                                                 inelastic light scattering and angle-resolved photoemission
                                                                     and the application of those results to improved understand-        Citation: For his contributions to the theory and methods of           spectroscopies in strongly correlated systems. Nominated by:
Florida Institute of Technology
                                                                     ing of armor/anti-armor phenomena. Nominated by: Shock              electronic structure and spectroscopic properties of materials,        Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
Citation: For his contributions to high energy physics, leader-
                                                                     Compression of Condensed Matter (GSCCM)                             especially in complex ceramic crystals and their microstructures
ship of international collaborations especially in bringing the
                                                                                                                                         including grain boundaries, interfaces and defects. Nominated          Diddams, Scott
Hungarian physics community into the international enterprise,       Brown, Michael R.                                                   by: Materials Physics (DMP)                                            NIST
innovations and activities in science education and many efforts
                                                                     Swarthmore College                                                                                                                         Citation: For major contributions to the development of optical
for the APS international program and the Forum on Interna-                                                                              Chu, Paul K.
                                                                     Citation: For experimental studies of magnetic reconnection                                                                                frequency comb technology, and particularly for pioneering
tional Physics. Nominated by: International Physics (FIP)                                                                                City University of Hong Kong
                                                                     and for unusual mentoring skills, especially training undergrad-                                                                           demonstrations of frequency combs in optical clocks, high
Baldwin, Kenneth                                                     uates to be skilled researchers in plasma physics. Nominated by:    Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of            resolution spectroscopy, and tests of basic physics. Nominated
                                                                     Plasma Physics (DPP)                                                plasma - materials interactions as well as development and             by: Laser Science (DLS)
Australian National University
                                                                                                                                         applications of innovative plasma-based surface modification
Citation: For seminal contributions to quantum-atom optics and       Brunger, Michael                                                    and materials synthesis technologies and instrumentation.              Domaradzki, Julian A.
precision laser spectroscopy, organization of major internation-
                                                                     Flinders University                                                 Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)                                     University of Southern California
al efforts to study these problems, and outstanding professional
                                                                     Citation: For benchmark measurements of electron scattering                                                                                Citation: For insightful contributions to the development of
leadership. Nominated by: International Physics (FIP)                                                                                    Coe, James V.
                                                                     from molecules, specifically concerning absolute collision cross                                                                           subgrid-scale algorithms for computational fluid dynamics and
Barkley, Dwight                                                      sections and electron momentum spectroscopy. Nominated by:          Ohio State University, Columbus                                        for their use to illuminate the physics of the energy transfer
                                                                     Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)                        Citation: For his pioneering work in the study of hydrated elec-       between eddy scales in large eddy simulations of turbulent flow
University of Warwick
                                                                                                                                         tron clusters, ion solvation, ion absorption spectroscopy, cation/     fields. Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)
Citation: For combining computation and dynamical systems            Bruschweiler, Rafael                                                anion recombination, doubly-charged fullerene anions, and
analyses to obtain remarkable insights into hydrodynamic
                                                                     Florida State University                                            surface-plasmon mediated transmission of metal microarrays.            Dowling, Jonathan P.
instabilities and patterns in diverse systems, including flow past
                                                                     Citation: For fundamental contributions to methodology and          Nominated by: Chemical Physics (DCP)                                   Louisiana State University
a cylinder, channel flow, laminar-turbulent bands, and thermal
                                                                     applications of nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in                                                                                 Citation: For major contributions to quantum optics as it per-
convection. Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)                                                                                           Conway, John S.
                                                                     combination with novel computational approaches for the                                                                                    tains to the development of the theory of atomic emission rates
Basaran, Osman A.                                                    dynamic characterization of proteins in solution. Nominated by:     University of California, Davis                                        and nonlinear switching in photonic crystals, as well as seminal
                                                                     Biological Physics (DBP)                                            Citation: For outstanding contributions in the search for the          contributions to quantum metrology and imaging, especially
Purdue University
                                                                                                                                         Higgs boson and physics beyond the Standard Model at high              the invention of quantum lithography. Nominated by: Atomic,
Citation: For computational, theoretical, and experimental           Burrows, Philip                                                     energy particle accelerators. Nominated by: Particles and              Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)
work on improving fundamental understanding of pinch-off
                                                                     University of London                                                Fields (DPF)
singularities, drop formation, and electrohydrodynamics, and
                                                                     Citation: For his leading contributions to precision studies of                                                                            Doyle, Mark D.
for development of nonstandard inkjet printing applications.                                                                             Costley, Alan
                                                                     quantum chromodynamics in the light and heavy quark sectors,                                                                               American Physical Society
Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)                                                                                                       ITER Organization
                                                                     based on polarized Z0 decays recorded with the SLD experiment                                                                              Citation: In recognition of his distinguished and dedicated ser-
Batelaan, Herman                                                     at SLAC. Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)                   Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the physics under-       vice to electronic access and communication of physics results
                                                                                                                                         standing of electron cyclotron emission in fusion plasmas, and         to the community, and for his essential role in making the APS
University of Nebraska                                               Caldwell, Robert                                                    his outstanding leadership in developing the plasma diagnostic         Journals from 1893 to the present available on our desktops.
Citation: For outstanding contributions to electron matter
                                                                     Dartmouth College                                                   systems for ITER. Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)                   Nominated by: APS
optics, in particular the measurements of the Kapitza-Dirac
                                                                     Citation: For his numerous contributions to theoretical cosmol-
effect and elucidation of the Aharonov-Bohm effect. Nominated                                                                            Covello, Aldo
                                                                     ogy, particularly those on pioneering ideas for dark energy.                                                                               Elber, Ron
by: Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)                                                                                         Univ. di Napoli Federico II
                                                                     Nominated by: Astrophysics (DAP)                                                                                                           University of Texas, Austin
Baur, Ulrich                                                                                                                             Citation: For perfecting the theory of pairing correlations, for       Citation: For contributions to computational chemical physics,
                                                                     Carlip, Steven                                                      showing that the nucleon-nucleon potential leads to predic-
SUNY-Buffalo                                                                                                                                                                                                    through the development and application of algorithms and
                                                                     University of California, Davis                                     tions for nuclei far from stability, and for his outstanding           theories for the static and dynamic behavior of macromolecules,
Citation: For contributions to precision electroweak physics,
                                                                     Citation: For contributions to black hole physics and to gravity    contributions to the international nuclear physics community           including methods for the simulation of long time events in
especially the phenomenology of electroweak gauge bosons at
                                                                     in 2+1 dimensions. Nominated by: Gravitation (GGR)                  by providing, for over two decades, a venue for theorists and          complex systems. Nominated by: Chemical Physics (DCP)
hadron colliders. Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)
                                                                                                                                         experimentalists to share their latest ideas. Nominated by:
                                                                     Cebe, Peggy                                                                                                                                Engheta, Nader
Beaucage, Gregory                                                                                                                        International Physics (FIP)
                                                                     Tufts University                                                                                                                           University of Pennsylvania
University of Cincinnati                                             Citation: For use of heat capacity, dielectric relaxation, and X-   Coverdale, Christine
Citation: For development of the unified scattering function and                                                                                                                                                Citation: For development of concepts of metamaterial-inspired
related work in small angle scattering from disordered materials
                                                                     ray scattering to study semicrystalline polymer and biopolymer      Sandia National Laboratory                                             optical lumped nanocircuits, and for ground breaking contribu-
                                                                     materials, and for work with Deaf and hard of hearing students.     Citation: For exceptional experimental achievements in both la-

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  APS Prizes and Awards                         5
tions to the fields of metamaterials, plasmonic nano-optics,         Gurevich, Alexander V.                                               Kennefick, Daniel                                                   Lueptow, Richard M.
biologically-inspired imaging, and electrodynamics. Nominated        Florida State University                                             University of Arkansas                                              Northwestern University
by: Laser Science (DLS)                                              Citation: For significant contributions to the theory of super-      Citation: For his enthusiastically reviewed book, “Traveling        Citation: For careful experiments and simulations in a broad
Fan, Shanhui                                                         conductivity, particularly the effect of crystalline defects on      at the Speed of Thought,” for his associate editorship of the       range of areas including granular flow, Taylor Couette flow,
                                                                     critical currents, vortex dynamics, and upper critical fields of     Einstein papers and for his articles including “Einstein versus     physical acoustics, turbulent flow, membrane filtration, and
Stanford University
                                                                     high-temperature superconductors and MgB2. Nominated by:             the Physical Review.” Nominated by: History of Physics (FHP)        sprays as well as noteworthy service to the Division of Fluid
Citation: Contributions to the theory and applications of nano-
                                                                     Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)                                                                                                          Dynamics. Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)
photonic structures and devices, including photonic crystals,                                                                             Kes, Peter
plasmonics and meta-materials. Nominated by: Laser Science           Hammack, William S.                                                                                                                      Luke, Graeme
                                                                                                                                          Leiden University
(DLS)                                                                University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign                                                                                                 McMaster University
                                                                                                                                          Citation: For his outstanding contributions to physics of vortex
Fasoli, Ambrogio                                                     Citation: For enhancing public awareness about physics, sci-         matter in disordered superconductors. Nominated by: Con-            Citation: For the study of exotic magnetism and supercon-
                                                                     ence, and technology via his radio commentaries and for his          densed Matter Physics (DCMP)                                        ductivity using muon spin rotation techniques. Nominated by:
EPFL-Lausanne
                                                                     governmental service at the State Department. Nominated by:                                                                              Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
Citation: For fundamental experimental research on plasma                                                                                 Khomskii, Daniel
                                                                     Physics and Society (FPS)
wave phenomena including the dynamics of Alfven wave                                                                                                                                                          Luzar, Alenka
                                                                                                                                          University of Koeln
eignemodes in Tokamaks. Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)           Hansmann, Ulrich H.                                                                                                                      Virginia Commonwealth University
                                                                                                                                          Citation: For important contributions to the theory of strongly
Forest, Cary                                                         Michigan Technological University                                    correlated electron systems, especially the study of orbital        Citation: For her elegant and pioneering contributions to fun-
                                                                     Citation: For pioneering protein simulations, innovative con-        ordering. Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)             damental theory of aqueous interfaces, dynamics of hydrogen
University of Wisconsin
                                                                     tributions to computational algorithms and their applications                                                                            bonds in condensed phase systems, phase behavior of confined
Citation: For broad and fundamental advances in plasma                                                                                    Kneisel, Peter
                                                                     to Biological Physics. Nominated by: Computational Physics                                                                               water, and kinetics of aqueous self-assembly. Nominated by:
physics, from electromagnetic wave propagation and transport
                                                                     (DCOMP)                                                              Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility                      Chemical Physics (DCP)
processes in fusion plasmas to dynamo effects underlying
                                                                                                                                          Citation: For pioneering contributions to superconducting rf
geomagnetic and astrophysical magnetic field generation.             Harris, Richard                                                                                                                          MacKinnon, Andy
                                                                                                                                          science and technology through a wide range of research and
Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)                                   NIST                                                                                                                                     Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
                                                                                                                                          development advances. Nominated by: Physics of Beams (DPB)
Forgacs, Gabor                                                       Citation: For creating remarkable and practical measurements                                                                             Citation: For pioneering experimental studies of interactions of
                                                                     and standards based on superconducting integrated circuits           Kodama, Ryosuke                                                     intense laser pulses with matter and in particular, the physics
University of Missouri                                                                                                                    Osaka University
                                                                     through technical leadership and personal contributions. Nomi-                                                                           and applications of short pulse laser driven proton beams.
Citation: For his original contributions to the elucidation of
                                                                     nated by: Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP)                      Citation: For unique and original studies on fast ignition and      Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)
physical mechanisms in early morphogenesis, intracellular
                                                                                                                                          pioneering effort on high energy plasma photonics. Nominated
signaling, establishment of the technology of organ printing,        Hasenfratz, Anna                                                                                                                         Malik, Mujeeb R.
                                                                                                                                          by: Plasma Physics (DPP)
as well as for his synergistic and educational activity to bridge    University of Colorado                                                                                                                   NSAS/Langley Research Center
the gap between the physical and life sciences. Nominated by:        Citation: For her studies of nonperturbative behavior in             Kondo, Jun                                                          Citation: For pioneering contributions to the understanding
Biological Physics (DBP)                                             quantum field theory, including quantum chromodynamics               21st Century Medicine Inc                                           of the breakdown of cross flow vortices in three-dimensional
Forrest, James A.                                                    and models for electroweak symmetry breaking, using lattice          Citation: For the discovery of the mechanism for the resistance     boundary layers, attachment-line and hypersonic boundary
                                                                     discretization and renormalization group methods. Nominated          minimum in metals with magnetic impurities, universally known       layer instability including real gas effects, and developing
University of Waterloo                                                                                                                    as “the Kondo effect”. Nominated by: Condensed Matter Phys-
                                                                     by: Particles and Fields (DPF)                                                                                                           physics-based methods for the prediction of laminar-turbulent
Citation: For pioneering work in the dynamics of confined
                                                                                                                                          ics (DCMP)                                                          transition. Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)
polymers and polymer surfaces. Nominated by: Polymer Phys-           Hayes, Dennis
ics (DPOLY)                                                          Retired                                                              Konigsberg, Jacobo                                                  Malka, Victor
Forrest, Stephen                                                     Citation: For pioneering work into the nature of shock wave          University of Florida                                               ENSTA
                                                                     induced phase transitions in a broad range of materials and          Citation: For his contributions to the discovery and studies of     Citation: For important experimental contributions to the
University of Michigan                                                                                                                    the Top quark, and for his leadership in the CDF experiment.
                                                                     the development of multi-phase equations-of-state (EOS) for                                                                              development of compact laser plasma accelerators and non-
Citation: For contributions to the fundamental understanding of
                                                                     materials that can be used in computer codes for large scale         Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)                            linear laser-plasma interactions. Nominated by: Plasma Physics
the thin film growth, and physics of excitons in organic materi-
                                                                     simulations. Nominated by: Shock Compression of Condensed                                                                                (DPP)
als, leading to the demonstration of high efficiency organic light
                                                                     Matter (GSCCM)
                                                                                                                                          Koochesfahani, Manoochehr M.
emitting devices, organic photovoltaics and organic lasers.                                                                               Michigan State University                                           Marder, Seth R.
Nominated by: Materials Physics (DMP)                                Heinson, Ann                                                         Citation: For his pioneering contributions to the development of    Georgia Institute of Technology
Fox, John                                                            University of California, Riverside                                  experimental techniques including laser induced fluorescence,       Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding of the
                                                                     Citation: For leadership in the search for single top quark pro-     molecular tagging velocimetry and thermometry, and quantum          relationship between molecular structure and nonlinear optical
SLAC                                                                                                                                      dot imaging, and for his fundamental studies of turbulent mix-
                                                                     duction and significant contributions to experimental single top                                                                         properties of organic materials. Nominated by: Materials Phys-
Citation: For leadership in developing instrumentation and
                                                                     quark physics. Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)              ing. Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)                             ics (DMP)
instability control systems for colliders and light sources, for
applying control formalism to accelerator problems, and for          Hengehold, Robert                                                    Kotwal, Ashutosh                                                    Markert, John
developing novel beam instruments and new formalisms. Nomi-          Air Force Institute of Technology                                    Duke University                                                     University of Texas
nated by: Physics of Beams (DPB)                                     Citation: For pioneering contributions to semiconductor              Citation: For his precision measurements of the mass of the         Citation: For the synthesis and study of magnetic and super-
Fredrickson, Eric                                                    material characterization, over 30 years of distinguished and        W boson at the Tevatron. Nominated by: Particles and Fields         conducting materials, particularly electron-doped copper-oxide
                                                                     dedicated leadership in the development of graduate applied          (DPF)                                                               superconductors. Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics
Princeton University
                                                                     physics programs for military officers, and service to the physics                                                                       (DCMP)
Citation: For many contributions to the physics of MHD
                                                                     community through APS sectional meetings specifically on
                                                                                                                                          Krausch, Georg
instabilities in tokamaks, including pioneering experimental                                                                              Johannes-Gutenberg University                                       Mason, Thomas G.
                                                                     applied and industrial physics. Nominated by: Industrial and
studies of magnetic reconnection, ballooning modes, resistive                                                                             Citation: For his insightful research on the thin film behavior     University of California, Los Angeles
                                                                     Applied Physics (FIAP)
instabilities, and fast-ion-driven Alfven instabilities. Nominated                                                                        of block copolymers and polymer mixtures. Nominated by:             Citation: For pioneering the approach of microrheology of
by: Plasma Physics (DPP)                                             Horowitz, Charles J.                                                 Polymer Physics (DPOLY)                                             complex fluids based on the thermal diffusion of probe colloids.
Fryer, Chris                                                         Indiana University                                                                                                                       Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
                                                                     Citation: For seminal and sustained contributions to relativistic
                                                                                                                                          Kravchenko, Sergey
Los Alamos National Laboratory                                                                                                            Northeastern University                                             Matsen, Mark W.
                                                                     descriptions of nuclei, nuclear reactions, and dense matter.
Citation: For his leadership in and contributions to theoretical                                                                          Citation: For significant contributions to the field of metal-      University of Reading
                                                                     Nominated by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)
and computational high energy astrophysics through multidi-                                                                               insulator transitions of electrons confined to two dimensions in    Citation: For seminal contributions to the development and
mensional simulations that demonstrated the importance of            Hughes, John P.                                                      silicon. Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)              implementation of the self-consistent field theory for block-
three-dimensional convection and neutrino transport in core-         Rutgers University                                                                                                                       copolymer materials and polymeric brushes.
collapse supernovae explosions. Nominated by: Astrophysics           Citation: For seminal contributions to the development of the
                                                                                                                                          Krennrich, Frank                                                    Nominated by: Polymer Physics (DPOLY)
(DAP)                                                                Chandra X-ray Observatory and for pioneering studies of the          Iowa State University
                                                                     origin of Galactic cosmic rays using the structure and evolution     Citation: For scientific contributions and the development of       Matveev, Konstantin
Fu, Chong Long
                                                                     of supernova remnants. Nominated by: Astrophysics (DAP)              sensitive instrumentation in high energy gamma-ray astrophys-       Argonne National Laboratory
Oak Ridge National Laboratory                                                                                                             ics. Nominated by: Astrophysics (DAP)                               Citation: For fundamental contributions to the physics of meso-
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the fundamental           Hwa, Terence                                                                                                                             scopic systems, including the theory of Coulomb blockade, and
understanding of the electronic, magnetic, and structural prop-      University of California, San Diego                                  Krishnamoorti, Ramanan                                              of transport and tunneling in quantum dots and quantum wires.
erties of metallic and intermetallic systems based on accurate       Citation: For fundamental investigations into the statistical        University of Houston                                               Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
first-principles calculations and to the development of novel        physics underlying molecular biology, especially including tran-     Citation: For outstanding contributions to polymer thermody-
high temperature intermetallics and nanocluster strengthened         scriptional regulation. Nominated by: Biological Physics (DBP)       namics, and structure and properties of polymer nanocompos-         McGuire, Stephen C.
alloys for structural applications. Nominated by: Materials                                                                               ites. Nominated by: Polymer Physics (DPOLY)                         Southern University and A&M College
Physics (DMP)                                                        Hwang, Robert                                                                                                                            Citation: For his leadership in exploring new ways for research
                                                                     Sandia National Laboratory                                           Kroll, I. Joseph                                                    physicists, traditional educators and museum professionals to
Garfinkle, David                                                                                                                          University of Pennsylvania
                                                                     Citation: For his pioneering experiments on metal-on-metal                                                                               work together to engage students and the public, particularly
Oakland University                                                   epitaxy leading to fundamental advances in the understanding         Citation: For major contributions to the observation and mea-       under-represented groups, in the excitement of physics. Nomi-
Citation: For his numerous contributions to a wide variety of        the structure of thin metal films, and for his exceptional service   surement of Bs-Bsbar mixing, including early recognition of the     nated by: Education (FEd)
topics in relativity and semiclassical gravity. Nominated by:        in the advocacy of nanoscience in the United States. Nominated       importance of the measurement, proposal and construction of
Gravitation (GGR)                                                    by: Materials Physics (DMP)                                          the CDF time-of-flight system to improve particle identification,   Menoni, Carmen
Geisel, Theo
                                                                                                                                          studies of B-tagging, and leadership during the final phases of     Colorado State University
                                                                     Imai, Takashi                                                        the measurement. Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)           Citation: For advancing nano-scale imaging using extreme
MPI for Dynamics & Self-Organization                                 McMaster University                                                                                                                      ultraviolet laser light and seminal contributions to the under-
Citation: For pioneering and sustained contributions to our          Citation: For important studies of quantum magnetism and
                                                                                                                                          Kusenko, Alexander                                                  standing of the physics of semiconductor optical materials and
understanding of transport in classic and quantum chaotic            superconductivity using NMR techniques. Nominated by: Con-           University of California, Los Angeles                               laser diodes.Nominated by: Laser Science (DLS)
dynamical systems, and for applying this understanding to a          densed Matter Physics (DCMP)                                         Citation: For original and seminal contributions to particle
broad range of real-world problems. Nominated by: Statistical                                                                             physics, astrophysics, and cosmology, as the inventor of super-     Menyuk, Curtis
& Nonlinear Physics (GSNP)                                           Jain, Ravinder K.                                                    symmetric Q-balls, proposer of mechanisms for neutrino-driven       University of Maryland-Baltimore County
Goedeceker, Stefan A.                                                University of New Mexico                                             pulsar recoil, proponent of sterile neutrinos as dark matter, and   Citation: For contributions to the theory of optical pulse propa-
                                                                     Citation: For pioneering contributions in several areas of           valued contributor to theories of baryogenesis and ultrahigh-       gation, particularly in birefringent optical fiber.
University of Basel                                                  applied physics, including discovery of plasmon-mediated light-      energy cosmic rays. Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)        Nominated by: Laser Science (DLS)
Citation: For his pioneering development of efficient linear         emission from tunnel junctions, seminal studies of nonlinear
scaling and low complexity algorithms for electronic structure       optics in semiconductors and optical fibers, and the invention
                                                                                                                                          Kyrala, George                                                      Moler, Kathryn
calculations and atomistic simulations. Nominated by: Compu-         of several important ultrashort pulse lasers and fiber lasers.       Los Alamos National Laboratory                                      Stanford University
tational Physics (DCOMP)                                             Nominated by: Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP)                  Citation: For outstanding experimental and theoretical contri-      Citation: For important developments in scanning SQUID
                                                                                                                                          butions to understanding ionization and excitation processes in     microscopies, and for their pioneering applications to uncon-
Goldberg, Bennett                                                    Judd, O.                                                             matter, and for pioneering efforts in developing and using x-ray    ventional and mesoscopic superconductivity. Nominated by:
Boston University                                                    Retired                                                              produced by short-pulse laser matter interactions in ICF and        Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
Citation: For the development and application of nanoscale op-       Citation: For outstanding, seminal contributions to the un-          high energy density physics experiments. Nominated by: Plasma
tical spectroscopy to semiconductors and biological systems and      derstanding and development of high power/energy gas lasers          Physics (DPP)                                                       Molmer, Klaus
for the commitment to improving urban education. Nominated           and their applications to laser function, laser chemistry, and                                                                           University of Aarhus
by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)                                  national defense. Nominated by: APS
                                                                                                                                          Laguna, Pablo                                                       Citation: For his outstanding and insightful contributions
                                                                                                                                          Georgia Institute of Technology                                     to theoretical quantum optics, quantum information science
Golowich, Eugene                                                     Kailasanath, Kazhikathra                                             Citation: For his various contributions to numerical relativity     and quantum atom optics, including the development of novel
University of Massachusetts                                          Naval Research Lab                                                   and computational astrophysics. Nominated by: Astrophysics          computational methods to treat open systems in quantum me-
Citation: For extensive contributions to the development and         Citation: For contributions to advanced computational tech-          (DAP)                                                               chanics and theoretical proposals for the quantum logic gates
understanding of the Standard Model, particularly through the        niques and basic understanding of the dynamics of chemically                                                                             with trapped ions. Nominated by: Atomic, Molecular, & Optical
calculations elucidating the interplay of the strong and weak in-    reactive flows and their application in design, analysis, and
                                                                                                                                          Lanzara, Alessandra                                                 Physics (DAMOP)
teractions and the application of chiral and dispersive methods.     performance of propulsion concepts.                                  University of California, Berkeley
Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)                             Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)                                   Citation: For important contributions to the physics of highly      Mtingwa, Sekazi
Goodman, Maury C.
                                                                                                                                          correlated materials using photoemission spectroscopy. Nomi-        Massachusetts Institute of Technology
                                                                     Kalogera, Vassiliki                                                  nated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)                           Citation: For his definitive treatment of Intrabeam scattering,
Argonne National Laboratory                                          Northwestern University                                                                                                                  his contributions to the wakefield acceleration, and his early
Citation: For pioneering contributions to experimental neutrino      Citation: For fundamental contributions to understanding the
                                                                                                                                          Li, Qi                                                              recognition of the fixed target physics potential of the next
physics, especially the initiation of worldwide programs of          structure, formation and evolution of compact objects in binary      Pennsylvania State University                                       generation electron-positron collider. Nominated by: Physics of
accelerator long-baseline neutrino oscillation experiments and       systems, using X-ray and radio observations to study their           Citation: For her seminal contributions to the development          Beams (DPB)
of the new generation of reactor experiments to measure the          importance for gravitational wave detectors. Nominated by:           and understanding of high Tc superconducting superlattices,
theta-13 neutrino mixing parameter. Nominated by: Particles          Astrophysics (DAP)                                                   novel magnetoresistance in strained ferromagnetic oxides, and       Muggli, Patric
and Fields (DPF)                                                                                                                          superconductivity in magnesium diboride thin films. Nominated       University of Southern California
                                                                     Kamionkowski, Marc P.                                                by: Materials Physics (DMP)                                         Citation: For pioneering research to demonstrate the promise
Goyal, Amit
                                                                     Caltech                                                                                                                                  and physics of plasma-based particle accelerators including
Oak Ridge National Laboratory                                        Citation: For pioneering contributions to theoretical cosmology,
                                                                                                                                          Lister, John                                                        energy doubling in a plasma wake field accelerator and collec-
Citation: For leadership and pioneering contributions to the         including investigations of supersymmetry-inspired candidates        University of Cambridge                                             tive refraction of particles at a gas/plasma interface. Nominated
invention, research, and development of high-performance, high       for dark matter and of the use precise measurements of the           Citation: Manifold contributions to the dynamics of free-surface    by: Plasma Physics (DPP)
temperature superconducting (HTS) wires, culminating in over         cosmic microwave background and gravitational waves to               flows, their singular structures, and applications to flows and
50 issued patents and the subsequent technology transfer to the      test cosmological models. Nominated by: Particles and Fields         transport processes relevant to the earth sciences. Nominated       Mullin, Amy
industry. Nominated by: Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP)        (DPF)                                                                by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)                                            University of Maryland
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Citation: For innovative and significant contributions to the
Guazzelli, Elisabeth                                                 Kammel, Peter                                                        Ludlam, Thomas W.                                                   understanding of reactive and inelastic collisions of high energy
CNRS-Paris                                                           University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign                             Brookhaven National Laboratory                                      molecules. Nominated by: Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Phys-
Citation: For extensive and careful experiments revealing            Citation: For scientific leadership and development of novel ex-     Citation: For his contribution to the establishment of the          ics (DAMOP)
complex phenomena in mobile particulate systems.                     perimental techniques related to muon capture, muon catalyzed        scientific program for the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider at
Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)                                   fusion and other precision muon and antiproton measurements.         Brookhaven National Laboratory and for his leadership in the        Nagahara, Larry A.
                                                                     Nominated by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)                                  design and construction of the RHIC detectors. Nominated by:        National Cancer Institute
                                                                                                                                          Nuclear Physics (DNP)                                               Citation: For his pioneering work in developing scanning

6            APS Prizes and Awards
probe microscopy and other nanotechnology platforms for the          programs. Nominated by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)                        Citation: For his fundamental and wide ranging contributions          in establishing the program of J/psi measurements at RHIC.
analysis, manipulation and measurements at the nanoscale and                                                                              to low-dimensional epitaxial semiconductor nanostructures             Nominated by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)
of molecular components and for the elucidation of the funda-        Phillips, Daniel                                                     and in particular semiconductor nanowires. His work has led
mental physical principles underlying these systems. Nominated       Ohio University                                                      to a fundamental understanding of the mechanisms govern-              Spontak, Richard
by: Instrument & Measurement Science (GIMS)                          Citation: For his research on effective hadronic theories of few-    ing nanowire growth and to the realization of radically new           North Carolina State University
                                                                     nucleon systems, especially on the role of the Delta(1232) and       nanostructures with broad device applications. Nominated by:          Citation: For pioneering contributions in electron microscopy
Nam, Chang H.                                                        the description of electromagnetic reactions on light nuclei, and    Materials Physics (DMP)                                               and electron microtomography of multiphase polymer materials.
Korea Advance Institute of Science & Technology                      their application in obtaining reliable information on neutron                                                                             Nominated by: Polymer Physics (DPOLY)
Citation: For contributions to the theory and experiments of         properties from experimental data. Nominated by: Few-Body            Santamaria, Jacobo
physical processes of high harmonic generation for the develop-      Systems & Multiparticle Dynamics (GFB)                               University of Complutense                                             Squires, Kyle
ment of attosecond coherent x-ray sources and related femtosec-                                                                           Citation: For seminal contributions to the understanding the          Arizona State University
ond laser technology. Nominated by: Laser Science (DLS)              Phillpot, Simon R.                                                   interplay of superconductivity and magnetism in oxide films           Citation: For his role in discovering the mechanisms creating
                                                                     University of Florida                                                and superlattices. Nominated by: Magnetism & Its Applications         concentration fluctuations of inertial particles in turbulent flow,
Nealey, Paul                                                         Citation: For sustained contributions to developing microscopic      (GMAG)                                                                and for fundamental contributions to the computational model-
University of Wisconsin                                              mechanistic understanding of interfacial phenomena in materi-                                                                              ing of wall turbulence in complex geometries. Nominated by:
Citation: For fundamental and insightful research on the             als using atomic-level simulations methods, in particular            Schmelcher, Peter                                                     Fluid Dynamics (DFD)
dimension dependent properties of polymer nanostructures, the        thermal transport behavior. Nominated by: Materials Physics          Institut fur Physikalische Chemie
directed self-assembly of block copolymers, and their applica-       (DMP)                                                                Citation: For important contributions to the theory of strongly       Steinberg, Aephraim
tion in the development of advanced lithographic materials and                                                                            magnetized atoms and molecules, giant dipole states in com-           University of Toronto
processes. Nominated by: Polymer Physics (DPOLY)                     Piecuch, Piotr                                                       bined electric and magnetic fields, and magnetic trapping of          Citation: For pioneering theoretical and experimental contribu-
                                                                     Michigan State University                                            ultracold Rydberg atoms. Nominated by: Atomic, Molecular, &           tions to the understanding of fundamental quantum phenom-
Neumann, Dan A.                                                      Citation: For his outstanding contributions to electronic            Optical Physics (DAMOP)                                               ena including photon and atom tunneling and the quantum
NIST                                                                 structure and quantum many-body theories, in particular                                                                                    information stored in cold atomic gases. Nominated by: Atomic,
Citation: For seminal studies of the structure and dynamics of       developments in coupled-cluster theory, important advances           Selloni, Annabella                                                    Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)
new carbon-based materials and critical leadership serving the       in understanding molecular properties, chemical reactivities         Princeton University
U.S. neutron scattering community. Nominated by: Materials           and intermolecular interactions as well as nuclear structure,        Citation: For her pioneering first-principles computational           Steiner, Richard
Physics (DMP)                                                        through discerning use of computational methods. Nominated           studies of surfaces and interfaces, which made possible the           NIST
                                                                     by: Chemical Physics (DCP)                                           interpretation of complex experiments, and successfully               Citation: For his contributions to the development of the NIST
Newman, Harvey B.                                                                                                                         predicted the physical, and chemical properties of broad classes      Watt Balance, and landmark measurements of the Planck
Caltech                                                              Plesniak, Michael                                                    of materials, including materials for photovoltaic applications.      constant, the electron charge, and the Avogadro constant. Nomi-
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the discovery of the       Purdue University                                                    Nominated by: Computational Physics (DCOMP)                           nated by: Precision Measurement and Fundamental Constants
gluon, precision electroweak measurements and searches for           Citation: For fundamental contributions to understanding                                                                                   (GPMFC)
new particles, and for innovations in detector instrumentation,      complex turbulent shear flows including the effects of curvature,    Sen, Surajit
computing and networks that serve the global science commu-          multiple strain rates, three-dimensional boundary layers, and        SUNY-Buffalo                                                          Stolow, Albert
nity. Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)                       non-canonical jets in crossflow. Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics        Citation: For the discovery of how solitary waves break and           Steacie Institute
                                                                     (DFD)                                                                secondary solitary waves form in granular media, for his              Citation: For contributions to ultrafast laser science as ap-
Nico, Jeffrey S.                                                                                                                          leadership in organizing forums to represent and recognize            plied to molecular physics, including time-resolved studies of
NIST                                                                 Ploszajczak, Marek                                                   the physicists from India and for raising consciousness about         non-adiabatic dynamics in excited molecules, non-perturbative
Citation: In recognition of his contributions and leadership         Grand Accel Natl d’ions Lourds                                       the problems and the importance of rural science education in         quantum control of molecular dynamics, and dynamics of
in precision measurements and fundamental symmetry tests             Citation: For his seminal contributions to studies of open           India and the developing world. Nominated by: International           polyatomic molecules in strong laser fields. Nominated by:
using cold neutrons, and his contributions to radiochemical          quantum systems, his formulation and implementation of the           Physics (FIP)                                                         Chemical Physics (DCP)
determinations of the p-p fusion solar neutrino flux. Nominated      continuum shell model and Gamow Shell Model, and their
by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)                                            use to describe weakly bound nuclear states and resonances.          Seryi, Andrei                                                         Stone, Michael
                                                                     Nominated by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)                                  Stanford University                                                   University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Noh, Tae Won                                                                                                                              Citation: For his leadership in developing beam delivery              Citation: For profound contributions to the physics of quantum
Seoul National University                                            Poisson, Eric                                                        systems for linear colliders and his contributions to the theory      fluids and to the application of modern quantum field theory to
Citation: For his contributions to the understanding of oxide        University of Guelph                                                 of ground motion, vibration, and feedback accelerators and            condensed matter physics. Nominated by: Condensed Matter
ferroelectric thin films and optical properties of oxides with       Citation: For important contributions to the theory of gravita-      particularly linear colliders. Nominated by: Physics of Beams         Physics (DCMP)
strong electron correlations. Nominated by: Materials Physics        tional radiation from compact bodies orbiting black holes, to        (DPB)
(DMP)                                                                the theory of back-reaction of the emitted radiation on their mo-                                                                          Sulik, Bela
                                                                     tions, and to understanding the implications for gravitational-      Sessoms, Allen                                                        Hungarian Academy of Science
Onel, Yasar                                                          wave detection. Nominated by: Gravitation (GGR)                      University of District of Columbia                                    Citation: For numerous significant contributions, both theoreti-
University of Iowa                                                                                                                        Citation: For exceptional contributions to the global society in      cal and experimental, to the fundamental understanding of
Citation: For significant contributions to particle physics,         Porto, James V.                                                      understanding and addressing the challenges posed by nuclear          atomic and molecular collisions, and especially for his work
organizing many international particle physics experiments and       NIST                                                                 and other advanced energy technologies. Nominated by: Phys-           on multi-electron and multiple scattering processes with ionic
conferences, and inspiring and mentoring students from the US        Citation: For seminal studies of ultra-cold atoms in optical         ics and Society (FPS)                                                 projectiles. Nominated by: Few-Body Systems & Multiparticle
and developing countries. Nominated by: International Physics        lattices with applications to quantum information, many-body                                                                               Dynamics (GFB)
(FIP)                                                                physics, and condensed matter models, and for the invention of       Sherwin, Mark
                                                                     optical lattice techniques including a super-lattice for patterned   University of California, Santa Barbara                               Svistunov, Boris
Orlandi, Paolo                                                       loading, and a re-configurable lattice of double wells. Nomi-        Citation: For important experiments on non-equilibrium dy-            University of Massachusetts
University of Roma                                                   nated by: Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)               namics in semiconductor quantum structures driven by intense          Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theory and prac-
Citation: For his contributions to the study of turbulence, vortex                                                                        terahertz electric fields. Nominated by: Condensed Matter             tice of Monte Carlo simulations for strongly correlated quantum
dynamics, and other areas of fluid mechanics, in particular          Prezhdo, Oleg                                                        Physics (DCMP)                                                        and classical systems, the invention of the worm algorithm
through the application of low-order energy-conserving               University of Washington                                                                                                                   and diagrammatic Monte Carlo techniques, and fundamental
finite-difference numerical techniques. Nominated by: Fluid          Citation: Development of novel methodology for quantum               Shiltsev, Vladimir D.                                                 theoretical results on superfluid phenomena in quantum gases,
Dynamics (DFD)                                                       mechanical dynamics with applications to elucidate chemical          Fermilab                                                              liquids, and solids. Nominated by: Computational Physics
                                                                     behavior in complex systems. Nominated by: Chemical Physics          Citation: For advancing the understanding of performance              (DCOMP)
Othmer, Hans                                                         (DCP)                                                                limitations in accelerators, in particular for seminal work on
University of Minnesota                                                                                                                   ground motion in electron-positron linear colliders and electron      Tabor, Samuel
Citation: For fundamental contributions to the mathematical          Qian, Yongzhong                                                      lens beam compensation in large hadron colliders. Nominated           Florida State University
modeling of spatio-temporal phenomena in biology, leading to         University of Minnesota                                              by: Physics of Beams (DPB)                                            Citation: For pioneering and sustained contributions to the
the development of new mathematics and yielding important            Citation: For contributions to theoretical nuclear astrophysics,                                                                           understanding of the structure of f-p-g shell nuclei and pioneer-
insights into biology. Nominated by: Biological Physics (DBP)        including the production of heavy elements via the rapid neutron     Shin, Sung-Chul                                                       ing measurements elucidating the effects of neutron excess on
                                                                     capture process and to theoretical studies of collective neutrino    KAIST                                                                 nuclear shell structure near N=16. Nominated by: Nuclear
Palffy-Muhoray, Peter                                                flavor transformations in supernovae. Nominated by: Nuclear          Citation: For his pioneering contributions to understanding of        Physics (DNP)
Kent State University                                                Physics (DNP)                                                        magnetization reversal dynamics, in particular critical scaling
Citation: In recognition of his creative explorations and                                                                                 behavior of Barkhausen avalanches of 2D ferromagnets, and             Thornton, Geoffrey
contributions to the understanding of light-matter interactions      Rao, Apparao M.                                                      discovery of novel magnetic thin films and multilayers for            University College of London
in liquid crystalline systems. Nominated by: Condensed Matter        Clemson University                                                   high-density data storage. Nominated by: Magnetism & Its              Citation: For the pioneering use of synchrotron radiation
Physics (DCMP)                                                       Citation: For developing methods of synthesizing carbon              Applications (GMAG)                                                   techniques and scanning probe methods to explore the surface
                                                                     nanotubes with controlled morphologies, and for elucidating                                                                                chemical physics of metal oxides. Nominated by: Chemical
Pancheri-Srivastava, Giulia                                          the properties of carbon nanotubes and photopolymerized C60          Shlomo, Shalom                                                        Physics (DCP)
INFN Lab Natl of Frascati                                            through Raman spectroscopy. Nominated by: Materials Physics          Texas A&M University
Citation: For her leadership in establishing an international        (DMP)                                                                Citation: For outstanding contributions in the study of nuclear       Tsymbal, Evgeny
network in theoretical and experimental particle physics at the                                                                           correlations, giant resonances and the nuclear matter equation        University of Nebraska
DAPHNE phi-factory, and for her leading several networks of          Rao, Triveni                                                         of state, and his many contributions to the development of            Citation: For significant contributions to the understanding of
researchers from European universities for the training of young     Brookhaven National Laboratory                                       international research and education in physics. Nominated by:        spin-dependent transport in magnetic nanostructures. Nomi-
researchers. Nominated by: International Physics (FIP)               Citation: For pioneering work on metal photo cathodes for            International Physics (FIP)                                           nated by: Magnetism & Its Applications (GMAG)
Pande, Vijay                                                         high brightness RF injectors. Nominated by: Physics of Beams
                                                                     (DPB)                                                                Shvets, Gennady                                                       Ullrich, Joachim
Stanford University                                                                                                                       University of Texas, Austin                                           Max Planck Inst Kernphys
Citation: For far-reaching contributions to the quantitative         Reddy, Sanjay K.                                                     Citation: For theoretical and computational investigations            Citation: For his contributions to the development and applica-
distributed simulation, analysis, and understanding of kinetics      Los Alamos National Laboratory                                       of the interaction of ultra-strong laser pulses and relativistic      tion of the Reaction Microscope and for spectroscopic studies of
and thermodynamics of biomolecular conformations and inter-          Citation: For fundamental contributions to our understanding         particle beams with plasmas, with applications to inertial con-       highly charged ions. Nominated by: Precision Measurement and
actions, especially in the areas of protein folding and the role     of the roles of strangeness and superfluidity in dense matter, and   finement fusion, plasma-based particle accelerators, and novel        Fundamental Constants (GPMFC)
of water in confined environments. Nominated by: Biological          their effects on neutrino transport in neutron stars and superno-    radiation sources. Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)
Physics (DBP)                                                        vae. Nominated by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)                                                                                                   Vane, Charles
                                                                                                                                          Siddons, David                                                        Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Parker, Scott E.                                                     Ren, Fan                                                                                                                                   Citation: For the elegant experimental elucidation of charge
                                                                                                                                          Brookhaven National Laboratory
University of Colorado                                               University of Florida                                                Citation: For his contribution to x-ray optics, x-ray physics,        transfer and other fundamental inelastic processes in atomic,
Citation: For seminal contributions to the numerical simulation      Citation: For contributions to the development of device             x-ray detectors, and the development of synchrotron radiation         molecular, and bulk matter systems spanning interaction ener-
of plasmas, including simulations demonstrating the ballooning-      processing technologies for compound semiconductor devices           instrumentation and experimental techniques. Nominated by:            gies of milli-electron volts to tera-electron volts. Nominated by:
like structure of ITG turbulence, gyrokinetic particle simulations   based on GaAs, InP, ZnO and GaN. Nominated by: Industrial            Instrument & Measurement Science (GIMS)                               Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)
at realistic plasma beta, and gyrokinetic/MHD hybrid simula-         and Applied Physics (FIAP)
tions. Nominated by: Plasma Physics (DPP)                                                                                                 Skodje, Rex                                                           Vespignani, Alessandro
                                                                     Robertson, Norna                                                     University of Colorado                                                Indiana University
Parsons, John                                                        Stanford University                                                                                                                        Citation: For his contributions to the statistical physics of
                                                                                                                                          Citation: For fundamental theoretical studies that have resulted
Columbia University                                                  Citation: For pioneering work in the field of interferometric        in a great understanding of chemical reaction dynamics. Nomi-         complex networks, in particular his seminal work on the spread-
Citation: For his many contributions to the electronics of the       gravitational wave detection, especially in the domain of the        nated by: Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)                ing of viruses in real networks. Nominated by: Statistical &
ZEUS and D0 experiments and for his leading role in the calo-        suspension and isolation of the test masses. Nominated by:                                                                                 Nonlinear Physics (GSNP)
rimeter readout electronics and the management of the ATLAS          Gravitation (GGR)                                                    Smith, Leslie M.
experiment. Nominated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)                                                                                      University of Wisconsin, Madison                                      Vogelsang, Werner
                                                                     Rotenberg, Eli                                                       Citation: For important and insightful contributions to the           Brookhaven National Laboratory
Pate, Brooks H.                                                      Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory                                                                                                      Citation: For his outstanding contributions to the development
                                                                                                                                          understanding of turbulence in engineering and geophysical
University of Virginia                                               Citation: For outstanding contributions to the understanding of      flows through theory and numerical simulations.                       of perturbative QCD and the theoretical methods of analysis
Citation: Brooks H. Pate is recognized for his contributions to      quantum electronic properties of nanophase and reduced dimen-        Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)                                    of the spin structure of the nucleons. Nominated by: Nuclear
understanding intramolecular vibrational dynamics and for the        sionality systems by creative applications of angle-resolved                                                                               Physics (DNP)
development of laser- and microwave spectroscopy techniques          photoemission spectroscopy. Nominated by: Condensed Matter           Soderlind, Per
to probe molecular kinetics by dynamic rotational spectroscopy.      Physics (DCMP)                                                       Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory                                Voloshin, Sergei
Nominated by: Chemical Physics (DCP)                                                                                                      Citation: For important contributions in electronic-structure         Wayne State University
                                                                     Rothstein, Ira Z.                                                    theory for transition and actinide metals, particularly pluto-        Citation: For numerous seminal contributions to the methods
Pernisz, Udo                                                         Carnegie Mellon University                                                                                                                 and interpretation of collective flow in relativistic nuclear colli-
                                                                                                                                          nium. Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
Dow Corning Corporation                                              Citation: For contributions to the development of modern effec-                                                                            sions. Nominated by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)
Citation: For his contributions to making siloxane resins a com-     tive field theories, and applications to flavor physics, quarkonia   Solomon, Glenn S.
mercial success as spin-on dielectrics in the IC industry, and       and gravitational waves. Nominated by: Particles and Fields          NIST                                                                  Wagner, Carlos
his investigations of the luminescence of Si-containing organic      (DPF)                                                                Citation: For extensive contributions to the study of quantum         Argonne National Laboratory/University of Chicago
and inorganic compounds that led to the development of novel                                                                              optics with quantum dots. Nominated by: Condensed Matter              Citation: For contributions to the phenomenology of theories of
materials for photonics applications. Nominated by: Industrial       Ryan, James                                                          Physics (DCMP)                                                        supersymmetry and of electroweak symmetry breaking. Nomi-
and Applied Physics (FIAP)                                           University of New Hampshire                                                                                                                nated by: Particles and Fields (DPF)
                                                                     Citation: For his scientific discoveries with the COMPTEL            Sondhi, Shivaji
Petford-Long, Amanda                                                 instrument on the Compton Observatory and for his great              Princeton University                                                  Watkins, Simon
Argonne National Laboratory                                          service to the APS Division of Astrophysics. Nominated by:           Citation: For elegant work in the theory of strongly correlated       Simon Fraser University
Citation: For incisive electron microscopy and atom probe mi-        Astrophysics (DAP)                                                   electronic systems especially concerning spin textures in quan-       Citation: For groundbreaking research on the growth and
croscopy studies of structure-property relationships in thin films                                                                        tum Hall systems and spin-liquid states in frustrated quantum         properties of high quality narrow-gap semiconductor hetero-
and nanostructures, with emphasis on magnetic nanostructures         Saffman, Mark                                                        antiferromagnets. Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics              structures by organometallic vapor phase epitaxy (OMVPE)
with applications in information storage technology. Nominated       University of Wisconsin                                              (DCMP)                                                                and their application to high-speed semiconductor devices.
by: Materials Physics (DMP)                                          Citation: For pioneering research on spatial pattern formation                                                                             Nominated by: Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP)
                                                                     and solitons in photorefractive crystals, and neutral atom quan-     Sorensen, Soren
Petratos, Gerassimos                                                 tum information processing. Nominated by: Atomic, Molecular,         University of Tennessee                                               Weisman, R. Bruce
Kent State University                                                & Optical Physics (DAMOP)                                            Citation: For his important contributions to the field of relativ-    Rice University
Citation: For numerous contributions to high energy electro-                                                                              istic heavy ion collisions, in particular for systematic studies of   Citation: For pioneering research in the spectroscopy of carbon
magnetic physics, including the SLAC nucleon spin physics            Samuelson, Lars                                                      stopping and transverse energy production, and for his early          nanotubes and the application of nanotube fluorescence in
program, and the SLAC and Jefferson Lab few-body physics             Lund University                                                      leadership in the PHENIX offline computing framework and              novel physical, chemical, analytical, and biomedical studies.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   APS Prizes and Awards                         7
Nominated by: Chemical Physics (DCP)                                 Nominated by: Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP)                 Citation: In recognition of his work in building international       with non-orthogonal orbital sets for atomic structure calcula-
                                                                                                                                         collaborations in physics, including his leadership of the Taiwan    tions of exceptional accuracy and benchmark calculations for
Westbrook, Chris I.                                                  Wodtke, Alec M.                                                     group in the Collider Detector at Fermilab and acting as a           excitation and ionization of complex atoms and ions by photon
Institut d’Optique Graduate School                                   University of California, Santa Barbara                             Special Adviser to the Japanese government on the creation of        and electron impact. Nominated by: Atomic, Molecular, & Opti-
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of        Citation: For contributions to our understanding of the funda-      the Institute of Science and Technology in Okinawa and for his       cal Physics (DAMOP)
methods to laser cool atoms below the Doppler limit, for the         mental interactions of molecules with solid surfaces, by combin-    contributions to the discovery of the Top Quark. Nominated by:
creation of a Bose-Einstein condensate of metastable helium          ing methods of laser spectroscopy, molecular beams and UHV          International Physics (FIP)                                          Zhang, Xiang
atoms, and for pioneering experiments in quantum optics for          surface science. Nominated by: Chemical Physics (DCP)                                                                                    University of California, Berkeley
measuring of atom-atom pair correlations in ultracold gases.                                                                             Yildirim, Taner                                                      Citation: For the pioneering demonstration of the optical
Nominated by: Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)           Xie, Sunney                                                         NIST                                                                 Superlens and Hyperlens for nano-optics; the development of
                                                                     Harvard University                                                  Citation: For combining analytic theory, first-principles            concepts of metamaterials, plasmonic, and far IR magnetism;
Whelan, David                                                        Citation: Sunney (Xiaoliang) Xie is a pioneer in single-molecule    computations, and neutron scattering measurements to design,         seminal contributions to the plasmonic lithography. Nominated
Boeing Company                                                       biophysics and live cell optical imaging. Technically innovative,   discover, and understand new materials with novel physics.           by: Industrial and Applied Physics (FIAP)
Citation: For over 25 years of innovation and research con-          his work created new knowledge about enzymatic dynamics,            Nominated by: Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
ducted in academic, national laboratory and industrial research      and gene expression in living cells. He also developed Coherent                                                                          Zheludev, Andrey
environments, development of the B2 design and instrumenta-          Anti-Stokes Raman Scattering microscopy, a highly sensi-            Zaanen, Jan
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Oak Ridge National Laboratory
tion, air to air synthetic aperture radar, multi-spectral radar      tive vibrational imaging tool for biomedicine. Nominated by:        Leiden University                                                    Citation: For elegant neutron scattering investigations of quan-
imaging, and visionary technical leadership at both DARPA and        Biological Physics (DBP)                                            Citation: For fundamental contributions to the theory of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                              tum magnetism and quantum critical phenomena, especially
The Boeing Company. Nominated by: Industrial and Applied                                                                                 strongly interacting electron systems in high Tc superconductors
                                                                     Xie, Xincheng                                                                                                                            in spin-chain compounds. Nominated by: Condensed Matter
Physics (FIAP)                                                                                                                           and other doped Mott-insulators. Nominated by: Condensed
                                                                     Oklahoma State University                                                                                                                Physics (DCMP)
                                                                                                                                         Matter Physics (DCMP)
Wilkening, Dean                                                      Citation: For important contributions to the theoretical
                                                                                                                                         Zasadzinski, Joseph A.                                               Ziurys, Lucy M.
Stanford University                                                  understanding of two-dimensional electron systems, tirelessly
Citation: For his extensive contributions to understanding                                                                               University of California, Santa Barbara                              University of Arizona
                                                                     working for the advancement of physics in China, fostering col-
ballistic missile defense, bioterrorism and civil defense, and for                                                                       Citation: For applying physical principles of self-assembly, di-     Citation: For forefront contributions in molecular spectroscopy
                                                                     laborations between young physicists in China and the United
his training of the next generation of physicists involved in arms                                                                       rected assembly and bio-mimicry to create well-controlled lipid      leading to new discoveries and understanding of molecules in
                                                                     States, and co-organizing a number of important international
control. Nominated by: Physics and Society (FPS)                     workshops and conferences. Nominated by: International              structures such as unilamellar vesicles and “vesosomes” for          interstellar and circumstellar environments. Nominated by:
                                                                     Physics (FIP)                                                       biomedical applications such as targeted drug-delivery vehicles      Atomic, Molecular, & Optical Physics (DAMOP)
Williams, Clayton                                                                                                                        and treatments for respiratory diseases, and for developing new
University of Utah                                                   Yakhot, Victor                                                                                                                           Zucker, Michael E.
                                                                                                                                         microscopies for characterizing their microstructure, molecular
Citation: For his pioneering and sustained contributions to the      Boston University                                                   organization and interactions. Nominated by: Biological Phys-        Massachusetts Institute of Technology
field of Scanning Capacitance Microscopy and to the develop-         Citation: For seminal contributions to turbulence and combus-       ics (DBP)                                                            Citation: For development of fundamental techniques and
ment of the Scanning Capacitance Microscope for both quanti-         tion modeling. Nominated by: Fluid Dynamics (DFD)                                                                                        practical instrumentation for interferometric gravitational wave
tative two-dimensional carrier and dopant profiling, and for the                                                                         Zatsarinny, Oleg                                                     detection and for leadership in LIGO during the transition from
characterization and failure analysis of semiconductor materi-       Yeh, Gong                                                           Drake University                                                     laboratory-scale to kilometer-scale devices. Nominated by:
als and devices (including VLSI products) on a nanometer scale.      Fermilab                                                            Citation: For the development of the B-Spline R-matrix method        Gravitation (GGR)



                                                                             Nomination Announcements
                                                                      Call for Nominations for 2010 APS Prizes and Awards
                                                                         Nomination Deadline is July 1, 2009, unless otherwise indicated.

                           PRIZES                                                Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize                                               J.J. Sakurai Prize                               ics, 3900 Bethel Drive, St Paul, MN 55112, Phone (651)
                                                                     Richart Slusher, GTR/STL, 400 10th Street, CRB 604B, Atlanta,       R. Sekhar Chivukula, Michigan State University, Department of        638-6465 Email petric@bethel.edu
                                                                     GA 30318, Phone (908) 832-7383, Fax (404) 407-6994 Email            Physics & Astronomy, East Lansing, MI 48824, Phone (517) 355-
                      Will Allis Prize                               dick.slusher@gtri.gatech.edu                                        9200, Fax (517) 355-6661 Email sekhar@msu.edu                                      Joseph F. Keithley Award
Michael Brunger, 5 Salibury Street, Unley 5061, Australia, Phone                                                                                                                                              TBA
61 8 8201 2958 Email Michael.brunger@flinders.edu.au
                                                                                  James Clerk Maxwell Prize                                             Arthur L. Schalow Prize
                                                                     Robert Merlino, University of Iowa, Department of Physics & As-     Mark Kasevich, Stanford University, Varian Physics Building,                    Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award
                  Hans A. Bethe Prize
                                                                     tronomy, Iowa City, IA 52242, Phone: (319) 335-1756, Fax (319)      Stanford, CA 94305 Phone (650) 723-4356, Fax (650) 723-9173
John W. Negele, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 6-315, 77                                                                                                                                              Natalie Meshkov, 5737 Carpenter Street, Downers Grove, IL
                                                                     335-1753 Email robert-merlino@uiowa.edu                             Email kasevich@stanford.edu
Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02139, Phone (617) 253-                                                                                                                                                   60516, Phone (630) 252-5234 Fax (630) 252-9281 Email mesh-
7707, Fax (617) 253-8674 Email negele@mitlns.mit.edu                                                                                                                                                          kov@anl.gov
                                                                                   James C. McGroddy Prize                               Prize to a Faculty Member for Research in an
                  Tom W. Bonner Prize                                M. Brian Maple, University of California, San Diego, Dept. of                 Undergraduate Institution                                                      Nicholson Medal
                                                                     Physics 0319, 9500 Gilman Drive, LaJolla, CA 92093, Phone           TBA
Bradley Sherrill, Michigan State University, NSCL, East Lansing,                                                                                                                                              E. Dan Dahlberg, University of Minnesota, Department of Phys-
                                                                     (858) 534-3968, Fax (858) 534-1241 Email mbmaple@ucsd.edu
MI 48824, Phone (517) 333-6322, Fax (517) 353-5967 Email                                                                                                                                                      ics, 116 Church Street, SE Minneapolis, MN 55455, Phone (612)
sherrill@nscl.msu.edu                                                                                                                                                                                         624-3506, Fax (612) 624-4578 Email dand@physics.umn.edu
                                                                                                                                                         Robert R. Wilson Prize
                                                                                        Lars Onsager Prize                               Frank Zimmermann, CERN, AB Department, ABP Group, Ge-
                                                                     Leo Radzihovsky, University of Colorado, Department of Phys-        neva CH-1211, Switzerland, Phone 41 22 783 0552 Email frank.                       Francis Pipkin Award
              Herbert P. Broida Prize                                                                                                    zimmermann@cern.ch
                                                                     ics, 390 UCB, Boulder, CO 80309, Phone (303) 492-5436, Fax
           NEXT PRIZE AWARED IN 2011                                 (303) 492-2998 Email radzihov@colorado.edu                                                                                                         NEXT PRIZE AWARDED IN 2011

                                                                                                                                           AWARDS, MEDALS & LECTURESHIPS
                Oliver E. Buckley Prize                                                Abraham Pais Prize
David Awschalom, University of California, Santa Barbara,                                                                                                                                                                    Leo Szilard Lectureship
                                                                     Laurie Brown, 1500 Hinman Avenue, Apt 402, Evanston, IL                                                                                  Pavel Podvig, 220 College Avenue, Apt F, Falo Alto, CA 94306,
Department of Physics, Broida Hall, Santa Barbara, CA 93106,         60201, Tel: (847) 328-0067 Email lbrown@northwestern.edu                           David Adler Lectureship
Phone (805) 893-2121, Fax (805) 893-4170 Email awsch@phys-                                                                               George Crabtree, Argonne National Laboratory, MSD 223, 9700          Phone (650) 327-7968 Email podvig@stanford.edu
ics.ucsb.edu                                                                                                                             S. Cass Avenue, Argonne, IL 60439, Phone (630) 252-5509 Email
                                                                                      George E. Pake Prize                               crabtree@anl.gov
                                                                                                                                                                                                                           John Wheatley Award
                Davisson-Germer Prize                                Mark Lee, Sandia National Laboratory, PO Box 5800, MS 1415,
                                                                     Albuquerque, NM 87185, Phone (505) 844-5462, Fax (505) 844-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                        NEXT PRIZE AWARDED IN 2011
Deborah S. Jin, University of Colorado, JILA Campus Box 440,         4045 Email mlee1@sandia.gov                                                           Leroy Apker Award
Boulder, CO 80309, Phone (303) 492-0256 Email jin@jilau1.                                                                                Alan Chodos, American Physical Society, One Physics Ellipse,
colorado.edu                                                                                                                             College Park, MD 20740, Phone (301) 209-3233, Fax (301) 209-                     DISSERTATION AWARDS
                                                                                     W.K.H. Panofsky Prize                               0865 Email chodos@aps.org

                   Max Delbruck Prize                                George Trilling, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, MS                                                                                                   Andreas Acrivos
                                                                     50B-6222, Berkeley, CA 94720, Phone (510) 486-6801, Fax                                                                                  TBA
John Hopfield, Princeton University, Department of Molecular         (510) 486-4047 Email ght@lbl.gov                                                  Edward A. Bouchet Award
Biology, Carl Icahn Laboratory, Princeton, NJ 08544, Phone (609)                                                                         Delia Cabrera, 8670 NW 6th Lane, 4-103, Miami, FL 33126,
258-1239, Fax (609) 258-7599 Email Hopfield@princeton.edu                                                                                Phone (305) 326-6000 Email dcabrera2@med.miami.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mitsuyoshi Tanaka
                                                                                       Earle K. Plyler Prize
                                                                                                                                                                                                              TBA
                 Einstein Prize                                      David Perry, University of Akron, Department of Chemistry, Ak-
                                                                     ron, OH 44325-3601 Phone (330) 972-6825, Fax (330) 972-6085                        Joseph A. Burton Award
          NEXT PRIZE AWARDED IN 2011                                                                                                     Pavel Podvig, 220 College Avenue, Apt F, Falo Alto, CA 94306,
                                                                     Email dperry@uakron.edu                                                                                                                                   Marshall Rosenbluth
                                                                                                                                         Phone (650) 327-7968 Email podvig@stanford.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Adil B. Hassam, University of Maryland, Institute for Applied
                 Fluids Dynamics Prize                                                                                                                                                                        Physics, College Park, MD 20742, Phone (301) 405-1417 Fax
                                                                                     Polymer Physics Prize
Moshe Matalon, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Me-                                                                             John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma                           (301) 405-1678 Email hassam@umd.edu
                                                                     Russell J. Composto, University of Pennsylvania, 3231 Walnut
chanical Science & Engineering, 1206 W. Green Street, Urbana,                                                                                       Physics Research
                                                                     Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6272, Phone (215) 898-4451, Fax
IL 61801, Phone (217) 244-8746 Email matalon@uiuc.edu
                                                                     (215) 573-2128 Email composto@seas.upenn.edu                        Peter Catto, MIT Plasma Sci and Fusion Ctr, NW16-250, 167 Al-               Nuclear Physics Dissertation Award
                                                                                                                                         bany Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, Phone (617) 253-5825, Fax
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Lawrence Cardman, Jefferson Laboratory, 12000 Jefferson
                                                                                                                                         (617) 253-5805 Email catto@psfc.mit.edu
                Dannie Heineman Prize                                                                                                                                                                         Avenue, Suite 5, Newport News, VA, 23606, Phone (757) 269-
                                                                                      I.I. Rabi Prize
Marybeth Ruskai, 46 Lansdowne Road, Arlington, MA 02474,                                                                                                                                                      7032, Fax (757) 269-5800 E-mail cardman@jlab.org
Phone (781) 646-9377 Email marybeth.riskai@tufts.edu                           NEXT PRIZE AWARDED IN 2011
                                                                                                                                                          John H. Dillon Medal
                                                                                                                                         Russell Composto, University of Pennsylvania, Department of             Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in
                                                                                     Aneesur Rahman Prize                                Materials Science, 3231 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104,
                  Frank Isakson Prize                                                                                                    Phone (215) 898-4451, Fax (215) 573-2128 Email composto@                         Beam Physics Award
                                                                     Christopher McKee, University of California, Berkeley, Depart-                                                                           Sami G. Tantawi, SLAC, 2575 Sand Hill Road, MS 26, Menlo
Lance Cooper, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, De-          ment of Physics, MC 7300, Berkeley, CA 94720, Phone (510)           seas.upenn.edu
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Park, CA 94025, Phone (650) 926-4454 Email tantawi@slac.
partment of Physics, 1110 West Green Street, Urbana, IL 61801,       642-0805, Fax: (510) 642-3411 Email cmckee@astro.berkeley.                                                                               stanford.edu
Phone (217) 333-2589 Email slcooper@uiuc.edu                         edu                                                                       George E. Duvall Shock Compression
                                                                                                                                                          Science Award
              Irving Langmuir Prize                                                  Andrei Sakharov Prize                                       NEXT PRIZE AWARDED IN 2011                                   DAMOP Thesis Research Dissertation Award
                                                                     Joel Primack, University of California, Santa Cruz, Department                                                                           Alex Cronin, University of Arizona, Department of Physics,
          NEXT PRIZE AWARDED IN 2011                                                                                                                                                                          1118 East 4th Street, Tucson, AZ 85721, Phone (520) 465-
                                                                     of Physics, Santa Cruz, CA 95064, Phone (831) 459-2580, Fax:
                                                                     (831) 459-3043 Email joel@physics.ucsc.edu                              Excellence in Physics Education Award                            8459 Email cronin@physics.arizona.edu
                                                                                                                                         Richard Peterson, Bethel University, Department of Phys-



                                                                          2009 APS Fellowship Nomination Deadlines
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