Awards and Honors

The School of Physics have received recognitition through the award of local, national, and international awards.

Faculty Awards and Honors

2015

  • John Wise - College of Sciences Eric R. Immel Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • Deirdre Shoemaker - College of Sciences Cullen-Peck Fellow
  • Shina Tan - Junior Bose-Einstein Condensation (BEC) Award
  • JC Gumbart - NSF CAREER Award

2014

  • Walt de Heer - Reuters Most Cited Researcher Award
  • Claire Berger - Reuters Most Cited Researcher Award
  • Flavio Fenton - CETL/BP Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award
  • Daniel Goldman - NSF PECASE Award
  • Mei-Yin Chou - APS Outstanding Referee
  • Shina Tan - NSF CAREER Award
  • Claire Berger - APS Fellow
  • Michael Schatz - APS Fellow
  • Deirdre Shoemaker - APS Fellow
  • Elisa Riedo - APS Fellow

Postdoctoral Research Awards and Honors

  • Ilija Uzelac - American Heart Association Fellowship

Graduate Student Awards and Honors

  • Emily Alicea-Muñoz (2015) - Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the American Association of Physics Teachers
  • Andrea Welsh (2015) - Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award from the American Association of Physics Teachers
  • Yan-Yan "Claire" Ji (2015) - Summer Co-op at Boston Scientific
  • Karan Jani (2015) - Sam Nunn Security Program Fellowship
  • Perrin Schiebel (2014) - National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship
  • Daegene Koh (2014) - NSF East Asian and Pacific Summer Institutes (EAPSI) Fellowship

Undergraduate Student Awards

  • Forrest Kieffer (2015) - Nickelson-Sutherland Undergraduate Research Award
  • Christopher Evans (2015) - H. Fukuyo Outstanding Physics Undergraduate Award
  • Jeffrey Heningen (2014) - Nickelson-Sutherland Undergraduate Research Award
  • Conner Herndon (2014) - Best Presentation at the SPS Zone 4 Meeting
  • Forrest Kieffer (2014) - Goldwater Scholarship