Award and Prize Winners
David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics
Patricia Thiel, Iowa State University
"For seminal contributions to surface structure and dynamics of complex metallic alloys, including quasicrystals and kinetically limited growth and relaxation of nanostructures in thin metal films."
James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials
Nicola A. Spaldin
"For groundbreaking contributions in theory and experiment that have advanced the understanding and utility of multiferroic oxides."
Maria Goeppert Mayer Award
"For high-resolution angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy and imaging studies of the cuprate superconductors and graphene that elucidate their electronic properties."
2010 Fellows nominated by DMP:
Iowa State University
Citation: For significant contributions to the study of superconducting, magnetic transport properties of metals, such as field-induced quantum criticality in heavy fermions and superconductivity in layered cuprate, rare earth nickel borocarbide, magnesium diboride, and iron arsenide-based compounds.
University College London
Citation: For his significant contributions to the science and technology of organic semiconductors and related applications, and especially for seminal contributions to the scanning near-field optical microscopy (SNOM) assisted lithography of organic semiconductor nanostructures.
Korea Adv Inst of Sci & Tech
Citation: For his outstanding contributions to computational materials physics, in particular the fundamental understanding of defects, impurities, and high-pressure phases of semiconductors.
Chisholm, Matthew F.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions to materials and interface physics through scanning transmission electron microscopy.
Haglund Jr., Richard F.
Citation: For the innovative creation of new materials and the exploration of their properties employing sophisticated optical probes.
Hipps, Kerry W.
Washington State University
Citation: For his pioneering and innovative work in tunneling spectroscopy and in STM based orbital mediated tunneling through molecular systems.
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For pioneering contributions in epitaxial functional metal-oxide films for coated conductors and electronic devices.
Case Western Reserve University
Citation: In recognition of the breadth of her outstanding contributions to the study of semiconductors, which include the invention and study of strain-induced semiconductor quantum wires and dots, the study of carrier-phonon interactions using optical spectroscopy, and the development of novel synthesis methods for nitride semiconductors.
Krishnan, Kannan M.
University of Washington
Citation: For original and creative work in magnetism and electron microscopy elucidating growth mechanisms and the role of microstructure in determining fundamental properties of thin films, nanoscale structures and devices.
National Tsing Hua University
Citation: For her outstanding work in developing novel electronic materials using innovative fabrication techniques, especially her pioneering work that laid the foundation for the field of artificial magnetic superlattices.
Orme, Christine A.
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For her outstanding contributions in understanding the fundamental physics of crystallization and materials assembly with application to biomineralizaion, biomimetic synthesis, and shape control of nanostructures.
Nominated by: Materials Physics (DMP)
Smith, Kevin E.
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the study of the electronic structure of solids using angle resolved photoemission spectroscopy, soft x-ray emission spectroscopy and resonant inelastic x-ray scattering.
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Citation: For pioneering NMR studies of structures and dynamics of bulk metallic glasses, and of nanotubular materials including their interactions with guest molecules.
University of Texas at Dallas
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the design, fabrication, characterization and understanding of advanced functional nanomaterials and associated devices, from carbon nanotubes, superconducting or magnetic fullerenes and photonic crystals to solar cells, OLEDs and cold field emission cathodes.