Dillon Medal Committee

Current & Past Members

DPOLY Chair-Elect, Rachel Segalman
Vice Chair, Moon Park
APS Councilor, Karen Winey
Appointed member, 2nd year: Venkat Ganesan
Appointed member, 1st year: LaShanda Korley

Prior to 2023, the Executive Committee minus the Early Career/Student member traditionally comprised the Dillon Medal selection committee.

2023 Committee: Mahesh Mahanthappa, Karen Winey, Robert Riggleman, Rodney Priestley, Zahra Fakhraai, Ryan Hayward, Rachel Segalman, Vivek Prabhu, Ramanan Krishnamoorti


The DPOLY Executive Committee serves as the Dillon Medal Selection Committee, with the DPOLY Chair also serving as Chair of the committee.

  • Dillon Medal Prize nominations are due June 1 each calendar year.
  • The winner is selected during a summer committee meeting.
  • The selection must be approved by APS (typically in October) prior to public announcement by APS