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Recent Professional Society Fellowships

2008

Mike Coltrin — Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science:  "For outstanding accomplishments in chemically reacting flows and chemical vapor deposition modeling."

Robert Hwang — Fellow, American Physical Society:  "For his pioneering experiments on metal-on-metal epitaxy leading to fundamental advances in understanding the structure of thin metal films, and for his exceptional service in the advocacy of nanoscience in the United States."

Jerry Simmons — Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science:  "For outstanding accomplishments in semiconductor science and technology through personal research and leadership of group efforts, particularly in low dimensional physics and solid state lighting."

Jeffrey Tsao — Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science:  "For outstanding contributions to compound semiconductor research through personal research, research management, and service to the research community."

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2007

Greg Hebner — Fellow, American Physical Society:  "For investigations of, and contributions to, the science of atomic and molecular processes in plasmas through development of innovative optical, microwave, and rf diagnostics."

Julia Hsu — Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science:  "For efforts on behalf of the advancement of science."

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2005

Mark Lee — Fellow, American Physical Society:  "For experiments advancing the
understanding of electron correlation and electrodynamic response in oxide superconductors, ferromagnets, Coulomb glasses and nonlinear optical polymers."

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2004

Greg Hebner — Fellow, American Vacuum Society:  "For developing innovative
optical, microwave, and electrical diagnostics of plasma sources."

Arlee Smith — Fellow, Optical Society of America:  "For contributions to the field
of nonlinear optics."

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2003

Bob Biefeld — Fellow, American Physical Society:  "For his pioneering and continued contributions to the metal-organic chemical vapor deposition of compound semiconductors, especially strained layer superlattices and Bragg reflectors for use in optoelectronic devices for industrial applications."

Jack Houston — Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science:  "For research advances, particularly the development and exploitation of interfacial force microscopy, leading to fundamental understanding of the interaction of solid surfaces with the environment."

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2002

Michael Coltrin — Fellow, American Physical Society: "For contributions to the fundamental understanding of the gas-phase and surface chemical processes in the chemical vapor deposition of semiconductor materials."

Julia Hsu — Fellow, American Physical Society:  "For pioneering work in applying scanning probe microscopy techniques to elucidate the nanometer scale electronic and optical properties of novel materials − in particular the physics related to defect."

Julia Phillips — Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science: "For seminal research on growth and properties of magnetic, superconducting, and optical thin films and for leadership in the management of interdisciplinary research."

Jerry Simmons — Fellow, American Physical Society: "For outstanding contributions to the physics of tunneling in two dimensional electronic materials, including fractional quantum Hall and double quantum well systems."

Brian Swartzentruber — Fellow, American Physical Society: "For pioneering studies of atomic-scale, kinetic, and thermodynamic aspects of the morphology of Si surfaces and significant innovations in scanning tunneling microscopy."