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FACULTY AWARDS (In process of being updated)

American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Fellows:

Electrion as a Fellow AAAS is an honor bestwed upon members by their peers.  Fellows are recognized for meritorious efforts to advance science or its applications.  AAAS is an international non-profit organization dedicated to advancing science around the world by serving as an edicator, leader, spokesperson and professional association.  In addition, AAAS publishes the journal Science, as well as many scientific newsletters, books and reports.

2011
Jason Ho
Dongping Zhong

2009
Gordon Aubrecht II

2006
Robert Perry

2005
Louis DiMauro
Chris Hammel
Ulrich Heinz
Steve Ringel

2003
Arthur Epstein
William F. Saam

2001
Richard Boyd (Emeritus)
Leonard Brillson

1996
Bunny Clark

1992
John W. Wilkins
 

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellows:

Founded in 1780, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences is an independent policy research center that conducts multidisciplinary studies of complex and emerging problems. The Academy's elected members are leaders in the academic disciplines, the arts, business, and public affairs.

2010 - John W. Wilkins

1975 - Kenneth G. Wilson (emeritus)

Guggenheim Fellows:

Guggenheim Fellowships are intended for men and women who have already demonstrated exceptional capacity for productive scholarship or exceptional creative ability in the arts.

2001 - James J. Beatty

1999 - Tin-Lun (Jason) Ho

National Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences is  an honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technolocy and thier use for the general welfare.

Kenneth G. Wilson

Nobel Prize

Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in physics, chemistry, physiology or medicine, literature and for peace.  The Nobel Prize is an international award administered by the Nobel Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. Each prize consists of a medal, personal diploma and a cash award.

William A. Fowler, 1983, Physics (B.S., Ohio State, 1933)

Kenneth G. Wilson, 1982, Physics (faculty, 1988-2002)

American Physical Society Fellows

Gordon Aubrecht, 2000

James Beatty, 2012

Richard Boyd (emeritus) 1987

Eric Braaten, 2000

Leonard Brillson, 1984

Ralf Bundschuh 2012

Bunny Clark

Frank DeLucia, 1992

 

NSF CAREER Award

John Beacom, 2005

 

William F. Meggers Award, Optical Society of America

Frank De Lucia, 2001
Pierre Agostini, 2007
Louis F. DiMauro, 2013

Faculty Awards presented by The Ohio State University

Distinguished University Professor

Frank De Lucia, 2000

Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching:

The Department of Physics is proud to include many of our faculty among the recipients of this award.

This award annual recognizes a maximum of ten faculty for thier teaching excellence. Students, faculty, and alumni may nominate faculty; and a committee of students, previous recipients, and alumni chooses the recipients.

Recipients are recognized with a $3,000 honorarium made possible by gifts from The Ohio State University Alumni Association, University Development, and the Office of Academic Affairs. In addition, the Office of Academic Affairs awards an increase of $1,200 to each recipient's base salary.  Members are also inducted into the University's Academy of Teaching at: http://ucat.osu.edu/academy/.

Full-time, regular faculty members on all campuses with the rank of instructor through full professor in the clinical or tenure track who, in the past three years, have taught undergraduate and/or graduate/professional students are eligible for this award. Previous recipients of this award, senior lecturers, lecturers, and graduate teaching associates are not eligible

2013 - Douglass Schumacher

2009 - John F. Beacom

2008 - Robert J. Perry

2007 - Brian L. Winer

2005 - Richard Hughes

2005 - Bruce Mainland (Newark Campus)

2004 - Klaus Honscheid

2003 - Samir Mathur

2002 - Gregory Kilcup

2000 - Linn Van Woerkom

1999 - Robert Scherrer

1997 - Richard Furnstahl

Distinguished Scholar Award

The University Distinguished Scholar Award (DSA) recognizes and honors six faculty members who demonstrate scholarly activity, research, or other creative works which represent exceptional achievements in their fields. Recipients of the award receive a $20,000 research grant and a $3,000 honorarium to pursue their scholarly activity.

2012 - Louis F. DiMauro

2011 - Junko Shigemitsu

2007 - Ulrich Heinz

2003 - Eric Braaten

2002 - Tin-Lun (Jason) Ho

1999 - Frank De Lucia

President and Provost's Award for Distinguished Faculty Service

Formerly the Faculty Award for Distinguished University Service, this award recognizes faculty members for their contributions to the development and implementation of university policies and programs through non-administrative roles, while continuing to teach and pursue scholarship.

2008 - Gordon J. Aubrecht II

2001 - Robert Perry

2000 - Bunny C. Clark

 

2013 Faculty Awards

Lou DiMauro receives Meggers award from OSA

Len Brillson elected Fellow of MRS

Amy Connolly receives NSF CAREER Award

 

 

Professor Douglass Schumacher receives 2013 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching - surprised by President Gee, Archie Griffin, Dean March, Jim Beatty and his wife and son.

President E. Gordon Gee accompanied by Archie Griffin, Divisional Dean Peter March, Chair Jim Beatty, Doug's wife and son and others from Physics suprised Douglass Schumacher at a specially scheduled group meeting.  This surprise visit was scheduled to announce that Doug had received one of 10 annual Alumni Awards for Distinguished Teaching.  To say the least, Doug was very surprised and was happy to share the moment with his family and with the many faculty, students and staff who work with him in his research group.  The Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching recognizes faculty for their teaching excellence.  The recipients are recognized with a $3,000 honorarium made possible by gifts from the Ohio State University Alumni Association, University Development, and the Office of Academic Affairs.  In addition, the Office of Academic Affairs awards an increase of $1,200 to each recipients base salary.  Members are also inducted into the University's Academy of Teaching.

Professor Gary Steigman retires June 30, 2012 - reception August 24, 2012

 

Pictured above are Jim Beatty, chair of the Dept. of Physics, Prof. Gary Steigman,  Gordon Gee, President of The Ohio State University and Brad Peterson, chair of the Dept. of Astronomy.

President E. Gordon Gee, Executive Dean Joe Steinmetz, Divisional Dean Peter March and many of his astronomy and physics colleagues were on hand to help Prof. Gary Steigman celebrate his retirement on August 24, 2012. The conference room (4138 PRB) was cleared of its normal tables and chairs and refitted with bistro tables with royal blue clothes and flickering tea lights.  Champagne, beer and wine as well as soft drinks were offered to the celebrants along with an assortment of hot and cold appetizers and desserts.  A lively crowd assembled including many faculty members from both departments, emertius colleagues, postdocs, students and staff.  Dr. Bob Scherrer flew in from Nashville, TN where is is chair of the Dept of Physics at Vanderbilt Univesity, as a surprise for his former colleague and gave a seminar prior to the reception as well as a bit of a roast of Prof. Steigman.  Dr. Steigman was surprised a second time when President Gordon Gee stopped by to offer his congratulations.

2012 Faculty Awards

2012 Distinguished Scholar Award presented to Lou Di Mauro

The January 26, 2012 Physics Department Faculty Meeting was interrupted by a surprise visit from President E. Gordon Gee, Divisional Dean Peter March, Sr. Associate Vice President for Research, Jan Weisenberger and  Barbara and Kimberly DiMauro.  The purpose of this visit was to notify Lou Di Mauro that he was the recipient of one of six 2012 Distinguished Scholar Awards.

This award, supported by the Office of Research is given to senior professors for exceptional scholarly accomplishment.  Recipients are nominated by their departments and chosen by a committee of senior faculty including former winners of the award. An honorarium of $3,000 and a research grant of $20,000 to be used over the next three years is given to each recipient.

Lou DiMauro gratefully accepts "the check in the mail envelope" from President Gee.

 

 

 

 Surprise visitors

 

Peter March, Jan Weisenberger, Kimberly DiMauro, President Gee, Lou and Barbara DiMauro and Jim Beatty.

 

 

2011 Faculty Awards

2011 Distinguished Scholar Award presented to Junko Shigemitsu.

On February 15, 2011 in a surprise visit from President E. Gordon Gee, Divisional Dean Peter March, Sr. Associate Vice President for Research Jan Weisenberger, Chair Jim Beatty and colleagues in Physics, Junko Shigemitsu was notified that she was the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Scholar Award. 

The Distinguished Scholar Award, established in 1978, recognizes exceptional scholarly accomplishments by senior professors who have compiled a substantial body of research, as well as the work of younger faculty members who have demonstrated great scholarly potential. The award is supported by the Office of Research. Recipients are nominated by their departments and chosen by a committee of senior faculty, including several past recipients of the award. Distinguished Scholars receive a $3,000 honorarium and a research grant of $20,000 to be used over the next three years.

Surprise visit by President to Junko Shigemitsu

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