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John W. Freeland, physicist with the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS) by the Division of Condensed Matter Physics. He was cited “For development and use of new x-ray techniques to understand chemical, structural, electronic and magnetic features at oxide interfaces.”
Prof. Tai-Chang Chiang of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a long-time user of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source is a co-recipient of the 2015 Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics sponsored by the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics of the American Physical Society.
APS User Peter Crane Awarded the 2014 International Prize for Biology from Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
Peter Crane, the Carl W. Knobloch, Jr., Dean of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies (F&ES) and a long-time user of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source, has been awarded the 2014 International Prize for Biology administered by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) for his work on the evolutionary history of plants.
The 2014 American Chemical Society (ACS) Division of Energy & Fuels Distinguished Service Award was presented to Dr. Randy Winans of the Argonne X-ray Science Division in the Advanced Photon Source at the annual dinner in August 2014.
An x-ray crystal structure solved by Philip Coppens, a founding member of ChemMatCARS at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory, has been chosen as one of the world’s top 10 molecular structures ever solved.
Professor Mark C. Hersam, a Northwestern University materials engineer and member of the DuPont-Northwestern-Dow Collaborative Access Team (DND-CAT) at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Photon Source has been named a 2014 MacArthur Fellow.
Michael Borland, Associate Division Director of the Argonne Accelerator Systems Division in the Photon Sciences Directorate, is one of four Argonne National Laboratory scientists named as Argonne Distinguished Fellows for 2014, the Laboratory’s highest scientific and engineering rank.
Kwang-Je Kim of the Advanced Photon Source has been named the recipient of the 2014 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators,