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Materials Chemistry and Biomolecular Materials Program
Ames Laboratory,
Iowa State University
142 Spedding Hall
Ames, IA 50011 USA
Phone: 1-515-294-7568
FAX: 1-515-294-4709

 

Honors & Awards

Mufit Akinc

  • Fellow, The American Ceramic Society (1996)
  • Curriculum Chair, Materials Science Program, National Technological University (1996-97)
  • Adjunct Professor of Chemistry, Middle East Technical University (1996-97)
  • Visiting Professor, EPFL Switzerland (1996-97)
  • United Nations TOKTEN Ceramic Science Expert in Turkey (1992)
  • Liaison Scientist, ONR Europe (1992-93)
  • United Nations UNIDO Ceramic Expert in Korea (1989)
  • NATO Collaborative Scientist in Turkey (1987, 1989)

Paul Canfield

  • Fellow of the American Physical Society (2002)
  • Divisional Associate Editor for Physical Review Letters (2002)

John Corbett

  • Co-organizer, Symposium on The Chemistry of Intermetallics and Zintl Phases at 226th ACS meeting (2003)
  • Award for Distinguished Service in the Advancement of Inorganic Chemistry, ACS (2000)
  • DOE/BES Sustained Outstanding Research (1995)
  • National Academy of Sciences (1992)
  • John C. Bailar Jr. Medal in Inorganic Chemistry (1988)
  • DOE/BES Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment (1987)
  • ACS National Awards in Inorganic Chemistry (1986)
  • Fellow, AAAS (1986)
  • American Chemical Society Award in Inorganic Chemistry (1986)
  • A.V. Humboldt Sr. Scientist Award (1985)
  • Distinguished Professor of Sciences & Humanities (1983)

Cynthia Jenks

  • Co-Organizer, 9th International Conference on Quasicrystals (2005)
  • ISU College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Award for Professional & Scientific Staff Excellence (1999)
  • DOE Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Materials Chemistry (1998)

Thomas Lograsso

  • MRS Fall 2003 Best Poster Award Service Provider Impact Award, Iowa Manufacturing Extension Partnership (2000)
  • DOE Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Materials Chemistry (1998)

Matthew Kramer

  • Co-recipient of a DOE Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Materials Chemistry (1998)
  • Co-recipient of R&D 100, "Nanocrystalline Composite Coercive Magnet Powders" (1997)
  • Co-recipient of a DOE Award for Sustained Outstanding Research in Solid State Physics (1995)

Surya Mallapragada

  • MIT's Technology Review's "Top 100 Young Innovators" list (2002)
  • ISU Early Excellence in Research award (2001)
  • 3-M Non-Tenured Faculty Award (2001)
  • NSF-Career award (2000)

Gordon Miller

  • Co-organizer, Symposium on The Chemistry of Intermetallics and Zintl Phases at 226th ACS meeting (2003)
  • Visiting Professor, ETH-Zürich (2000)
  • Visiting Scientist, ETH- Zürich (1999)
  • Exxon Faculty Fellowship in Solid State Chemistry (1995)
  • Specialist to China Key Studies Development Program (1996)

Klaus Schmidt-Rohr

  • Editorial Advisory Boards of Macromolecules and Polymer (2002)
  • John H. Dillon Medal of the American Physical Society (2001)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2000)
  • Rudolf-Kaiser Prize (Germany Physical Society) (1996)
  • Beckman Young Investigator Award (1996)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship from the BASF AG and the German National Scholarship Foundation (1993-94)
  • Otto-Hahn Medal (Max-Planck Society) (1991)
  • Dieter-Rampacher Prize (1991)

Danny Shechtman

  • Elected member of the European Academy of Sciences (2004)
  • The EMET Prize in Chemistry (2002)
  • Honorary Doctorate, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (2002)
  • Elected Honorary Member of the French Physical Society (2000)
  • The Muriel & David Jacknow Technion Award for Excellence in Teaching (2000)
  • Elected member of the American National Academy of Engineering (2000)
  • The Gregori Aminoff Prize of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (2000)
  • The Wolf Prize in Physics (1999)
  • Elected Honorary Member of the Israel Crystallography Association (1999)
  • Elected Honorary Member of the Israel Society for Microscopy (1999)
  • Elected Technion Distinguished Professor Elected Honorary Member of ISIS-Symmetry (International Society for Interdisciplinary Sciences (1998)
  • The Israel Prize in Physics (1998)
  • Elected Honorary Member of MRSI (Materials Research Society of India) (1997)
  • Elected member of the Israel Academy of Sciences (1996)
  • The Weizmann Science Award (1993)
  • The Rothschild Prize in Engineering (1990)
  • The Philip Tobias Chair (1989)
  • The New England Academic Award of the Technion (1988)
  • The International Award for New Materials of the American Physical Society (1988)
  • The Physics Award of the Friedenberg Fund for the Advancement of Science and Education (1986)

Daniel Sordelet

  • Conference Co-Organizer, 9th Intl. Conference on Quasicrystals, Ames (2005)
  • Member of International Program Committee For 12th LAM Conference (2004)
  • Symposium Co-Organizer, Quasicrystals, MRS Fall Meeting (2003)
  • Plenary Lecturer at Intlernational Symposium On Metal Hydrides (2002)
  • Department of Energy Award for Outstanding Research in Materials Chemistry(1998)

Patricia Thiel

  • Co-Organizer, 9th International Conference on Quasicrystals (2005)
  • Plenary Lecturer at the 22nd European Conference on Surface Science in Prague, The Czech Republic (2003).
  • Distinguished Professor of Iowa State University (2002)
  • Fellow of the APS (2001)
  • Fellow of the AVS (2001)
  • Invitation Fellow of the JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) (2001)
  • Visiting Professor, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France (1 month in 2001)
  • Visiting Professor, Ecole de Mines, Nancy, France (1 month each 1999, 2000, 2002)
  • Department of Energy Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Materials Chemistry (1998)
  • DOE Award for Outstanding Scientific Accomplishment in Materials Chemistry (1998)
  • Iowa State University Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Research (1998)
  • Wilkinson Teaching Award, Iowa State University (1996)
  • Faculty Award for Women in Science and Engineering (NSF) (1991-1996)
  • Camille and Henry Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar (1986-1990)
  • National Science Foundation Presidential Young Investigator Award (1985-1989)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowship (1984-86)
  • Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Fellowship (1981)
  • Herbert Newby McCoy Award for Outstanding Graduate Research: Caltech (1980)

 

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