Faculty Awards

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The Department of Physics takes pride in having internationally recognized faculty. Below are prestigious awards and recognitions bestowed upon our faculty for achievements in research and teaching. 

External Awards  

Nobel Prize (Physics)

            Frank Wilczek (2004)

Fellow - American Physical Society

            Ricardo Alarcon (2003)

            Ernst Bauer* (1991)

            Peter A. Bennett (2003)

            David Hestenes* (1995)

            Lawrence Krauss (1998)

            Richard Lebed (2015)

            Stuart M. Lindsay (1990)

            Martha R. McCartney (2012)

            José Menéndez (2014)

            Robert J. Nemanich (1993)

            John Page* (1990)

            Fernando A. Ponce (2002)

            Peter Rez (2010)

            Kevin Schmidt (2001)

            David J. Smith (2002)

            John C.H. Spence (1990)

            Michael Thorpe (1985)

            Michael M.J. Treacy (2004)

            John A. Venables* (2002)

            Frank Wilczek (2004)

Fellow - American Association for Advancement of Science

            Stuart M. Lindsay (2003)

            John C.H. Spence (2008)

Fellow - American Vacuum Society

            Ernst Bauer* (1994)

Fellow - Institute of Physics (U.K.)

            Stuart Lindsay (2011)

            Peter Rez (2003)

            David J. Smith (1981)

            John C.H. Spence (1995)

John A. Venables* ( 1972)

Fellow - Materials Research Society

            Robert J. Nemanich (2009)

            David J. Smith (2010)

Fellow - Microscopy Society of America

            Jingyue Liu (2012)

            Martha R. McCartney (2014)

Peter Rez (2017)

            David J. Smith (2013)

            John C.H. Spence (2009)

            Michael M.J. Treacy (2015)

Fellow - National Academy of Inventors

            Stuart Lindsay (2015)

Fellow - Royal Society (Foreign Member)

            John C.H. Spence (2014)

Barrer Award - Royal Society of Chemistry

            Michael M.J. Treacy (1990)

Cowley Medal - International Federation of Societies for Microscopy

            John C.H. Spence (2014)

Davisson-Germer Proze - American Physical Society

            Ernst Bauer* (2005)

Distinguished Physical Scientist Award - Microscopy Society of America

            John C.H. Spence (2006)

            David J. Smith (2014)

Donald W. Breck Award - International Zeolite Association

            Michael M.J. Treacy (1996)

Ernst Ruska Prize - German Society for Electron Microscopy

            Martha R. McCartney (2009)

Helmholtz International Fellowship Award

            David J. Smith (2014)

Honorary Fellow - Canadian Institute of Optics

            Philip Mauskopf (2013)

King Faisal Prize

            Frank Wilczek (2005)

Leverhulme Professorship

            Michael M.J. Treacy (2010)

Lilienfeld Prize- American Physics Society

            Lawrence Krauss (2001)

            Frank Wilczek (2003)

Medard W. Welch - American Vacuum Society

            Ernst Bauer* (1992)

Oersted Medal - American Association of Physics Teachers

            David Hestenes* (2002)

            Lawrence Krauss (2004)

Philip Leverhulme Prize for Cosmology/Astrophysics

            Philip Mauskopf (2001)

President - Microscopy Society of America

            David J. Smith (2009)

(* Emeritus)

Awards internal to ASU

Regents’ Professor

Robert J. Nemanich ( 2016)

Stuart M. Lindsay (2010)

David J. Smith (2000)

John C.H. Spence (1996)

President’s Professor

Ricardo Alarcon (2013)

Faculty Achievement Award

Stuart Lindsay (2007)

José Menéndez (2011)

Martha McCartney (2010)

Fernando Ponce (2009)

Young Investigator Award

Andrei Belitsky (2009)

Sefika Ozkan (2013)

CLAS Zebulon Pearce Outstanding Teaching Award

José Menéndez (2003)

Barry Ritchie (1996)

David J. Smith (1989)

John Page* (1990)

Michael M.J. Treacy (2008)

(* Emeritus)