Faculty Awards

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)

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)

John C.H. Spence (2019)

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)

Harald Rose Distinguished Lecture - German Society for Electron Microscopy

David J. Smith (2019)

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

Frank Wilczek (2003)

Medard W. Welch - American Vacuum Society

Ernst Bauer* (1992)

Oersted Medal - American Association of Physics Teachers

David Hestenes* (2002)

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)