Faculty Honors

Honors, awards and recognition achieved by our faculty

YearRecipientAward/Honor
2017 Erica Carlson Purdue University Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in memory of Charles B. Murphy
2017 Rafael Lang Outstanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching by an Assistant Professor, Purdue University College of Science
2017 Matthew Lister Purdue University Faculty Scholar
2017 Yulia Pushkar Purdue University College of Science Research Award
2016 Yong Chen Fellow, American Physical Society
2016 Gabor Csathy PGSA Outstanding Advisor
2016 Gabor Csathy Purdue University College of Science Research Award 
2016 Sergei Khlebnikov Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching
2016 Andrew Mugler Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
2016 Norbert Neumeister LHC Physics Center Distinguished Researcher
2016 David Nolte Outstanding Commercialization Award for Purdue University Faculty
2016 Leonid Rokhinson Fellow, American Physical Society
2015 Erica Carlson Fellow, American Physical Society
2015 Stephen Durbin Purdue University College of Science Team Award
2015 Rafael Lang Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
2015 Sherwin Love Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching
2015 Michael Manfra Fellow, American Physical Society
2015 Andrew Mugler Simons Investigator in Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems, Simons Foundation
2015 Yulia Pushkar PGSA Outstanding Advisor
2014 Marc Caffee Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
2014 Marc Caffee Fellow, Geological Society of America
2014 Martin Kruczenski Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching
2014 Michael Manfra Purdue University Faculty Scholar
2014 Jay Melosh Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
2014 Yulia Pushkar NSF CAREER Award
2014 Chen Yang PGSA Outstanding Advisor
2013 Marc Caffee Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
2013 Erica Carlson APS-IUSSTF Professorship Award
2013 Yong Chen Purdue University Faculty Scholar
2013 Chris Greene 2013 Hamburg Prize for Theoretical Physics
2013 Chris Greene Albert Overhauser Distinguished Professor of Physics
2013 Matthew Lister Purdue University College of Science Research Award
2013 Sherwin Love Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching
2013 Oana Malis NSF CAREER Award
2013 David Nolte Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science 
2013 David Nolte Purdue University Discovery Park Fellow
2013 Laura Pyrak-Nolte Fellow, American Rock Mechanics Association
2012 Lynn Bryan Outstanding Science Teacher Educator of the Year, Association for Science Teacher Education
2012 Marc Caffee Fellow, Geological Society of America
2012 Martin Kruczenski Purdue University Faculty Scholar
2012 Maxim Lyutikov Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics
2012 Paul Muzikar Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
2012 Brian Todd Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching
2011 Jay Melosh Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
2011 David Miller Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching
2011 Denes Molnar Ruth and Joel Spira Award for Outstanding Graduate Teaching
2011 Fuqiang Wang Fellow, American Physical Society
2010 Daniela Bortoletto Edward Purcell Distinguished Professor of Physics
2010 Erica Carlson Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2010 Thomas Clark Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in graduate teaching
2010 Martin Kruczenski NSF CAREER Award
2010 Denes Molnar DOE Early Career Research Award
2010 Anant Ramdas Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science
2009 Erica Carlson Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in graduate teaching
2009 Anant Ramdas Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2009 Ian Shipsey Appointed to PASAG the new joint DoE and NSF Particle Astrophysics Scientific Assessment Group
2009 Martin Kruczenski Selected as Alfred P. Sloan Fellow
2008 Daniela Bortoletto Reappointed to Particle Physics Project Prioritization Panel (P5) Subpanel of HEPAP
2008 Norbert Neumeister Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2008 Martin Kruczenski Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in graduate teaching
2008 Fuqiang Wang Purdue University Faculty Scholar
2007 Julie Conlon Appointment to AAPT Committee on Physics in Pre-High School Education
2007 Steve Durbin Appointment to the Physics Policy Committee of the APS
2007 Dan Elliott Fellow, American Physical Society
2007 Nicholas Giordano Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2007 Gabriele Giuliani Fellow, American Physical Society
2007 Ken Ritchie Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in graduate teaching
2007 Ian Shipsey Chair of the American Physical Society W.K.H. Panofsky Prize Committee
2007 Ian Shipsey Julian Schwinger Distinguished Professor of Physics
2006 Erica Carlson Oustanding Contributions to Undergraduate Teaching, College of Science
2006 Erica Carlson Cottrell Scholar Award
2006 Wei Cui Purdue University Faculty Scholar
2006 Gabriele Giuliani Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in graduate teaching
2006 Mark Haugan Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2006 Norbert Neumeister Outstanding Junior Investigator Awards in High Energy Physics
2006 Ian Shipsey Chair of the American Physical Society W.K.H. Panofsky Prize Committee
2005 Daniela Bortoletto Elected to the Particle Physics Projects Prioritization Panel
2005 Daniela Bortoletto High Energy Physics Advisory Panel (HEPAP) to the NSF and the DOE
2005 Erica Carlson Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2005 Sherwin Love Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in graduate teaching
2005 Sherwin Love Fermilab Frontier Fellow
2005 David D. Nolte Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
2005 Albert W. Overhauser Doctor of Science (Honorary), Purdue University
2005 Ian Shipsey Vice Chair of the American Physical Society Panofsky Prize Committee
2005 Ian Shipsey Co-recipient European Physical Society Prize in Particle Physics
2004 Daniela Bortoletto Fellow, American Physical Society
2004 Daniela Bortoletto Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2004 Daniela Bortoletto Elected to the DPF Executive Committee, American Physical Society (3 year term)
2004 Nicholas J. Giordano Hubert James Distinguished Professor of Physics
2004 Nicholas J. Giordano Indiana Professor of the Year
2004 Laura Pyrak-Nolte Associate Editor, American Geophysical Union journal
2004 Jorge Rodriguez NSF Career Award (5 year)
2004 Leonid Rokhinson NSF Career Award (5 year)
2003 Daniela Bortoletto Elected to the DPF Executive Committee, American Physical Society
2003 Solomon Gartenhaus One Brick Higher Award
2003 Nicholas J. Giordano Purdue University Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in memory of Charles B. Murphy
2003 Nicholas J. Giordano Inducted into the Book of Great Teachers
2003 David Nolte Purdue University Faculty Scholar
2003 Ian Shipsey Elected as the Spokesman for the CLEO collaboration
2003 Ian Shipsey Inducted into the Book of Great Teachers
2002 Roberto Colella Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
2002 T.K. Kuo Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2002 David D. Nolte Fellow, American Physical Society
2002 Anant K. Ramdas Lark-Horovitz Distinguished Professor of Physics
2002 Anant K. Ramdas Fellow of AVS, American Vacuum Society
2002 Ian Shipsey Fellow, American Physical Society
2002 Fuqiang Wang Outstanding Junior Investigator Award (DOE)
2001 Ephraim Fischbach Fellow, American Physical Society
2001 Sergei Khlebnikov Purdue University Faculty Scholar
2001 Anant K. Ramdas Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award
2001 Sergio Rodriguez Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award
2001 Ian Shipsey Elected as the Spokesman for the CLEO collaboration
2000 Albert Chang Fellow, American Physical Society
2000 Mark Haugan Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
2000 Laura Pyrak-Nolte Purdue University Faculty Scholar
1999 Daniela Bortoletto Purdue University Faculty Scholar
1999 Steve Durbin Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
1999 Sherwin Love Fellow, American Physical Society
1998 John Finley Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
1998 Albert W. Overhauser Doctor of Laws (Honorary), Simon Fraser University
1998 Ian Shipsey Purdue University Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in memory of Charles B. Murphy
1997 Daniela Bortoletto NSF Faculty Early Career Developement Award
1997 Nicholas J. Giordano Undergraduate Computational Science Award, DOE
1997 David D. Nolte Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
1997 David D. Nolte Fellow, Optical Society of America
1997 Arnold Tubis Fellow, Acoustical Society of America
1996 Thomas E. Clark Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
1996 Anant K. Ramdas Fellow, Optical Society of America
1996 Anant K. Ramdas Associate Fellow, The Third World Academy of Sciences
1995 Roberto Colella Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science Fellow
1995 Sergei Khlebnikov NSF Faculty Early Career Developement Award
1995 T.K. Kuo Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
1995 Edward I. Shibata International Research Fellow, U.S. National Science Foundation and Japan Foundation
1994 Daniela Bortoletto NSF Career Advancement Award
1994 Daniela Bortoletto Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1994 Sergei Khlebnikov DOE Outstanding Junior Investigator Award
1994 Sergei Khlebnikov Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1994 Albert W. Overhauser National Medal of Science
1994 Anant K. Ramdas Frank Isakson Prize, American Physical Society
1994 Anant K. Ramdas Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
1994 Anant K. Ramdas Sherman Fairchild Lecturer, Lehigh University
1994 Sergio Rodriguez Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
1994 Ian Shipsey Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
1993 Anant K. Ramdas Raman Chair, Indian Academy of Science
1992 Stephen M. Durbin Class of 1941 Innovative Teaching Grant
1992 Nicholas J. Giordano Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
1992 Laszlo J. Gutay National Medal of Honor, Hungary
1992 Frank J. Loeffler Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
1992 David H. Miller Elected as the Spokesman for the CLEO collaboration
1992 Hisao Nakanishi Gordon Bell Prize for scientific & engineering application of parallel computing, IEEE & Gordon Bell
1992 Van E. Neie Outstanding Teacher Award, Department of Curriculum & Instruction
1992 Earl W. Prohofsky Secretary-Treasurer, Division of Biological Physics, American Physical Society
Ronald G. Reifenberger Distinguished Physics Alumnus, John Carroll University
1992 Ian Shipsey Superconducting Super Collider National Fellow
1992 Ian Shipsey NSF Young Investigator (NYI) Award
1991 Nicholas J. Giordano Fellow, American Physical Society
1991 David D. Nolte NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award
1991 Edward I. Shibata Class of 1941 Innovative Teaching Grant
1990 Michael W. McElfresh IBM Patent Achievement Award
1990 David D. Nolte Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1990 David D. Nolte Young Author Best Paper Award
1989 Van E. Neie Outstanding Teacher Awards, Kappa Delta Pi
1989 Van E. Neie Purdue University Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award in memory of Charles B. Murphy
1989 Van E. Neie Ruth and Joel Spira Award for excellence in undergraduate teaching
1989 Anant K. Ramdas Special Recognition by the American Chapter of the Indian Physics Association
1988 Van E. Neie Humanities, Social Science and Education Departmental Award, Purdue University
1988 Anant K. Ramdas Raman Centenary medal
1987 Stephen M. Durbin NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award
1987 Van E. Neie Outstanding Teacher Awards, Kappa Delta Pi
1987 Albert W. Overhauser Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
1985 Sherwin T. Love DOE Outstanding Junior Investigator Award
1985 Van E. Neie Outstanding Teacher Awards, Kappa Delta Pi
1984 Laszlo J. Gutay Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
1984 Rolf P. Scharenberg Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
1982 Albert W. Overhauser Counselor at Large, American Physical Society
1981 Thomas E. Clark DOE Outstanding Junior Investigator Award
1981 Paul C. Simms Fellow, American Physical Society
1980 Louis A.P. Balazs Fellow, American Physical Society
1980 Roberto Colella Co-Editor, Acta Crystalographica
1980 Van E. Neie First Prize, National Media Competition (Videotape Category), American Association of Physics Teachers
1980 Van E. Neie Golden Tape Award (Video Production Excellence), Department of Physics, North Texas State University
1979 D. Duane Carmony Senior Fulbright Fellow
1979 Nicholas J. Giordano Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1979 James G. Mullen F.O.M. Fellow, The Netherlands
1979 Albert W. Overhauser Doctor of Science (Honorary), University of Chicago
1979 Albert W. Overhauser Alexander von Humboldt Senior U.S. Scientist Award
1978 Yeong E. Kim Fellow, American Physical Society
1978 Albert W. Overhauser Herbert Newby McCoy Award, Purdue University
1978 Albert W. Overhauser Visiting Scientist of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
1977 Arthur Garfinkel Fulbright Research Travel Award
1977 Solomon Gartenhaus Distinguished Visiting Professor, U.S. Air Force Academy
1977 Yeong E. Kim Senior U.S. Scientist Award, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
1977 Van E. Neie Outstanding Teacher Awards, Kappa Delta Pi
1977 Albert W. Overhauser Sigma Xi Faculty Research Award
1977 Anant K. Ramdas Alexander von Humboldt Senior U.S. Scientist Award
1977 Arnold Tubis Fellow, American Physical Society
1976 Albert W. Overhauser Inducted into the National Academy of Sciences
1976 Albert W. Overhauser Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
1975 D. Duane Carmony Fellow, American Physical Society
1975 Albert W. Overhauser Oliver E. Buckley Prize of the American Physical Society
1974 Sergio Rodriguez Alexander von Humboldt Senior U.S. Scientist Award
1973 David H. Miller Fellow, American Physical Society
1972 D. Duane Carmony Alexander von Humboldt Senior U.S. Scientist Award
1972 D. Duane Carmony Senior Scientist, Max Planck Institute, Munich, Germany
1972 David H. Miller John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow
1972 Rolf P. Scharenberg Fellow, American Physical Society
1971 Albert W. Overhauser Editor, Journal of Applied Physics
1970 Albert W. Overhauser Fellow, American Physical Society
1969 Anant K. Ramdas Fellow, American Physical Society
1969 Anant K. Ramdas Fellow, the Indian Academy
1969 Sergio Rodriguez Fellow, American Physical Society
1968 Laszlo J. Gutay Fellow, American Physical Society
1967 Louis A.P. Balazs Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
1967 Sergio Rodriguez John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow
1967 Donald Schlueter Outstanding Teacher Award, College of Science, Purdue University
1963 Robert L. Mieher Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow
Other Honors Roberto Colella Fellow, American Physical Society
Other Honors Solomon Gartenhaus Fellow, American Physical Society
Other Honors T.K. Kuo Fellow, American Physical Society
Other Honors Frank J. Loeffler Fellow, American Physical Society
Other Honors Robert L. Mieher Fellow, American Physical Society
Other Honors Earl W. Prohofsky Fellow, American Physical Society
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