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Honors and Awards

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2018 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award.

Thomson Reuters 2014 World's Most Influential Scientific Minds, one of the most highl

y cited authors in Physics over the decade 2002-2012;  only scientist at a neutron facility.

Neutron Scattering Society of America Sustained Research Prize (2014).

Samuel Wesley Stratton Award, 2013, bestowed by NIST for outstanding scientific achievement

Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Senior Professional (President Obama, 2011).

Fellow, Neutron Scattering Society of America (2010).

Selected to the Inaugural group of APS Outstanding Referees (2008).

NIST Fellow (2006).

Samuel Wesley Stratton Award, 2005, bestowed by NIST for outstanding scientific achievement.

Fellow, American Physical Society (1992).

Fellow, Washington Academy of Sciences (1988).

Washington Academy of Sciences Award for Scientific Achievement (1988).

General Research Board Award, University of Maryland (1986).

Fellowship from the French Minister of Foreign Affairs-Sejour Scientifique de Longue Duree (1983-84).

NSF Creativity Extension (1981).

Elected to Outstanding Young Men & Women of America (1979-80).

General Research Board Award, University of Maryland (1978).

Included in Who's Who in America;  Who's Who in the World.

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Created January 25, 2020, Updated May 1, 2023