Over the years, members of the faculty & staff at the Virginia Tech Department of Physics have been recognized on many occasions for their excellence in teaching, research, and service at the College, University, National, and even International levels. The following is a representative list of the various honors that have been bestowed on us.

Only the honors of current faculty & staff members, and those of emeritus faculty in residence are shown. For honors of previous faculty & staff members, click here.


Teaching:

Virginia Tech Awards:


Research:

International Awards:


National Awards:


Virginia Tech Awards:

  • William E. Hassinger, Jr. Senior Faculty Fellow in Physics
  • Virginia Tech College of Engineering Outstanding New Assistant Professor
  • Virginia Tech Scholar of the Week
    • 2016, June 6: Jonathan Link
    • 2016, April 11: Eric Sharpe
    • 2016, January 18: James Gray
    • 2015, August 3: William Mather
    • 2015, June 1: Camillo Mariani
    • 2015, April 27: Lara Anderson
    • 2014, October 13: Bruce Vogelaar
    • 2014, August 11: Michel Pleimling
    • 2014, June 9: Uwe Täuber
    • 2013, June 17: Seong K. Mun
    • 2013, April 29: Nahum Arav
    • 2010, May 3: Tatsu Takeuchi
    • 2010, April 5: Alexey Onufriev
    • 2007, December 31: Royce K. P. Zia
    • 2007, November 26: Giti Khodaparast
    • 2006, December 11: James Randolph Heflin Jr.
    • 2006, July 24: Uwe Claus Täuber
    • 2006, May 8: John H. Simonetti
    • 2006, April 10: Marvin Blecher
    • 2006, February 6: Leo E. Piilonen
    • 2005, November 28: Beate Schmittmann
    • 2005, May 30: Mark Louis Pitt


Service & Engagement:

National Awards:


Virginia Tech Awards:



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