Physics

Faculty Awards

Research

OSA Fellows

SPIE and OSA are international societies advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light.

Miguel Levy

Miguel Levy

Professor
2012 Recipient
For outstanding and fundamental contributions in the areas of magneto-optic and opto-electronic films, and extensions of the theory and applications of magneto-optic photonic crystals.


Bhakta Rath Award

The Bhakta Rath Research Award, established in 2010 by an endowment from Dr. Bhakta B. Rath and his wife, Sushama Rath, offers an opportunity to promote and reward excellence in scientific and engineering research in the field of physical and natural sciences and engineering.

Yoke Khin Yap

Yoke Khin Yap

Professor
2011 Co-Recipient with graduate student Chee Huei Lee


APS Fellows

Ravindra Pandey

Ravindra Pandey

Professor
2014 Recipient
For creative use of advanced computational techniques from materials physics and quantum chemistry to gain insights into nanostructure behaviors, especially for his prescient recognition of the looming importance of such calculations for predicting bio-nano hybrid material properties.

Ulrich H. E. Hansmann

Ulrich H. E. Hansmann

Adjunct Professor
2009 Recipient
For pioneering protein simulations, innovative contributions to computational algorithms, and their applications to biological physics.

Michael Wertheim

Michael Wertheim

Professor Emeritus
2004 Recipient
For the analytic solution of several important integral equations in the theory of fluids that led to the understanding of the structure and thermodynamics of liquids, including polar liquids.

Donald R. Beck

Donald R. Beck

Professor
2001 Recipient
For his outstanding contributions to the development and application of many body and relativistic formalism to atoms and negative ions.


Michigan Tech Distinguished Professor

The "Distinguished Professor" title recognizes outstanding faculty members who have made substantial contributions to the University and their discipline.

Raymond Shaw

Raymond Shaw

Professor
2018 Recipient


Michigan Tech Research Awards

The Michigan Tech Research Award offers an opportunity for an individual to be recognized for outstanding achievement in research. For the purpose of the Award, the term 'research' is to be interpreted broadly to mean scholarly endeavor. The Award should not only be an honor to the person so recognized, but also symbolic of Michigan Tech's high standard of research achievement.

Yoke Khin Yap

Yoke Khin Yap

Professor
2018 Recipient

Teaching

Michigan Distinguished Professor of the Year

Will H. Cantrell

Will H. Cantrell

Associate Professor
2013 Recipient


Fredrick D. Williams Instructional Innovation Award

Professor Fredrick D. Williams served as a director of the Michigan Technological University Center for Teaching Excellence and as a longstanding member of the faculty of the Department of Chemistry. Fred is fondly remembered by his colleagues and students for his innovative and creative instruction in the large-enrollment first year chemistry sections. In honor of his years of service and his lifelong dedication to innovative teaching the Fredrick D. Williams Instructional Innovation Award was established.

Robert Weidman

Robert Weidman

Associate Professor
2006 Recipient


Distinguished Teaching Awards

Recognizes two faculty, one for a lecturer, professor of practice or assistant professor, and one for an associate professor or professor, for their outstanding contribution to the instructional mission of the university.

Will Cantrell

Will Cantrell

Associate Professor
2012 Recipient


 Dean's Teaching Showcase

John Jaszczak

John Jaszczak

Professor
2019 Recipient


Service

Distinguished Service Award

The Faculty Distinguished Service Award recognizes faculty whose service to the University community has significantly improved the quality of some aspect of campus or community life.

John Jaszczak

John Jaszczak

Professor
2007 Recipient


Making a Difference Award

40 Years of Service

35 Years of Service

30 Years of Service

25 Years of Service