Physics awards


The Joel Matthew Orloff Award--for outstanding scholarship in physics
- Widagdo Setiawan 2007, Physics, India

The Joel Matthew Orloff Award--for outstanding research in physics
- Anna K. Labno 2007, Physics and Biology, Poland

The Joel Matthew Orloff Award--for outstanding service to the physics community
- Zachary D. Wissner-Gross 2007, Physics, New Hyde Park, NY

The Malcolm Cotton Brown Award--for a senior of high academic standing in physics who plans to pursue graduate study in experimental physics
- Ming Yi 2007, Physics, Longmont, CO

Philip Morse Memorial Award--for a senior of high academic standing in physics who plans to pursue graduate study in physics
- Tongyan Lin 2007, Physics, Canton, MI

Reed Junior Faculty Award
- Assistant Professor Joseph Formaggio

School of Science Award for Dean's Educational and Student Advising
- Professor Tom Greytak

Buechner Teaching Award
- Assistant Professor Eric Hudson

School of Science Award for Excellence in Teaching--in connection to previous year's teaching of Course 8.022
- Assistant Professor Scott Hughes

Mark Hyman Jr. Career Development Professorship--for outstanding teaching and research contributions
- Associate Professor Young Lee

Harold E. Edgerton Faculty Achievement Award--for distinction in teaching and research or scholarship in untenured faculty members
- Assistant Professor Nergis Mavalvala

Best UROP Faculty Mentor
- Assistant Professor Gabriella Sciolla

Reed Award for Faculty
- Assistant Professor Marin Soljacic, chosen by Technology Review as one of the "TR35"--top 35 innovators under the age of 35.
- Associate Professor Alexander van Oudenaarden, School of Science Prize for Excellence in Graduate Teaching

A version of this article appeared in MIT Tech Talk on June 6, 2007 (download PDF).


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