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Recipients of Penn State Faculty Scholar Medals

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Established in 1980, the award recognizes scholarly or creative excellence represented by a single contribution or a series of contributions around a coherent theme. A committee of peers reviews nominations and selects candidates.


2016

  • Mauricio Terrones, Physical Sciences
  • Squire Booker, Life and Health Sciences

2015

  • John V. Badding, Physical Sciences
  • Song Tan, Life and Health Sciences

2014

  • Eric Feigelson, Physical Sciences

2013

  • Claude dePamphilis, Life and Health Sciences

2012

  • Eric Post, Life Sciences
  • Raymond Schaak, Physical Sciences

2011

  • Blair Hedges, Life Sciences
  • Martin Bojowald, Physical Sciences

2010

  • Edward Holmes, Life Sciences
  • Philip Bevilacqua, Physical Sciences

2009

  • J. Martin Bollinger, Physical Sciences

2008

  • Nitin Samarth, Physical Sciences

2007

  • Ottar Bjørnstad, Entomology, with joint affiliation in Biology and Statistics
  • David S. Weiss, Physics

2006

  • B. Franklin Pugh, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • Peter Schiffer, Physics

2005

  • Hong Ma, Biology

2004

  • Renee D. Diehl, Physics
  • Charles R. Fisher, Biology
  • Dennis K. J. Lin, Business, with joint affiliation in Statistics

2003

  • Ayusman Sen, Chemistry
  • Andrew Stephenson, Biology

2002

  • John Collins, Physics

2001

  • Sally M. Assmann, Biology
  • Xumu Zhang, Chemistry

2000

  • Vincent Crespi, Physics
  • Ross Hardison , Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Webb Miller, Biology and Computer Science and Engineering

1999

  • Gregory Swiatek, Mathematics
  • Alan Walker, Anthropology and Biology

1998

  • Wolfgang Ernst, Physics and Chemistry
  • Jerry Workman, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

1997

  • Jayanth R. Banavar, Physics

1996

  • Dmitri Burago, Mathematics
  • Daniel Cosgrove, Biology

1995

  • Teh-Hui Kao, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Alexander Wolszczan, Astronomy & Astrophysics

1994

  • Andrew G. Ewing, Chemistry

1993

  • Milton W. Cole, Physics

1992

  • James B. Anderson, Chemistry

1990

  • Barbara Garrison, Chemistry
  • Wesley C. Hymer, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

1989

  • W. Dale Brownawell, Mathematics

1987   

  • Tien-Tzou Tsong, Physics

1986

  • Stephen G. Simpson, Mathematics

1985

  • Nicholas Winograd, Chemistry

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