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- Linda Aiken, RN, Ph.D., FAAN, Professor of Sociology, was
awarded the Clinical Scholarship Award by the Sigma Theta Tau International,
Honor Society of Nursing. She is being honored with this award in recognition
of her work in building multinational, interdisciplinary research teams
that demonstrated the contribution of nurse staffing to patient outcomes
- Chung-Pei Ma, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy,
was named a Cottrell Scholar by the Research Corporation, a private
foundation for the advancement of science. This honor, which goes to
beginning faculty in the sciences who excel in both teaching and research,
includes an unrestricted $50, 000 award. Ma is one of 18 recipients
of this award.
- Robin Hochstrasser, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, has received
the American Chemical Societys E. Bright Wilson Award in Spectroscopy.
The award is sponsored by Rohm & Haas Company in recognition of Hochstrassers
pioneering spectroscopic experiments involving dynamic processes in
crystals, solutions and proteins. Hochstrasser also serves as director
of Penns regional laser laboratory.
- Madeleine Joullié, Ph.D., Professor of Chemistry, has been
awarded the American Chemical Societys Award for Encouraging Women
into Careers in the Chemical Sciences, sponsored by the Camille and
Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc. This award recognized Joullié for her
40 years in chemistry teaching and research in which she encouraged
women to choose careers in chemical sciences and engineering.
- Anthony Garito, Ph.D. and Arjun Yodh, Ph.D., both Professors
of Physics, were elected Fellows of the American Physical Society. Garito
was chosen for his contributions to the understanding of enhancement
mechanisms for second- and third-order nonlinear optical processes in
organic and polymer structures. Yodh was chosen for his work on the
use of diffusing light fields and studies of the structural, dynamical
and spectroscopic properties of highly scattering materials.
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Originally published on October 14, 1999