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Four esteemed Department of Physics faculty members were awarded a 2009 American Physical Society (APS) Fellowship this year.
Professor Luming Duan received an APS Fellowship from the Group on Quantum Information for his distinctive contributions to theoretical atomic physics and quantum information; in particular, for his seminal proposals for quantum information protocols involving atom-optical systems.
Professor Katherine Freese was awarded an APS Fellowship from the Topical Group in Gravitation for her pioneering work on the theories of inflation, dark matter, and dark energy.
Professor Jianming Qian received an APS Fellowship from the Division of Particles and Fields for outstanding contributions and leadership in the analysis of high-energy particle interactions at CERN and at Fermilab, with especially noteworthy participation in the D-Zero experiment leading to the recent discovery of two new baryons containing b-quarks.
Professor Keith Riles was awarded an APS Fellowship from the Topical Group in Gravitation for his contributions to LIGO through performing efficient searches for continuous wave sources and by leading the drive to ensure the highest quality LIGO data.
APS Fellowships stem from recognition by peers for outstanding contributions to physics. Only half of one percent of the membership is elected as Fellow. Fellowship is therefore a distinct honor signifying recognition by one's professional peers.