Department News Archive: Faculty Awards

2020:
Philip Kim American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Andrew Strominger Guggenheim Fellowships
Amir Yacoby EPiQS Experimental Investigator

2019:
Eugene Demler, Philip Kim, Mikhail Lukin, Hongkun Park, Ashvin Vishwanath, David Weitz, Amir Yacoby, Xiaowei Zhuang Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2018
Cora Dvorkin Department of Energy Early Career Award
Johnn Huth Star Family Prize for Excellence in Concentration Advising
Daniel Jafferis 2019 New Horizons In Physics Prize
Vinothan Manoharan AAAS Fellow
Matteo Mitrano (joining Harvard Physics faculty in July 2020)

2019 LCLS Young Investigator Award of the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

Julia Mundy

George E. Valley, Jr. Prize

Julia Mundy 2019 Materials Research Prize for Young Investigators (ETH Zurich)
David Nelson Niels Bohr Medal of Honour
Kang-Kuen Ni I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Lisa Randall Oskar Klein Memorial Lecturer
Lisa Randall J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics
Subir Sachdev American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Amir Yacoby National Academy of Sciences
Xiaowei Zhuang 2019 Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences
Xiaowei Zhuang NAS Award for Scientific Discovery

2018:
Eugene Demler, Philip Kim, Mikhail Lukin, Ashvin Vishwanath, Amir Yacoby, Xiaowei Zhuang Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers 2017
Cora Dvorkin 2018-2019 Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Cora Dvorkin Scientist of the Year, The Harvard Foundation
Cora Dvorkin Star Family Challenge for Promising Scientific Research Award
Peter Galison Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics (APS)
Bertrand Halperin APS 2019 Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research
Arthur Jaffe Distinguished Visiting Professor, Academy of Mathematics and Systems Science of the Chinese Academy of Sciences:
Daniel Jafferis 2019 New Horizons Prize In Physics
Philip Kim 2018 Caterina Tomassoni and Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize
Julia Mundy

Moore Fellow in Materials Synthesis

Kang-Kuen Ni Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
Mikhail Lukin National Academy of Sciences
Lisa Randall Guggenheim Fellowship
Subir Sachdev ICTP Dirac Medal 2018
Subir Sachdev Lars Onsager Prize
Xiaowei Zhuang 2019 Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences
Xiaowei Zhuang The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics
 
2017:
Markus Greiner APS Fellowship
Arthur Jaffe Simons Visiting Fellow at the Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
John Kovac Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
Mikhail Lukin Willis Lamb Award for Quantum Optics and Laser Science
Lisa Randall Harvard Humanist Award, a lifetime achievement award for humanism in culture by The Humanist Community at Harvard and the Humanist Hub
Lisa Randall Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics
Andrew Strominger & Cumrun Vafa 2017 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Cumrun Vafa 2017 Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Susanne Yelin APS Fellowship

2016:
Howard Georgi 2016 DPF Mentoring Award, APS Division of Particles and Fields
L. Mahadevan 2016 Royal Society of London Fellowship
Kang-Kuen Ni Packard Fellowships in Science and Engineering
Lisa Randall Julius Wess Award, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Andrew Strominger Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics
Andrew Strominger & Cumrun Vafa Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
Ashvin Vishwanath 2016 EPS CMD Europhysics Prize
David Weitz National Academy of Engineering

2015:
Eugene Demler 'Distinguished Scholar' at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics
Eugene Demler Simons Fellow in Theoretical Physics
Eugene Demler Carl Friedrich Siemens Research Award
Michael Desai 2015 Simons Investigator in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems
Cora Dvorkin Shutzer Assistant Professorship at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 2015-2018
Douglas Finkbeiner APS Fellowship
Gene Golovchenko Fannie Cox Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching
Markus Greiner Blavatnik National Award
Eric Heller 2015 Gutzwiller Scholar, Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems
Jenny Hoffman Canada Excellence Research Chair in Quantum Materials and Devices Based on Oxide Heterostructures
Arthur Jaffe 2015 Friedrich Hirzebruch Lecturer, Max Planck Institute for Mathematics
Mikhail Lukin 2015 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics
Eric Mazur Elected Vice President of OSA, 2015
Kang-Kuen Ni AFOSR Young Investigator Program Award
Kang-Kuen Ni 2015 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics
Lisa Randall Museum of Science Walker Prize
Subir Sachdev Dirac Medal for the Advancement of Theoretical Physics (UNSW)
Christopher Stubbs 2015 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
Amir Yacoby AAAS Fellow
Xiaowei Zhuang National Academy of Science Award in Molecular Biology

2014:
Howard Berg Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics
Adam Cohen Blavatnik National Award
Eugene Demler & Subir Sachdev Moore Foundation Emergent Phenomena in Quantum Systems Theory Research Grant
Douglas Finkbeiner Rossi prize
Jenny Hoffman, Philip Kim & Amir Yacoby Moore Experimental Investigators in Quantum Materials Award
Daniel Jafferis 2014 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Physics
Philip Kim Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize
Mikhail Lukin Distinguished Former Student Award, Texas A&M University
L. Mahadevan 2014-2015 Radcliffe Fellowship
Eric Mazur Minerva Prize for Advancements in Higher Education.
Eric Mazur "Foreign Member" of the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities
David Nelson 2014-2015 Radcliffe Fellowship
Kang-Kuen Ni Outstanding Young Researcher Award (Organization of Chinese Physicists and Astronomers)
Subir Sachdev Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) Salam Distinguished Lecturer
Subir Sachdev National Academy of Sciences
Aravi Samuel Early Concept Grant by the NFS for Exploratory Research (EAGER)
Andrew Strominger Dirac Medal (ICTP)
Andrew Strominger  

2013:
Jacob Barandes Phi Beta Kappa Excellence in Teaching Award Adam Cohen Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Investigator
Gerald Gabrielse The Texas A&M University Trotter Prize in Information, Complexity and Inference
Markus Greiner Junion BEC Award
Markus Greiner Moore Foundation Measuring Quantum Entanglement Entropy in Synthetic Quantum Matter Award
Markus Greiner I. I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular or Optical Physics (APS)
Eric Heller American Philosophical Society membership
Jenny Hoffman 2013-2014 Radcliffe Fellow
Mikhail Lukin AAAS Fellow
Mikhail Lukin Karl Friedrich Bonhoeffer Lectureship, Max Planck Institute
Eric Mazur International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL) Lifetime Achievement Award
Lisa Randall Scientist of the Year Award (Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations)
Irwin Shapiro Einstein Prize (APS)
Andrew Strominger & Cumrun Vafa Physics Frontiers Prize (Fundamental Physics Prize Committee)
Richard Wilson Lifetime Achievement Award (Atlantic Legal Foundation)
Susanne Yelin Willis E. Lamb Award for Laser Science and Quantum Optics
Xi Yin Simons Investigator (Simons Foundation)
Xi Yin Sloan Research Fellowship (Alfred P. Sloan Foundation)

2012:
Eugene Demler APS Fellowship
Lene Hau APS Fellowship
Lene Hau Thomson Reuters Citation Laureate
Jenny Hoffman Fannie Cox Prize for Excellence in Science Teaching
Jenny Hoffman Roslyn Abramson Award
Mikhail Lukin AAAS Fellowship
David Morin Phi Beta Kappa Excellence in Teaching Award
Lisa Randall Andrew Gemant Award
Lisa Randall Harvard's Great Teachers
Lisa Randall member, European Academy of Sciences and Arts
Richard Wilson Andrei Sakharov Prize
Richard Wilson Distinguished Educator Award (Society for Risk Analysis)
Amir Yacoby APS Fellowship
Xiaowei Zhuang APS Fellowship
Xiaowei Zhuang AAAS Fellowship
Xiaowei Zhuang member, National Academy of Sciences

2011:
Gerald Gabrielse Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize
Markus Greiner McArthur Genius Grant
Lene Hau Carlsberg Foundation Research Award (Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters)
Mikhail Lukin APS Fellowship
Vinothan Manoharan Sloan Fellowship

2010:
Lene Hau National Security Science and Engineering Faculty Fellowship (U.S. Department of Defense)
Lene Hau "World Dane 2010" ("Verdensdansker 2010", global network Danes Worldwide)
Lisa Randal Membership, American Philosophical Society
Lisa Randall Honorary Fellow (IoP)
Lisa Randall Erna Hamburger Prize
David Weitz Membership, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Xiaowei Zhuang Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics

2009:
Howard Georgi Fellow, Association for Women in Science (AWIS)
Lene Hau AAAS Fellow
Lene Hau Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
Arthur Jaffe Honorary Members, Royal Irish Academy
Mikhail Lukin 2009 I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics
Lisa Randall Honorary Members, Royal Irish Academy
Subir Sachdev visiting Distinguished Research Chair (Perimeter Institute)
Christopher Stubbs Harvard College Professor
Cumrun Vafa Member, National Academy of Sciences

2008:
Nima Arkani-Hamed Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in the Physical Sciences
Lene Hau George Ledlie Prize
Lene Hau Member, Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Gerald Holton Abraham Pais Prize (APS)
Gerald Holton Order of Merit by the Republic of Austria (Österreichisches Ehrenzeichen für Wissenschaft und Kunst, I. Klasse)
Eric Mazur Esther Hoffman Beller Medal (OSA)
Eric Mazur Fellow, OSA
Eric Mazur (American Association of Physics Teachers)
Eric Mazur member, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen)
Hongkun Park National Institutes of Health Director's Pioneer Awards
Lisa Randall Member, National Academy of Sciences
Aravinthan Samuel National Institutes of Health Director's Pioneer Awards
Andrew Strominger & Cumrun Vafa Leonard Eisenbud Prize for Mathematics and Physics (American Mathematical Society)
Cumrun Vafa Dirac Medal (ICTP)
Richard Wilson Presidential Citations (American Nuclear Society)

2007:
Melissa Franklin Spark Award
Bertrand Halperin Dannie Heineman prize (Akadamie des Wissenschaften of Göttingen)
Lisa Randall Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize
 
Richard Wilson Dixy Lee Ray Award
Christopher Stubbs Gruber Cosmology Prize, shared with the members of the High-z Supernova Search team

2006:
Eugene Demler Gutenberg Lecture Award
Eric Heller Member, National Academy of Sciences
Mikhail Lukin, Charles Marcus, & Amir Yacoby AAAS Newcomb Cleveland Prize
Norman Ramsey Honorary Doctor of Science (Harvard)
Richard Wilson Premio Ettore Majorana Erice Scienza per la Pace

2005:
Gerald Gabrielse Alexander von Humboldt Research Award
Howard Georgi Harvard College Professor
Roy J. Glauber Nobel Prize in Physics
Eric J. Heller Award in Theoretical Chemistry (American Chemical Society )
Jenny Hoffman PECASE Award (Department of Defense)
Aravinthan Samuel Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE)
Michael Tinkham Dr. Fred E. Saalfeld Award (Department of the Navy)
Cumrun Vafa Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Ronald Walsworth Francis M. Pipkin Award (APS)
Xiaowei Zhuang Investigator (Howard Hughes Medical Institute )