Jochen M. Schneider, RWTH Aachen University, "For seminal contributions to low temperature growth of crystalline alumina and nanolaminated carbides and for introducing ab-initio guided designs of hard coatings and protective films"
Roger G. Tobin, Tufts University, "For outstanding contributions to understanding the dynamics of energy transfer between adsorbates and metal substrates, and chemical reactions and electronic effects on stepped surfaces"
Klaus Wandelt, The University of Bonn, and The University of Wroclaw, "For seminal contributions to the understanding of metal, oxide, and semiconductor surfaces in gas and liquid environments, especially atomistic studies of metal surfaces in liquid electrolytes using electrochemical STM"
AVS Graduate Student Awards
2013 Top-Level Student Finalists
There are five (5) top-level named Graduate Student Awards and four (4) Graduate Research Awards, described below. The recipients of these awards are determined after a general competition with all the graduate research applicants and a presentation to the Awards Committee at the International Symposium.
Russell and Sigurd Varian Award
The Russell and Sigurd Varian Award was established in 1982 to commemorate the pioneering work of Russell and Sigurd Varian. It is presented to recognize and encourage excellence in graduate studies in the sciences and technologies of interest to AVS. The award is supported by Agilent Technologies Vacuum Products Division. It consists
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