List of MSA Fellows
The following group of colleagues have been elected as MSA Fellows. Select a name from the alphabetical list below to jump to a Fellow's photo and citation.
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Albrecht, Ralph M.
Allard Jr., Lawrence F.
Anderson, Ronald M.
Baker, Timothy S.
Batson, Philip E.
Bell, David C.
Browning, Nigel D.
Burke, Mary Grace
Carpenter, Ray W.
Carter, C. Barry
Crewe, Albert V.
Crozier, Peter A.
Datye, Abhaya K.
Davidson, Michael W.
De Graef, Marc
DeRosier, David J.
Downing, Kenneth H.
Dravid, Vinayak, P.
Dunin-Borkowski, Rafal E.
Eades, J. Alwyn
Egerton, Raymond F.
Ellis, Elizabeth Ann
Farquhar, Marilyn G.
Fawcett, Don W.
Fischione, Paul E.
Fraser, Hamish L.
Giannuzzi, Lucille A.
Glaeser, Robert M.
Glauert, Audrey M.
Goldstein, Margaret Ann
Goldstein, Joseph I.
Griffin, Brendan J.
Gunning, III, William T.
Hall, Ernest L.
Hart, Raymond Kenneth
Hawkes, Peter W.
Hirsch, Peter B.
Hobbs, Linn W.
Huxley, Hugh E.
Isaacson, Michael S.
Jerome, W. Gray
Joy, David C.
Karnovsky, Morris J.
Kelly, Thomas F.
Kiely, Christopher J.
Krivanek, Ondrej L.
Landis, William J.
Leapman, Richard D.
Ledbetter, Myron C.
Lyman, Charles E.
Maleeff, Beverly E.
Mansfield, John F.
Mastronarde, David N.
Marks, Laurence D.
McCartney, Martha R.
McDonald, Kent L.
Michael, Joseph R.
Miller, Sara E.
Miller, Michael K.
Mitchell, Terrence E.
Muller, David A.
Newbury, Dale E.
O'Keefe, Michael A.
Pennycook, Stephen J.
Petrali, John P.
Piston, David W.
Platek, Stanley Frank
Postek, Michael T.
Price, Robert L.
Ross, Frances M.
Russell, Phillip E.
Seidman, David N.
Simmons, Robert B
Smith, David J.
Smith, George D.W.
Smith, Kenneth C.A.
Somlyo, Avril V.
Spence, John C.H.
Stach, Eric A.
Steven, Alasdair C.
Swann, Peter R.
Taylor, Kenneth A.
Treacy, Michael M.J.
Wall, Joseph S.
Wang, Zhong L.
Wells, Oliver C.
Whelan, Michael J.
Williams, David B.
Wittig, James E.
Woodward, Janet H.
Yang, Judith C.
Zaluzec, Nestor J.
Zuo, Jian Min
Marc Adrian (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2002
Ueli Aebi (2011)
As a 2011 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Biological Sciences.
Ralph M. Albrecht (2010)
For his pioneering studies in microscopy including the synthesis of gold coated, superparamagnetic magnetite core/shell nano-particles for targeted in vitro and in vivo destruction of cells (tumor or auto-reactive cells).
Lawrence F. Allard, Jr. (2010)
For his sustained scientific contributions to advancing the field of high resolution TEM/STEM and his outstanding service to the Microscopy Society of America
Ronald M. Anderson (2009)
For contributions to the characterization of electronic materials and for his long-term service to the Microscopy Society of America, especially for his outstanding work as Editor of Microscopy Today.
Timothy S. Baker (2012)
As a 2012 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Biological Sciences.
Philip E. Batson (2011)
For his pioneering contributions to the development of spatially resolved electron energy loss spectroscopy and his successful use of this technique to solve important and difficult problems in materials.
David C. Bell (2017)
For significant and innovative contributions to the development and applications of both helium-ion microscopy and low-voltage aberration-corrected electron microscopy.
James Bentley (2009)
One of the foremost analytical electron microscopists in the world, an outstanding teacher and mentor, and a dedicated member of the Microscopy Society of America.
Gianluigi Botton (2014)
For establishing a center of excellence in research and for achievements in TEM-EELS which have earned him an international reputation second to none.
Nigel D. Browning (2013)
For distinguished contributions in (scanning) transmission electron microscopy; developing advanced spatial, temporal and spectroscopic techniques to better understand fundamental issues in physical and life sciences.
Mary Grace Burke (2009)
Served MSA in many offices over 20 years, including President, and winner of the Maser Distinguished Service Award. She is an internationally recognized metallurgist in nuclear power applications.
Patricia G. Calarco-Isaacson (2011)
For distinguished scientific contributions to the understanding of embryo development, ultrastructural analysis, and for outstanding leadership and service to the Microscopy Society of America.
Ray W. Carpenter (2009)
For his great contributions to the Society in many different capacities (e.g., President, ASU HREM Winter School) and pioneer in applying microscopy techniques to materials research in many areas.
C. Barry Carter (2009)
For his ceaseless leadership in the Society, nationally and locally; for being a vocal proponent of transmission electron microscopy; and for his co-authorship of the leading textbook on TEM.
Dr. Wen-An Chiou (2018)
For pioneering the "WETEM" method of in situ microscopy that has contributed to the rapid growth of liquid cell techniques in electron microscopy, and for his several decades as an educator and mentor to thousands of students in the field.
Wah Chiu (2014)
As a 2014 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Biological Sciences.
Albert V. Crewe (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1976
Peter A. Crozier (2011)
For outstanding original contributions to analytical and in-situ materials electron microscopy, and to leadership of the Microscopy Society of America.
Ulrich Dahmen (2012)
For his contributions to the science of phase transformations and alloy development and for advancing transmission electron microscopy techniques.
Abhaya K. Datye (2014)
For the application of electron microscopy to better understand heterogeneous catalysis, especially catalyst preparation, sintering, regeneration, and structure-property correlations related to industrial catalytic processes.
Michael W. Davidson (2015) (deceased)
As a 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Biological Sciences.
Marc de Graef (2009)
For pioneering, seminal research in the development and application of quantitative Lorentz methods for magnetic materials characterization, theoretical magnetostatics for nanoscale magnetism, and undergraduate and graduate electron microscopy education.
David J. DeRosier (2013)
As a 2013 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Biological Sciences.
Kenneth H. Downing (2010)
For major contributions to cryo-EM by inventing new instrumentation and methods, solving key structures, training a new generation of scientists, and serving the community.
Vinayak Dravid (2009)
For outstanding contributions and leadership in the nanoscale characterization of materials by electron microscopy and scanned probe microscopy.
Jacques Dubochet (2009)
As a 2009 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Biological Sciences.
Rafal E. Dunin-Borkowski (2015)
For international leadership of aberration-corrected electron microscopy for characterization of nanoscale particulate. For seminal and highly innovative development of electron holography to permit mapping of magnetic fields and electrostatic potentials.
J. Alwyn Eades (2011)
For developing and promoting electron diffraction methods in the TEM and SEM and for leadership in the microscopy community particularly in relation to Latin America.
Patrick Echlin (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2001
Raymond F. Egerton (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 2004
Elizabeth Ann Ellis (2015) (deceased)
For an outstanding career of selfless dedication to the field of microscopy in research, applications and educational outreach. Ann Ellis personifies excellence and professionalism.
Marilyn Farquhar (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1987
Don W. Fawcett (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1989
Paul E. Fischione (2017)
For his many years of dedicated service to MSA, the national and international microscopy communities, and for his innovations in product development to improve microscopy sample preparation.
Joachim Frank (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2003
Hamish L. Fraser (2013)
For pioneering developments in analytical electron microscopy and its integration with computational materials science to accelerate the development of Ti and other alloys critical to the aerospace industry.
Marija Gajdardziska-Josifovska (2014)
For pioneering work in polar oxide surfaces and interfaces with electron microscopy and diffraction and for leadership and mentoring roles in academia and the profession.
Lucille A. Giannuzzi (2014)
For pioneering the development and application of the focused ion beam tool for electron microscopy and for teaching of these techniques to the scientific community.
Robert M. Glaeser (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2004
Audrey M. Glauert (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1990
Helmut Gnaegi (2016)
For his long history of diamond knife technology development and his outstanding dedication to instruction on their use.
Margaret Ann Goldstein (2012)
For her outstanding contributions to the understanding of cardiac ultrastructure using TEM techniques including 3D tomography and for her long-term contributions to international microscopy educational activities and the Microscopy Society of America.
Joseph I. Goldstein (2010) (deceased)
For his leadership in quantitative SEM and AEM x-ray microanalysis, in application of these tools to materials science, and in the education of generations of microscopists
Brendan J. Griffin (2011)
For outstanding original contributions as well as being an internationally recognized leader in the theory and application of variable pressure scanning electron microscopy.
William T. Gunning, III (2011)
For his expert contributions in ultrastructural pathology as well as a distinguished, longstanding member of the society, serving key roles on numerous committees and in elected positions, including president of MSA.
Ernest L. Hall (2016)
For innovative development and application of microscopy and microanalysis techniques to address real-world industrial problems, and for his long-standing service to the Society and microscopy community in the United States.
Raymond Kenneth Hart (2009)
MSA member for 50 years, who served in many capacities and was its first Maser Distinguished Service Award Winner. He is a recognized international leader in forensic metallurgy.
Hatsujiro Hashimoto (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1988
Peter W. Hawkes (2015)
As a 2015 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Physical Sciences.
Richard Henderson (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2005
Sir Peter B. Hirsch (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1986
Dr. Linn W. Hobbs (2018)
For pioneering work on TEM of beam-sensitive materials, microscopy of glass and amorphous materials, and combining these studies for understanding the role of glass in the immobilization of high-level waste.
Archibald Howie (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1991
Dr. Elaine C. Humphrey (2018)
through her skills in facility management, instruction, and creative outreach, has advocated for science in education by making microscopy accessible to researchers and the public.”
Hugh E. Huxley (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1991
Takeo Ichinokawa (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1999
Sumio Iijima (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 2005
Shinya Inoué (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1995
Michael S. Isaacson (2010)
As a 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Physical Sciences.
Dr. Kazuo Ishizuka (2018)
Kazuo Ishizuka is the founder and scientific director of HREM Research Inc. who provides various software tools for electron microscopy including image simulation, sophisticated data acquisition and image/spectrum processing.
W. Gray Jerome (2011)
For his distinguished, long-standing involvement in the Society, including chairmanship of both the Education and Program committee's, Director of Council and President of the Society, as well as his outstanding research resume.
Miguel José-Yacamán (2015)
For his contribution to the study of the structure of metallic nano particles, to better understand their behavior in catalytic systems and their interaction with biological systems.
David C. Joy (2009)
For contributions to the application of the SEM in the areas of high resolution and low voltage imaging, and for the development of Monte Carlo simulation techniques for electron microscopy.
Morris J. Karnovsky (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1988
Thomas F. Kelly (2014)
For his pioneering contributions to the development of the local electrode atom probe which has revolutionized atomic-scale analysis of materials and for his many contributions to leadership in MSA.
Christopher J. Kiely (2017)
For his distinguished contributions to the characterization of nanoscale features in particulate materials and interfaces, particularly in the areas of catalyst materials, nanoparticle self-assembly phenomena, carbonaceous materials and semiconductor heterointerfaces.
Jeanette Killius (2017)
For her selfless dedication to the field of microscopy in research, applications and educational outreach, and her personification of excellence and professionalism.
Moon Kim (2012)
For his outstanding research using high resolution analytical electron microscopy for the characterization of materials and solid state electronics and for his development and construction of an ultra high vacuum (UHV) wafer bonding unit.
Aaron Klug (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1999
Ondrej L. Krivanek (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 2008
William J. Landis (2012)
For his outstanding research using microscopy and microanalysis to advance the knowledge of bone and cartilage development.
Dr. David J. Larson (2018)
For his pioneering contributions to the development of atom probe science and technology, especially its application to complex materials systems, and for his many contributions to the Society.
Richard D. Leapman (2011)
For his pioneering work using EELS in biological TEM and demonstrated over a period of 35 years that TEM-EELS can provide unique information in structural and cellular biology.
Myron C. Ledbetter (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1996
Hannes Lichte (2011)
As a 2011 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Physical Sciences.
Jingyue Liu (2012)
For his many contributions to the study of catalysts, including the development of techniques for high-resolution backscattered electron imaging of supported metal catalyst nanoparticles.
Charles E. Lyman (2011)
For dedicated service to the Society as Director of Council, President of the Society and as Editor of both Microscopy and Microanalysis and Microscopy Today.
Beverly E. Maleeff (2012)
For her devotion and long term service to the Microscopy Society of America, including her leadership roles in the Technologists' Forum and Focused Interests Groups.
John F. Mansfield (2014)
For his long term contributions to expanding the field of microstructural characterization using CBED, ESEM, AEM; for his selfless efforts in developing tools to educate students, and for his long-standing support and leadership in MSA.
Laurence D. Marks (2017)
For extensive contributions in electron microscopy ranging from atomic resolution imaging of nanoparticles and surfaces to direct methods with electron diffraction, precession electron diffraction and in-situ tribology.
David N. Mastronarde (2016)
For advancing the field of electron tomography through data collection and image processing software development and for service to the EM community through workshops and scientific meetings.
Martha R. McCartney (2014)
For contributions to the development of off-axis electron holography and applications to the quantification of nanoscale electrostatic and magnetic fields.
Kent L. McDonald (2015)
Contributions by Kent McDonald have advanced cryo preservation of biological samples through his roles in both developing innovative methods and disseminating the information through publications and presentations.
Stuart McKernan (2016)
For his mastery of a host of analytical electron microscopy techniques, and for his long-standing service to the Society, particularly in the production of the Microscopy & Microanalysis meetings.
Dennis McMullan (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1994
Joseph R. Michael (2009)
Internationally-renowned expert in electron and focused ion beam microscopy who has made significant contributions to the scientific community, the society, and the education of microscopists.
Sara E. Miller (2009)
A leader in EM diagnostic virology who directs the largest US EM virology laboratory and is an accomplished educator nationally and internationally in virology and viral bioterrorism agents.
Michael K. Miller (2010)
For his outstanding scientific contributions through pioneering advancement of the field of atom probe field ion microscopy, including instrumentation and sustained development and application of novel statistical data analysis methods
Terrence E. Mitchell (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 2007
David A. Muller (2013)
For application of outstanding experimental and theoretical skills to critical problems in materials physics, effective communication of the insights thus generated and attracting and training excellent students.
Thomas Mulvey (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 2001
Dale E. Newbury (2009)
For seminal contributions to the application of x-ray microanalysis and for the development of Monte Carlo simulation techniques for accurate micro and nano analysis.
Michael A. O'Keefe (2011)
For scientific contributions advancing high resolution TEM, authoring the original software for image simulation, pioneering the establishment of sub-Ångstrom resolution, and for outstanding service to the Microscopy Society of America.
Xiaoqing Pan (2014)
For his pioneering contributions to the development and innovative application of atomic resolution transmission electron microscopy and in situ techniques and to the science of multifunctional oxides and catalysts.
George Pappas (2010)
As a 2010 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Biological Sciences.
Stephen J. Pennycook (2010)
For his pioneering contributions to the development and application of atomic-resolution high angle annular dark field imaging and electron energy loss spectroscopy
George Perry (2011)
For his world-renowned Alzheimer's Disease research as well as the development of microscopic methods that made studying the pathology of oxidative stress in neuroscience possible.
John P. Petrali (2010)
For his pioneering work in ultrastructural pathology, his tireless educational activities, and his outstanding contributions to the Microscopy Society of America and its local affiliates
David W. Piston (2014)
For pioneering contributions advancing the field of fluorescence microscopy and for dedicated service to the field of microscopy and to MSA.
Michael T. Postek (2015)
For distinguished scientific contributions in the area of accurate dimensional metrology, National standards for instrument performance and calibration for scanned particle beam microscopy, education and service to the MSA.
Stanley Frank Platek (2015)
For distinguished scientific contributions using light microscopy, scanning electron microscopy and energy dispersive x-ray microanalysis in applications to forensic science, microanalysis, microscopy education and the MSA.
Robert L. Price (2012)
For his contributions to the study of cardiovascular development and disease, biotechnology and cancer through confocal scanning laser and electron microscopy and for his many years of long term service and numerous leadership positions in the Microscopy Society of America.
Michael Radermacher (2013)
For advancing the field of electron cryomicroscopy through image processing methods development, structural studies of biological systems, and for service to the EM community through workshops and scientific meetings.
Gertrude Rempfer (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1990
Jean-Paul Revel (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1993
Peter Rez (2017)
For calculations of scattering cross sections, interpretation of near edge structure, development of computer control for analytical microscopy, and ultra high resolution EELS.
Harald Rose (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 2003
Frances M. Ross (2012)
For her contributions in the development of novel in situ electron microscopy techniques including her pioneering work on studying liquid phase reactions in the TEM.
Phillip E. Russell (2017)
For early development of FIB methods and SPM applications, education of students and professionals in basics of electron microscopy and microanalysis, involvement in LAS activities, and materials analysis entrepreneurship.
Heide Schatten (2017)
For her extensive contributions to our knowledge about the cell cytoskeleton in reproductive biology and cancer, and her service to the Microscopy Society of America and microscopy community.
F.O. Schmitt (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1986
Caroline Schooley (2009)
An outstanding microscopist and educator who has made exceptional contributions to microscopy education from K-12 through post-graduate levels.
David N. Seidman (2012)
For his outstanding contributions to the advancement of atom probe field ion microscopy including designing the first APFIM with full computer control.
Renu Sharma (2016)
For contributions to the development of in situ environmental transmission electron microscopy and applications to dynamic structural investigations in a variety of materials systems.
Debra Sherman (2012)
For her devotion and long term service to the Microscopy Society of America, including her leadership role in the formation of the Facility Operation and Management Focus Interest Group.
Ryuichi Shimizu (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 2002
John Silcox (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1996
Robert B. Simmons (2011)
For his leadership in applications of multiple microscopy and analysis techniques to issues related to the human environment and as an expert witness in environmental litigation.
Robert Sinclair (2009)
As a 2009 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Physical Sciences.
S. J. Singer (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1997
Fritiof Sjostrand (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1992
David J. Smith (2013)
For his internationally recognized leadership in the development and application of atomic-resolution electron microscopy to materials, his tireless promotion of the technique through education and his dedicated service to MSA.
George D.W. Smith (2016)
As a 2016 Distinguished Scientist Award winner in the Physical Sciences.
Kenneth C.A. Smith (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1993
Prof. Guillermo Solórzano-Naranjo (2018)
For his excellence in applying microscopy to solve materials problems and for his service to MSA and the microscopy community worldwide as an ambassador for international cooperation through microscopy.
Avril V. Somlyo (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 1998
John C.H. Spence (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 2006
Eric A. Stach (2013)
For the development and application of in situ techniques, in particular nanoindentation and environmental transmission electron microscopy, to solve materials problems in the fields of deformation, catalysis and growth of nanostructures.
Susanne Stemmer (2015)
For major contributions to the advancement of scanning transmission electron microscopy as a quantitative tool in materials science.
Alasdair C. Steven (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2008
Peter R. Swann (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1997
Kenneth A. Taylor (2016)
For his pioneering work in electron microscopy of frozen-hydrated specimens, contributions to the development of electron tomography, 2-D crystallization on lipid monolayers and the structural basis of muscle contraction.
Gareth Thomas (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1980
Kiyoteru Tokuyasu (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2000
Michael M.J. Treacy (2015)
A gentleman and a scholar. For development of high angle annular dark field imaging, elucidation of zeolite and novel carbon structures, and origination of fluctuation microscopy to characterize amorphous materials.
Nigel Unwin (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2007
Joseph S. Wall (2009)
Distinguished Biological Scientist, 2006
Zhong L. Wang (2010)
For his pioneering research in the development of in-situ EM nanoscale measurement techniques, inelastic scattering theory, growth of oxide nanostructures, and seminal contributions to fields of functional materials and nanotechnology
James E. Wittig (2016)
For dedicated and sustained application of the most advanced electron microscopy methods for the development of steels and magnetic materials, and for unwavering promotion of the field of microscopy.
Oliver C. Wells (2009) (deceased)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1992
Michael J. Whelan (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1998
David B. Williams (2010)
For his pioneering work in the applications of Transmission Electron Microscopy to materials science, including X-ray analysis, electron energy-loss spectrometry and convergent beam electron-diffraction techniques; and for his co-authorship of the leading textbook on TEM
Janet H. Woodward (2011)
For her devotion, long term service and numerous leadership roles in the Microscopy Society of America.
Prof. Judith C. Yang (2018)
For world leading research in gas-surface reactions, especially oxidation, and catalytic reactions using innovative in situ electron microscopy techniques.
Nan Yao (2012)
For his contributions to the development and application of advanced microscopy techniques including electron, ion, x-ray, and atomic force microscopy imaging and microanalysis.
Nestor J. Zaluzec (2009)
For his tireless service to the society and his wide ranging research activities in the field of electron microscopy.
Elmar Zeitler (2009)
Distinguished Physical Scientist, 1989
Yimei Zhu (2009)
For outstanding and innovative development and implementation of advanced electron microscopy techniques including quantitative diffraction, imaging, spectroscopy, and phase retrieval methods in understanding superconducting, ferromagnetic, and strongly correlated materials
Prof. Jian Min Zuo (2018)
an expert in electron diffraction who has made essential contributions to theory of electron dynamic diffraction, especially theory and techniques of electron nanodiffraction for nanostructure analysis.