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Four physics faculty receive
prestigious national honor
December 15, 1997
Four physics professors have been elected fellows to the American Physical Society.
Fellowship to the society comes through peer recognition and is limited to no more than one half of one percent of the society's total membership.
"This is a very prestigious honor," says William Stwalley, professor and head of the physics department and also a fellow in the society."It is very competitive, and I have never heard of four professors from one school ever being elected in the same year."
Stwalley adds that with the addition of these four new members, 11 out of the 23 full professors in the physics department are now fellows of the society."This is a very high ratio and puts us in very select company," he says.
The fellows, all professors of physics, are: