Fellow of the
American Physical Soceity
APS members are eligible for nomination and election to Fellowship. Each nomination
is evaluated by the Fellowship committee of the appropriate APS division, topical
group or forum. After review by the APS Fellowship Committee, the successful candidates
are elected by APS Council. Fellowship is therefore a distinct honor signifying
recognition by one's professional peers.
Curtis A Meyer was elected a Fellow of the APS in 2004
Citation: For his contributions to and his leadership in the experimental study of the
light quark spectrum and the role of gluonic excitations.
Nominated by: Nuclear Physics (DNP)
The Ashkin Award
The purpose of the
Julius Ashkin Teaching Award is to encourage and
recognize unusual devotion and effectiveness in teaching undergraduate
students in the Mellon College of Science. This award was established
In 2006, Curtis Meyer won the Mellon College of Science Julius Ashkin
Teaching Award. The award was presented at April 2004 meeting of the
Mellon College of Science.
The Ryan Award
William H. and Frances S. Ryan Award for Meritorious Teaching is given
annually to a full-time faculty member at Carnegie Mellon who has demonstrated
unusual devotion and effectiveness in teaching undergraduate or graduate students.
The award is intended to recognize excellence in teaching in several dimensions:
* outstanding classroom teaching
* creation of challenging and innovative courses
* creation or use of new and innovative teaching methods and course materials
* effective supervision of research or creative projects
* effective supervision of undergraduate honors students and graduate students
In 2008, Curtis Meyer won the Carnegie Mellon University
William H. and Francis S. Ryan Award for Meritorious Teaching. This
was reported on the the April/May 2008 issue of the