Professor Bob Hamers to Receive the 2009 Medard Welch Award

Professor Bob Hamers has been selected to receive the 2009 Medard Welch Award of the AVS (formerly the American Vacuum Society), the society's highest award. The citation reads, "for wide ranging studies of chemistry and photochemistry at semiconductor surfaces and for establishing connections to various emergent technologies". The Welch award consists of a cash prize, a struck gold medal, and an honorary lectureship at the national AVS meeting in November. Please join us in congratulating Bob!