Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics Winners

Hendrik Hamann, winner of the 2016 AIP Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics

For pioneering developments leading to the use of physical analytics and real-time sensor-based data to solve a wide variety of twenty-first century challenges


For the development of Film Bulk Acoustic Resonators that enabled the miniaturization of mobile telecommunications devices.

Eric Fullerton

For pioneering developments in the physics and applications of exchange-coupled magnetic recording media.

Robert Street

For pioneering contributions to the science and technology of hydrogenated amorphous silicon, and the development of flat panel x-ray medical imaging

Larry Hornbeck

For his invention and pioneering innovations in both the design and manufacturing of Digital Micromirror Devices (DMDs) integrated into metal-oxide semiconductor (MOS) technology.

William A. Edelstein

For his pioneering developments leading to commercialization of high-resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for medical applications

Rangaswamy Srinivasan

For discoveries, inventions, and promotion of ablative photodecomposition for medical and materials applications

Charles Henry

For fundamental contributions to the understanding of the optical properties of quantum wells and semiconductor lasers

Stuart Parkin

For pioneering discoveries and original device demonstrations on giant magnetoresistive (GMR) read head technology for the magnetic recording industry

Dan A. Hays

For contributions to the physics of xerography resulting in three generations of innovative new copiers and printers.