M. Zahid Hasan, Professor of Physics, was recently named a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS). Each year, newly-elected APS Fellows number no more than ½% of APS membership. Prof. Hasan, who was recommended for Fellowship by the APS Division of Condensed Matter Physics, was recognized “for the discovery of three dimensional topological insulators.” Hasan will be honored during the week of March 3, as part of the APS March Meeting in Denver, CO...
National Science Foundation announces M. Zahid Hasan as a recipient of the American Competitive and Innovation Fellowship Award
National Science Foundation has named M. Zahid Hasan as an American Competitive and Innovation Fellow (2010-2015). Hasan is being recognized (NSF citation) "for his outstanding, groundbreaking research on topological insulators and his exemplary efforts in enabling the participation of a broader community in American science". For more information, see 'Full Story'.
The Shirley award for outstanding scientific achievement was awarded to M. Zahid Hasan (Princeton University) "for the discovery of topological order in the solid state and quantum Hall-like behavior without magnetic fields (bulk topological insulators)". For more information, see http://www.als.lbl.gov/als/als_news/news_archive/vol.303_102809.html and http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S20/90/55G21/ and http://www.princeton.edu/main/news/archive/S23/49/78A93/index.xml?secti