Awards & Scholarships

2014 Society Awards Recipients

 

Distinguished Scientist Awards

These Awards recognize preeminent senior scientists from both the Biological and Physical disciplines who have a long-standing record of achievement during their career in the field of microscopy or microanalysis.


Distinguished Scientist — Biological Sciences
Dr. Wah Chiu, Baylor College of Medicine


Distinguished Scientist — Physical Sciences
Mr. David J. Smith, Arizona State University

 

Burton Medal

The Burton Medal was initiated to honor the distinguished contributions to the field of microscopy and microanalysis of a scientist who is less than 40 years of age on January 1st of the award year.


Ms. Maria Varela, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

 

Outstanding Technologist Awards

These Awards honor technologists from both the Biological (Hildegard H. Crowley Award) and Physical Sciences (Chuck Fiori Award) who have made significant contributions such as the development of new techniques which have contributed to the advancement of microscopy and microanalysis.


Outstanding Technologist, Biological Sciences
Ms. Hong Yi, Emory University


Outstanding Technologist, Physical Sciences
Mr. Eddy I. Garcia-Meitin, Dow Chemical Company

 

Morton D. Maser Distinguished Service Award

This Award was initiated to recognize outstanding volunteer service to the Society as exemplified by Mort Maser, who served the Society for many years with great dedication. This award is made to honor an MSA member who has provided significant volunteer service to the Society over a period of years.


Mr. Mike Marko, Wadsworth Center

 

The Albert Crewe Award

The Albert Crewe Award was initiated to recognize the distinguished contributions to the field of microscopy and microanalysis in the physical sciences of a postdoctoral fellow of not more than 6 years' standing (since doctoral graduation).


Jinwoo Huang, University of California, Santa Barbara

 

The George Palade Award

The George Palade Award was initiated to recognize the distinguished contributions to the field of microscopy and microanalysis in the life sciences of a postdoctoral fellow of not more than 6 years' standing (since doctoral graduation).


Ricardo Guerrero-Ferreira, École
Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne