Our chair, Bob Bartynski, has just been elected a Fellow of the American Vacuum Society (AVS)!
The AVS selects its fellows for "sustained and outstanding scientific and technical contributions in research, engineering, technical advancement, academic education, or managerial leadership." Less than 0.5% of the AVS membership may be elected in any year. Bob's citation is "For technical method development in surface spectroscopy and scientific inquiry into the electronic structure of a wide range of materials."
More information is available at the AVS website: https://www.avs.org/Awards-Recognition/Current-Awardees