The Physics and Astronomy Chair’s Prize

First awarded to Lynn Proctor in 1999, the Chair’s Prize is given at the discretion of the Chair of Physics and Astronomy to an outstanding senior who shows great promise for graduate school and/or the teaching of physics or astronomy, particularly offering encouragement to women and minorities in physics.

Annual Awardees

  • 2015    Matthew Digman
  • 2014    Spencer Diamond, Peter Horak, and Gareth Roberg-Clark
  • 2013    Melissa Queen and Taylor Sipple
  • 2012    Emily DeBaun and Nicholas Knezek
  • 2010    Laura DeLorenzo
  • 2009    Steven Weber
  • 2008    Brendan Huang
  • 2006    Bryan Davis
  • 2005    Christopher Danford
  • 2004    Laura Berzak , Hillary Cain & David Philips
  • 2003    Latchezar Benatov & Laura Trouille
  • 2002    Nathaniel Ferraro
  • 2001    Jill Haynie
  • 2000    Yeechi Chen & Karen Glocer
  • 1999    Lynn Proctor