The Physics and Astronomy Faculty Prize in Memory of Francis W. Sears

Awarded to a graduating senior for significant contributions to the Department and unusual achievement as an undergraduate and for the promise of continued commitment to the study of physics.

Annual Awardees

  • 2015   Nina Maksimova
  • 2014   Laurel Anderson
  • 2013   Benjamin Katz
  • 2012   Michael D'Andrea
  • 2011   Nicole Yunger Halpern
  • 2010   M. Umair Siddiqui
  • 2009   W. Wendell Smith
  • 2008   Leon Mauer
  • 2007   Lance Labun
  • 2006   Alison Crocker
  • 2005   Mananya Tantiwiwat
  • 2004   Abigail Goodhue
  • 2003   Jonathan Campbell & Benjamin Phipps
  • 2002   Christopher Wipf
  • 2001   Thomas Levi
  • 2000   Wilson Liu & Thomas Pasquini
  • 1999   James McGuire
  • 1998   Kevin Hand & Heather Walling
  • 1997   Cailin Nelson & Robert Parrott
  • 1996   David Mattingly
  • 1994   Zahir Daya & Karen Daniels
  • 1993   Irene Georgakoudi & David Kaiser
  • 1991   Kirsten Lorentzen
  • 1990   Daniel Crosby
  • 1989   Joshua Eisenthal
  • 1987   Nancy Bronder
  • 1986   Roberta Yuhas
  • 1985   Robert Abraham
  • 1984   Mia Luehrmann
  • 1983   Douglas Cowan