Sciences and Exploration Directorate (600) Awards Won

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AGU Basu United States Early Career Award for Research Excellence in Sun-Earth Systems Science

2016
Recipient: Colin M Komar (673)
Colin Komar was awarded the American Geophysical Union Basu United States Early Career Award for Research Excellence in Sun-Earth Systems Science. The AGU Space Physics and Aeronomy Section announced the award, recognizing Komar’s outstanding research in the sun-Earth connection.

John C. Lindsay Memorial Award for Space Science

2016
Recipient: Richard L Kelley (660)
Rich led the development of the Hitomi Soft X-ray Spectrometer (SXS), a technological marvel consisting of an X-ray calorimeter at the focus of a foil mirror. The SXS produced the first direct measurements of gas turbulence and bulk motions in the Perseus Cluster. The entire SXS team had contributions that far exceeded the sum of their individual efforts, producing transformational scientific results from exceptional technical achievements. The fall colloquium series will include the Lindsay Award Winner lecture, where you may hear more from Rich about this fascinating work. Congratulations to the SXS Team and hearty congratulations to Rich!

GSFC Honor Award - Science Team

Oct, 2016
Recipient: High-Altitude Radar Team (Gerry Heymsfield)

GSFC Honor Award - Science

Oct, 2016
Recipients: Rolf H Reichle (610.1), Ralph A Kahn (613)

GSFC Honor Award - Professional Administrative

Oct, 2016
Recipient: Michele R Ben-Gera (610)

GSFC Honor Award - Outreach

Oct, 2016
Recipient: Norman A Kuring (610.2)

NASA Honor Award - Group Achievement Award

10.13.2016
Recipient: SMAP Science Data System Team
For outstanding achievement in the development of the SMAP Science Data System and algorithm, producing science data for the science community and general public

NASA Honor Award - Exceptional Achievement Medal

09.15.2016
Recipient: Craig Pollock

NASA Honor Award - Group Achievement Award

09.15.2016
Recipients: Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph (IRIS) Science Team (Alan Title), MMS/FPI Commissioning Team (Alexander Barrie), MODIS Characterization Support Team (Xiaoxiong Xiong), STORM Suborbital Rocket Experiment Team (David Sibec), Super TIGER Recovery Team (Thomas Hams), VIIRS Level-1 Software Working Group (Frederick Patt)

NASA Honor Award - Early Career Achievement Medal

09.15.2016
Recipients: Lynn M Carter (698), SHAWN D DOMAGAL-GOLDMAN (699), Erwan Mazarico (698)

NASA Honor Award - Equal Employment Opportunity Medal

09.15.2016
Recipient: Dorothy J Zukor (610)

NASA Honor Award - Early Career Public Achievement Medal

09.15.2016
Recipients: Daniel Jonathan Gershman (673), Sander Johannes Goossens (698)

NASA Honor Award - Exceptional Technology Achievement Medal

09.15.2016
Recipient: Nikolaos P. Paschalidis (670)

NASA Honor Award - Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal

09.15.2016
Recipients: Matthew T Deland (614), Alexander Marshak (613), William M Putman (610.1), Francesco Tombesi (662), Hiroya Yamaguchi (662)

NASA Honor Award - Exceptional Service Medal

09.15.2016
Recipients: Siegfried D Schubert (610.1), Amy A Simon (690)

NASA Honor Award - Outstanding Public Leadership Medal

09.15.2016
Recipient: Peter C Griffith (618)

NASA Honor Award - Outstanding Leadership Medal

09.15.2016
Recipients: Joseph M Grebowsky (695), Edward J Masuoka (619)

William T. Pecora Award

Aug, 2016
Recipient: Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission (TRMM) Team
The William T. Pecora Award is presented annually to recognize outstanding contributions by individuals or groups toward understanding the Earth by means of remote sensing
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William Nordberg Memorial Award for Earth Science

08.17.2016
Recipient: Piers J Sellers (600)
The William Nordberg Memorial Award for Earth Science is presented in memory of Dr. Nordberg’s many pioneering accomplishments in the use of space technology in understanding the Earth system. Each year the award is presented to a Goddard civil service employee who best exhibits those qualities of broad scientific perspective, enthusiastic programmatic and technical leadership on the national and international levels, wide recognition by peers, and substantial research accomplishments in understanding Earth system processes, which exemplified Dr. Nordberg’s own career.
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GISS Best Publication Award

06.27.2016
Recipients: Timothy M Hall (611), Kelly Hereid
The article "The frequency and duration of U.S. hurricane droughts" by Timothy Hall & Kelly Hereid was voted the best research publication by the staff of Goddard Institute for Space Studies to have been published in 2015. The paper appeared in the Geophyslcal Research Letters.
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NASA Honor Award - Distinguished Service Medal

06.02.2016
Recipient: Piers J Sellers (600)
The Distinguished Service Medal is the highest honor bestowed by the Agency, reserved for those whose “distinguished service, ability, or vision has personally contributed to NASA's advancement of United States’ interests.”
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National Academy of Sciences Member

05.03.2016
Honoree: Claire L Parkinson (610)
National Academy of Sciences Members are elected as recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.

Breakthrough Prizes in Fundamental Physics

05.03.2016
Recipients: Neil Gehrels (661), Jordan B Camp (663), Leo Pound Singer (661)
Please congratulate our scientists Neil Gehrels, Jordan Camp and Leo Singer on their receipt of a Special Award made to the LIGO team by Yuri Milner. The award is a special addition to the Breakthrough Prizes in Fundamental Physics awarded every fall. The LIGO team are receiving this award for the first detection of ripples in space time, known as gravitational waves, from the collision of two gigantic black holes. Further details are contained in the New York Times article.
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Arthur S. Flemming Award

Apr, 2016
Recipient: Matthew Rodell (617)
Established in 1948, the Flemming Awards honor outstanding federal employees. Recognized by the president of the United States, agency heads, and the private sector, the winners are selected from all areas of the federal service.

IEEE Fellow

01.01.2016
Honoree: Peggy E O'Neill (617)
For contributions to the remote sensing of soil moisture.
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