With his Duke University colleagues, John Scott Moreland’s results suggest the quark-gluon plasma is the universe’s most ideal liquid.
The White House recognized Matthew Gomez of Sandia National Laboratories and Richard Kraus of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for exceptional promise as science and technology leaders.
Rebecca Hartman-Baker was chosen for her skills in high-performance computing, building a diverse community, and communicating the potential of computational science.
Mareena Robinson Snowden received the Next Generation Award, recognizing her advocacy for diversity and inclusive scientific practices.
Kristen John and a team of researchers designed the device to understand properties of asteroid dust in microgravity.
The new fellows will pursue research in plasma physics, inorganic and materials chemistry, materials science and physics.