EMPD - Officers/Contacts

Advancing the Science and Technology of Materials, Interfaces, and Processing


Rachael Myers-Ward
Ph:  202-404-1142
email: rachael_myers-ward @ avs.org

Program Vice-Chair
Seth T. King
Ph: 608-785-8671
email: seth_king @ avs.org

Past Chair
Michael Filler
Ph:  404-894-0430
email: michael_filler @ avs.org

Jason Kawasaki
email: jason_kawasaki @ avs.org

Michelle M. Paquette
Ph: 816-235-1336
email: michelle_paquette @ avs.org

Executive Committee Members

Yohannes Abate (2018-2019)
Ph: 510-219-7329
email: yohannes_abate @ avs.org

Erica A. Douglas (2018-2019)
Ph: 505-366-3787
email: ericadouglas @ avs.org

Shalini Gupta (2018-2019)
Ph: 404-488-7445
email: shalini_gupta @ avs.org

Nick Strandwitz (2018-2019)
Ph: 610-758-4197
email: nick_strandwitz @ avs.org

Erin Cleveland (2019-2020)
email: erin_cleveland @ avs.org

Stephen McDonnell (2019-2020)
Ph: 214-733-7163
email: stephen_mcdonnell @ avs.org

Daniel R. Queen (2019-2020)
Ph: 410-765-6566
email: daniel_queen @ avs.org

Bryan Wiggins (2019-2020)
Ph: 256-466-0606
email: bryan_wiggins @ avs.org


We are thankful to the following
individuals and organizations for their
support of AVS and their contributions
to the AVS Leadership Fund:

John M. Baker

Samuel D. Bader
John Baker
Timothy S. Barge
Victor Bermudez
Dawn Bonnell
Nancy Burnham
Lap S. Chan
Benjamin B. Dayton
Hugh L. Garvin
David Hoffman
John R. Noonan
Clifford G. Olson
Cedric Powell
David Simons
Michael Trenary
Gwo-Ching Wang
Cara Weitzsacker
Robert M. Willis 

Yip-Wah Chung
Paula Grunthaner
Michael Grunze
Marsbed Hablanian
Michael Kottke
James M. Lafferty
Theodore E. Madey
Buddy Ratner
William R. Wheeler

James S. Murday
Stephen J. Pearton

Rudolf Dobrozemsky
Helix Technology
Paul Holloway
Walter M. McCain
Gary W. Rubloff
Rey Whetten



"Feeling connected to the larger
scientific community is very important.
An award is the nicest kind of
connection, saying that your work is
appreciated by your peers."

Dr. Jerry Tersoff, IBM T.J. Watson
Research Center
[on receiving the 2007 AVS Medard W.
Welch Award]