Sagnac Awards 2013

Wallace “Wal” Thornhill Lifetime Achievement Wallace Thornhill is presented the 2013 Sagnac Award for Lifetime Achievement in recognition of a lifetime commitment to excellence in scientific pursuits; for foundational contributions establishing the...

Sagnac Awards 2012

Tom Bearden Lifetime Achievement In recognition of a lifetime commitment to excellence in scientific pursuit. For foundational concepts and principles describing the energy of space, for systematic theoretical investigations of practical devices claiming over-unity...

Sagnac Awards 2011

Mahmoud A. Melehy Lifetime Achievement In recognition of a lifetime commitment to excellence in scientific pursuit. For fundamental theoretical connections between thermodynamics and electricity, particularly at interfaces, for their applications to surface tension,...

Sagnac Awards 2010

Thomas E. Phipps Lifetime Achievement Thomas E. Phipps, Jr. was born January 26, 1925 in Champaign, Illinois, destined for a career in physics. His father Thomas, Sr., a pioneer in atomic structure who in 1927 first measured hydrogen’s magnetic moment, taught as...
Sagnac Awards 2009

Sagnac Awards 2009

Domina Eberle Spencer Lifetime Achievement Domina Eberle Spencer, born in 1920, came to MIT as a high school student in a summer program and stayed on to earn three degrees, her SB in Physics in 1939, SM in Mathematics in 1940, and PhD in Mathematics in 1942. A...