Awards

Major Awards - Space Science and Astrobiology


Presidential Rank of Meritorius Senior Professional

Christopher McKay - 2013
Lou Allamandola - 2006


NASA Exceptional Scientific Achievement Medal

Jeff Cuzzi - 1982, 1986, 1999
Lou Allamandola - 1992, 2012
Dale Cruikshank - 1994
David Hollenbach - 1995, 2005
Kevin Zahnle - 1996
Thomas Roellig - 1997
David Des Marais, Timothy Lee, David Blake - 1998
Linda Jahnke - 2001
Andrew Pohorille - 2002
David Des Marais, Farid Salama - 2003
David Hollenbach - 2005
Mark Marley - 2007
David Koch, Mike Haas, Aaron Zent - 2010
George Cooper, Jack Lissauer - 2013

NASA Exceptional Service Medal

Dale Cruikshank - 2007

SAO Exceptional Service Medal

David Koch - 1986

NASA Outstanding Leadership Medal

David Hollenbach - 2002, 2003
David Des Marais - 2003
Chris McKay - 2004
Tony Colaprete - 2010
David Blake - 2013

NASA Engineering & Safety Center Director's Award

Jeff Scargle - 2004

NASA Special Achievements Award

Scott Sandford - 1989, 1993


NASA Group Achievement Award - Numerous

NASA Ames Associate Fellow

Jeff Cuzzi - 1987
Chris McKay - 1994
Lou Allamandola - 1995, 1996
Timothy Lee - 1997
Scott Sandford - 2000
Kevin Zahnle - 2001
Dale Cruikshank - 2006
Jack Lissauer - 2007

H. Julian Allen Award (incomplete list)

Lou Allamandola - 1986
David Hollenbach - 1992, 2003
Jeff Cuzzi - 1996
Jeff Scargle - 1997
David Des Marais - 2000

Fellow of the Geochemical Society & European Association of Geochemistry

David Des Marais - 2002

Fellow of the American Physical Society

Timothy Lee - 2001
Lou Allamandola - 2006

Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

Dale Cruikshank - 2005
Jeff Cuzzi, Chris McKay - 2006
David Des Marais - 2008
Jack Lissauer, Kevin Zahnle - 2011

Fellow of the Meteoritical Society

Scott Sandford 2006

Fellow of the International Society Study Origin of Life

Chris McKay - 2005

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Timothy Lee - 2005
Lou Allamandola - 2006

Fellow of the California Academy of Sciences

Dale Cruikshank - 1990
David Des Marais - 2004
Tori Hoehler - 2007

Chambliss Astronomical Writing Award from the American Astronomical Society

Jack Lissauer - 2007

Listed Among Most Cited Chemists by H-Index

Lou Allamandola (H=57)
Timothy Lee (H=52)

Antarctic Service Medal for Special Service in Antarctic Exploration

Scott Sandford - 1986
Carol Stoker - 1992
Alfonso Davila, Margarita Marinova, Jennifer Heldmann - 2012

Arthur S. Fleming Award

Chris McKay - 1991

Awarded an Asteroid

Dale Cruikshank - 1988 (3531)
Scott Sandford - 2004 (16035)
Diane Wooden - 2006 (17421)

Dirac Medal awarded by WATOC

Timothy Lee - 1998

Gerard P.Kuiper Prize for the Division of Planetary Sciences

Dale Cruikshank - 2006
Jeff Cuzzi - 2010

Muhlmann Prize of the Astro. Soc. of the Pacific

Dale Cruikshank - 1985

Thomas O. Paine Award

Carol Stoker - 1985
Chris McKay - 1995

Urey Prize of the Division of Planetary Sciences

Chris McKay - 1989
Jack Lissauer - 1992
Alberto Fairin - 2012

Zeldovich Medal - COSPAR

Max Bernstein - 2000

Spinoza Prize

Xander Tielens - 2012

Patent Awards

Radiation Shielding Systems Using Nanotechnology - 2011
Christopher McKay


Environmental Monitoring of Microbe Metabolic Transformation - 2013
Lee Bebout, Brad Bebout, Christopher Beasley

2013 Patent Application Awards

Capillary Driven Micro-Organism Cultivation Platform for Human Life Support - Leslie Bebout
Graphene-Based Electrode for a Supercapacitor - Bin Chen
Optimum Solar Conversion Cell Configurations - Christopher McKay, Bin Chen
Solar Powered CO2 Conversion - Bin Chen

2013 NASA Tech Briefs Award

Advanced Sensor Technology for Algal Biotechnology (ASTAB) - Brad Bebout, Lance Delzeit (SCB), Leslie Bebout, Christoper Beasley