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2013 NIST Portrait Gallery Honorees

James Bergquist's portrait gallery plaque

James Bergquist
Physical Measurement Laboratory
Years at NIST: 1978-2012

For pioneering development of the world's most accurate atomic clocks based on electromagnetically trapped single ions, including development of the world's most stable lasers.



Ugo Bertocci

Ugo Bertocci
Material Measurement Laboratory
Years at NIST: 1971-1992

For the development of advanced electrochemical measurements for corrosion science and electrodeposition.



John C. Croarkin

M. Carroll Croarkin
Information Technology Laboratory
Years at NIST: 1955-1963 & 1973-2000

For groundbreaking technical contributions to NBS/NIST calibration and measurement assurance programs, and dissemination of advanced statistical methods for measurement assurance, uncertainty assessment, and inter-laboratory studies to industry through international standards.

The photo is of John C. Croarkin, Carroll's son, who accepted the award for his mother.



Jack Ekin

John (Jack) Ekin
Physical Measurement Laboratory
Years at NIST: 1973-2007

For discovery, research excellence, and world leadership in the effects of strain on the performance of practical superconductors.



Cita Furlani

Cita Furlani
Information Technology Laboratory
Years at NIST: 1981-2012

For exceptional leadership in the development of innovative measurements and standards for information technology and as a visionary leader from research to Chief Information Officer to Director, Information Technology Laboratory.



Richard Gann

Richard Gann
Engineering Laboratory
Years at NIST: 1976-2012

For leadership of extraordinary significance in the science of fire behavior and its implementation in fire safety standards and engineering practice.



Stuart Katzke

Stuart Katzke
Information Technology Laboratory
Years at NIST: 1975-1999 & 2001-2008

For outstanding contributions in cyber security, the founding director of NIST's Computer Security Division, and internationally and nationally recognized leader in the development of cyber security standards.



Wen-li Wu

Wen-li Wu
Material Measurement Laboratory
Years at NIST: 1979-2013

For advancing world-class applications of x-ray and neutron scattering to polymer physics in areas ranging from semiconductor electronics to dental composites.