Past Winners - Robert L. Patrick Fellowship

1991

Louis H. Sharpe

Consultant

for his service to the international adhesion community as a teacher, counselor, scientist, and especially as a leader in establishing the Science of Adhesion

1992

George F. Hardy

Hoescht Celanese

for his role in founding the Society and for his untiring efforts as Treasurer and counselor during its first decade

1992

Leighton H. Peebles

Office of Naval Research

for his long term service to the Society and for his lasting national and international impact on adhesion science through his championing of its cause

1994

Lieng-Huang (Sam) Lee

Xerox

for exceptional and meritorious contributions to our understanding and knowledge of adhesion

1994

Kashmiri Mittal

IBM

Educator/Lecturer, Symposium Organizer and Editor of Books and Journals which have stimulated unparalleled communication and education about adhesion and adhesives

1994

James P. Wightman

Virginia Tech

for outstanding contributions to the adhesive community as a teacher, researcher, and leader

1995

Alan N. Gent

Goodyear Tire and Rubber

for fundamental contributions to the physics of adhesives

1995

Anthony J. Kinloch

Imperial College

for exceptional contributions to the field of adhesion science through research, teaching and leadership

1995

Terry L. St. Clair

NASA-Langley Research Center

for meritorious contributions to high performance polymeric materials and for the transfer of that knowledge to the world-wide adhesion community

1996

Guy D. Davis

DACCO SCI, INC.

for outstanding research on surfaces and interfaces and service to The Adhesion Society

1997

F. James Boerio

University of Cincinnati

in recognition of excellence as an educator and scientist and outstanding contributions to both The Adhesion Society and the adhesion community

1998

Henry P. Schreiber

Ecole Polytechnique

in recognition of outstanding contributions to The Adhesion Society and the adhesion science community as a researcher, educator and scholar

1999

James P. Bell

University of Connecticut

for distinguished contributions to the field of adhesion science through forty years of outstanding research, dedicated teaching and pivotal role in the evolvement of The Adhesion Society

1999

Ahmad Busnaina

Clarkson University

for his contributions in the areas of particle adhesion, surface contamination and cleaning, and semiconductor device fabrication

1999

Donald L. Hunston

NIST

for fundamental contributions to the mechanics of failure of adhesives and interfaces, and outstanding service to The Adhesion Society

2000

Gary Hamed

University of Akron

for outstanding research on adhesion and tack of elastomers and for service to The Adhesion Society

2000

Alphonsus V. Pocius

3M Adhesive Technologies Center

for his diverse contributions to both the practical aspects of adhesive development and the fundamentals of adhesion science

2000

Donald Rimai

NexPress Solutions

for fundamental contribution to the science of particle adhesion, outstanding contributions to the electrophoto-graphic technology and outstanding service to The Adhesion Society

2001

John G. Dillard

Virginia Tech

for significant contributions to the adhesion community worldwide as a researcher and teacher

2002

Kenneth M. Liechti

University of Texas at Austin

for outstanding contributions to the fracture mechanics of adhesive bonds

2002

David Quesnel

University of Rochester

for contributions to the fundamentals of particle adhesion

2003

Larry Drzal

Michigan State University

for seminal contributions in the field of composite materials and adhesion science and for meritorious service to The Adhesion Society

2004

Ray A. Dickie

Ford Motor Company (retired)

for outstanding fundamental and applied research on adhesion problems in connection with the automotive industry and distinguished service to The Adhesion Society

2004

David A. Dillard

Virginia Tech

for contributions that have increased our understanding of the mechanics of adhesive joints and for his continuing support of the adhesion science community

2005

Paul Clark

Henkel

in recognition of outstanding contributions to the adhesion community through his long service as Treasurer of The Adhesion Society, and his key role in establishing and implementing the Society’s annual award for Distinguished Student Paper

2005

Liliane Leger

University of Paris

for introducing valuable physical principles to the field of adhesion and for addressing fundamental scientific questions through elegant experimentation

2006

Giles Dillingham

Brighton Technologies Group Inc.

 for outstanding service to the adhesion community by directing the local arrangements for numerous highly successful annual meetings of The Adhesion Society

2006

Thomas C. Ward

Virginia Tech

for his research contributions to fundamental knowledge of the physical properties of polymers and adhesives; for his dedication and excellence in teaching in the polymer and adhesion community; and, for his service to The Adhesion Society

2006

John Watts

University of Surrey

for seminal work in the application of surface analysis methods to studies of adhesion phenomena

2007

Lynn Penn

Drexel University

for pioneering research on the effect of chemical modification of fiber and particle surfaces on the strength of adhesion, and for outstanding service to the adhesion science community

2008

Greg Anderson

ATK Launch Systems

for selflessly giving his time, skill, and good judgment in service to The Adhesion Society, and for outstanding contribution to the adhesion community as a whole

2008

Manoj Chaudhury

Lehigh University

for recognition of fundamental contributions to our understanding of adhesion, friction, and surface interactions of soft matter

2009

Kenneth R. Shull

Northwestern University

for outstanding contributions to the understanding of polymer adhesion, the surface and interfacial structure of the polymeric materials and the mechanics of soft materials

2010

Tinh Nguyen

NIST

for outstanding contributions to the field of adhesion, particularly studies on interface modification and characterization in adhesives and nano-composite systems

2010

Robert D. Adams

University of Bristol

for meritorious services to the international adhesion community as an educator, author, editor, researcher, and contributor of engineering insights in the mechanics of adhesive bonding

2012

Dave Reedy

Sandia National Laboratories

for pioneering experiments and analytical approaches leading to an enhanced understanding of adhesion at the nanometer and micrometer scales

2013

Jose Miguel Martin-Martinez

University of Alicante

for fundamental and applied research on the interfacial chemistry of adhesion in a number of important areas related to adhesion in polymer and inorganic systems

2014

Timothy E. Long

Virginia Tech

for his unique ability to create novel polymers of significant importance and enthusiastically convey polymer and adhesion science fundamentals

2015

Chuck Extrand

Colder Products Company

in recognition of his extensive contributions to wetting, adhesion science and the society