A. James Mallmann Will Receive 2013 Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPTFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
College Park, MD, September 26, 2012—AAPT has announced that A. James (Jim) Mallmann will receive the association’s Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service during the 2013 Winter Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Mallmann is Professor of Physics and the R.D. Peters Professor of Materials Science and is Director of the Photonics and Applied Optics Center at the Milwaukee School of Engineering. He earned his B.S. and M.S. in physics at the University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee. His Ph.D. from Marquette University is in Materials Science.
He has served as Wisconsin Section Representative for many years and has twice served as the president of the Wisconsin Section of AAPT. His service to AAPT has also included the Committee on Apparatus, which runs the Apparatus Competition, chairing the committee in 2002. He has also served as chair of the Committee on Laboratories. A member of AAPT since 1978, he has presented a paper at every summer AAPT meeting since 1981.
Wisconsin activities include the development of a course titled “A Hands-On Introduction to Electronics” that was taken over four semesters by 96 high school and middle school science teachers in southeastern Wisconsin. Funds for those courses were provided by NSF and by the Dwight D. Eisenhower Mathematics and Science Education Program.
Mallmann co-authored, with Norman C. Harris and Edwin M. Hemmerling, Physics: Principles and Applications and Experiments in Physics with Norman C. Harris which were published in 1990 by McGraw-Hill Companies.
About the Homer L. Dodge Citation for Distinguished Service to AAPT