Past Winners - Distinguished Paper Award

1999

Jeffrey S. Meth

DuPont

Quantitative Characterization of Automotive Coating Interlayer Adhesion

2000

Costantino Creton

Laboratoire PCSM – ESPCI

Correlation Between Interfacial Width And Fracture Toughness In Glassy Polymers

2001

Maurice Brogly

CNRS – ICSI

Silicon Release Coatings/PSA Adhesive Modulation.  How PDMS Based Network Composition and Structure Influence Nanoscale Properties of the Interface

2002

Wulff Possart

The Saarland University

Thermodynamic Data of Adhesion Phenomena Calculated with Molecular Modeling Methods

2003

Aric Ophahl

UCLA at Berkley

Characterizing the Surface Configuration and Morphology of Polyolefin Copolymers and Blends by SFG Vibrational Spectroscopy and AFM

2004

Etienne Barthel

CNRS/Saint Gobain

Elastic Contact to Layered Substrate:  The Adhesive Case

2005

John Walz

Yale University

Investigation of the Force Oscillation Between a Particle and Surface in the Presence of a Nonadsorbing Material

2006

Tian Tang

Lehigh University

Thermal Fluctuations Limit the Cohesive Strength of Compliant Solids

2007

Richard P. Wool

University of Delaware

Polymer-Solid Interface Connectivity and Adhesion:  Design of a Bio-based Pressure Sensitive Adhesive

2008

Alfred Crosby

University of Massachusetts – Amherst

Responsive Polymer Surfaces

2009

Donald Hunston

NIST

Technique for Monitoring Environmentally Induced Changes in Polymeric Sealants

2010

Anand Jagota

Lehigh University

Sequencing DNA by Peeling?

2012

Elmar Kroner

Leibniz Institute for New Materials

Adhesion Measurement on Micropatterned Surfaces with Spherical and Flat Probes

2013

Mariana Kok

University of Limerick

Effect of Surface Roughness and Energy on Insect Residue Adhesion to Aircraft Leading Edge Surfaces

2014

Christopher Wohl

NASA Langley Research Center

Novel Epoxy Particulate Composites for Mitigation of Insect Residue Adhesion on Future Aircraft Surfaces

2015

Katharine Jensen

Yale University

Stiff Particles on Compliant Substrates:  Adhesion, or Wetting?

2016

Scott Phillips

Penn State University Single-Induced Bonding and/or De-Bonding of Adhesives