Argonne scientist named American Physical Society FellowFebruary 10, 2010
ARGONNE, Ill. — Dennis Mills of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. The honor recognizes his development of synchrotron X-ray optics and related techniques, the build-out of beamlines at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne and the development of X-ray monochromators, phase plates, and timing techniques.
He is currently deputy associate lab director of photon sciences and deputy director of the Advanced Photon Source, which provides the hemisphere’s most brilliant x-ray beams for research in almost all scientific disciplines. Mills' many awards include the Advanced Photon Source Arthur H. Compton Award in 1998 and the University of Chicago Pinnacle of Education Award in 2008.