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Judah Levine Selected for a 2011 Presidential Rank Award

Published: 11-01-2011
Source: JILA Scientific Communications

Judah Levine.

President Obama has selected Fellow Judah Levine of NIST's Time and Frequency Division for a 2011 Presidential Rank Award which honors "strong leaders, professionals, and scientists who achieve results and consistently demonstrate strength, integrity, industry and a relentless commitment to excellence in public service."

The award recognizes Levine as a world leader in early applications of lasers for precision measurements, as well as precision time and frequency measurements based on systems of atomic clocks, including use of satellites for time and frequency distribution. He continues to improve NIST network time services, and has demonstrated scientific leadership recognized by numerous national and international awards and honors.