Physical sciences/Physics/Condensed matter physics/High pressure physics
2014 AAAS Scientific Freedom and Responsibility Award Goes to Omid Kokabee, Iranian Physicist and Prisoner of Conscience
Dr. H’s students not only learn physics, they write physics books. After a handful of lectures, George “Dr. H” Hademenos instructed his teenage pupils to author children’s books about energy, weather, and other subjects in physics. For his inventive approach at Richardson High School in Texas, Hademenos won AAAS’s 2011 Leadership in Science Education Prize for High School Teachers.