|Please click to read biographical sketch of each inductee|
|2008||Albert Brown, CST' 64||Herb Goronkin, Ph.D., CST 61, 62, 73|
|2007||Kenneth R. Brennen, Ph.D., CST ’62, ’65||Abraham Clearfield, Ph.D., CST ’48, ’51|
|2006||Stanley A. Lefkowitz, B.S. ’65, Ph.D.||Michelle L. Steen, B.S. ’95, Ph.D.|
|2005||Barry Arkles, B.A. ’70, Ph.D. ‘76||Amber R. Salzman B.A. ’82, Ph.D.|
|2004||Kristin Bowman-James, B.S. ’68, Ph.D. ’74||Bernard Roizman, B.A. ’52, M.S. ’54, Sc.D.|
|2003||Herbert Scarf, B.A. ’51, M.A., Ph.D.||Cynthia A. Kuper B.S. ’95, Ph.D. ’99|
|2002||Arthur B. Congdon, B.S. ’01||F. Albert Cotton, B.A. ’51, Sc.D. ’63|
|2001||Steven R. Peikin, B.A. ’69, M.D.||Christina M. Coughlin B.S. ’92, M.D.|
Barry Arkles is the president and founder of Gelest, Inc., which manufactures industrial, inorganic chemicals. He received both his B.A. and Ph.D in Chemistry from Temple, where he formerly served as an adjunct professor. Dr. Arkles and his wife, Janine live in Dresher, Pa., and have four children.
Amber R. Salzman is the senior vice president of worldwide development operations for GlaxoSmithKline. She also oversees and directs the Stop ALD Foundation, which is dedicated finding better therapies for people with adrenoleukodystrophy. Dr. Salzman serves on the editorial advisory board for Drug Discovery World and is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Board for the Drexel University School of Public Health. She resides in Merion Station, Pa. with her husband, Steven L. Barsh, the owner of Tristar Lighting in Bensalem. The couple has a son and a daughter.
Kristin Bowman-James is a professor of chemistry and project director of Kansas National Science Foundation Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research at the University of Kansas. Dr. Bowman-James has received several awards in her field, most recently a National Science Foundation Creativity Award. She has published extensively and given over 70 invited lectures to universities in the United States and abroad. In addition to her teaching and research, Dr. Bowman-James serves on several university, professional, and state committees, including Senator Pat Roberts’ Advisory Committee on Science, Technology and the Future.
Bernard Roizman is the Joseph Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Virology at the University of Chicago, where he has been a faculty member since 1965. Dr. Roizman is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Academy of Microbiology, the Institute of Medicine, and the American Association for the Advancement of Sciences, as well as an honorary member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Engineering (Medicine). He serves on the editorial board of many virology journals, and has published hundreds of articles and several books.
Herbert Scarf is the Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University, where he has taught since 1959. In the course of his distinguished career, Professor Scarf has contributed a number of basic research papers in a variety of important areas. He is a member of the American Philosophical Society, a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and a Distinguished Fellow of the American Economic Association.
Cynthia A. Kuper is the chief technology officer at Micromem Technologies Inc., as well as a highly regarded expert and independent consultant in the area of emerging technology. Dr. Kuper is an IT fellow and former adjunct professor at Temple. She completed advanced graduate studies at Rice University, with the late Nobel Laureate Richard Smalley. Dr. Kuper resides in Villanova, Pa. with her husband, Laurent Leveque.
Arthur Congdon is currently a Ph.D. candidate in physics at Rutgers University. While a student at Temple, he received the Murray Green Memorial Prize in Physics and was a member of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Mr. Congdon has published several refereed journal articles, and serves as coordinator of the Rutgers Astrophysics Journal Club as well as a graduate student mentor. He is also a member of the American Astronomical Society, the American Physical Society, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Frank Albert Cotton was one of the most successful and lauded graduates of the College. He was the pre-eminent figure in the field of inorganic chemistry and the author of Advanced Inorganic Chemistry, the standard text on the subject. Dr. Cotton completed his doctoral studies at Harvard and taught at both Texas A&M University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dr. Cotton published more than 1,600 scholarly papers and received 29 honorary doctorates; he was the recipient of many awards, including the National Medal for Science, the Paracelsus Medal, the Priestley Medal and the Wolf Prize for Chemistry. Prizes were also named in his honor. He was an honorary or foreign member of several national academies, including the Royal Society. He supervised more than 100 doctoral theses and numbered 40 professors among his former students, served on many boards for academic journals and held several honorary and visiting professorships. Dr. Cotton passed away in February 2007.
Steven R. Peikin is professor of medicine and head of the division of gastroenterology and liver diseases at the Robert Wood Johnson School of Medicine and Cooper University Hospital in Camden, New Jersey. Dr. Peikin has authored and co-authored numerous papers in the field of gastroenterology and is author of a best selling book, Gastrointestinal Health, published by HarperCollins. He has been selected by his peers as a "Top Doctor" for both Philadelphia Magazine and New Jersey Magazine. Dr. Peikin was also selected to "Best Doctors in America," and was chosen by the medical students of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School to receive the Golden Apple Teaching Award 1997-2001.