Louis J. Lanzerotti
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Louis has authored or co-authored of more than 500 refereed publications. He has co-authored of a book and co-edited of 4 books.
He has seven patents issued or filed.
He was a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at Lucent Technologies and is currently Distinguished Research Professor of Physics at NJIT.
He was appointed by US President George W. Bush to the National Science Board, the 24-member governing body of the National Science Foundation (NSF) and served a 6-year term from 2004 to 2010. He served on the board as a Board Consultant from May 2010 until April 2012.
Lanzerotti led a 12-member panel organized by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies to identify possible causes of unintended acceleration in vehicles in the aftermath of Toyota's large automobile recalls.
Awards and honors
- Member of National Academy of Engineering.
- Fellow of American Geophysical Union (1985).
- Fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).
- Fellow of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
- Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
- Fellow of American Physical Society.
- NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal (1988 & 1994).
- Recipient of NASA Scientific Achievement Medal (1996).
- Recipient of Antarctica Service Medal.
- Recipient of Committee on Space Research (COSPAR)'s William Nordberg Medal.
- Mount Lanzerotti (coordinates 74° 50’ S|71° 33’ W) is named for Prof. Lanzerotti and rises to about 1,550 m in Ellsworth Land in the northernmost region of the Sky-Hi Nunataks Range of Antarctica.