F. PETER SCHLOERB, PhD
Inducted in 2021
1976-77 ARCS Scholar at California Institute of Technology
For leadership and vision in the development of the Large Millimeter Telescope Alfonso Serrano, which played a significant role in capturing the first image of a black hole, confirming Einstein's theory of general relativity
CHRISTOPHER STUBBS, PhD
Inducted in 2017
1987-88 ARCS Scholar at University of Washington
For profound impact on physics through detecting the expansion of the universe (whereby his two colleagues, Brian Schmidt and Adam Reiss, received the 2011 Nobel Prize), his subsequent discovery of “dark energy,” and his role as a US government advisor on national security technology.
Members of ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame are former ARCS Scholars whose distinguished career demonstrates leadership in most of the following areas:
Scientific innovation and discovery
Recognition by peers
Mentoring future scientists to fill the STEM pipeline as well as the future leadership needed in science, engineering, medical research, and technology.
Founding or leading an organization that has had a significant impact on the US economy or how their research has directly impacted a sector of the economy.
Increasing awareness of the importance of national scientific competitiveness.
One or more Hall of Fame inductees are selected annually by a diverse panel appointed by ARCS Foundation National President.
How to Nominate
Nominations for membership in ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame may be made by ARCS chapters, individual ARCS members, ARCS advisors, faculty at ARCS Academic Partner institutions, ARCS Scholars, and ARCS Alumni.
Nominations must be received by November 1, 2023 and sent to HallofFame@ARCSFoundation.org. Please include ARCS Hall of Fame Nomination in the subject line of your message.
Nominations should include a statement of why the nominee is eligible and should address the nominee's scientific contributions to the above criteria for membership. Links to online background information about the nominee may be included if appropriate.
To download the ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame Nomination Template in Word format, click the link below. A length of two pages is recommended, as well as a headshot if available.