Charles Fadley was elected as Honorary Member of the The International Science Committee for the International Conferences on Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics

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Charles Fadley was elected as Honorary Member of the The International Science Committee (ISC) for the International Conferences on Vacuum Ultraviolet and X-ray Physics (VUVX). The nomination read: "Chuck Fadley is widely regarded as the most inspiring scientist in the field of condensed matter who has given fundamental contributions to the development of photoelectron spectroscopy, diffraction and holography worldwide. He has also chaired the VUV Conference in Hawaii in 1989, he has chaired the VUV International Advisory Board through three cycles, in Tokyo, Paris, and Berkeley, he has been a member of the International Program Committee for Trieste, Cairns, and Vancouver, he has given invited talks at three of the meetings, and he has contributed to the development of science in our field in many ways through the years.”

The VUVX Conferences are a recent merging of the VUV and X-Ray Physics Conferences, and represent one of two major triennial international conference series of 300-400 attendees that deal with all aspects of electron and x-ray spectroscopy, including synchrotron radiation and free-electron lasers. The other Honorary Members at present are: Jean-Pierre Briand (France), Keith Codling (United Kingdom), Takehiko Ishii (Japan), Ulrik Gelius (Sweden), Christof Kunz (Germany), Frank P. Larkins (Australia), T. Sasaki (Japan), David A. Shirley (USA), Bernd Sonntag (Germany), T. Darrah Thomas (USA), John B. West (United Kingdom), and Francois Wuilleumier (France).