Dr. Vernon Beck introduced the method of using negative optical spaces in electron aberration correctors and an electrical centering technique for higher order multipoles.
RIDGEFIELD, CT, March 08, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Vernon Beck with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Vernon Beck celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
After accruing decades of professional excellence, Dr. Beck retired from his role as the president of Vernon Beck Consulting, Incorporated, where he parlayed his impressive knowledge of the field from 1984 until 2006. Over the years, he held a number of roles with IBM, including as a postdoctoral researcher, a member of the research staff, the manager of display services and a senior engineer. Until his retirement in 2016, Dr. Beck also excelled as an interviewer for fellow selection with the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation.
Throughout his career, Dr. Beck introduced the method of using negative optical spaces in electron aberration correctors and an electrical centering technique for higher order multipoles. These techniques were later utilized by Haider, Rose and Urban's team to develop a highly successful electron optical corrector for the electron microscope. For their work, this team was presented with a Wolf Prize in Physics in 2011.
An expert in his field, Dr. Beck pursued an education at the University of Chicago, initially earning a Bachelor of Arts. He continued his studies with a Master of Science, also at the University of Chicago. He concluded his academic efforts at the University of Chicago, graduating with a Doctor of Philosophy in physics. In order to remain aware of changes in the field, Dr. Beck is affiliated with the Society for Information Display, the Microscopy Society of America and Sigma Xi.
For his excellence in the field, Dr. Beck accepted fellowships from the Fannie and John Hertz Foundation from 1971 to 1976, as well as the Telegdi Prize in 1971. Following these accomplishments, he was selected for inclusion in Who's Who in Science and Engineering in 1993. Looking toward the future, Dr. Beck intends to continue enjoying his well-deserved retirement.
In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Vernon Beck has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit www.ltachievers.com for more information about this honor.
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