Who’s Who of Humanitarians and Philanthropists

Steven R. Federman, PhD

Title: Professor Emeritus, Physicist

Company: The University of Toledo

Location: Ottawa Hills, Ohio, United States




  • American Astronomical Society, Laboratory Astrophysics Division (past chair, 2013-2017)
  • The Astrophysical Journal (scientific editor, 2008-2017)
  • International Astronomical Union, Commission 14 (past president, 2009-2012, president, 2003-2009)
  • Journal of the Optical Society of America B (technical editor, 2004-2011)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Physical Society
  • Astronomical Society of the Pacific
  • New York University
  • New York University Tandon School of Engineering
  • Optica (formerly Optical Society of America)
  • Sigma Xi


  • Honoree, Distinguished Worldwide Humanitarian Award (2023)
  • Featured Member, Marquis Millennium Magazine, Marquis Who’s Who (2022)
  • Inductee, Top Professionals of the Year, Marquis Who’s Who (2022, 2021, 2020)
  • Senior Member, Optica (2018)
  • Recipient, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award (2018, 2017)
  • Fellowship, American Association for the Advancement of Science (2017)
  • Fellowship, American Physical Society (2002)

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