The designation “MSA Fellow” is intended to recognize senior distinguished members of the Society who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the field of microscopy and microanalysis through a combination of scientific achievement and service to the scientific community and the Society itself. Election to MSA Fellow is limited to a small fraction of the Society membership in any given year and represents a major recognition by her peers of her contributions to the field.

The citation for Haimei is as follows: “For the development and application of quantitative, high-resolution, liquid cell and closed cell microscopy methods and their applications in understanding nanomaterial nucleation and growth, energy materials and liquid-solid interfaces.”