Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics
The purpose of the award is to recognize doctoral thesis research of outstanding quality and achievement in computational physics and to encourage effective written and oral presentation of research results. The award consists of $1,500 and a certificate to be presented at an awards ceremony at the Division of Computational Physics annual meeting and an additional allowance of up to $1000 to travel to the meeting. The recipient will be invited to present his or her work in an appropriate session of the meeting. The award will be presented annually.
Establishment & Support
The award is supported by the Division of Computational Physics.
Rules & Eligibility
The Division of Computational Physics is pleased to announce its annual competition for the Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics. The deadline for nominations is July 15th. Nominations will be accepted for any doctoral student (present or past) in any country for work performed as part of the requirements for a doctoral degree. Nominees must have pass their thesis defense not more than 18 months before the nomination deadline. An individual can be nominated only once; however, an unsuccessful candidate will be carried over for one year. The nomination package should include:
The file or directory should contain all nomination materials and a copy of all reference letters. Additionally, the originals of the letters and transcript should be mailed together to the chair of the reviewing committee:
Nomination & Selection Process
Serving a diverse and inclusive community of physicists worldwide is a primary goal for APS. Nominations of qualified women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists from outside the United States are especially encouraged.
2014 Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics Recipient:
Colorado School of Mines