Prizes, Awards & Fellows
Prizes & Awards
APS Prizes and Awards recognize outstanding achievements in research, education and public service. With few exceptions, they are open to all members of the scientific community in the U.S. and abroad. The nomination and selection procedure, involving APS-appointed selection committees, guarantees their high standards and prestige.
Recipient Spotlight2016 Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics Recipient
Donald G. Truhlar
University of Minnesota
Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one's professional peers. Any active APS member is eligible for nomination and election to APS Fellowship. The criterion for election is exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise; e.g., outstanding physics research, important applications of physics, leadership in or service to physics, or significant contributions to physics education.
APS Fellow Archive
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Outstanding Journal Referees
This program recognizes those scientists who have been exceptionally helpful in assessing journals manuscripts for publication.