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.
Call for Nominations
APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research
Deadline: August 1, 2015
Recipient Spotlight2015 Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics Recipient
Spencer R. Weart
American Institute of Physics (Retired)
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.
Outstanding Journal Referees
This program recognizes those scientists who have been exceptionally helpful in assessing journals manuscripts for publication.