Herman Feshbach Prize in Theoretical Nuclear Physics
To recognize and encourage outstanding research in theoretical nuclear physics. The prize should consist of $10,000 and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient.
Establishment & Support
This prize is supported by contributions from the Division of Nuclear Physics and friends and family of Herman Feshbach to honor him for him numerous contributions to Theoretical Physics. Major sponsors include Andrea Feshbach, Brookhaven Science Associates, Elsevier, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Southeastern Research Association, and the Lourie Foundation.
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.
The deadline for submission of nominations for the 2014 prize is July 1, 2013. The nomination package must include:
A letter of not more than 5,000 characters evaluating the qualifications of the nominee(s).
In addition, the nomination should include:
There may additional requirements for particular prizes and awards. Please read the rules carefully.
All files should be uploaded in PDF format. Letters can be signed electronically (for example, using an embedded facsimile) or physically. In the latter case, they should be digitally scanned. Filenames should include the name of the nominee.
Please contact Shelly Johnston for information on submitting updated material for nominations held-over from the previous selection process.
Selection Committee Members: Gerald Miller (Chair); Elizabeth Beise; Arthur Kerman; Wick Haxton; Gordon Baym