James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials
To recognize and encourage outstanding achievement in the science and application of new materials. This shall include the discovery of new classes of materials, the observation of novel phenomena in known materials leading to both fundamentally new applications and scientific insights, and shall also include theoretical and experimental work contributing significantly to the understanding of such phenomena. The prize consists of $10,000 plus a certificate citing the contribution of the recipient and an allowance for travel to the meeting of the Society at which the award is presented. It is awarded annually.
Establishment & Support
The prize was established in 1997 and is endowed by IBM.
Rules & Eligibility
The prize is open to scientists of all nationalities irrespective of where their work has been carried out. Nominations are active for 3 years.
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.
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2014 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials Recipient:
Zhong Lin Wang
Georgia Institute of Technology