McIlrath to Become New APS Treasurer
On 11 November, Thomas J. McIlrath will become Treasurer of The American Physical Society. McIlrath, who holds a Ph.D. in physics from Princeton University, is a professor in the Institute for Physical Science and Technology at the University of Maryland at College Park and associate dean for research and graduate studies in the graduate school there. A laser and atomic physics experimenter, he is also a staff member at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Gaithersburg, Maryland. McIlrath succeeds Harry Lustig, who has been APS Treasurer since 1985. A longer article about the new treasurer will appear in APS News soon.