Division of Computational Physics

The division, founded in 1986, explores the use of computers in physics research and education as well as the role of physics in the development of computer technology. Its goals are to promote research and development in computational physics, enhance the prestige and professional standing of its members, encourage scholarly publication, and promote international cooperation in these activities.

News & Announcements

DCOMP Election Results: Renata Wentzcovitch was elected vice chair. Lincoln Carr and Hai-Ping Cheng were elected as members-at-large. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to those who stood for election.

Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

Gray Arrow APS Fellows from DCOMP

Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2017 Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics
Sauro Succi, Istituto Applicazioni Calcolo "Mauro Picone", C.N.R.

2017 Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics
Shi Liu, University of Pennsylvania

2017 Rolf Landauer and Charles H. Bennett Award in Quantum Computing
Andrea Morello, University of New South Wales