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 Focus Topics and Nominations for Invited Speakers for the APS March Meeting 2017. The deadline for submitting nominations for invited speakers is August 15, 2016.
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Nominations for Invited Symposia for the APS March Meeting 2017
The deadline for submitting nominations for invited symposia is August 15, 2016.
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DCOMP Election Results: Marcos Rigol was elected as vice chair, Giulia Galli was elected division councilor, and Aurora Clark and Marivi Fernandez-Serra were selected as members-at-large. Congratulations to the winners.

Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2016 Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics
Matthias Troyer, ETH Zürich

2016 Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics
Remi Lehe, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory