APS Fellowship

Fellowship in the American Physical Society is a great honor. In accordance with the APS Constitution, "there shall be elected to Fellowship only such Members who have contributed to the advancement of physics by independent, original research or who have rendered some other special service to the cause of the sciences". All division members are invited to nominate deserving colleagues as potential Fellows of the APS.
Gray arrow DCOMP Deadline for APS Fellowship Nomination: Thursday, June 1, 2017
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APS Fellows Nominated by DCOMP  

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Allen, Gabrielle D. [2017]
University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
Citation: For international leadership in development of widely used simulation frameworks for numerical relativity, relativistic astrophysics, and other areas, laying a foundation for many groups to address complex problems in multi-messenger astronomy.


Aluru, N. R. [2017]
University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign
Citation: For outstanding contributions to the development of multiscale and multiphysics computational techniques and their application to nanofluidics and nano/micro electromechanical systems to accurately predict interfacial phenomena, including the prediction of new properties at nanoscale.


Barton, Nathan R [2017]
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Citation: For diverse contributions in computational materials science in support of national security interests, especially related to novel state variable descriptions for material response under both static and dynamic conditions.


Belonoshko, Anatoly B [2017]
Royal Institute of Technology
Citation: For the development and application of novel computational methods that have led to fundamental insights into behavior of matter at extreme conditions, physics of melting, and the Earth's core.


Boon, Jean Pierre [2017]
University Libre de Brussels
Citation: For pioneering insights into the fundamentals of statistical fluid dynamics, which have proven instrumental to the development of many important computational methods in statistical physics, and mesoscale hydrodynamics.


Kent, Paul [2017]
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding and diverse application of electronic structure methods in condensed matter and their application, development, and optimization on high performance computers.


Mattsson, Thomas R [2017]
Sandia National Laboratories
Citation: For contributions to the fundamental understanding of condensed matter at extreme temperatures and pressures through molecular dynamics and electronic structure simulations.


Shchur, Lev [2017]
Landau Institute for Theoretical Physics
Citation: For innovative use of computer simulations and the development of superior random number generators for their use in statistical physics.


Thonhauser, Timo [2017]
Wake Forest University
Citation: For contributions to include van der Waals interactions in density functional theory.