January 2014

In this issue:


Important Dates

Application Deadline for March Meeting Dependent Child Care Award 28 Jan 2014
APS March Meeting Late Registration Deadline 31 Jan 2014
APS March Meeting Hotel Deadline 07 Feb 2014
Nomination deadline for 2014 APS Fellowship through DCP 01 April 2014
Nomination deadline for 2015 Plyler, Broida, and Langmuir Prizes 01 Jul 2014

DCP Prize Session

The Earl K. Plyler Prize will be awarded to Lai-Sheng Wang on Monday, March 3 at 2:30 PM in the Convention Center, Room 103/105. Dr. Wang will give a talk in this session entitled “Probing the Structural Evolution and Size-Dependent Reactivity of Gold Clusters by Photoelectron Spectroscopy.”

DCP Business Meeting

The Division Meeting at the 2014 March Meeting will be in Denver on Tuesday, March 4 at 5:45 PM in the Convention Center, room 103/105. All are welcome!

2014 Fellowship Nominations

We encourage the nomination for fellowship of deserving candidates. Nominations for 2014 APS Fellowship to be considered by the DCP Fellowship Committee should be made before the deadline, April 1, 2014. Please note the new, extended date for nominations. Instructions for submitting a nomination are included on the APS Fellows web page.

2015 Plyler, Broida, and Langmuir Prize Nominations

We welcome nominations for the Earle K. Plyler, Herbert P. Broida, and Irving Langmuir prizes, which will awarded in 2015. Details of the prizes and the nomination procedure may be found on the APS web sites.

Papers to be Presented in DCP-Sponsored Sessions

The following sessions will be sponsored by DCP in the March, 2014 meeting in Denver. The authors, titles, dates, and locations of the papers may be found by clicking on the session of interest.

Focus Session: Quantum Control of Molecular, Nano, and Plasmonic Materials
(Co-Organizers: Robert Gordon, and Maxim Sukharev)

Focus Session: Surface Chemistry and Catalysis
(Co-Organizers: J.R. Schmidt and Charlie Sykes)

Focus Session: Solvation, Dynamics, and Reactivity in Complex Environments
(Co-organizers: Amber T. Krummel and Valeria Molinero)

Focus Session: Recent Advances in Density Functional Theory
(Co-Organizers: Weitao Yang and Adrienn Ruzsinszky)

Focus Session: Charge and Energy Transfer for Renewable Energy
(Co-Organizers: Xiaoyang Zhu and Nathaniel Gabor)

Dynamics, Solvation, and Statistical Mechanics

Spectroscopy and Structure

Surfaces, Nanoparticles, and Materials

Upcoming Conferences of Possible Interest to DCP Membership

Gordon Research Conference on Photoionization and Photodetachment, Hotel Galvez, Galveston, TX, Feb 23-28, 2014

CLEO:QELS, San Jose, June 8-13, 2014

Gordon Research Conference on Multiphoton Processes, Bently University, Waltham, MA, June 15-20, 2014

Gordon Research Conference on Plasmonics, Sunday River Resort, Newry, ME, July 6-11, 2014

19th International Conference on Ultrafast Phenomena, Okinawa, July 7-11, 2014

Gordon Research Conference on Atomic and Molecular Interactions, Stonehill College, Easton, MA, July 13-18, 2014

Gordon Research Conference on Computational Chemistry, Mount Snow Resort, West Dover, VT, July 20-25, 2014

The American Conference on Theoretical Chemistry (ACTC2014), Telluride, CO, July 21-24, 2014, under the auspices of the Telluride Science Research Center. Support will be provided for a large number of students and postdocs. A complete list of confirmed invited speakers and conference and registration information will be available at the Telluride Science Research Center's ACTC web page.

Gordon Research Conference on Vibrational Spectroscopy, University of New England, Biddeford, ME, August 3-8, 2014

March Meeting of the American Physical Society, San Antonio, TX, March 2-6, 2015

French-Israeli Symposium on Nonlinear Optics (FRISNO) 13, French Alps, March, 2015 (location and dates TBD)

Dynamics of Molecular Collisions, Asilomar, CA, July 12-15, 2015


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