Past Executive Committees

The Division of Materials Physics was originally recognized in 1984 as a Topical Group and established as a Division of the American Physical Society in 1990. The Chair of the Division is elected to the position of Vice Chair and automatically becomes Chair Elect and then Chair in successive years. A list of all officers from past to present follows:

Chair

2018-2019 Amanda K. Petford-Long
2017-2018 Daniel S. Dessau
2016-2017 Michael E. Flatté
2015-2016 John Mitchell
2014-2015 Laura H. Greene
2013-2014 David G. Cahill
2012-2013 Darrell G. Schlom
2011-2012 Peter Schiffer
2010-2011 Robert J. Nemanich
2009-2010 R. Ramesh
2008-2009 Ivan K. Schuller
2007-2008 Jeffrey W. Lynn
2006-2007 David H. Vanderbilt
2005-2006 Lynn A. Boatner
2004-2005 Samuel D. Bader
2003-2004 James R. Chelikowsky
2002-2003 Denis B. McWhan
2001-2002 Leonard C. Feldman
2000-2001 Patricia Mooney
1999-2000 Frances Hellman
1998-1999 James W. Davenport
1997-1998 James B. Roberto
1996-1997 G. Slade Cargill III
1995-1996 J. Murray Gibson
1994-1995 P. S. Peercy
1993-1994 Howard K. Birnbaum
1992-1993 F.A. Spaepen
1991-1992 J.M. Poate
1990-1991 S.T. Picraux
1989-1990 J. Silcox
1988-1989 B.R. Appleton
1987-1988 S.C. Moss
1986-1987 F.W. Young
1985-1986 R.M. Thomson

Secretary-Treasurer

2014-2017 Robert Nemanich
2008-2014 Chris Palmstrøm
2002-2008 Theodore L. Einstein
1996-2002 Samuel D. Bader
1993-1996 S.C. Moss
1990-1993 F. Young
1986-1990 R.M. Thomson
1984-1986 N.L. Peterson