Forum on Industrial & Applied Physics

The objective shall be to enhance the Society's ability to meet the needs of the industrial and applied physics community, and help the Society take advantage of the evolving opportunities in the practice and application of physics.

FIAP Spring 2016 Newsletter

The latest issue of the FIAP newsletter is now available.
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FIAP Elections Results

Congratulations to the winners of the FIAP 2016 election: Matt Kim from QuantTera (Vice Chair), Dr. Usha Varshney from NSF (Member-at-Large), and John Rumble from R&R Data (Councilor).
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APS IMPact: Industrial Mentoring for Physicists


Industry Mentoring for Physicists (IMPact) is a new mentoring program intended to connect graduate students and postdocs with physicists who work in industry. Over 400 mentors and mentees are participating, and many mentees have received invaluable information that will help them chart a course to successful careers.

To find out more about this program click on the IMPact logo above. Signing up as a mentor or a mentee is easy, and you must be an APS member to participate. Mentors, make an impact in someone’s life by signing up today. Mentees, learn more about career options regardless of what path you ultimately choose. Questions? Email

Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2016 George E. Pake Prize
Robert R. Doering, Texas Instruments Inc

2015 Prize for Industrial Applications of Physics
Supratik Guha, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center