Committee on Scientific Publications

The Committee on Scientific Publications consists of the Editor in Chief, the CEO, the Publisher (who are ex officio, non-voting members) and eight (8) voting members nominated by the Committee on Committees and appointed by the President-Elect to staggered four (4) year terms. The President-Elect appoints a Chair from among these eight (8) members. The Committee shall benefit from the expertise of two (2) non-voting Librarian Consultants appointed by the Publisher to equally staggered four (4) year terms. The Committee meets at least two (2) times each year and makes recommendations to the Board and Council regarding the operating philosophy and general editorial policy of the scientific publications of the Society.

The Board may create, and the Board and the Council shall have joint oversight over, committees having responsibilities relating to both the general operations of the Society and scientific matters. Such committees may include a Physics Policy Committee, a Panel on Public Affairs, and a Committee on Scientific Publications. The makeup and responsibilities of such committees shall be set forth in the Policies and Procedures established by the Board.

Chair: Kirill Belashchenko (01/18 - 12/19)
University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Member: Doerte Blume (01/15 - 12/18)
University of Oklahoma

Member: Spencer Klein (01/18 - 12/21)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Member: Mitchell L. R. Walker (01/18 - 12/21)
Georgia Institute of Technology

Member: Samuel David Bader (01/15 - 12/18)
Argonne National Laboratory

Member: Dr Richard J Furnstahl (01/16 - 12/19)
Ohio State University

Member: Aashish Clerk (01/17 - 12/20)
McGill University

Member: Ania Jayich (01/18 - 12/21)
University of California, Santa Barbara

Editor in Chief
Michael Thoennessen
thoennessen@aps.org

Editorial Director
Dan Kulp
dan@aps.org

Chief Executive Officer
Kate Kirby
kirby@aps.org

Publisher
Matthew Salter
salter@aps.org

Chief Information Officer
Mark Doyle
doyle@aps.org

Annual Reports
2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

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