Frances Hellman

Past President

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Educational History

  • Postdoctoral Member of Technical Staff, AT&T Bell Laboratories (1985-1987)
  • PhD Applied Physics, Stanford University (1985)
  • BA Physics, Dartmouth College (1978)

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Top Five Honors, Awards, or Recognition

  • Joseph F. Keithley Award For Advances in Measurement Science
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Dartmouth College
  • National Merit Scholar

Most Recent APS Volunteer History

  • APS Executive Board, Committee on Corporate Reform, Budget Committee, Committee on Committees
  • Divisional Counselor & Executive Committee, Division of Condensed Matter Physics (DCMP)
  • Chair & Executive Committee, Topical Group on Magnetism and its Applications (GMAG)
  • Chair & Executive Committee, Division of Materials Physics (DMP)
  • Member, APS Panel on Public Affairs, APS Committee on the Status of Women in Physics, various prize and fellowship committees

Membership in Other Societies

  • LIGO (Laser Interferometric Gravitational Observatory)
  • American Chemical Society

Other Relevant Experience

  • Executive Board, NRC Board on Physics and Astronomy; Program Co-chair, advisory committees, Magnetism and Magnetic Materials (MMM) and INTERMAG Conferences; Scientist in Residence, San Francisco Exploratorium; Advisory Committee, NSF MPS; Local Science Boards

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