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APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Abraham Pais Prize for History of Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Andreas Acrivos Dissertation Award in Fluid Dynamics
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Andrei Sakharov Prize
Monday, June 3, 2019
Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics
Friday, June 8, 2018
Arthur L. Schawlow Prize in Laser Science
Friday, June 1, 2018
Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Biological Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Beller Lectureship
 
Brazil-U.S. Exchange Program (T)
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Carl E. Anderson Division of Laser Science Dissertation Award
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Cecilia Payne-Gaposchkin Doctoral Dissertation Award in Astrophysics
Friday, November 30, 2018
DAP Student Travel Award
 
DAP Student Travel Awards
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
DCMP Graduate Student Travel Awards
 
DGRAV Best Student Presentation Award
 
DGRAV Student Travel Grants for APS April Meeting
 
DMP Post-Doctoral Travel Award
 
DNP Distinguished Service Award
 
DNP Mentoring Award
 
DPF Instrumentation Award
 
DPF Mentoring Award
 
DQI Best Student Paper Award
 
Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Davisson-Germer Prize in Atomic or Surface Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Deborah Jin Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Atomic, Molecular, or Optical Physics
Friday, November 30, 2018
Dependent Child Care Award
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Dissertation Award in Hadronic Physics
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Dissertation Award in Nuclear Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Dissertation Award in Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Distinguished Student (DS) Program
 
Dwight Nicholson Medal for Outreach
Friday, June 1, 2018
Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Early Career Award for Soft Matter Research
Friday, June 1, 2018
Edward A. Bouchet Award
Friday, June 1, 2018
Einstein Prize
Friday, June 1, 2018
Excellence in Physics Education Award
Friday, June 1, 2018
FGSA Travel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research
 
FHP Student Travel Awards
Sunday, January 15, 2017
FWS Best Graduate Poster
 
FWS Best Undergraduate Poster
 
Fluid Dynamics Prize
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Francis M. Pipkin Award
Friday, June 1, 2018
Francis Slack Award
Monday, August 14, 2017
Frank Isakson Prize for Optical Effects in Solids
Monday, June 3, 2019
Frank J. Padden Jr. Award
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
François Frenkiel Award for Fluid Mechanics
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
GMAG Student Dissertation Award
 
GMAG Student Travel Award
 
GSCCM Travel Awards
 
GSNP Postdoctoral Speaker Award
 
GSNP Student Speaker Award
 
GSOFT Travel Award
 
George B. Pegram Award
Monday, August 14, 2017
George E. Duvall Shock Compression Science Award
Friday, June 1, 2018
George E. Pake Prize
Monday, June 3, 2019
George E. Valley Jr., Prize
Friday, June 1, 2018
Hans A. Bethe Prize
Friday, June 1, 2018
Harry Lustig Award
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Helen Quinn Award Undergraduate Research Theory
 
Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Herbert P. Broida Prize
Monday, July 2, 2018
Herman Feshbach Prize in Theoretical Nuclear Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Howard Maxwell Award
 
I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Monday, July 23, 2018
International Research Travel Award Program (T)
Thursday, September 15, 2016
Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Irwin Oppenheim Award
Friday, June 1, 2018
J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
J. J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Particle Physics
Thursday, October 25, 2018
James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials
Friday, June 1, 2018
James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics
Friday, March 30, 2018
Jesse W. Beams Award
Monday, August 14, 2017
John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research
Friday, March 30, 2018
John H. Dillon Medal
Friday, June 1, 2018
John Wheatley Award
Friday, June 1, 2018
Jonathan F. Reichert and Barbara Wolff-Reichert Award for Excellence in Advanced Laboratory Instruction
Friday, June 1, 2018
Joseph A. Burton Forum Award
Monday, June 25, 2018
Joseph F. Keithley Award For Advances in Measurement Science
Monday, July 2, 2018
Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize
Friday, June 1, 2018
Justin Jankunas Doctoral Dissertation Award in Chemical Physics
Monday, October 1, 2018
Katherine E. Weimer Award
Wednesday, April 1, 2020
Ken Hass Outstanding Student Paper Award
Monday, February 20, 2017
Kennedy Reed Award Best Theoretical Research by a Graduate Student
 
Landau-Spitzer Award
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Lars Onsager Prize
Friday, June 1, 2018
LeRoy Apker Award
Friday, June 8, 2018
Leo P. Kadanoff Prize
Friday, June 1, 2018
Leo Szilard Lectureship Award
Monday, June 25, 2018
Margaret Burbidge Award Best Experimental Research by a Graduate Student
 
Maria Goeppert Mayer Award
Friday, June 1, 2018
Marshak Lectureship
 
Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award
Friday, March 30, 2018
Max Delbruck Prize in Biological Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
New Investigator Travel Awards
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics
Monday, July 2, 2018
Norman F. Ramsey Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics, and in Precision Tests of Fundamental Laws and Symmetries
Monday, July 2, 2018
Oliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize
Friday, June 1, 2018
Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Beam Physics Award
Friday, September 7, 2018
Ovshinsky Student Travel Award
 
Ovshinsky Sustainable Energy Fellowship
Monday, July 2, 2018
Polymer Physics Prize
Friday, June 1, 2018
Prize for a Faculty Member for Research in an Undergraduate Institution
Friday, June 1, 2018
Richard A. Isaacson Award in Gravitational-Wave Science
Friday, June 1, 2018
Richard L. Greene Dissertation Award in Experimental Condensed Matter or Materials Physics
Friday, August 31, 2018
Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators
Friday, June 1, 2018
Robert S. Hyer Research Award
Friday, October 7, 2016
Rolf Landauer and Charles H. Bennett Award in Quantum Computing
Friday, June 1, 2018
Shirley Chan Student Travel Grants
Thursday, December 1, 2016
Stanley Corrsin Award
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Steven Chu Award Undergraduate Research Experiment
 
Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Monday, June 25, 2018
TSAPS Distinguished Service Award
 
Thomas H. Stix Award for Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Plasma Physics Research
Friday, March 30, 2018
Tom W. Bonner Prize in Nuclear Physics
Monday, June 25, 2018
UKPPG/DPOLY Polymer Lecture Exchange
Friday, December 30, 2016
W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics
Friday, June 1, 2018
Will Allis Prize for the Study of Ionized Gases
Monday, July 1, 2019
William Fowler Award