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To recognize and encourage outstanding research in theoretical nuclear physics. The prize should consist of $10,000 and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. It is presented annually.
This prize is supported by contributions from the Division of Nuclear Physics and friends and family of Herman Feshbach to honor him for his numerous contributions to Theoretical Physics. Major sponsors include Andrea Feshbach, Brookhaven Science Associates, Elsevier, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Michigan State University, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Southeastern Universities Research Association, and the Lourie Foundation.
Nominations would be open to physicists whose work in nuclear physics is primarily theoretical. There are no time limitations on the work described in the citation. The prize shall be awarded to one person, or may be shared by up to and including three persons when all the recipients have contributed to the same accomplishment. Nominations would be active for three award cycles.
Deadline: Monday, June 1, 2020
The nomination package must include:
A letter of not more than 5,000 characters evaluating the qualifications of the nominee(s).
In addition, the nomination should include:
To start a new or update a continuing nomination, please see the Prize & Award Nomination Guidelines.
2020 Selection Committee Members: Martin J. Savage (Chair), Gail McLaughlin (Vice-Chair), Barry R. Holstein ('19 Recipient), Filomena Nunes, Janet Seger
Serving a diverse and inclusive community of physicists worldwide is a primary goal for APS. Nominations of qualified women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists from outside the United States are especially encouraged.