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To recognize physicists who have been instrumental in the development of measurement techniques or equipment that have impact on the physics community by providing better measurements. The prize consists of $5,000 and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. It is presented annually.
This award is endowed by Keithley Instruments, Inc. and the Topical Group on Instrument and Measurement Science (GIMS). The award honors Joseph F. Keithley for his outstanding contributions and numerous accomplishments in area of sensitive and precision instrument development and measurement techniques.
This Award will be made annually to one or a few individuals working in the same area for outstanding advances in measurement science or products that impact the physics community by providing better measurements. Nominations are active for 3 years.
Deadline: Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Neither the nominee or nominator need to be an APS member or member of GIMS.
The nomination must include:
In addition, the nomination should include:
To start a new or update a continuing nomination, please see the Prize & Award Nomination Guidelines.
2021 Selection Committee Members: Charles Agosta (Chair), Zahid Hussain ('19 Keithley Recipient), Fedor Balakirev, Chris Jacobsen, Zahir Islam
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.
Nominees and award and office holders are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.