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This award recognizes doctoral thesis research of outstanding quality and achievement in computational physics and encourages effective written and oral presentation of research results. The annual award consists of $2,500, a certificate, travel reimbursement up to $1,500, and a registration waiver to receive the award and give an invited talk at the APS March Meeting.
The award is supported by the Division of Computational Physics.
The Division of Computational Physics is pleased to announce its annual competition for the Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics. Nominations will be accepted for any doctoral student (present or past) in any country for work performed as part of the requirements for a doctoral degree. Nominees must have passed their thesis defense not more than 18 months before the nomination deadline. An individual can be nominated only once; however, an unsuccessful candidate will be carried over for one year.
Deadline: Friday, August 14, 2020
The nomination package should include:
To start a new or update a continuing nomination, please see the Prize & Award Nomination Guidelines.
2021 Selection Committee Members: Valentino Cooper (Chair), Herbert Fotso, Huey-Wen Lin, Brant Robertson, Giacomo Torlai,
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.