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This prize recognizes outstanding achievement in computational physics research. The prize consists of $10,000, an allowance for travel to the meeting of the Society at which the prize is awarded and at which the recipient will deliver the Rahman Lecture, and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. The prize will be presented annually.
This prize was established in 1992 with support through 2019 from IBM Corporation as a means of recognizing outstanding work and disseminating information in computational physics. APS along with DCOMP has recently launched a campaign to endow this Prize to be given in perpetuity. Your contribution towards this endeavor is greatly appreciated and may be made here.
Nominations are open to scientists of all nationalities regardless of the geographical site at which the work was done. The prize shall ordinarily be awarded to one person, but a prize may be shared when all recipients have contributed to the same accomplishments. Nominations are active for three years.
Deadline: Monday, June 29, 2020
The nomination package must include:
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: Hans Herrman Jurgen (Chair), Sharon Glotzer (Vice-Chair), Mei-Yin Chou, Jeff Neaton, Jack Wells, Emilio Artacho (Alternate)
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.