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2018 APS April Meeting Prize and Award Recipients

Special sessions to honor prize and award winners are held each year at the APS March and April Meetings. At this year’s APS April Meeting in Columbus, Ohio, 22 distinguished winners of APS prizes and awards were recognized.

May 10, 2018

April 2018 Prize and Award Winners
Ken Cole

2018 APS April Meeting Awardees: (Seated, L to R) Grant Remmen, Nayereh Tohidi (accepting for Narges Mohammadi), Michael Dine, Kathy Perkins, Warren Rogers, Calvin Leung; (Standing, L to R) Lawrence Sulak, Eric Dahl, Ravi Kuchimanchi, Edwin Lyman, Edward Shuryak, Keith Olive, Bradley Sherrill; (not pictured) Wendy Adams, Michael Dubson, Nathan Jurik, Emily Moore, Ann Nelson, Eugene Parker, Ariel Paul, Sam Reid, Carl Wieman.

For complete information on the prizes and awards, including citations and institutional affiliations, please see pages 18-20 of the 2018 April Meeting program guide. For further information on the APS Honors programs, please visit the APS Honors page.

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