APS/DAMOP Prizes & Recognition

DAMOP Thesis Prize

DAMOP is soliciting nominations for the Thesis Prize, awarded "to recognize doctoral thesis research of outstanding quality and achievement in atomic, molecular, or optical physics and to encourage effective written and oral presentation of research results."

Nominations must be emailed to the chair of the Thesis Prize Committee (Cass Sackett, cas8m@virginia.edu) no later than December 1, 2016. The nomination package should be compiled in a single PDF file. For more information, go to the DAMOP Thesis Prize page or contact the chair.

APS Fellowship

The DAMOP deadline for APS Fellowship Nomination is April 1, 2017.

Fellowship nominations may be submitted by anyone who is a member of the APS in good standing. All members of DAMOP are strongly encouraged to nominate colleagues whom they consider worthy of this recognition. If you wish to make a nomination, you are encouraged to begin the process soon as several items are needed to complete it. Use the online form to initiate a nomination.

I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

The Rabi Prize in AMOP Physics is awarded to recognize and encourage outstanding research in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics by investigators who have held a doctoral degree for 10 years or less. The nomination guide is available online. The deadline is June 30, 2017.

Will Allis Prize for the Study of Ionized Gases

The Will Allis prize is awarded in even-numbered years. Eligibility and nomination information are provided online. The deadline is June 30, 2017.

Other APS Prizes & Awards of Interest to DAMOP

Visit the “Prize & Awards” webpage for other APS prizes and awards. A very recent addition to the list is the Faddeev Medal to recognize distinguished achievement in few-body physics.