Division of Computational Physics

The division, founded in 1986, explores the use of computers in physics research and education as well as the role of physics in the development of computer technology. Its goals are to promote research and development in computational physics, enhance the prestige and professional standing of its members, encourage scholarly publication, and promote international cooperation in these activities.

News & Announcements

DCOMP Lead Focus Topics for the APS March Meeting 2021
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DCOMP Election Results: Annabella Selloni was elected Vice Chair, James Freericks was elected Councilor, and Valentino Cooper and Daniel Livescu were elected as Members-at-Large. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to those who stood for election.

Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2020 Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics
Antoine Georges, Flatiron Institute and College de France
Gabriel Kotliar, Rutgers University and Brookhaven National Laboratory

2020 Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics
Giacomo Torlai, Flatiron Institute

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.