January 2013

In this issue:

Important Dates

APS March Meeting Registration deadline (lower fees): 18 Jan 2013

APS March Meeting Housing deadline: 07 Feb 2013

APS March Meeting Late Registration deadline (higher fees): 15 Feb 2013

Nomination deadline for 2012 APS Fellowship through DCP: 01 Feb 2013

Dependent Child Care Award applications through DCP deadline: 17 Feb 2013

Nomination deadline for 2014 Plyler Prize due: 01 Jul 2013

DCP Prize Session

The DCP Prize Session will be held on Monday, March 18, 2:30 PM in the Hilton Baltimore Holiday Ballroom 2. New APS DCP Fellows will be recognized at the conclusion of the Prize Session talks (4:54 PM).

The schedule of events at the DCP Prize Session.

New Investigator Travel Awards


In the fall, the DCP offered New Investigator Travel Awards to graduate students and postdoctoral researchers who present in a DCP-sponsored session. We are pleased to announce the 2013 awardees:

Nabraj Bhattarai, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Texas, San Antonia
Huachuan Wang, Department of Mechanical Engineering, George Washington University
Alexander White, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego

Please congratulate our New Investigator Award winners when you see them at the meeting!

DCP Business Meeting

The Division Meeting at the 2013 March Meeting in Baltimore 

5:45 PM in the Hilton Baltimore Holiday Ballroom 3.

All are welcome!

2012 APS Fellows and 2013 Fellowship Nominations

The DCP congratulates the newest APS Fellows elected through the division.

We encourage the nomination for fellowship of deserving candidates. Nominations for 2013 APS Fellowship to be considered by the DCP Fellowship Committee should be made before the deadline, 1 February 2013.

Instructions for submitting a nomination are included on the APS web site.

DCP Elections for 2013-2014 Officers

The DCP is pleased to announce the results of our divisional officer election:

Vice-Chair (03/13-03/14): David Chandler, Sandia National Labs.
Member-at-Large (03/13-03/16): Anna Krylov, University of Southern California
Secretary-Treasurer (03/13-03/16): Robert Gordon, University of Illinois at Chicago
Councilor (01/13 - 12/16): Amy Mullin, University of Maryland

Congratulations to our newest officers!

Upcoming Conferences of possible interest to DCP Membership

2013 Physics Teacher Education Conference (PhysTEC) will be held in conjunction with the 2013 APS March Meeting, March 16-17 in Baltimore, MD.

223rd Annual Meeting of the Electrochemical Society, May 12-17th, 2013, Toronto, Canada

Gordon Research Conference on Dynamics at Surfaces, August 11-16, 2013, Newport, Rhode Island

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