Division of Particles & Fields

DPF logoThe objective of the Division is the study of fundamental particles and fields, their structure, their interactions and interrelationships, the design and development of high energy accelerators, and the design and development of instrumentation techniques for high energy physics.

Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2017 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics
Gordon L. Kane, University of Michigan
Howard E. Haber, University of California, Santa Cruz
John F. Gunion, University of California, Davis
Sally Dawson, Brookhaven National Laboratory

2017 J.J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Physics
Ian Moult, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2017 Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics
Tracy R. Slatyer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2017 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators
Anton Piwinski, DESY
James Bjorken, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Laboratory
Sekazi Mtingwa, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

2017 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics
Michel Della Negra, CERN
Peter Jenni, CERN and Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
Tejinder Virdee, Imperial College London

2016 Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics
Adish Pradeep Vartak, University of California, San Diego


DPF 2018 Election Candidates
View the candidate biographies and statements for the upcoming DPF 2018 Election. The elections begins on September 1, 2017.
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DPF 2017 Meeting
The 2017 Division of Particles and Fields meeting was held at Fermilab on July 31 through August 4, 2017, during the year of Fermilab’s 50th anniversary.
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U.S. Particle Physics: Building for Discovery
Particle physics is a dynamic, successful, and global field. The U.S. particle physics community has come together to develop a clear vision for the future.
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