Division of Particles & Fields

DPF logoEstablished in 1967, the 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

Gray Arrow APS Fellows from DPF

Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2019 J.J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics
Lisa Randall, Harvard University

2019 J.J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Physics
Nicholas L. Rodd, University of California, Berkeley

2019 Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics
Nhan Tran, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

2019 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators
Toshiki Tajima, University of California, Irvine

2019 W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics
Sheldon Leslie Stone, Syracuse University

2019 Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics
Benjamin Brubaker, Yale University


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APS Division of Particles and Fields Mentorship Award 2019
Awarded to Tim M.P. Tait, UC Irvine, for his successful and inclusive mentoring of many young particle physicists, including undergraduate students, graduate students, postdoctoral researchers and junior faculty.
His tireless efforts as a mentor, role model, and supporter of diversity have left an indelible mark on the particle physics community. 
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Child-care Expenses for the DPF Meeting 2019
We are pleased to announce that the Division of Particles and Fields (DPF) will provide support for child-care expenses, in the amount of $300, for applicants who will attend the DPF Meeting 2019, which will take place from July 29-Aug 2nd, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts. For meeting details, see the DPF meeting website (http://dpf2019.northeastern.edu/).
To be considered for this support please submit an email request to Andre Luiz De Gouvea (degouvea@northwestern.edu) by 5:00 p.m. PST on June 15, 2019. The request should include the university affiliation, and the abstract number and title of the paper or poster presented at the meeting.

DPF Responds to European Strategy Group Call for White Paper
The response for community planning and science drivers, tools in particle physics, and an addendum of white paper editors are below:
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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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