Executive Committee

Chair: Amalie Frischknecht (03/20 - 02/21)
Sandia National Laboratories

Chair-Elect: Ramanan Krishnamoorti (03/20 - 02/21)
University of Houston

Vice Chair: Mahesh Mahanthappa (03/20 - 02/21)
University of Minnesota

Past Chair: Jan Genzer (03/20 - 02/21)
North Carolina State University

Secretary/Treasurer: Steven Hudson (03/17 - 02/21)
National Institute of Standards and Technology

Councilor: Murugappan Muthukumar (01/17 - 12/20)
University of Massachusetts Amherst

Member-at-Large: Alan Nakatani (03/18 - 02/21)
Dow Chemical Co

Member-at-Large: Thomas Epps (03/19 - 02/22)
University of Delaware

Member-at-Large: Zahra Fakhraai (03/20 - 02/23)
University of Pennsylvania

Early Career Member-at-Large: Thomas O'Connor (03/20 - 02/22)
Sandia National Laboratories

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DPOLY Executive Committee Duties

The DPOLY Executive Committee is responsible for maintaining vital function of the DPOLY during the calendar year and its contacts with the APS. The Committee currently consists of 10 members: Chair, Chair-Elect, Vice-Chair, Past-Chair, Division Councilor, Secretary-Treasurer, an Early-Career member, and 3 Members-at-large. The DPOLY Executive Committee meets twice a year (during the regular March meeting and in the summer).

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.