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To stimulate interest and excitement in non-academic career paths in physics, and to expose students, faculty, and physics graduates to a variety of cutting-edge physics problems encountered throughout a successful industrial or other non-academic career.
To recognize and encourage outstanding work by physicists combining original research accomplishments with leadership in the management of research or development in industry.
The purpose of this award is to recognize outstanding student papers on industrial applications of physics submitted to a sorting category or a focus session sponsored or co-sponsored by the Forum on Industrial & Applied Physics (FIAP) at the APS March meeting.