Fall 2014 Newsletter

Steven S Rosenblum, Editor

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FIAP Focus: Planning for the future of Industrial Physics

Workshop on National Issues in Industrial Physics
by John Rumble
The Workshop on National Issues in Industrial Physics, jointly sponsored by APS and FIAP, will occur on October 6-7, 2014 in St. Michaels MD. APS and FIAP believe it is timely to explore the issues facing industrial physics within the United States to identify those issues that challenge U.S. industrial leadership in using physics as a key driver for success.

FIAP Strategic Plan 2014-2017
by John Rumble
FIAP has put together a new strategic plan focused on better serving its members, better serving the industrial and applied physics community, helping industrial and applied physicists better serve society, and increasing FIAP organization excellence.


Supporting Early Career Physicists at the APS March Meeting
by Crystal Bailey
FIAP and the APS are committed to advancing the careers of young physicists. The March Meeting represents an ideal platform for bringing those early in their careers together with more experienced industrial physicists. Activities at the meeting such as “Lunch with the Experts,” career workshops, and jobs expo are now supplemented with APS Local Links — locally focused networking groups that meet more frequently.

Announcements & Meetings

Nominations for Distinguished Lectureship Award on the Applications of Physics
by Crystal Bailey
Nominations for the 2015 Distinguished Lectureship term will close on September 30, 2014.

Easier access to APS publications
by Steven Lambert
The APS is making it easier for to get journal articles. All US public libraries can access any APS article for free, and individuals can purchase articles for a nominal fee.

Pake Prize
Start planning now! Nominations for next year’s Pake Prize recognizing and encouraging outstanding physics and industrial physics leadership will open soon. Check the George E. Pake Prize page for details.


Crystal Bailey, Steven Lambert, John Rumble
Editorial board: Robert Celotta, Alex Demkov, Carlos Gutierrez, Ernesto Marinero
Editor in chief: Steven S Rosenblum