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Call for Nominations for 2017 Prize, Awards, APS DPP Fellowship, and Executive Committee Elections

Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017

A prize or award presented by APS is one of the highest honors a physicist can receive. The DPP annually solicits nominations for one prize and three awards. Please take time to nominate exceptional DPP colleagues.

Anyone other than a member of the committee making the selection may submit one nomination or seconding letter for each prize or award in any given year.

Go to the APS Programs Honors page (http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/) for Prize and Awards and Fellowship Nomination Guidelines.

James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics

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Fred Skiff, Chair
University of Iowa
Email: frederick-skiff@uiowa.edu

John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research

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Scott Baalrud, Chair
University of Iowa
Email: scott-baalrud@uiowa.edu

Thomas H. Stix Award for Outstanding Early Career Contributions to Plasma Physics Research

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Melissa Douglas, Chair
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Email: mdouglas@lanl.gov

Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award

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Note: Nominations for the Rosenbluth Thesis Award will require a copy of the dissertation, or the URL address of the dissertation.

Debra Callahan, Chair
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Email: dcallahan@llnl.gov

Katherine E. Weimer Award for Women in Plasma Science

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There is no provision for online submissions; however, electronic submissions may be emailed to the Award Committee, see 2017 Selection Committee members. The standard APS Nomination Guidelines apply.

APS DPP Fellowship
The Division of Plasma Physics strives to attain a diverse representation of Fellows from all areas of the plasma community.

Nominations of traditionally underrepresented groups, such as women, scientists working outside the United States, and minorities, as well as plasma physicists at smaller universities and the private sector are especially welcomed.

Deadline: Monday, April 3, 2017

Go to Nomination Guidelines
(http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/fellowships/nominations.cfm) and nominate a current APS DPP member. Follow the Fellowship Nomination Instructions.

David E. Newman, Chair
University of Alaska
Email: denewman@alaska.edu


Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee, chaired by Siegfried Glenzer seeks candidates for DPP Executive Committee Vice Chair and Members-at-Large.

How to nominate:

  • The Committee will consider names submitted by any DPP member.
  • Members nominated by at least 1% of DPP membership (25 members) will automatically be placed on the ballot.
  • Submit your candidate's name and affiliation by Monday, April 3 to:

Siegfried Glenzer, Chair
Stanford University
Email: glenzer@slac.stanford.edu


Saralyn Stewart
DPP Administrator
Email: stewart@physics.utexas.edu