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Call for Nominations for 2018 Prize, Awards, APS DPP Fellowship, and Executive Committee Elections

Deadline: Friday, March 30, 2018

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.

The nominator does not have to be an APS member. Anyone except a member of the committee making the selection may submit one nomination or seconding letter for each prize or award in any given year. Self-nominations are not accepted.

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

(http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/prizes/maxwell.cfm)
Scroll down to Nomination and Selection Process.

Stewart Prager, Chair
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Email: sprager@pppl.gov

John Dawson Award for Excellence in Plasma Physics Research

(http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/awards/dawson.cfm)
Scroll down to Nomination and Selection Process.

Walter Gekelman, Chair
University of California, Los Angeles
Email: gekelman@physics.ucla.edu

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

(http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/awards/stix.cfm)
Scroll down to Nomination and Selection Process.

Cameron Geddes, Chair
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Email: cgrgeddes@lbl.gov

Marshall N. Rosenbluth Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award

(http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/dissertation/rosenbluth.cfm)
Scroll down to Nomination and Selection Process.

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

Hye-Sook Park, Chair
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Email: park1@llnl.gov

Landau-Spitzer Award—Deadline: March 8, 2018

(http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/awards/landau-spitzer.cfm)
Scroll down to Nomination and Selection Process.

David Meyerhofer, Chair
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Email: dmey@lanl.gov

 

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. There is a minimum requirement of at least one year of continuous membership leading up to nomination year. The nominee must be a current member of APS and DPP.

Deadline: Friday, March 30, 2018

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.

Ellen Zweibel, Chair
University of Wisconsin
Email: zweibel@astro.wisc.edu

 

Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee, chaired by Denise Hinkel seeks candidates for DPP Executive Committee Vice Chair, Councillor, and three Members-at-Large.

How to nominate:

  • The Committee will consider names submitted by any current APS DPP member.
  • DPP member candidates nominated by at least 1% of DPP membership (25 members) will automatically be placed on the ballot. Each individual nominator must submit an email/communication nomination to the Nominating Committee chair with a copy to the DPP Administrator. Lists of nominators grouped into a single communication will not be accepted.
  • Submit your candidate's name and affiliation by Friday, March 30 to:

Denise Hinkel, Chair
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Email: hinkel1@llnl.gov

and

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