APS Fellowship

The Division is able to elect each year one-half of one percent of the current membership. Nominations may be made at any time, but only those received by the deadline will be considered for action in that year.

Gray arrow DCMP Deadline for APS Fellowship Nomination: Monday, February 3, 2020
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APS Fellows Nominated by DCMP  

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Aarts, Jan [2020]
Leiden University
Citation: For ground-breaking contributions to the experimental investigations of complex-electron superconductors and superconductor-ferromagnet interfaces, and for exceptional service to science and society.


Aidala, Katherine [2020]
Mount Holyoke College
Citation: For innovative development of scanning probe techniques to characterize soft materials, study disordered semiconductors, and apply azimuthal magnetic fields to magnetic nanostructured materials; for exceptional mentoring of undergraduate women in physics; and promoting public appreciation of science.


Beenakker, Carlo [2020]
Leiden University
Citation: For definitive contributions to the theory of quantum transport and outstanding service to the international scientific community.


Bourbonnais, Claude [2020]
Université de Sherbrooke
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the theory of low-dimensional conductors and superconductors.


Jia, Jinfeng [2020]
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Citation: For significant contributions to growth and characterization of epitaxial thin films and the demonstration of proximity induced topological superconductivity and observation of signatures of Majorana fermions.


Kim, Eun-Ah [2020]
Cornell University
Citation: For broad contributions to theoretical condensed matter physics, including new conceptual frameworks for interpreting experiments.


Klich, Israel [2020]
University of Virginia
Citation: For deep insights and rigorous results in many areas of condensed-matter theory, including entanglement entropy, the Casimir effect, electron counting and control, and topological order.


Narayan, Onuttom [2020]
University of California, Santa Cruz
Citation: For definitive work correcting the Fourier law of thermal transport below 2D, and for wide ranging contributions to statistical mechanics of granular systems.


Oganesyan, Vadim [2020]
CUNY-CSI
Citation: For highly influential and foundational work on the theory of strongly interacting quantum systems, including ground-breaking work on many-body localization.


Paramekanti, Arun [2020]
University of Toronto
Citation: For contributions to the theory of superconductivity, magnetism, and exotic phases in strongly correlated quantum materials.


Sinitsyn, Nikolai [2020]
Los Alamos National Laboratory
Citation: For outstanding and original contributions to spin noise spectroscopy, anomalous Hall effect, geometric phases, multistate Landau-Zener models, and many-body nonadiabatic transitions.


Starykh, Oleg [2020]
University of Utah
Citation: For important contributions to the theory of quasi-one-dimensional quantum magnets and the magnetization physics of frustrated antiferromagnets.


Vollhardt, Dieter [2020]
University of Augsburg
Citation: For pioneering contributions in condensed matter theory, in particular on strongly correlated electron systems, on disordered quantum systems, and on the superfluid phases of helium-3.


Xu, Xiaodong [2020]
University of Washington
Citation: For pioneering contributions to the discovery and understanding of emergent physics in two dimensional materials, including 2D magnets, spin/valley-pseudospin effects in 2D semiconductors and heterostructures, and monolayer quantum spin Hall insulator.


Yao, Wang [2020]
The University of Hong Kong
Citation: For pioneering contributions to valley optoelectronics by laying down the theoretical foundation for versatile control of valley and spin in 2D semiconductors and their heterostructures.


Zhu, Jun [2020]
Pennsylvania State University
Citation: For fundamental advances in the understanding of charge-, valley- and spin-transport in 2D materials.