Division of Chemical Physics

The Division of Chemical Physics, established in 1950, exists to provide a forum for those who work to understand a broad range of chemical systems, from atomic collisions to complex materials, in terms of the behavior of the individual atoms and particles that make up the system.

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Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2019 Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics
Devarajan Thirumala, University of Texas, Austin

2019 Herbert P. Broida Prize
Marsha Lester, University of Pennsylvania

2020 Earle K. Plyler Prize for Molecular Spectroscopy & Dynamics
Anna Krylov, University of Southern California

2019 Justin Jankunas Doctoral Dissertation Award in Chemical Physics
Arpa Hudait, University of Utah

Upcoming Meetings

March Meeting 2021
March 15-19, 2021

APS April Meeting 2021
April 17-20, 2021

March Meeting 2022
February 28-March 4, 2022

APS April Meeting 2022
April 23-26, 2022

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News & Announcements

DCP Sessions at the March Meeting 2021
The DCP-sponsored and co-sponsored sessions for the March 2021 meeting have been listed.
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Letter to the DCP Membership 
The election results for the DCP Executive Committee are in. Our new Vice-Chair will be Dr. Michael Heaven of Emory University. The new Member-at-Large will be Dr. Richard Dawes of the Missouri University of Science and Technology.
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September 2019 Newsletter
The latest DCP newsletter has been posted.
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Help Endow the Jankunas Award
DCP has launched a fundraising campaign to endow the Justin Jankunas Doctoral Dissertation Award in Chemical Physics. Please support this award that encourages young scientists in our field of research.
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Upcoming Conferences of Possible Interest to DCP Membership

Nominees and award and office holders are expected to meet standards of professional conduct and integrity as described in the APS Ethics Guidelines. Violations of these standards may disqualify people from consideration or lead to revocation of honors or removal from office.