Division of Materials Physics

The Division of Materials Physics was established in 1984. Materials Physics applies fundamental condensed matter concepts to complex and multiphase media, including materials of technological interest.

News & Announcements

DMP Summer 2020 Newsletter
The latest DMP newsletter is now available.
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Proposed Changes to DMP Bylaws
The DMP Executive Committee has initiated a few proposed changes pertaining to special elections, special ballots, and other updates to the existing Bylaws.
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Mildred Dresselhauss: 1930-2017
Mildred Dresselhaus of MIT died on Monday, February 20, at the age of 86.
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Please consider supporting the joint DMP/DCMP effort to endow a Prize and Lectureship in her honor.
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Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2020 David Adler Lectureship Award in the Field of Materials Physics
Chang-Beom Eom, University of Wisconsin - Madison

2020 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials
Michail Eremets, Max Planck Institute for Chemistry

2020 Richard L. Greene Dissertation Award in Experimental Condensed Matter or Materials Physics
Hsiang-Hsi Kung, University of British Columbia
Veronika Sunko, Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids
Xiao Mi, Google

Upcoming Meetings

March Meeting 2021
March 15-19, 2021

March Meeting 2022
February 28-March 4, 2022

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