UMD Professors Receive APS Awards
The American Physical Society (APS) has honored four University of Maryland Clark School of Engineering professors in its 2013-2014 awards cycle.
APS is an organization that works to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its research journals, scientific meetings, education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents over 50,000 members, including physicists in academia, laboratories, and industry across the nation and the world.
APS distributes prizes and awards annually to recognize outstanding achievements in research, education and public service. With few exceptions, APS awards and prizes are open to any member of the national and international scientific community. The nomination and selection of recipients is done by APS-appointed selection committees.
Of the 55 new awards in 2013-2014, four were given to Clark School professors. The recipients are listed below.
Edward A. Bouchet Award
Luz Martinez-Miranda, Materials Science and Engineering
Fluid Dynamics Prize
Elaine S. Oran, Aerospace Engineering
Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize
Edward Ott, Physics and Electrical and Computer Engineering
James Clerk Maxwell Prize for Plasma Physics
Phillip A. Sprangle, Electrical and Computer Engineering
May 23, 2014