APS Honors

APS MedalAPS Prizes & Awards

APS Prizes & Awards recognize outstanding achievements in research, education and public service. With few exceptions, they are open to all members of the scientific community in the U.S. and abroad. The nomination and selection procedure, involving APS-appointed selection committees, guarantees their high standards and prestige.

APS Fellow PinAPS Fellowship

Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one's professional peers. Any active APS member is eligible for nomination and election to APS Fellowship. The criterion for election is exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise; e.g., outstanding physics research, important applications of physics, leadership in or service to physics, or significant contributions to physics education.


Recipient Spotlight

Emily Carter 2017 Irving Langmuir Prize in Chemical Physics Recipient
Emily A. Carter
Princeton University