Division of Computational Physics

The division, founded in 1986, explores the use of computers in physics research and education as well as the role of physics in the development of computer technology. Its goals are to promote research and development in computational physics, enhance the prestige and professional standing of its members, encourage scholarly publication, and promote international cooperation in these activities.


News & Announcements

DCOMP Lead Focus Topics for the APS March Meeting 2018
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DCOMP Election Results: Renata Wentzcovitch was elected vice chair. Lincoln Carr and Hai-Ping Cheng were elected as members-at-large. Congratulations to the winners and thank you to those who stood for election.

Congratulations to Our Newest APS Fellows

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Congratulations to New Prize & Award Recipients

2018 Aneesur Rahman Prize for Computational Physics
Hans Herrmann, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH)

2018 Nicholas Metropolis Award for Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Work in Computational Physics
Andrea Cepellotti, University of California, Berkeley

2018 Rolf Landauer and Charles H. Bennett Award in Quantum Computing
Aram W. Harrow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology