UCI Professor Daniel Whiteson named 2016 American Physical Society (APS) Fellow

Wednesday, October 12, 2016


Congratulations to UCI Professor Daniel Whiteson, who has been elected a 2016 American Physical Society (APS) Fellow, for leadership in searches for new physics and early studies of top quark mass and cross-section at the Tevatron Collider and Large Hadron Collider, both experimental and phenomenological, particularly searches for dark matter; for innovative applications of ideas from machine learning; and for nontraditional efforts in outreach [Nominated by: Division of Particles and Fields].
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. Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one's professional peers. 

Each nomination is evaluated by the Fellowship committee of the appropriate APS division, topical group or forum, or by the APS General Fellowship committee. After review by the full APS Fellowship Committee, the successful candidates are elected by APS Council. 
The membership of APS is diverse and global, and the Fellows of the APS should reflect that diversity. Fellowship nominations of women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists from outside the United States are especially encouraged.



Congratulations to UCI Professor Daniel Whiteson, who has been Elected a 2016 American Physical Society (APS) Fellow.

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