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PCGM33 Best Student Presentation Award

Congratulations to Maximiliano Isi of Caltech for winning the Best Student Presentation Award at last week’s 33rd Pacific Coast Gravity Meeting. Max presented Polarizations of continuous gravitational waves in the advanced detector era. See more about the Best Student Presentation Awards and the past winners.

Nominations for APS Fellows through DGRAV

Dear DGRAV members, I am writing to encourage you to nominate colleagues who have made significant contributions to our field to become APS Fellows through the Division of Gravitational Physics (DGRAV). Becoming an APS Fellow is a distinct honor, as…

2016 DGRAV election results

The DGRAV elections have now been concluded. Thank you to all candidates who agreed to run in these elections, and congratulations to the newly elected officers: Representative to APS: Beverly Berger Vice Chair: Gary Horowitz Secretary/Treasurer: Geoffrey Lovelace Members-at-Large: Lisa…

Bylaws

Approved 2016 Nov. 29 (In the following text, “Society” shall signify the American Physical Society; “Council” and “Board” shall signify the Council of Representatives and the Board of Directors of the Society, respectively; and “CEO” shall signify the Chief Executive…

2016 DGRAV election

The 2016 election for DGRAV committee members is now open. Members should have received an election email in your inbox with a link to the ballot. Besides the usual positions, there are two special items: approving the updated bylaws, and…

2016 APS Fellows

Congratulations to the 2016 APS Fellows, many of whom have contributed to gravitational physics! The nominations from the Division of Gravitational Physics were: Thomas W. Baumgarte, Jiří Bičák, Valery V. Frolov, Michael Landry, Eva Silverstein, Ulrich Sperhake, Robin T. Stebbins,…

2017 Einstein Prize awarded to Robert M. Wald

Congratulations to Robert M. Wald (U. Chicago), the recipient of the 2017 Einstein Prize. The Einstein prize is awarded by the APS to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the field of gravitational physics. Prof. Wald is highly deserving of this award,…