Category: DGRAV Announcements

2017 Eastern Gravity Meeting

The 20th Eastern Gravity Meeting, hosted by the Institute for Gravitation and the Cosmos, will be held Friday, June 9 and Saturday, June 10, 2017 on Penn State’s University Park campus. For further information, registration and abstract submission, see the…

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…

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,…

EGM19 Best Student Presentation Award

Congratulations to James Mertens of Case Western Reserve University for winning the Best Student Presentation Award at last week’s 19th Eastern Gravity Meeting. James presented Computing Observables in an Inhomogeneous Universe using Numerical Relativity. See more about the Best Student Presentation…