2019 APS Prize Winners


1) 2019 James C. McGroddy Prize for New Materials Recipient
Xi Dai
Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
"For the theoretical prediction, design and realization of non-magnetic
and magnetic topological semi-metals and new types of topological

2) 2019 I.I. Rabi Prize in Atomic, Molecular & Optical Phy Recipient
Kang-Kuen Ni
Harvard University
"For seminal work on ultracold molecules, including original
contributions to the understanding of chemical reactions in the quantum
regime, deterministic creation of individual molecules with optical
tweezers, and development of novel, high-precision techniques to
interrogate and control the complete set of internal molecular resources."

3) 2019 Norman F. Ramsey Prize in Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics,
and in Precision Tests of Fundamental Laws and Symmetries Recipient
Jun Ye
JILA, NIST/University of Colorado, Boulder
"For ground-breaking contributions to precision measurements and the
quantum control of atomic and molecular systems, including atomic clocks."

2019 APS Dissertation Awards
1) 2019 Dissertation Award in Statistical and Nonlinear Physics Recipient
Hong-Yan Shih
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

"For an outstanding doctoral thesis that relates the transition to
turbulence in pipe flow and the evolution of interacting populations
through collective effects."