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American Physical Society to Honor Professor Lisa Manning

Posted on: Oct. 23, 2017

A professor in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) is receiving a major early-career award from the American Physical Society (APS).    

Lisa Manning, associate professor of physics, is the 2018 recipient of the APS' Maria Goeppert Mayer Award. This national award, granted to a woman physicist every year, comes with $2,500 cash award plus additional funds for lectures at up to four institutions.

Manning will accept the award at the APS March Meeting in Los Angeles, where she also will give an invited talk.

“Lisa Manning is one of our department’s rising stars,” says Alan Middleton, professor and chair of physics, and associate dean for research and scholarship in A&S. “Her research achievements in the field of soft and living matter, combined with innovative teaching, mentoring and leadership, have earned her international recognition from the scientific community and high respect from colleagues and students.” For more information about Prof. Manning's award, please visit the Arts and Sciences News page