American Physical Society

Bose-Einstein pioneer Peter Engels elected APS fellow

By Will Ferguson, College of Arts & Sciences PULLMAN, Wash. – Peter Engels, professor of physics and astronomy, has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society in recognition of his pioneering work studying Bose-Einstein condensates – clouds of atoms laser-cooled to the point where they behave like one wave instead of discrete particles.

Dickinson elected fellow by American Physical Society

Washington State University physicist Thomas Dickinson has been elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society. Dickinson was recognized for “his pioneering and innovative work in basic bond breaking mechanisms, and the forces on particles at solid surfaces during mechanical or radioactive stimulation.” Only one half of one percent of the total APS membership is […]