IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Computational Physics
- 2017 – Dr Glen Evenbly, University of Sherbrooke, Canada
- 2016 – Dr. Jianwei Sun, University of Texas at El Paso
For his innovative and deep achievements in developing efficient and accurate density functionals for quantum chemistry, materials science, and condensed matter physics.
- 2015 – Dr. Wei-Min Wang, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China
For his significant achievements in computational plasma physics with applications to advanced schemes of inertial confined fusion and novel laser-plasma based particle accelerators and radiation sources.
- 2014 – Professor Mathieu Salanne, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris
For the development of appropriate methods to allow realistic atomistic simulation of molten salts and ionic liquids in situations of relevance to electrochemistry.”
- 2013 – No award
- 2012 – Professor Roger Melko, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Waterloo, Canada
For his innovative and deep achievements in developing quantum Monte Carlo methods for quantum information theory and condensed matter physics.
- 2011 – Professor Stefano Curtarolo, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science and Department of Physics, Duke University
For pioneering high-throughput combinatorial computational materials science, for the creation of on-line materials development techniques, and for the development
of thermodynamic models for nano-catalysts.
- 2010 – Professor, Dr. Philipp Werner, Institute for Theoretical Physics, ETH Zurich
For the development and implementation of quantum Monte Carlo methods which have transformed the study of interacting electrons in solids.
- 2009 – Dr. Amanda S. Barnard, CSIRO Materials Science & Engineering, Australia
- 2008 – Dr. Naoki Yoshida, Department of Physics, Nagoya University
- 2007 – Professor Stefano Sanvito, School of Physics, Trinity College in Dublin
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