Five Physics Professors Honored as APS Outstanding Referees
The American Physical Society (APS) has honored five University of Rochester Physics Professors as Outstanding Referees:
The APS chose only 534 Outstanding Referees from a list of 42,000 active referees. This is the first year of the Outstanding Referee Program, which will anually recognize approximately 130 additional Outstanding Referees.
According to the 2008 APS press release, "The highly selective award program recognizes scientists who have been exceptionally helpful in assessing manuscripts for publication in the APS journals." In addition, "Like Fellowship in the APS, this is a lifetime award. " (lhg)