- Leiden physicist Rudolf Tromp has been awarded the 2017 Distinguished Lectureship on the Applications of Physics by the American Physical Society. As part of his lectureship, Tromp will deliver a lecture series on his career as a physicist in industry.
Since 1983 he has worked as a scientific researcher at IBM T.J. Watson Research Labs in Yorktown Heights, New York, in areas of both basic and applied science. As of 2006 he is also a professor at Leiden University. In his lectures for young scientists, Tromp will elaborate on the possibilities and opportunities of working in industry as a physicist.
The APS Distinguished Lectureship comes with a $5,000 cash prize.
Publ. 23-09-2016 15:52