Grants and Prizes: AAS
AAS 235 Doxsey Prize Judges Needed!
8 Oct 2019
It’s time to choose our Doxsey Prize winners from among those giving dissertation talks at the 235th AAS meeting. We seek members willing to review and rank dissertation abstracts. Signup deadline: 17 October.
Suvi Gezari Will Give Kavli Plenary Lecture in Honolulu
Suvi Gezari (University of Maryland) will kick off the 235th AAS meeting in January 2020 with a special lecture on tidal disruption events from stars shredded by black holes in the centers of galaxies.
Shep Doeleman to Receive 2020 Berkeley Prize
Sheperd Doeleman (Center for Astrophysics | Harvard & Smithsonian) is being honored with the 2020 Berkeley prize for his scientific contributions to, and his leadership of, the Event Horizon Telescope.
Congratulations to the AAS 234 Chambliss Student Award Winners
25 Jun 2019
Congratulations to the six winners of the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition from the latest AAS meeting in St. Louis!
Jo Bovy Awarded DDA's Vera Rubin Early Career Prize
The AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy is awarding its 2019 Vera Rubin Early Career Prize to Jo Bovy (University of Toronto) for his work on the structure and dynamics of the Milky Way galaxy.
Fred Rasio Receives 2019 Brouwer Award from DDA
Northwestern University theoretical astrophysicist Fred Rasio, who also serves as Editor of ApJ Letters, will receive the Dirk Brouwer Career Award from the AAS Division on Dynamical Astronomy.
New Prize Nominations Site Coming Soon!
A new awards management platform will debut this summer, making it easier to submit nominations and evaluate entries for Society and Division prizes for outstanding research, instrumentation, education, writing, and...
DPS Announces 2019 Prize Winners
The AAS Division for Planetary Sciences has named its prize winners for 2019. Congratulations to Maria Zuber, Kelsi Singer, Phil Nicholson, Carrie Nugent, and Rebecca Boyle!
Laboratory Astrophysics Division Seeks Prize Nominations
The AAS Laboratory Astrophysics Division invites nominations for its 2020 awards: the Laboratory Astrophysics Prize, the Early Career Award, and the Dissertation Prize.
Congratulations to the AAS 233 Chambliss Student Award Winners
28 Jan 2019
Congratulations to the 66 winners of the Chambliss Astronomy Achievement Student Awards poster competition from the latest AAS meeting in Seattle!