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Daniel Kleppner Wins 2017 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research

MIT Professor Emeritus awarded second annual APS Medal.

Rachel Gaal | APS Physics
September 21, 2016

Daniel Kleppner of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has been selected as recipient of the 2017 APS Medal for Exceptional Achievement in Research. The medal will be presented on January 25 at the APS Medal Ceremony in Washington D.C., preceding the APS April Meeting 2017.  

The medal was established thanks to a donation from entrepreneur Jay Jones, and was first awarded in 2016. The previous winner and first recipient was theorist Edward Witten of the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton.
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