Leiden PI Ruud Tromp receives the 2017 APS distinguished lectureship


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.