Smith Awarded 2013 McGroddy Prize for New Materials

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Prof. David Smith has been awarded the 2013 James C. McGroddy Prize of APS for New Materials sponsored by IBM together with Drs. John B. Pendry, Imperial College and Costas M. Soukoulis, Ames Laboratory and Iowa State University. The Prize was established to recognize and encourage outstanding achievement in the science and application of new materials. It consists of $10,000 (divided equally) and a certificate with the appropriate citation. The citation that will appear on the certificate for Prof. Smith reads as follows: “For the discovery of metamaterials.” See the new recipients list on the APS website here. Congratulations to Prof. Smith on an honor he deserves richly!