“The American Physical Society (APS) Council elects David Hammer to the Executive Board”
The American Physical Society (APS) Council has elected Prof. David Hammer to the APS Executive Board for a two-year term. The Council is the body that makes decisions for the Society membership that are not within the powers granted to the President of the APS or the Executive Officer, and the Executive Board is responsible for planning many of the actions taken by the Council. Prof. Hammer is currently serving a four-year term as the Plasma Physics Division's "Councillor."
Prof. Hammer is the J. Carlton Ward Professor of Nuclear Energy Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He has been on the Cornell faculty since 1977.