Jacobs Receives Award from American Physical Society at April Meeting

Donald Jacobs of the College of Wooster, an investigator in the Fundamental Physics discipline, was awarded the 2000 "PRIZE TO A FACULTY MEMBER FOR RESEARCH IN AN UNDERGRADUATE INSTITUTION". The prize was awarded by the American Physical Society at the April APS conference in Long Beach, CA and was sponsored by Research Corporation. Jacobs is the 15th recipient of this prize.

The citation for this award reads "For his research contributions to critical phenomena in binary fluids, and for his sustained excellence and enthusiasm in promoting undergraduate research, both within and beyond his laboratory."

The award is described by: "The Prize was established to recognize a physicist whose research in an undergraduate setting has achieved wide recognition and contributed significantly to physics and who has contributed substantially to the professional development of undergraduate physics students."