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Dear GSNP Members, The GSNP Nominating Committee is seeking your help in identifying a diverse slate of outstanding candidates to run for open leadership positions in the GSNP Executive Committee . Current positions open for nomination: • Vice Chair, 4 years - advances to chair-elect, chair, past chair in succeeding years • two Members-at-Large, 3-year term The terms and responsibilities of each position are described in the GSNP  Bylaws , Article VI. Officers and Members-at-Large of the Executive Committee must be members of the Topical Group at least during the year of their nomination and during their tenure in office ...
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The APS Topical Group of Statistical and Nonlinear Physics (GSNP) welcomes your suggestions for Invited Symposia and Focus Sessions at the 2023 APS March Meeting, March 6-10, 2023, in Las Vegas, Nevada.    Invited symposia consist of five 36-minute invited talks.  Submit a proposal for an Invited Symposium   Focus sessions typically include one invited and 12 contributed talks. Submit a proposal for a Focus Topic   Proposals are due by May 27, 2022.   Serving a diverse and inclusive community of physicists worldwide is a primary goal for APS. Nominations of women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists ...
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Dear Members.  See this link to get an advance copy of the 2022 GSNP newsletter.   It's full of links for your use pointing to events at the March meeting and other sites.  This will appear on the GSNP web site and will be emailed to members in due course.  Best wishes, Tom Witten, GSNP Chair #FeaturedNews
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For the March Meeting 2022, GSNP is the primary sponsor for 6 invited sessions, 20 focus sessions, and 6 contributed sessions. The titles of the sessions appear below. Once APS has finalized the room assignments, we will send out another message giving the time and location of each session. A big thanks goes to all the GSNP members who helped out this year by proposing invited symposia and focus sessions and joining in the abstract sorting process. All GSNP members are encouraged to plan ahead and start thinking about good symposia and focus topics for 2023. A successful meeting depends on strong participation! -Cynthia Reichhardt, GSNP Chair-Elect and Program ...
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Dear Colleagues,  [this is the text of the email to GSNP membership Nov 11 2021] The GSNP Nominating Committee is seeking your assistance in identifying a diverse slate of outstanding candidates to run for leadership positions within the GSNP Executive Committee. Current positions open for nomination: Vice Chair: will serve in four successive years as Vice Chair, Chair-Elect, Chair and Past Chair Secretary/Treasurer: 3 year term, 4th year in advisory role Two Members-at-Large, 3 year term Two Student/Postdoc members, 2 year term Elected candidates will begin their terms at the conclusion of the next March Meeting. Current officers are listed ...
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For the 2022 March meeting, the Topical Group on Statistical and Nonlinear Physics is pleased to present six invited sessions and to serve as the primary sponsor of eleven focus topics. A big thanks goes to the members of GSNP for making this program possible! We encourage you to get involved in the excitement by submitting contributed abstracts to the GSNP focus topics. Each invited session is paired with a focus topic to help facilitate interaction. As a reminder, abstracts are due by October 22. This year’s invited sessions include granular and particulate systems, network theory in a variety of contexts, the deeper statistical underpinnings of machine ...
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NSF Director Explains Vision for Science Agency in APS News In the June edition of APS News, National Science Foundation (NSF) Director Sethuraman Panchanathan discusses his vision for the science agency, including its role in supporting research and training the future STEM workforce. Panchanathan is a computer scientist and engineer, and NSF’s 15 th director, after being confirmed by the US Senate on June 18, 2020. Additionally, he is a leader in science, engineering, and education with more than three decades of experience. Read about his vision for NSF here . #FeaturedNews ​
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[don't see clickable links? try clicking on the headline of this post]  The GSNP has arranged several Zoom rooms for conversation for March Meeting goers.  These are listed in your program by session number: F83.Tuesday 11:30-1:00 CDT Interactive   GSNP Networking I M82. Wednesday 11:30-1:00 CDT  Interactive   GSNP Networking II P82. Wednesday  5:30-7:00 pm CDT Interactive   GSNP Networking III S83. Thursday 11:30-1:00 CDT  Interactive   GSNP Networking IV V83. Thursday 5:30 -7:00 CDT Interactive   GSNP Networking V Y81. Friday 11:30-1:00 CDT Interactive GSNP Networking VI Your moderator can tell you about becoming a GSNP member. For ...
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APS has released a new   report   that provides recommendations to strengthen the nation’s STEM workforce, including building research capacity among emerging research institutions (ERIs), establishing a clear path for international talent to study and work in the US, confronting hostile work environments, and addressing the shortage of qualified STEM teachers. Titled “Building America’s STEM Workforce: Eliminating Barriers and Unlocking Advantages,” the report examines both domestic and international challenges and opportunities. It synthesizes a range of public data and reports—complemented with surveys of physics department chairs and APS ...
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Hello and welcome to your new unit website! APS has been hard at work revamping your current unit site and is excited to introduce your new online unit community — a member benefit powered by   APS Engage . In keeping in line with   APS’s strategic plan , this new site will not only serve our members but will also serve the greater physics community as well. It will allow you to interact with other unit members beyond in-person meetings, share and discuss content relevant to your field of study and interests, and create a shared repository of useful resources. The site features: a community discussion board a unit community library a unit ...
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