Prof. Phillip Stancil Elected Vice Chair of the Laboratory Astrophysics Division of the American Astronomical SocietyJune 7, 2017
In the 6-year term, he will be serving 2 as Vice Chair, 2 as Chair, and 2 as Past Chair
Phillip C. Stancil, Professor of Physics in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and member of the Center for Simulational Physics, was recently elected Vice Chair of the Laboratory Astrophysics Division (LAD) of the American Astronomical Society (AAS). LAD, founded in 2012, is the newest division of the venerable AAS (established in 1899). The object of LAD is to advance the understanding of the Universe through the promotion of theoretical and experimental research into the underlying physical processes that drive the cosmos. After a 2-year term, the Vice Chair becomes Chair of the division.