Mayly Sanchez, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Cassling Family Professor, has been elected as a 2020 Fellow by the American Physical Society (APS). The APS Fellowship Program recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise in physics research, important applications of physics, leadership in or service to physics, or significant contributions to physics education.
Each year, no more than one half of one percent of the Society membership is recognized by their peers for election to the status of Fellow in the American Physical Society. This year, 163 Fellows were selected and recognized for their contributions to science.
Sanchez was nominated by the Division of Particles and Fields for significant contributions to experimental neutrino physics, in particular for conducting measurements of long-baseline neutrino oscillations, and for leadership in advancing novel neutrino detection techniques with the Accelerator Neutrino Neutron Interaction Experiment (ANNIE).