AP Alumni Spotlight: Kathy Aidala elected 2020 APS Fellow

September 30, 2020

Katherine Aidala, a Yale Applied Physics alumna, is among the 2020 APS Fellows elected.

Professor Aidala currently holds a faculty position at Mount Holyoke College, MA. 

Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by one’s professional peers. Each year, no more than one half of one percent of the Society’s membership (excluding student members) is recognized by their peers for election to the status of Fellow of the American Physical Society.

Aidala, Katherine [2020]:

Citation: For innovative development of scanning probe techniques to characterize soft materials, study disordered semiconductors, and apply azimuthal magnetic fields to magnetic nanostructured materials; for exceptional mentoring of undergraduate women in physics; and promoting public appreciation of science.
Nominated by: Division of Condensed Matter Physics

Congratulations to Professor Aidala!

Link: Katherine Aidala|Mount Holyoke College