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A. Peter Young

Research Professor of Physics. D. Phil., Oxford University 1973

Honor and Awards
  2014 Martin-Gutzwiller-Fellowship at the Max Planck Institute for the Physics of Complex Systems, Dresden
  2012 Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  2012 Humboldt Research Award (Humboldt Prize) of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
  2009 Aneesur Rahman Prize of the American Physical Society (for Computational Physics)
  2008 Outstanding Referee of the American Physical Society (inaugural year of the award).
  2004-2005 Outstanding Faculty Award of the Division of Physical and Biological Sciences.
  2003-2004 Excellence in Teaching Award of the University of California, Santa Cruz
  1989, Fellow of the American Physical Society
  1985 Maxwell Medal and Prize from the Institute of Physics, (with Alan Bray)

My coordinates:
Office :   212 Interdisciplinary Sciences Building
Address : Physics DepartmentUniversity of California, Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Phone :   (831) 459-4151
Fax :       (831) 459-3043
E-mail :   petery "at"

My research, and this web site, is currently supported by the National Science Foundation

The transit of Venus, June 5, 2012, from Santa Clara, CA. Photo taken by John Doak through a thin layer of cloud.


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