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Dos Santos Recognized as Outstanding Referee

DosSantos_Lea_300x200Dr. Lea Ferreira dos Santos, professor of physics at Stern College for Women, has been recognized by the American Physical Society (APS) as an Outstanding Referees for her work as an anonymous peer reviewer on behalf of the Physical Review journals. Dos Santos was chosen by the journal editors out of a pool of 57,000 referees.

There will be a recognition ceremony at the 2017 APS meetings in Washington, D.C. (January) and New Orleans (March).

Other accolades for Dr. Dos Santos include grants from the National Science Foundation, member of the APS LeRoy Apker Award selection committee, election as member-at-large of the Forum of Physics and Society of the American Physical Society, and selection as a Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics Scholar. She was also selected as a member of the U.S. delegation to the Third International Union of Pure and Applied Physics International Conference on Women in Physics.