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Fred Wolf elected Fellow of the American Physical Society

Prof. Fred Wolf, professor at the Max-Planck-Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization and coordinator of the Bernstein Center for Computational Neuroscience Göttingen was elected as Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).

The APS honors Prof. Wolf "for his profound and innovative use of the methods of theoretical physics to address fundamental questions in neuroscience ranging from the biophysics of action potential initiation to the collective dynamics of neuronal circuits and to the self-organization of large-scale circuit architecture.” He was nominated by the Division of Biological Physics of the APS.

About APS Fellows

APS Fellowship is a distinct honor signifying recognition by the physics profession.
There is an absolute cap on the number of Fellows that can be elected annually, equal to 1/2 of 1% of the Society membership. Criteria for election are exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise; e.g., outstanding physics research, important applications of physics, and leadership in or service to physics.

Read more:
press release of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization
APS and APS Fellows on APS Website