Ed Thomas Jr. elected vice chair of the American Physical Society – Division of Plasma Physics
Edward “Ed” Thomas Jr., interim dean of the College of Sciences and Mathematics (COSAM), has been elected as the incoming Vice Chair of the American Physical Society - Division of Plasma Physics (APS-DPP).
“I am excited to be able to serve the plasma physics community in this leadership role,” said Thomas.
This position provides an opportunity for increasing responsibility over the next four-years from vice chair, chair-elect, chair to past chair. It will include tasks such as serving as chair of the fellowship committee, organizing the program committee for the annual meeting and acting as a liaison to the APS Council.
Thomas, appointed as interim dean in Aug. 2021, joined Auburn University in 2000 and was the associate dean for research and graduate studies until selected as interim dean.
To learn more about Thomas, view his faculty webpage.
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