The Nobel Committee for Physics

The Nobel Committee for Physics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences is responsible for the selection of candidates for the physics prize from the names submitted for consideration by qualified nominators, who have been invited through formal letters.

Nobel Committee for Physics 2023


Ulf Danielsson (Secretary)
Professor of Theoretical Physics

David Haviland
Professor of Nanostructure Physics

Anders Irbäck
Professor of Computational Biology and Biological Physics

Eva Olsson
Professor of Experimental Physics (Chair)

John Wettlaufer
Professor of Geophysics, Mathematics and Physics

Ellen Moons
Professor of Material Physics

Co-opted members

Mats Larsson
Professor of Molecular Physics

Olle Eriksson

Göran Johansson
Professor in Applied and Theoretical Quantum Physics

Mark Pearce
Professor of Physics

The committee members are elected for a period of three years from among the members of theaAcademy. In assessing the qualifications of the candidates, the committee is assisted by specially appointed expert advisers.

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences – prize awarder for the Nobel Prize in Physics

Process of nomination and selection of physics laureates

Web site of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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