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 2018
Olga Botner (Chair)
Professor of Experimental Elementary Particle Physics
Professor of Nanostructure Physics
Professor of Molecular Physics
Thors Hans Hansson
Professor of Theoretical Physics
Professor of Computational Biology and Biological Physics
Gunnar Ingelman (Secretary)
Professor of Subatomic Physics
The Committee members are elected for a period of three years from among the members of the Academy. 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