Laura H. Greene, Ph.D., NAS
Laura Greene is the chief scientist at the National MagLab, and the Francis Eppes Professor of Physics FSU. Her research focuses on quantum materials, including topological matter and high-temperature superconductors. As president of the American Physical Society (APS), Greene’s theme was science diplomacy and human rights. She serves on the Board of Directors of AAAS and is a vice president of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP). She is a champion for diversity and works with teams that promote the success of young scientists, particularly in developing countries. She plays leadership advisory roles for DOE, NSF, and NASEM – currently co-chairs the Decadal Survey for Materials Research. Visiting positions include CNRS-Orsay, UCI, Cambridge-UK, and Seoul National. Editorial positions include Reports on the Progress in Physics (editor-in-chief), Philosophical Transactions A, and Current Opinions in Solid State & Materials Science (COSSMS). Greene is a member of NASEM, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Institute of Physics (UK), the AAAS, and the APS. Recognitions include a Guggenheim fellowship, the Lawrence Award for Materials Research, the Maria Goeppert-Mayer Award. She has co-authored over 200 publications and presented over 500 invited talks.