Arpita Upadhyaya Elected Fellow to the American Physical Society

Professor Arpita Upadhyaya, IPST / Physics / IREAP and Co-director of the IPST Biophysics Program, was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society (APS).  Nominated by the Division of Biological Physics, Upadhyaya was selected “for contributions to understanding mechanisms of biological force generation and how these forces enable immune cells to respond to the physical properties of their environment, bearing insights into the complex and biomedically crucial mechanisms of T cell and B cell activation”.

Election to Fellowship in the APS is limited to no more than one half of one percent of the membership and is a prestigious recognition by peers of outstanding contributions to physics.