Irish Physicist to Head American Institute of Physics

Michael H. Moloney has been named as the new CEO of the American Institute of Physics. (Photo: AIP)

By Dave Lewis, Editorial Assistant
April / May 2018

The American Institute of Physics has appointed Irish physicist Michael H. Moloney (right) as their new CEO. The unanimous appointment of Moloney, who holds a doctorate in experimental physics from Trinity College Dublin, is expected to bring a focused effort on aeronautics and space technologies.

“Science is rapidly changing and becoming more interdisciplinary, and the fields of physical science connect like never before,” Moloney says. “So much of our modern life is dependent on technology. Technology, in turn, is based on the underlying fundamental discoveries of science. Our collective future, therefore, will continue to be linked to progress being made by the scientists and engineers who are members of the professional societies that constitute AIP. I look forward to working with the AIP community to ensure we can continue to advance and promote the physical sciences.”

Founded in 1931, the AIP’s goal is to promote and serve the physical sciences for the benefit of humanity. Maloney previously served as the director for space and aeronautics at the Space Studies Board and the Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. ♦  Dave Lewis 

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