He was awarded the honour for his outstanding contributions to applied quantum field theory.
Smith agrees to remain in position, with a search for a successor being revisited during 2020.
One of the eminent Italian theoretical physicists of the past century, Radicati passed a few days before his 100th birthday.
The former director of the Swiss Institute of Nuclear Research passed away at the age of 96.
Sreekantan played an important role in the development of post-colonial Indian science.
John Ellis reflects on 50 years at the forefront of theoretical high-energy physics - and whether the field is ripe for a paradigm shift.
He leaves an legacy of vision, endurance and resilience.
A superb engineer who was respected, innovative and ingenious.
In the 1980s Otten used tritium decays to rebut a 30 eV measurement of the mass of the antineutrino, and initiated the KATRIN experiment.
The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics aims to stimulate and promote international cooperation in physics.