As he prepares to leave PPPL in 2016, Smith reflects on five decades in physics and at Princeton

Screen Shot 2015-07-29 at 11.27.46 AMAs a young man, A.J. Stewart “Stew” Smith won the Canadian National Lacrosse Championship as a member of a powerful Vancouver, British Columbia, club team. That early success and love of teamwork foreshadowed an illustrious career in which Smith has played leading roles as an educator, particle physicist and administrator coordinating vast, vital research efforts.