Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Research in Beam Physics Award
To recognize doctoral thesis research of outstanding quality and achievement in beam physics and engineering. The annual award consists of $2,500 and a certificate to be presented at an awards ceremony at the Division of Physics of Beams Annual Meeting, and an additional allowance of up to $500 for travel to the meeting. The recipient will be invited to present the work as an invited talk in an appropriate session of the meeting.
Establishment & Support
The award was established in 1990 by the Division of Physics of Beams and is supported by Brookhaven Science Associates, Fermi Research Associates, and Southeastern Universities Research Association/Jefferson Lab.
Rules & Eligibility
A nomination will be accepted for any doctoral student of a university world-wide for work performed as part of the requirements for a doctoral degree. Nominees must pass their thesis defense not more than 18 months before the nomination deadline. An individual can only be nominated once; however, an unsuccessful candidate will be carried over for 1 year.
Nomination & Selection Process
Deadline: Friday, September 16, 2016
Award to be presented at the 2017 APS April Meeting, January 28-31, 2017 at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park hotel in Washington, DC.
Nominations should be submitted electronically to the Chair of the 2017 Award Selection Committee:
Dr. Vladimir Litvinenko
2017 Selection Committee Members: Vice-Chair: Rui Li (JLab), Past Chair: Pietro Musumeci (UCLA), Steve Benson (Jlab), Heather Andrews (LANL), Themis Mastoridis (CalPoly), Ronald Ruth (SLAC) - (2016 awardee (Baxevanis) supervisor)
In addition to the general requirements for award nominations see (http://www.aps.org/programs/honors/nomination.cfm), the documentation should include copies of the thesis, biographical sketch, nominating letter, additional letters of support, and a list of publications.
Electronic submissions are strongly encouraged. Large documents, such as the thesis may be more easily submitted by placing them on a web site and providing the link. If this is not possible, five hard copies of the nomination documents should be provided.
Serving a diverse and inclusive community of physicists worldwide is a primary goal for APS. Nominations of qualified women, members of underrepresented minority groups, and scientists from outside the United States are especially encouraged.
2015 RecipientAgostino Marinelli
University of California, Los Angeles
Past Recipients2014: Ariel Nause
2013: Sebastien Corde
2012: Daniel Ratner
2011: Ian Blumenfeld
2010: Jonathan Jarvis
2009: Ryoichi Miyamoto
2008: Rama Calaga
2007: Jeroen van Tilborg
2006: Evgenya I. Smirnova
2005: Eduard Pozdeyev
2004: Dmitry Teytelman
2003: David Peace Pritzkau
2002: Boris Podobedov
2001: Shyam Prabhakar
2000: Mei Bai
1999: Zhirong Huang
1998: Bita Ghaffari
1997: Linda Klamp Spentzouris
1996: Dan Tyler Abell
1995: Dun Xiong Wang
1994: Tor Raubenheimer
1993: John A. Palkovic
1992: David H. Whittum
1991: Jeffrey P. Calame