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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.
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.
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.
Deadline: Saturday, September 16, 2017
The 2018 Award will be presented during the 2018 IPAC’18 conference, April 29 – May 4, 2018 at the JW Marriott parq Vancouver in Vancouver, BC.
Nomination should include;
To start a new or update a continuing nomination, please see the Prize & Award Nomination Guidelines.
2018 Selection Committee Members: Rui Li (Chair) Rami Kishek (Vice-Chair), Vladimir Litvinenko (Past Chair), Heather Andrews (LANL), Themis Mastoridis (CalPoly), Alexander Valishev (FNAL), Tor Raubenheimer (2017 awardee supervisor)
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.