W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics
To recognize and encourage outstanding achievements in Experimental Particle Physics. The prize consists of $10,000, an allowance for travel to the meeting at which the prize is to be awarded, and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. It is presented annually.
Establishment & Support
Rules & Eligibility
Nominations are open to scientists of all nations regardless of the geographical site at which the work was accomplished. The prize shall ordinarily be awarded to one person but the prize may be shared when all recipients have contributed to the same accomplishment. The prize will normally be awarded for contributions made at an early stage of the recipient's career. Nominations are active for three years.
Nomination & Selection Process
Deadline: Friday, June 30, 2017
The nomination package must include:
- A letter of not more than 5,000 characters evaluating the qualifications of the nominee(s).
In addition, the nomination should include:
- A biographical sketch.
- A list of the most important publications.
- At least two, but not more than four, seconding letters.
- Up to five reprints or preprints.
To start a new or update a continuing nomination, please see the Prize & Award Nomination Guidelines.
2018 Selection Committee Members: Gustaaf Brooijmans (chair), Bonnie Fleming (vice-chair), Alec Habig, Peter Jenni (17 winner), Meenakshi Narain
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.
2017 RecipientsMichel Della Negra
CERN and Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
Imperial College London
Past Recipients2016: David Hitlin
Stephen L Olsen
2015: Stanley G. Wojcicki
2014: Kam-Biu Luk
2013: Bernard Sadoulet
2012: William B. Atwood
2011: A.J. Stewart Smith
2010: Eugene W. Beier
2009: Aldo Menzione
2008: George Cassiday
2007: Bruce Winstein
2006: John Jaros
William T. Ford
2005: Piermaria J. Oddone
2004: Arie Bodek
2003: William J. Willis
2002: Masatoshi Koshiba
2001: Paul Grannis
2000: Martin Breidenbach
1999: Edward H. Thorndike
1998: David Robert Nygren
1997: Henning Schröder
Yuri Mikhailovich Zaitsev
1996: Gail G. Hanson
Roy Frederick Schwitters
1995: Frank J. Sciulli
1994: Thomas J. Devlin, Lee G. Pondrom
1993: Robert B. Palmer, Nicholas P. Samios and Ralph P. Shutt
1992: Raymond Davis, Frederick Reines
1991: Gerson Goldhaber, Francois Pierre
1990: Michael S. Witherell
1989: Henry W. Kendall, Richard E. Taylor and Jerome I. Friedman
1988: Charles Y. Prescott