Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators
To recognize and encourage outstanding achievement in the physics of particle accelerators. The prize consists of $7,500, an allowance for travel to the meeting at which the prize is awarded and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. It is presented annually.
Establishment & Support
The prize was established in 1986 by friends of Robert R. Wilson, the Division of Particles and Fields, and the Division of Physics of Beams.
Rules & Eligibility
Nominations are open to scientists of all nations regardless of the geographical site at which the work was done. The prize shall ordinarily be awarded to one person but 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
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.
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2014 Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators Recipient:
Argonne National Laboratory