Prizes & Awards

Henry Primakoff Award for Early-Career Particle Physics

To recognize outstanding contributions made by physicists who are just beginning their careers, and to help promote the careers of exceptionally promising young physicists.


J. J. and Noriko Sakurai Dissertation Award in Theoretical Particle Physics

The Award recognizes exceptional young scientists who have performed original doctoral thesis work of outstanding scientific quality and achievement in the area of theoretical particle physics.


J. J. Sakurai Prize for Theoretical Particle Physics

To recognize and encourage outstanding achievement in particle theory.


Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics

To provide recognition to exceptional young scientists who have performed original doctoral thesis work of outstanding scientific quality and achievement in the area of experimental particle physics.


Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement in the Physics of Particle Accelerators

To recognize and encourage outstanding achievement in the physics of particle accelerators.


W.K.H. Panofsky Prize in Experimental Particle Physics

To recognize and encourage outstanding achievements in Experimental Particle Physics.



Prizes & Awards Sponsored by DPF

DPF Instrumentation Award

This new award honors exceptional contributions to instrumentation and will be bestowed annually.


DPF Mentoring Award

This new award to honor exceptional mentoring will be bestowed yearly for mentoring, broadly construed.