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Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics

Help encourage physics graduate students and honor the memory of Dr. Freedman with your gift to help endow the award.

Support the Stuart Jay Freedman Award

Dr. Stuart Jay Freedman, a distinguished experimental nuclear physicist, had a singular role in educating and mentoring graduate students and postdocs. The American Physical Society’s Division of Nuclear Physics (DNP) is pleased to establish an award in his honor to recognize Dr. Freedman’s legacy as a mentor to early career physicists. Please join in contributing to an endowment campaign that will allow the DNP to present the award in perpetuity.

Stuart Freedman
Credit: Roy Kaltschmidt, LBNL

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About the Award

The annual award will consist of:

  • A $4,000 stipend
  • A certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient
  • A travel allowance for the recipient to attend the DNP Spring or Fall Meeting at which the award will be presented

About Stuart Jay Freedman

Dr. Stuart Jay Freedman, a nuclear physicist with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and a scientist and professor at the University of California at Berkeley, passed away suddenly on November 9, 2012, at the age of 68, while attending a scientific conference. In addition to being recognized as a world-renowned scientist, he is remembered for his enthusiastic encouragement of new students and researchers.

To learn more about his significant contributions to physics and his prestigious career, visit the Berkeley Lab News Center to read In Memoriam: Stuart Freedman, Renowned Nuclear Physicist.

Thank You to Our Donors

The American Physical Society would like to thank these generous donors for their contributions to the Stuart Jay Freedman Award in Experimental Nuclear Physics:

$20,000 - $49,999
Joyce Freedman

$10,000 - $19,999
Justin Mortara

$5,000 - $9,999
Paul Vetter

$3,000 - $4,999
Robert Cahn, Thomas ODonnell

$1,000 - $2,999
Anonymous(2), Anthony Nero, Arthur McDonald, Benjamin Gibson, Brian Fujikawa, Carl Gagliardi, Anonymous, Edward Kinney, George Trilling, Gerald Garvey, Gerald Gwinner, Haiyan Gao, Hans Mumm, Inga Karliner, James Napolitano, Jason Detwiler, John Wilkerson, Leslie Rosenberg, Lindley Winslow, Michal Patrick Decowski, Nu Xu, R Betts, R G Robertson, Richard Kadel, Robert Cousins, Robert Eisenstein, Robert Janssens, Robert Lourie, Robert McKeown, Robert Redwine, Thomas Bowles, Yoshi Uchida, Yury Kolomensky, Zheng-Tian Lu

$500 - $999
Anonymous(1), Alejandro Garcia, Baha Balantekin, Brad Plaster, Carl Rosenfeld, Daniel Dwyer, David Hertzog, Donald Geesaman, Frank L, Guy Ron, Jaideep Singh, Jelena Maricic, Ke Han, Lauren Hsu, Liang Yang, Linda Young, Michael Ramsey-Musolf, Morris Pripstein, Murray Peshkin, Robert Lanou, Scot Bernstein, Xiangdong Ji

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