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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

Help Us Reach Our Goal

About the Award

The annual award will consist of:

  • an initial $3,000 stipend, with a goal of increasing it to $5,000 once the award is fully endowed
  • 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:

$25,000 and above
Joyce Freedman

$10,000 -$24,999
Justin Mortara

$5,000 - $9,999
Paul Vetter

$1,000 - $4,999
Anonymous (2), Russell Betts, Thomas Bowles, Robert Cahn, Robert Cousins, Jason Detwiler, Robert Eisenstein, Gwinner-Barrett Family, Brian Fujikawa, Carl Gagliardi, Haiyan Gao, Gerald Garvey, Benjamin Gibson, Christopher Gould, Robert Janssens, Richard Kadel, Inga Karliner, Edward Kinney, Robert Lourie, Zheng-Tian Lu, Arthur McDonald, Robert McKeown, Pieter Mumm, James Napolitano, Anthony Nero, Thomas O'Donnell, Robert Redwine, Hamish Robertson, Leslie Rosenberg, George Trilling, Yoshi Uchida, John Wilkerson, Lindley Winslow, Nu Xu

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

Up to $499
Anonymous (3), David Armstrong, John Arrington, Jonathan Bagger, Gordon Baym, John Beacom, John Behr, Robert Bernstein, Jason Burke, Michael Carpenter, Gail Elizabeth Dodge, Kathy Peters and James Eckstein, Roger Falcone, Alexandra Gade, Ronald Gilman, David Hardtke, Anna Hayes, Reyco Henning, Huan Huang, Peter Jacobs, Eleanor Judd, Peter Kammel, Noemie Koller, Kendall Mahn, Karsten Heeger and Reina Maruyama, June Matthews, Chris McKee, Gerald Miller, Arthur Poskanzer, Jacobo Rapaport, Sevil Salur, Ernst Sichtermann, Gene Sprouse, Fumihiko Suekane, Benjamin Svetitsky, Julia Velkovska, Petr Vogel, Christopher Wesselborg, Wesley Wilburn, Robert Wiringa, Albert Zeller

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