Honors & Awards
Tais Gorkhover, Michael Kagan, Kazuhiro Terao and Joshua Turner will each receive $2.5 million for research that studies fundamental particles, nanoscale objects, quantum materials and machine learning.
Bienenstock is the winner of the 2018 Philip Hauge Abelson Prize, given by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Nearly 200 guests attended a symposium on fundamental physics to celebrate the former deputy director’s numerous scientific contributions, which continue to have a tremendous impact on our understanding of the subatomic world.
The prestigious award recognizes her seminal contributions to particle physics.
The award honors his contributions to research and education as founding president of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST).
He is recognized for his numerous contributions to the advancement of accelerator physics, community service and education.
The astrophysicist is recognized for her leadership, mentorship and innovative work in understanding how galaxies form.
The early career award from SLAC’s X-ray laser recognizes Kjaer’s work in ultrafast X-ray science.
Kumar’s work, carried out in part at SSRL, explains how memristors work – a new class of electronic devices with applications in next-generation information storage and computing.
The emeritus physicist was honored for the development of novel detectors that have greatly advanced experiments in particle physics, especially BABAR, which looked into the matter-antimatter imbalance of the universe.