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August 10, 2017
News Feature
Zeeshan Ahmed, Frederico Fiuza and Emilio Nanni will each receive about $2.5 million over five years to pursue cutting-edge research into cosmic inflation, plasma acceleration and using terahertz waves to accelerate particles.
SLAC's 2017 DOE Early Career Award winners
August 9, 2017
News Feature
Following the 2017 American Physical Society (APS) general election, Philip Bucksbaum will be vice president of APS in 2018 – an election that places him in the presidential line. He will become president-elect in 2019 and president in 2020.
photo of Philip Bucksbaum
June 27, 2017
News Feature
The award recognizes the Stanford/SLAC professor’s pioneering work in the fields of energy and nanomaterials science.
Photo - Yi Cui SLAC/Stanford professor
May 3, 2017
News Feature
Claudio Pellegrini, a distinguished professor emeritus of physics at UCLA and adjunct professor of photon science at the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “distinguished and continuing achievements in original research.”
March 16, 2017
News Feature
Sila Kiliccote, Jodi Verleger and Lydia Young demonstrate what it means to live SLAC’s values.
October 11, 2016
News Feature
The prize, shared with Sekazi Mtingwa and Anton Piwinski, honors theoretical work that helped sharpen the focus of beams at a wide variety of particle accelerators.
SLAC theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken
September 14, 2016
News Feature
The award honors his work on a world-class experimental station at SLAC's Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource.
August 31, 2016
News Feature
Liu acknowledged for wide-ranging work in energy materials, catalysis, carbon sequestration, material in extreme conditions and scientific big data mining.
July 11, 2016
News Feature
Four Stanford students receive funding for work on novel accelerators and beams for SLAC's X-ray laser.
January 19, 2016
News Feature
Roger Blandford, professor of physics, has been awarded the 2016 Crafoord prizes in astronomy from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

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