Honors & Awards

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October 12, 2015
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The former Stanford graduate student, who did extensive research at SLAC, is being honored as an exceptional role model for women in science.
Ming Yi
September 17, 2015
The former SLAC and Stanford researcher will be recognized during a SLAC conference next month for her work in studying nanoscale magnetic and electronic processes.
Image - Roopali Kukreja, working in a laboratory at the University of California, San Diego. (Courtesy of Roopali Kukreja)
June 11, 2015
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The fellowship will support their research on new capabilities for the lab's X-ray free-electron lasers and new telescope technology to look for signs of cosmic inflation.
May 8, 2015
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Anne Sakdinawat, a SLAC scientist, has been selected to receive a grant to advance her work in producing and using new types of X-ray imaging tools.
Image - Anne Sakdinawat (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
April 29, 2015
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SIMES principal investigators Zhi-Xun Shen, Shoucheng Zhang and Aharon Kapitulnik were elected to the National Academy of Sciences.
April 20, 2015
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The European Physical Society honors Bjorken’s theoretical work on the parton structure of the proton, which contributed to the development of a theory of the strong nuclear force.
February 13, 2015
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Honored for early theoretical predictions that helped elucidate the nature of the strong force and the structure of the proton, he is still shaking things up today.
SLAC theoretical physicist James D. "BJ" Bjorken
February 9, 2015
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Jens Nørskov, director of the SUNCAT Center for Interface Science and Catalysis at Stanford and SLAC, has been named a member of the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions for engineers.
January 16, 2015
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His election recognizes a long history of accomplishment that began more than two decades ago at the SLAC Linear Collider.
SLAC staff physicist Peter Rowson (SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory)
November 26, 2014
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Abel, associate physics professor at Stanford and at SLAC and acting director of KIPAC, was recognized for the advances he’s made using supercomputers to explore the first billion years of cosmic history.
Photo - tom abel