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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...

Photos of SLAC's 2018 Early Career Award winners
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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...

Sid Drell Symposium January 2018
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The prestigious award recognizes her seminal contributions to particle physics.

Helen Quinn
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The award honors his contributions to research and education as founding president of the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST).

Jonathan and Renee Dorfan
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He is recognized for his numerous contributions to the advancement of accelerator physics, community service and education.

Alexander Chao
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The astrophysicist is recognized for her leadership, mentorship and innovative work in understanding how galaxies form.

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The early career award from SLAC’s X-ray laser recognizes Kjaer’s work in ultrafast X-ray science.

photo of Kasper Kjaer in Panofsky Auditorium
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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...

photo of Suhas Kumar at SSRL
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The emeritus physicist was honored for the development of novel detectors that have greatly advanced experiments in particle physics, especially BABAR, which looked into...

Blair Ratcliff 2017 DPF Instrumentation Award
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The Scripps researcher is honored for groundbreaking research at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource that accelerated the development of a vaccine for deadly Lassa...

Photo - Kathryn Hastie, staff scientist at The Scripps Research Institute
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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...

SLAC's 2017 DOE Early Career Award winners
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The award recognizes the Stanford/SLAC professor’s pioneering work in the fields of energy and nanomaterials science.

Photo - Yi Cui SLAC/Stanford professor