Accelerator Prizes

 


The Louis Costrell Awards Session will be held Thursday, April 3, 2018 at 14:00-16:00 in the parq Grand Ballroom. Members of the IEEE-NPSS and APS-DPB will officiate the session.

Recipients of IEEE-NPSS PAST Doctoral Student Award, APS-DPB Thesis Award and the Robert R. Wilson Prize will speak in regard to their particular award.

The ceremony will close with the Student Poster Prizes based on the judging conducted at the student poster session.

The following list of Accelerator Prizes will be presented at IPAC'18. 


IEEE-NPSS PAST Award

The IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society awards the Particle Accelerator Science and Technology Award to individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the development of particle accelerator science and technology.

For 2018, the award winners names and citations are:

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Dr. Hermann Grunder,  Director Emeritus ANL, “For far reaching contributions to accelerator science and technology”;

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Dr. Sandra Biedron, University of New Mexico, "For broad impact in accelerator science and technology”.


IEEE-NPSS PAST Doctoral Student Award

The IEEE-NPSS PAST Doctoral Student Award recognizes significant and innovative technical contributions to the field of particle accelerator science and technology as demonstrated in a student’s doctoral thesis.

View the IEEE-NPSS website for more information about the IEEE-NPSS PAST Doctoral Student Award
and nomination guidelines.

Deadline for Nominations: Saturday, September 30, 2017


APS-DPB Thesis Award

The APS-DPB Thesis Award recognizes doctoral thesis research of outstanding quality and achievement in beam physics and engineering. The annual award consists of $2,500 and a certificate to be presented at an awards ceremony at the Division of Physics of Beams Annual Meeting, and an additional allowance of up to $500 for travel to the meeting. The recipient will be invited to present their work as an invited talk in an appropriate session of the meeting.

View the APS website for more information about the APS-DPB Thesis Award 

View the APS website for more information on the Nomination and Selection Process
and Nomination Guidelines

Deadline for Nominations: Saturday, September 16, 2017


Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement

The Robert R. Wilson Prize for Achievement recognizes and encourages outstanding achievement in the physics of particle accelerators. The prize consists of $7,500, an allowance for travel to the meeting at which the prize is awarded and a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient. It is presented annually.

View the APS website for more information about the Robert R. Wilson Prize

View the APS website for more information on the Nomination and Selection Process
and Nomination Guidelines

Deadline for Nominations: Friday, June 30, 2017


Student poster prizes

The Student Poster Prize will be awarded to two students whose work, presented in the student poster session, is particularly admirable. Posters will be evaluated for the Student Poster Prize during the course of the student poster session.

More details will be made available soon.