The Neutron Scattering Society of America is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of its four major prizes.
The NSSA established the Clifford G. Shull Prize in Neutron Science to recognize outstanding research in neutron science and leadership promoting the North American neutron scattering community. The prize is named in honor of Prof. Cliffor d G. Shull, who received the Nobel Prize in 1994 with Prof. Bertram Brockhouse for seminal developments in the field of neutron science. The establishment of the prize was announced at the inaugural American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS) in 2002.
Prof. Sunil K. Sinha University of California San Diego is the recipient of the 2014 Clifford G. Shull Prize of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA) with the citation
In recognition of his deep and lasting experimental and theoretical contributions to the areas of Quantum Liquids and Solids, Superconductivity, Magnetism, Soft Condensed Matter, Confined and Adsorbed Liquids, Surfaces, and Neutron Scattering Techniques, together with his selfless service to the neutron scattering field as a whole.
NSSA established the Sustained Research Prize to recognize a sustained contribution to a scientific subfield, or subfields, using neutron scattering techniques, or a sustained contribution to the development of neutron scattering techniques. The primary consideration shall be an enduring impact on science. Preference shall be given to applicants whose work was carried out predominantly in North America.
Dr. Jeffrey W. Lynn National Institute of Standards and Technology is the recipient of the 2014 Sustained Research Prize of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA) with the citation
For seminal studies of the colossal magneto – resistance effect and profound contributions to our understanding of the interplay of magnetism and superconductivity.
NSSA established the Science Prize to recognize a major scientific accomplishment or important scientific contribution within the last 5 years using neutron scattering techniques. Nominees must be within 12 years of receiving their PhD degree. Preference shall be given to applicants whose work was carried out predominantly in North America.
Dr. Emil Bozin Brookhaven National Laboratory is the recipient of the 2014 Science Prize of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA) with the citation
For his discovery of broken symmetry local structures in exotic electronic materials, his elaboration of their nature and their importance to the material properties, in particular in PbTe, iridates, manganites, and cuprates.
NSSA established the Prize for Outstanding Student Research to recognize outstanding accomplishments in the general area of neutron scattering by graduate or undergraduate students who have performed much of their work at North American neutron facilities. Nominees must be either current graduate students or scientists within two years of receiving their PhD.
Dr. Kate A.Ross Johns Hopkins University and NIST Center for Neutron Research is the recipient of the 2014 Prize for Outstanding Student Research of the Neutron Scattering Society of America (NSSA) with the citation
For seminal neutron scattering studies of exotic ground states, ground state selection, and spin excitations in XY Pyrochlore Magnets.
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