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Accelerator Awards

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

The European Physical Society Accelerator Group (EPS-AG) invites nominations for the

EPS-AG IPAC’20 ACCELERATOR PRIZES

The prizes are for individuals with no restriction as to nationality. They are:

    a) The Rolf Wideröe Prize for outstanding work in the accelerator field with no age limit. The winner will receive an engraved medal, and make an oral presentation during the Accelerator Prizes Special Session during IPAC’20.

    b) The Gersh Budker Prize for a recent, significant contribution to the accelerator field with no age limit. The winner will receive an engraved medal, and make an oral presentation during the Accelerator Prizes Special Session during IPAC’20.

    c) The Frank Sacherer Prize for an individual in the early part of his or her career, having made a recent significant, original contribution to the accelerator field. The winner will receive a framed certificate, and a cash prize of 2000 Euros, and will also make an oral presentation during the Accelerator Prizes Special Session during IPAC’20.

    d) The Bruno Touschek prize, awarded to a student registered for a PhD or diploma in accelerator physics or engineering or to a trainee accelerator physicist or engineer in the educational phase of their professional career, for the quality of work and promise for the future. Applicants will be judged on the quality of the work submitted to the conference. The winner will receive a framed certificate, and a cash prize of 1000 Euros and will have the opportunity to make a short oral presentation during the Accelerator Prizes Special Session during IPAC’20.

    e) Best student posters, awarded to 2 students whose work, presented in the special session for students is particularly meritorious. Each winner will receive a cash prize of 500 Euros, presented during the Accelerator Prizes Special Session during IPAC’20.

Preliminary Nominations for Prizes a), b) and c), consisting of a brief description of the candidate (date of birth, professional activities) and a clear justification for the award of the prize should be addressed by e-mail to the Chairman of the EPS-AG/IPAC’20 Accelerator Prizes Selection Committee, c/o Adeline Jeanne by the deadline of

Sunday 6, October 2019

The Selection Committee will thereafter request formal proposals for those candidates who will have been shortlisted. Formal proposals must include:

• Full justification for the award of the prize (i.e. a 1-2 page proposal letter)
• Curriculum vitae of candidate
• Official letters of recommendation from at least 3 proposers
• List of publications, highlighting the 10 most important/relevant publications
• List of previous prizes the candidate received

Formal proposals must be received by the deadline of

Sunday 8, December 2019

Justifications from supervisors/line managers are required to support nominations for prize d). Eligible candidates must apply to be considered for the prizes by the deadline for the submission of abstracts to the conference

Thursday 5, December 2019

Supporting letters should be addressed by e-mail to the Chairman of the EPS-AG/IPAC’20 Accelerator Prizes Selection Committee, c/o Adeline Jeanne by the above deadline.

Information concerning past recipients of the EPS-AG Accelerator Prizes may be found at the EPS-AG Website: https://www.eps.org/members/group_content_view.asp?group=85227&id=143770

All students presenting work in the special poster session for students are eligible for prize e).

QUESTIONS AND NOMINATIONS TO BE ADDRESSED TO:

Gianluigi Arduini, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland, Chairman of the EPS-AG/IPAC’20 Accelerator Prizes Selection Committee

c/o Jeanne Adeline, IPAC’20 Scientific Secretary, GANIL, Caen, France