Occhialini medal recipients
Professor Gian-Luca Oppo
University of Strathclyde
For novel insights into spatio-temporal dynamics of lasers, nonlinear and quantum optical systems, achieved through the development and application of powerful techniques for small-scale computing.
Professor Ignazio Ciufolini
Università del Salento
For providing further experimental confirmation of Einstein’s theory of General Relativity through the use of laser-ranged satellites to study and measure frame-dragging
Professor Gaetana Laricchia
University College London
For distinguished work on experimental positron physics, in particular for developing and using the world's only positronium beam.
Professor Francesco Vissani
Italian National Institute for Nuclear Physics at the Gran Sasso National Laboratory
For his outstanding contributions to neutrino physics and in particular, to the phenomenology and theory of neutrino mass and mixing.