Occhialini medal recipients

2013
Professor Silvia Pascoli
Institute for Particle Physics Phenomenology, Department of Physics, Durham University
For her major contributions to the study of, and leadership in, the field of neutrino phenomenology.


2012
Professor Eugenio Coccia
University of Rome “Tor Vergata” and Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare
For his major contribution to the realisation of the first long-term observatories with cryogenic and ultracryogenic detectors of ravitational waves and for his international role in the gravitational-wave community and in the broader community of astroparticle physics.


2011
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.


2010
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


2009
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.