Simon memorial prize

The Simon Memorial Prize 2014 has been awarded to Professor Peter Wölfle, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany.

The citation reads:

"For fundamental contributions to the theory of quantum transport processes in superfluid3 He, heavy fermion superconductors and disordered metals". 

The presentation of the award will be part of the opening ceremony at the 27th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, to be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 6-13 August 2014. 

The Simon Memorial Prize, established in 1957, commemorates the outstanding contributions to science of Sir Francis Simon. The prize is an international prize with no restrictions on nationality. It is awarded for distinguished work in experimental or theoretical low temperature physics.

The members of the 2014 Simon Prize Selection Committee are: Chair: J C Seamus Davis (Cornell, USA), Kimitoshi Kono (RIKEN, Japan), George Pickett (Lancaster, UK), Gerd Schön (Karlsruhe, Germany), John Saunders (ex officio, Chair of IOP LT group).

A list of previous winners can be found at