Simon memorial prize

Nominations are sought for the 2017 Simon Memorial Prize. Nominations should be sent to simonprize2017@manchester.ac.uk by November 15, 2016, together with a supporting statement describing the achievements for which the prize should be awarded. Letters supporting the nomination should be submitted together with the nomination. Selection policy is to avoid presenting the prize to previous winners of the Simon Memorial Prize or the Fritz London Memorial Prize.

The presentation of the award will take place at the 28th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics, to be held in Gothenburg, Sweden, from 9-16 August 2017.

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 2017 Simon Prize Selection Committee are: Chair: J C Seamus Davis (Cornell, USA), Kimitoshi Kono (RIKEN, Japan), George Pickett (Lancaster, UK), Gerd Schön (Karlsruhe, Germany), Gilbert Lonzarich (Cambridge, UK), Andrei Golov (ex officio, Chair of IOP LT group).

A list of previous winners can be found here.