Occhialini Medal and Prize is awarded to Prof. Alessandro Tredicucchi

30 October 2014

The Occhialini Medal and Prize has been awarded to Prof. Alessandro Tredicucci of the University of Pisa.

Occhialini Medal and Prize is awarded to Prof. Alessandro Tredicucchi

The award, which is made jointly by the Italian Physical Society and the IOP, was presented at a ceremony during the 100th National Congress of the Italian Physical Society in Pisa by the society’s president, Prof. Luisa Cifarelli (pictured centre). Also present at the prizegiving in September was the IOP’s associate director for programmes, performance and policy, Philip Diamond (pictured left). Prof. Tredicucchi (pictured right) received the award for his innovative contributions to the realisation of terrahertz heterostructure devices.

The Occhialini Medal and Prize consists of a silver medal and a prize of €3000. It is made for distinguished work carried out within the 10 years preceding the award and is given in even-dated years to a physicist working in Italy and in odd-dated years to a physicist working in the UK or Ireland.

See more information about the award and previous medallists.