Member News January 2015

17 December 2014

Prof. Manfred Hellberg has received the highest award conferred by the South African Institute of Physics (SAIP), the SAIP de Beers Gold Medal.

Prof. Manfred Hellberg

Prof. Hellberg, a fellow of the IOP, is an emeritus professor and senior research associate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. The award, which is conferred every other year and was presented in July, was conferred on Prof. Hellberg for “his outstanding research career in plasma physics, which has earned him international recognition in this field and for the numerous contributions he has made in his service to physics in South Africa”, as well as for representing South African physics internationally.