Young Scientist Prize of the Swiss Neutron Science Society, sponsored by SwissNeutronicsThe prize is awarded annualy to a young scientist in recognition of a notable scientific achievement in the form of a PhD thesis. Every other year, the prize is also open to nominees with an exceptional track record in neutron scattering established within 5 years after their PhD degrees. The science should include the use of neutron radiation, and eligible nominees should have a clear affiliation with Swiss Neutron Scattering (be member of the Swiss Neutron Scattering Society, be based in Switzerland, or have conducted experiments at Swiss neutron facilities). The PhD must have been awarded within two years of the announcement of the Call. The prize amounts to 1000 CHF and is sponsored by SwissNeutronics.
2020Nominations for the prize should be submitted to the Swiss Neutron Science Society (firstname.lastname@example.org) until January 31st 2020. Nominations should include:
2019In 2019, the prize is split and is awarded to Dr. Ralph Harti and Dr. Umbertoluca Ranieri. Dr. Ralph Harti receives the prize for his thesis work on "Sub-pixel correlation length imaging of heterogeneous microstructures using neutron grating interferometry", Dr. Umbertoluca Ranieri receives it for his thesis work on "Guest dynamics in methane hydrates and hydrogen hydrates under high pressure".
2018In 2018, the prize is awarded to Dr. Shang Gao for his high quality thesis and neutron scattering investigation leading to the discovery of a spiral spin-liquid state in the compound MnSc2S4 and of fast monopole hopping rates in the spin-ice compounds CdEr2X4.
2017In 2017, the prize is awarded to Dr. Viviane Lutz-Bueno in recognition of her outstanding thesis work on micellar aggregates and their behavior under confinement and flow, using a combination of both small-angle neutron and X-ray scattering experiments.
2016In 2016, the prize is awarded to Dr. Andrea Scotti in recognition of his outstanding work on the behavior of highly concentrated suspensions of soft microgel colloidal particles using neutron scattering.
2015In 2015, the prize is awarded to Dr. Jonas Okkels Birk in recognition of outstanding work on neutron instrumentation in the CAMEA project.
2014In 2014, two prizes have been awarded to:
Last revision : April 24, 2019 by U. Gasser