C13: Awards

C13: Awards

THE INAUGURAL IUPAP MEDAL FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE ENHANCEMENT OF PHYSICS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

The Commission on Physics for Development opens nominations for its inaugural IUPAP Physics for Development Medal 2016 – Deadline for submission – 31 July 2016

Purpose

To promote and award excellence in the implementation of transformative initiatives that enhance the state of physics in one or more developing countries.

Medal

IUPAP medal, certificate and €3000

The Medal winner will receive the award during the convening of the IUPAP General Assembly, where the recipient will be invited to present a paper on the work upon which the Medal selection was made.

The C13 Commission will provide travel expenses for the recipient to attend the General Assembly meeting.

Frequency

One Medal every three years

The C13 Commission will select the Medal winner in the year before the convening of the General Assembly. Thus, the inaugural Medal selection will occur in 2016.

Winners:

2017 – Jorge Flores Valdes