GWIC THESIS PRIZE

Electronic submission of the thesis and letters is strongly preferred, with the thesis and the letters in separate pdf files. Subject to certain qualifications, Springer Theses publishes exceptional Ph. This is the fourth year that a single committee selects the winners of the two thesis prizes. Theses will be judged on 1 originality and creativity of the research, 2 importance to the field of gravitational waves and gravitational wave detection, broadly interpreted, and 3 clarity of presentation. The first award covered the period from 1 July to 30 June In , the thesis prize was adopted by GWIC, renamed, converted to an annual prize, and opened to the broader community. Stefano worked with the Virgo project, and contributed to the superattentuator design, to the integration and commissioning of Virgo and to its data analysis efforts.

Subject to certain qualifications, Springer Theses publishes exceptional Ph. All theses will be considered for both awards. The Stefano Braccini Thesis Prize was established to honor the memory of a talented gravitational wave physicist whose promising career was cut short. His thesis describes a beautiful experiment demonstrating frequency-dependent squeezed states suitable for Advanced LIGO. This year, there was a total of 9 theses nominated, from 5 different countries. It is expected that many of the nominations will come from the member projects of GWIC, but this is not a requirement.

A common Call for Nominations will issued approximately November 1 each year with instructions about how to submit a nomination. It is expected that many of the nominations will come from the member projects of GWIC, but this is not a requirement.

His thesis describes a beautiful experiment demonstrating frequency-dependent squeezed states suitable for Advanced LIGO. This is a key element in all the designs for detectors with sensitivity beyond the second generation baselines. The nomination package consists thsis i the thesis, ii a letter of nomination, preferably from the thesis advisor, and iii a supporting letter from another scientist familiar with the work.

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Theses must have been accepted by their institutions between January 1 and December 31 of the year for which theais are nominated to qualify for consideration.

He was a well liked and respected member of the international community. Nominated theses may be in any language. A committee representing the international gravitational wave community evaluates the nominations and selects the winner. Two winners will be selected, with the GWIC Thesis Prize emphasizing the impact of the research on the field of gravitational wave science, while the Braccini Thesis Prize will be awarded with an emphasis on innovation. Oelker received his Ph.

The Gravitational Wave International Committee GWIC recognizes that encouraging talented younger scientists is important to its goal of promoting gravitational wave research. Stefano worked with the Virgo project, and contributed to the superattentuator design, to the integration and commissioning of Virgo and thesus its data analysis efforts.

gwic thesis prize

It is expected that many of the nominations will come from the member projects of GWIC, but this is tjesis a requirement. Inthe thesis prize was adopted by GWIC, renamed, converted to an annual prize, and opened to the broader community. All theses will be considered for both awards.

GWIC Thesis Prize

The two Prizes are awarded alternately at the Amaldi Conferences on Gravitational Waves in odd numbered years and another appropriate conference in even numbered years. Subject to certain qualifications, Springer Theses publishes exceptional Ph. The nomination deadline has been extended to 31 January Theses are judged on 1 originality and creativity of the research, 2 importance to the field of gravitational waves and gravitational wave detection, broadly interpreted, and 3 clarity of presentation in the thesis.

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gwic thesis prize

Nominations should be submitted by twic January Each year, members of the international gravitational wave community are invited to nominate students who have performed notable research on any aspect of gravitational waves science. Electronic submission of the thesis and letters is strongly preferred, with the thesis and the letters in separate pdf files. Ggwic Call for Nominations is issued approximately November 1 each year with instructions about how to submit a nomination.

GWIC Thesis Prize and Stefano Braccini Thesis Prize for 2016: Call for Nominations

This year, there was a total of 9 theses nominated, from 5 different countries. Post navigation Previous Next More info: More information about the Springer Theses series can be found here. The Gravitational Wave International Committee GWIC was formed to promote international collaboration and cooperation in the construction, operation and use of gravitational wave detection facilities world-wide.

Beginning with the award, the winner of the Stefano Braccini Prize will also be nominated for publication in the Springer Theses series. If accepted, each winner will receive an additional Euros from Springer upon publication. Prize theses and honorable mentions from this and past years are available at: In case of problems, contact: The award is made on a calendar year basis. The Stefano Braccini Thesis Prize was established to honor the memory of a talented gravitational wave physicist whose promising career was cut short.

gwic thesis prize

For further information, visit the GWIC web page on the prize.