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EPS Gero Thomas Commemorative Medal

The Commemorative Medal is awarded to individuals for their outstanding service to the Society.

The Gero Thomas Commemorative Medal was created in 2000 to honour the memory of G. Thomas, who was the Secretary General of the EPS from 1973 to 1997 and played an essential role in the growth and the development of the Society. The Commemorative Medal is awarded to individuals for their outstanding service to the Society.


The Gero Thomas Medal 2017 is awarded to Jo Hermans, for his role as Science Editor of Europhysics News and his numerous contributions to eductation and public understanding of physics.

List of recipients

  • 2017 - Jo Hermans
  • 2016 - Dénes Lajos Nagy
  • 2015 - Gerardo Delgado-Barrio
  • 2014 - Robert Lambourne
  • 2013 - Christine Petit-Jean-Genaz
  • 2012 - Peter Melville
  • 2011 - Claude Sebenne
  • 2010 - Gunnar Tibell
  • 2009 - Jaroslav Nadrchal
  • 2008 - George Morrison
  • 2005 - John Lewis
  • 2002 - Eddy Lingeman

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