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NPD - 2018 PhD Prize Winners
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Awarded by the EPS Nuclear Physics Division Board, recognizing the excellence of a recent PhD thesis in experimental, theoretical or applied nuclear physics.

The PhD prize is awarded every third year from 2012 for a PhD thesis in nuclear physics from a country that is a member of the EPS.

Prize Winners 2018

The Nuclear Physics Division of the EPS has awarded the 2015-2017 PhD Prize jointly to Dr. Ronald Fernando Garzia Ruiz, Dr. Carlo Giulio Bruno and Dr. José Luis Rodríguez Sánchez.

Dr. R.F.G. Ruiz
Dr. C.G. Bruno
Dr. J.L.R.Sánchez

The theses of the winners:

  • Ronald Fernando Garcia Ruiz, Investigating the possible magicity of N=32,34 in exotic Ca isotopes using laser spectroscopy methods, KU, Lueven, Belgium, September, 2015.

  • Carlo Giulio Bruno, Underground measurement of hydrogen-burning reactions on 17,18O at energies of astrophysical interest, University of Edinburgh, UK, November, 2017.
  • José Luis Rodríguez Sánchez, Pre- and post-saddle fission dynamics using lead on proton reactions in complete kinematics measurements, Univ. Santiago del Compostela, Spain, November, 2015.


The winners of the PhD Prize will be presented with diplomas on the final day of the 4th European Nuclear Physics Conference (Bologna - September 2-7, 2018) where they will give a plenary invited talk on their work on September 7, 2018. The winners will also receive 1000 EUR, to cover their conference costs, through the generous sponsorship from the organisers of the conference.


Prize Winners Previous Years

A list of previous winners of the PhD Prize can be found here.

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