Awards in 2022
- Jens Oppliger (group Natterer & Chang): Dectris prize for the best experimental master thesis at our institute: Sparse sampling for fast quasiparticle interference mapping using a scanning tunneling microscope and Deep learning based denoising of low counting statistics X-ray diffraction data
- David Urwyler (group Neupert): Soluyanov Prize for the best theoretical master thesis at our institute: Hyperbolic topological band insulators
- Dario de Simone (group Serra) wins an award at LHCP2022 for his poster describing SND@LHC (JPG, 2 MB)
- Michael Dennler (group Neupert) gets the SPS General Physics Award for his research on topological insulators
- Nikita Astrakhantsev (group Neupert) and his team (Opti-Maze) won the MIT quantum computing Hackathon (https://twitter.com/iQu_ISE/status/1487933628856233984) in the Challenge of Microsoft & IonQ.
- Yumeng Xu (group Jetzer) won the second prize for the best poster (PDF, 5 MB) in the GWPAW conference held in Hannover, Germany (prize-winners)
Awards in 2021
Vera Hiu-Sze Wu (group Baudis): Dectris prize for the best experimental master thesis at our institute. Title of her thesis: Low Energy Calibration for GERDA and Characterization of Wavelength-shifters and Reflectors
Kenny Choo (group Neupert), won the 2021 SPS thesis award for his PhD work on Neural Network Quantum States in the category Computational Physics.
Marino Missiroli (group Caminada) won a CMS award
For his exceptional contributions to the trigger in almost every single area: online operations, data quality monitoring, Run2/Run3 preparation, and the jet/MET effort for Phase-II
- Nudzeim Selimovic, (group Isidori), won the first prize on the Bosnian competition for best 3-min outreach video presentation on their PhD program (announcement)
Awards in 2020
- Jens Oppliger (group Natterer) received the UZH Semester award for his outstanding bachelor work on 'Sparse Sampling in Scanning Tunneling Microscopy'
- Claudio Andrea Manzari: received the Vito Volterra Prize” for young researchers awarded by the Italian Physical Society ( https://www.sif.it/attivita/congresso/106/premiati)
- Claudio Andrea Manzari: LHCP2020 poster prize ( https://indico.cern.ch/event/856696/contributions/3881304/attachments/2048130/3432096/LHCP2020_poster_awards.pdf ) for his poster 'modified lepton couplings and the Cabibbo-Angle Anomaly'
- Frank Schindler: SPG Thesis award for his work on "Higher-order topological insulators"
- Stefan Hochrein: UZH Semester price for his Bachelor thesis on "Calibration of the first dual-phase xenon time projection chamber with silicon photomultiplier readout"
Awards in 2019
- Karin von Arx: Dectris price for her Master thesis "Discovery of a Collective Orbital Excitation in Ca3Ru2O7""
- Daniel Salerno: CMS PhD thesis award for his work on "Search for the Standard Model Higgs Boson Produced in Association with Top Quarks in the Fully Hadronic Final State at the CMS Experiment"
- Frank Schindler: Mercator Jury award for his research on crystals with new properties
Awards in 2018
- Chris Marentini: Dectris price for his master thesis on "Characterization of Novel VUV-Silicon Photomultipliers and their Application in Xenon-Based Dual-Phase TPCs (PDF, 10730 KB)'