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The Autumn-Winter 2015 Emmy Noether Distinction presented to Sibylle Günter

By Minh Quang Tran, Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 27 September 2016 in:
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On 4 July 2016, the Autumn-Winter 2015 Emmy Noether Distinction was presented to Prof. Sibylle Günter, Director at the Max Planck Society and Director of the Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics, Garching, Germany, by Prof. Quang Tran, member of the Executive Committee of EPS, on behalf of the EPS President.

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EPS Emmy Noether Distinction: nominate an outstanding physicist

By e-EPS. Published on 23 May 2016 in:
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In 2013, the European Physical Society [EPS] launched the Emmy Noether Distinction to recognise noteworthy women physicists.

Emmy Noether was an influential theoretical physicist, and a role model for future generations of physicists. The laureates of the Emmy Noether Distinction are chosen for their capacity to inspire the next generation of scientists, and especially encourage women to handle careers in physics.

The previous recipients of the Emmy Noether distinction are:

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EPS Emmy Noether Distinction Autumn-Winter 2015 for Women in Physics

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 26 January 2016 in:
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It is a great pleasure to announce that the Autumn-Winter 2015 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics has been awarded to Prof. Sibylle Guenter from the Max-Planck Institute for Plasma Physics [IPP] in Garching, Germany. Sibylle is one of the leading theoretical physicists in the field of magnetic fusion plasmas.

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The Spring 2015 Emmy Noether distinction presented to Anna Fontcuberta i Morral

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 23 November 2015 in:
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On 2 October 2015, the Spring 2015 Emmy Noether distinction was presented to Prof. A. Fontcuberta i Morral (Institute of Materials, EPFL, Switzerland), by the EPS Equal Opportunity Committee [EOC] Chair, on behalf of the EPS President.

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Spring 2015 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Anna Fontcuberta i Morral

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 28 July 2015 in:
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It is a great pleasure to announce that the Spring 2015 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics goes to Prof. Anna Fontcuberta i Morral, Institut des Matériaux, EPFL, Switzerland. Prof. Fontcuberta i Morral has made pioneering contributions to the physics of semiconductor nanostructures and their applications in mesoscopic physics and energy harvesting.

After a PhD in Materials Science at the Ecole Polytechnique (France), and a postdoctoral contract at the California…

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Winter 2014 Emmy Noether distinction presented to Anne L’Huillier

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 25 June 2015 in:
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On 4 May 2015, the Winter 2014 Emmy Noether distinction was presented to Prof. Anne l’Huillier (Dept. of Physics, Lund University), by the European Physical Society Equal Opportunity Committee [EPS-EOC] Chair and the former EOC Chair, on behalf of the EPS President.
The ceremony took place at the Institute of Physics of the Freiburg University (Germany) and followed a very well attended seminar (Physikalisches Kolloquium) presented by the winner on the topic: “From Extreme Nonlinear Optics to Ultrafast Atomic Physics”.

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EPS Emmy Noether Distinction Autumn 2014 for Women in Physics

By Lucia Di Ciaccio. Published on 27 January 2015 in:
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It is a great pleasure to announce that the Autumn 2014 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics goes to Prof. Anne L’Huillier, Faculty of Engineering, LTH in Lund, Sweden.
Anne is one of the key leaders in a field at the interface of atomic and molecular physics and advanced optics, nonlinear optics and laser physics: high-order harmonic generation [HHG] in gaseous media exposed to intense laser fields and its applications.

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Prize calls & announcements

By David Lee, Gina Gunaratnam. Published on 24 October 2014 in:
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In 2013, the European Physical Society [EPS] launched the Emmy Noether Distinction to recognize noteworthy women physicists…

EPS Edison Volta Prize announced for the Year of Light 2015
To commemorate the United Nations proclamation of the International Year of Light 2015, the Centro di Cultura…

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EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics – Spring 2014

By Luisa Cifarelli. Published on 26 May 2014 in:
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It is a great pleasure to announce that the spring 2014 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics goes to Dr. Rumiana Dimova from the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam, Germany.

The distinction was awarded to Rumiana Dimova for her distinguished contributions to membrane biophysics, in particular for the important breakthroughs she has made in recent years in two major fields, namely electric field effects on membranes and aqueous microcompartments within vesicles, pioneering the use of new experimental…

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2nd EPS Emmy Noether Distinction 2013

By Jo Lister. Published on 20 December 2013 in:
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The EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics has been given by the EPS Executive Committee to Prof. Nynke Dekker of the Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, and we offer our heartfelt congratulations.

A laudation has been prepared by Prof. van der Hagen, Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences at the Delft University of Technology, and can be read in the Europhysicsnews [EPN]. As a summary, N. Dekker’s scientific career started in Yale University where she attended physics and applied mathematics courses. She moved to Leiden University for…

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Nominate a deserving (woman) physicist

By Bénédicte Huchet, David Lee. Published on 25 June 2013 in:
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This year, the European Physical Society [EPS] launched the Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics to recognize noteworthy women physicists.

Emmy Noether was a mathematician whose work has had an enormous impact in physics, and a role model for future generations of scientists. The laureates of the Emmy Noether Distinction are chosen for their capacity to inspire the next generation of scientists, and especially encourage women to handle careers in physics…

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EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics

By Ana Proykova. Published on 27 February 2013 in:
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It is a great pleasure to announce that the winter 2013 EPS Emmy Noether Distinction for Women in Physics goes to Dr. Alessandra Gatti, Institute of Photonics and Nanotechnologies [IFN-CNR], Como, Italy.

The distinction was awarded to Alessandra Gatti for her contributions to physics – the introduction of concepts of quantum images, spatial entanglement, and quantum entangled images in the beginning of the nineties. “These concepts contributed in a substantial way to the birth of a new field – quantum imaging” reads…

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