New IEEE Fellows Announced
We are pleased to announce that the following members of the superconductivity community have been elected as Fellows of the IEEE:
We are also pleased to announce that Emanuella Barzi of Fermilab was named a fellow of the American Physical Society (Read more )
Department of Energy Early Career Awards
Congratulations to Dr. Lu Li, University of Michigan, and to Dr. Tengming Shen, Fermilab, who are two of the sixty-eight recipients of this year’s Department of Energy Early Career Awards. Both of these young researchers are doing work in applied superconductivity and were chosen from a field of over 850 applicants. More information can be found at: http://science.energy.gov/early-career/
Akira Tonomura Passed Away at 70
Akira Tonomura of Hitachi Research Labs died of pancreatic cancer early on May 2, 2012, at a hospital in Hidaka, Saitama Prefecture, Japan. (Read more )
Graduate Students! New Opportunity for CSC-sponsored
Graduate Fellowship Award
The fellowship is awarded annually to a full-time graduate student pursuing a PhD (or equivalent) degree in the area of applied superconductivity, (Read more )
DISCOVERY OF SUPERCONDUCTIVITY DESIGNATED AS
IEEE MILESTONE IN ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTING.
The discovery of superconductivity by Prof. Heike Kamerlingh Onnes and his colleagues on 8 April 1911 was officially designed as an IEEE Milestone during the 100th anniversary celebration of the discovery at the University of Leiden, Leiden, The Netherlands, on 8 April 2011. Prof. Moishe Kam, President and CEO of IEEE, presented the Milestone Plaque to the University during the celebration which was cosponsored by the IEEE Council on Superconductivity, the IEEE Benelux Section, the University of Leiden, Philips Research, and the Museum Boerhaave,. For additional information, please click here.