Yasaman Farzan of IPM has received
the prestigious IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Particle Physics
The International Union of Pure and Applied
Physics (IUPAP) has chosen Dr Yasaman Farzan of IPM as the winner of
the IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Particle Physics in 2008.
This prize which is a recently established one, will be awarded every two years
in the field of particle physics, preferentially one to a theoretical and one to
an experimental young particle physicist of outstanding scientific achievements.
The 2008 prize is the first IUPAP prize in the field of particle physics.
Yasaman Farzan is the winner of the theoretical IUPAP prize.
The IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Particle Physics winner is chosen among the
candidates nominated by internationally renown particle physicists around the
world. The nominations are made to the Commission on Particles and Fields (C11)
of IUPAP. The prospected nominees must not have more than 8 years experience of
research work after their PhD. (See the call for
nomination of the prize
and the prize winning letter.)
The IUPAP prize consists of an IUPAP medal, a certificate citing the recipient's
scientific achievements and a small honorary cash award which will be presented
at the 34th International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP2008)
Philadelphia, USA, July 30th-August 5th, 2008.