Our PhD student Shurik Yatom will receive prestigious Igor Alexeff Outstanding Student Award of the Plasma Science and Application Committee (PSAC) of the IEEE. The prize includes a $1000.00 check and a certificate of Award. The latter will be presented at the next conference, ICOPS/BEAMS 2014, to be held in Washington, DC on 25-29 May 2014.
Ehud Behar, Yael Shadmi and Shlomit Tarem are part of a new Israeli Center of Research Excellence (ICORE), titled "The Quantum Universe". The center brings together researchers in theoretical and experimental high-energy physics and high-energy astrophysics from, in addition to the Technion, The Weizmann Institute, Tel Aviv University and the Hebrew University.