Ignacio Taboada named APS Fellow for his work in multimessenger astrophysics

Ignacio Taboada, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at Georgia Tech and a longtime IceCuber, is one of the 2018 Fellows announced by the American Physical Society (APS) a few days ago. This award acknowledges his contributions to the study of transient sources of very high energy gamma rays and neutrinos with the HAWC and IceCube observatories. […]

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Christian Spiering awarded the O’Ceallaigh Medal

The Commission on Astroparticle Physics of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) has awarded the 2017 O’Ceallaigh Medal to Christian Spiering, an IceCube collaborator and a researcher at DESY-Zeuthen, for his “outstanding contributions to cosmic ray physics and to the newly emerging field of neutrino astronomy in particular.” Spiering will receive the award during the International Cosmic Ray Conference (ICRC), in July 2017, in Busan, South Korea. […]

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Aya Ishihara wins Saruhashi Prize

Aya Ishihara, an IceCube collaborator and an associate professor of physics at Chiba University in Japan, has been awarded the 37th annual Saruhashi Prize, given each year to a female researcher in the natural sciences. This award recognizes women scientists under 50 for exceptional research accomplishments and for mentoring of other women scientists. […]

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Subir Sarkar recognized with the Homi Bhabha Award

The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) and the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, India have given the 2017 Homi Bhabha Award to Subir Sarkar, an IceCube collaborator and a professor of physics at both the universities of Oxford and Copenhagen, for his “distinguished contributions in the field of high energy cosmic ray physics and astro-particle physics over an extended academic career.” Prof. Sarkar will receive the award certificate and medal during the inauguration session of the International Cosmic Ray Conference, on July 20, 2017, in Busan, South Korea. […]

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Benjamin Jones awarded APS’s Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award

The American Physical Society has awarded Benjamin Jones, an IceCube collaborator and an assistant professor of physics at the University of Texas at Arlington, the Mitsuyoshi Tanaka Dissertation Award in Experimental Particle Physics, which is widely considered the most prestigious dissertation award in the field. […]

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Francis Halzen wins 2015 Balzan Prize

Francis Halzen, IceCube principal investigator and Hilldale and Gregory Breit Distinguished Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, was announced yesterday as one of the prestigious international 2015 Balzan prizewinners. […]

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2015 GNN Dissertation Prize awarded to van Santen and Yáñez

Jakob van Santen, a former graduate student working on IceCube at the Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics Center (WIPAC) and currently a postdoc at DESY (Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron) in Zeuthen, and Juan Pablo Yáñez, also working on IceCube at DESY in Zeuthen, were recently awarded a Dissertation Prize from the Global Neutrino Network. This is the first year that the GNN Dissertation Prize has been awarded. It recognizes young postdoctoral candidates who have written an outstanding thesis and contributed significantly to their projects. […]

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