NIMA Young Scientist Award

2011

The journal Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics: Section A (NIMA) is very proud to congratulate Dr. Matthieu Heller (CERN) for receiving the NIMA Young Scientist Award. Dr. Heller received his award for the presentation "AX-PET - A novel PET concept with G-APD readout" at NDIP’11.

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From left to right: Fabio Sauli (Editor, NIMA) with Dr. Matthieu Heller (NIMA YSA Winner)

A special NIMA Young Scientist Award dedicated to Georges Charpak was presented to 2 outstanding scientists at MPGD 2011. The award was shared between Sverre Dørheim (Technische Universität München) for his talk on “A prototype GEM-TPC for PANDA” and Kiseki Nakamura (Kyoto University) for his talk on “Direction-sensitive dark matter search with MPGD”.

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From left to right: Fabio Sauli (Editor, NIMA) with Kiseki Nakamura and Sverre Dørheim (NIMA YSA prize winners)



2010

The journal Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics: Section A (NIMA) is very proud to congratulate both Jelena Ninkovic (Max Planck Institute for Physics) and Gabriella Gaudio (Universita di Pavia & INFN) for receiving the NIMA Young Scientist Award. Recently presented at the Vienna Conference on Instrumentation 2010 [[http://vci.hephy.at/2010/]]

Jelena Ninkovic, PhD received her award for the best oral presentation in "The first measurements on SiPMs with bulk integrated quench resistors". Best poster presentation was awared to Gabriella Gaudio for "New results from the DREAM project".

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From Left to Right: Manfred Kramer (conference chairman, Inst. High Energy Physics, Vienna), Gabriella Gaudio, Jelena Ninkovic, Lucia Franco (Elsevier), Robert Klanner (NIMA editor, DESY) photo courtesy of Michael.Hoch@AdventureArt.org



2009

NIMA Young Scientist Awards were presented at the 11th Pisa Meeting on Advanced Detectors http://www.pi.infn.it/pm/2009/ in Elba, Italy.


nima_cvrBest oral presentation:

Stefan Rossegger (Technical University Graz and CERN-ALICE):

An Analytical Approach to Space Charge Distortions for Time Projection Chambers

Detailed study of the electrical field modifications induced by the accumulation of ions in the sensitive volume of TPCs, and of the resulting distortions in the ionization clusters drift affecting the track reconstruction accuracy.



Best poster presentation:

Yusuke Uchiyama (Tokyo University):

Gamma Ray Reconstruction with Liquid Xenon Calorimeter for the MEG Experiment

A detailed study of the timing, energy and position resolution, background rejection in a liquid xenon calorimeter for the detection of gamma rays.