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Awards and Honors

APS Fellows

2013 - Mishra, C. Shekhar
Citation: For exceptional achievement in the creation and stewardship of international collaborations in accelerator and particle physics, especially in the Indian-American Agreement for Cooperation in the Area of Accelerator and Particle Detector Research and Development for Discovery Science.

2013 - Prebys, Eric
Citation: For his important contributions to the physics of beams and his exceptional efforts to shape the US - CERN collaboration enabling successful physics programs at the LHC and charting a course for US involvement in future LHC upgrades.

2008 - Shiltsev, Vladimir
Citation: For advancing the understanding of performance limitations in accelerators, in particular for seminal work on ground motion in electron-positron linear colliders and electron lens beam compensation in large hadron colliders.

2005 - Bross, Alan
Citation: For his pioneering efforts in developing the D0 fiber tracking detector.

2002 - Mokhov, Nikolai
Citation: For critical contributions to the understanding of the interaction of high energy particle beams with materials.

2001 - Geer, Stephen
Citation: For his leadership in the US effort towards a neutrino factory based on a muon storage ring.

1999 - Neuffer, David
Citation: For his many important contributions over the past two decades to advancing the concept of a muon collider.

Best Articles

December 2012 - Yin-e Sun & Philippe Piot received Outstanding PRST-AB Articles from 2011 for "Generation of relativistic electron bunches with arbitrary current distribution via transverse-to-longitudinal phase space exchange".

March 2009 - Shiltsev, Vladimir "Experimental studies of compensation of beam-beam effects with tevatron electron lenses" was chosen and will be part of a special collection: the NJP Best of 2008.

European Accelerator Prize

2004 - Shiltsev, Vladimir
Citation: For many important contributions to accelerator physics which include theory, beam simulations, hardware development, hardware commissioning and beam studies. In particular for his pioneering work on electron-lens beam-beam compensation.

Exceptional Performance Recognition Awards (EPRA)

October 2013 -Alan Bross was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his outstanding leadership in the preparation of the physics case and conceptual accelerator design of the NuSTORM experiment.

September 2012 - Yuri Alexahin was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his contributions to the development of novel Booster tune diagnostics and optics improvements at Fermilab and for his development of a novel ionization cooling scheme for 6D muon cooling.

September 2012 - Henryk Piekarz was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his outstanding efforts in the construction and commissioning of the H+ ion source for the successful HINS six-cavity test. This project would not have been successful without his technical expertise and dedication.

September 2012 - Eric Prebys was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his outstanding efforts in spearheading an investigation of alternative beam delivery schemes for Mu2e that resulted in significant cost savings, resolved technical incompatibilities with g-2 and laid the groundwork for what is now the Muon Campus. He and his committee literally saved the Mu2e project.

September 2012 - Katsuya Yonehara was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his outstanding leadership of and contributions to the experimental program at the MuCool Test Area to characterize the operation of RF cavities filled with high-pressure gas in magnetic fields.

September 2011 - Alex Valishev was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for key scientific and technical contributions he made to the successful demonstration of a novel hadron beam collimation technique based on hollow electron beams. He organized studies and took the lead in the corresponding computer modeling and data analysis.

September 2011 -Giulio Stancari was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for key scientific and technical contributions he made to the successful demonstration of a novel hadron beam collimation technique based on hollow electron beams. His leadership in carrying out extensive beam studies in the Tevatron led to important results that have been published in Physical Review Letters.

September 2011 -Stephen Geer was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his successful leadership of the organization of a new US national Muon Accelerator Program and subsequent leadership of the transition of Fermilab’s Muon Collider Task Force into the MAP.

September 2011 -Nikolay Mokhov was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his sustained substantial contributions through leadership in energy deposition studies for many machines and projects, including the Tevatron, Booster, Main Injector, LHC/LARP, ILC, Muon Collider, mu2e, LBNE, as well as for leadership of the Run II bent crystal collimation experiment T980.

September 2011 -Shekhar Mishra was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his leadership in establishing the Fermilab-India collaboration on Project-X. He realized a unique opportunity for the Indian Atomic Energy to contribute and initiated a series of discussions which resulted in the establishment of the collaboration.

September 2010 - Alexandr Drozhdinwas awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award for his leadership of the Main Injector collimation system design work (beam optics and beam dynamics calculations) which resulted in the improvement of the accelerator complex performance.

September 2010 - Yin-E Sun was awarded an Exceptional Performance Recognition Award in recognition of her leadership of an ongoing experiment at the A0 photoinjector to demonstrate transverse-to-longitudinal phase space exchange in an electron beam using a multi-slit plate.

September 2009 - Eliana Gianfelice-Wendt for her great skills in developing new methods of coupled optic measurement and correction based on turn-by-turn BPM data and their implementation in the Accelerator Division control system.

June 2008 - Robert Webber for his design, fabrication, and successful test of a superconducting 325 MHz Single Spoke Resonator cavity—a novel type of the cavity for acceleration of low energy H-beams.

June 2008 - Jim Steimel for his design and commissioning of the Tevatron longitudinal and —critical instruments for high luminosity Collider Run II operation.

June 2008 - Andreas Jansson for his design and commissioning of a novel type of beam instrumentation, the 1.7 GHz Schottky monitor, for the Tevatron Collider and also a similar type monitor, the 4.8 GHz Schottky, for the LHC.

June 2008 - Robyn Madrak for her design, fabrication, and successful test of a new type of RF vector modulator—a 325 MHz high power vector modulator based on ferrites for amplitude and phase control of multiple cavities for the HINS program.

September 2007 - Vsevolod Kamerdzhiev for his contribution to and leadership role in the successful compensation of beam-beam effects by electron lenses in the Tevatron.

August 2006 - Yuri Alexahin for Helix improvements in the Tevatron

September 2005 - Henryk Piekarz for development of the superconducting transmission line accelerator magnets

April 2005 - Bill Ashmanskas for contributions to the Main Injector Dampers

Health Physics Society

January 2008 - Nikolai Mokhov received the G. William Morgan Lecturer Award from the President and Board of Directors of the Health Physics Society.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Senior Members

Elected in May 2014
  • Henryk Piekarz
  • Vladimir Shiltsev
  • Giulio Stancari
  • Robert Zwaska