Emilio Gatti and Franco Manfredi

Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in Radiation Instrumentation – seventh edition

 

 

 

 

The IEEE NPS Italy Chapter is pleased to announce the eighth edition of the Best Ph.D. Thesis Award in memory of Emilio Gatti and Franco Manfredi. The award will be presented to distinguished young scientists who have completed a Ph.D. thesis in the field of Radiation Instrumentation for fundamental and applied research.

  • Description.  This award is given to distinguished young scientists who have completed their Ph.D. in the field of Radiation Instrumentation for fundamental and applied research. The prize consists of 500 Euros and a Certificate. Each year certificates will be also awarded to the two runners-up and will be awarded at an IEEE NPS Italy Chapter event.
  • Who is eligible. Individuals who are members of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Science Society at the time of application, have completed their Ph.D. in an Italian University or are Italian citizens who have completed their Ph.D. in a foreign University and have defended their Ph.D. To be eligible, the candidates must have defended their Ph.D. thesis in the period May 1st, 2021 – April 30th, 2024.
  • Selection Criteria. Nominees will be judged by the end of September, 2024 by a Panel of three experts in the field of radiation instrumentation, to be appointed by the Executive Committee of the IEEE NPS Italy Chapter, on the basis of their CV, PhD thesis and publications.
  • Conflict of Interest. We take it seriously to manage and solve any Conflict of Interest that should arise. The members of the Executive Committee cannot participate in the Panel. A list of prospective Members of the Panel will be formed before the nomination deadline. The final Panel will be frozen after the deadline. A Panel Member cannot have been the Ph.D. thesis supervisor of any of the candidates; a Panel Member should recuse herself or himself from evaluating the candidate with whom she/he has coauthored scientific publications or has participated in a funded research program or whose PhD Thesis she/he has refereed. The Panel composition will be published on this website.
  • Deadline. The deadline for nominations is June 30th, 2024.
  • Instructions. Nomination packets are available here in pdf and doc formats and the completed packets should be submitted in pdf format via email to NPSit.phd.award@gmail.com and in cc to the NPS Italy Chapter Secretary, marco1.carminati@polimi.it. Please specify “Application for Gatti Manfredi PhD thesis award – surname of the candidate”, in the email subject. This document summarizes the rules for nomination.
  • Final Communication and Award Presentation. The winners will receive notice by the end of October, 2024. The 2023 award was presented on December 18th in Pavia. The full program of that day is available here. An event will be organized in fall 2024 for the award ceremony of the 2024 edition.

 

  • Evaluation Panels:

2023:
Carlo Cazzaniga – UKRI-STFC, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK
Pawel Grybos – AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland
Marek Idzik – AGH University of Science and Technology, Poland

2022:
Shaorui Li – Lismikro Inc, USA
Lothar Strüder – PNSensor and University of Siegen, Germany
Marco Petasecca – University of Wollongong, Australia

2021:
Erika Garutti – University of Hamburg, Germany
Laura Gonella – University of Birmingham, UK
Marc-André Tetrault – Université de Sherbrooke, Canada

2020:
Cinzia Da Vià – University of Manchester, UK
Vincent Goiffon – ISAE SUPAERO, Toulouse, France
Gianluca Traversi – University of Bergamo and INFN, Sezione di Pavia, Italy

2019:
Anna Macchiolo – University of Zurich, Switzerland
Pawel Grybos – AGH University of Science and Technology, Kraków, Poland
Valerio Re – University of Bergamo and INFN, Sezione di Pavia, Italy

2018:
Francesco Corsi – Politecnico di Bari e INFN, Sezione di Bari, Italy
Grzegorz Deptuch – Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, Batavia, Illinois (USA)
Matteo Porro – XFEL GmbH, Hamburg, Germany

2017:
Gabriella Carini – Staff Scientist, SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
Chris Damerell – Consultant, Department of Physics, University of Oxford
Gianluigi De Geronimo – University of StonyBrook and Visitor at University of Michigan

 

  • Award Recipients:

2023:
1st Davide Di Vita – Politecnico di Milano
2nd Ashish Bisht – Università di Trento
3rd Fabio Garzetti – Politecnico di Milano

2022:
1st Giacomo Borghi – Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
2nd Matteo Pezzoli – Università di Pavia
3rd Matteo Giugiatti – Politecnico di Milano

2021:
1st Pierfrancesco Ulipani – Università degli Studi di Roma Tor Vergata
2nd Andrea Paternò – Politecnico di Torino and INFN, Sezione di Torino
3rd Filippo Mele – Politecnico di Milano

2020:
1st Stefano Bonaldo – University of Padova and INFN, Sezione di Padova
2nd ex-aequo Enrico Conca – Politecnico di Milano
2nd ex-aequo Andrea Ficorella – Universita’ degli Studi di Trento and INFN-TIFPA
2nd ex-aequo Angelo Loi – Universita’ degli Studi di Cagliari e INFN, Sezione di Cagliari

2019:
1st Pierluigi Casolaro – University of Napoli and INFN, Sezione di Napoli
2nd ex-aequo Giulio Forcolin – Universita’ degli Studi di Trento and INFN-TIFPA
2nd ex-aequo Fabio Ravera – University of Genova and INFN, Sezione di Genova

2018:
1st Filippo Schembari – University College Dublin
2nd ex-aequo Elisa Riceputi – Universita’ degli Studi di Bergamo and INFN, Sezione di Pavia
2nd ex-aequo DMS Sultan – University of Geneva

2017:
1st Arianna Morozzi – Universita’ di Perugia and INFN, Sezione di Perugia
2nd Luca Lodola – Universita’ di Pavia
3rd Roberto Mendicino – Universita’ degli Studi di Trento