Francis Halzen receives the 2017 Julius Wess Award of the Elementary Particle and Astroparticle Physics Center (KCETA) of Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). The born Belgian teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. Halzen is granted the award for his work in the areas of cosmic rays and neutrino physics and in particular for his initiative to build the AMANDA neutrino detector and his commitment to the much larger follow-up project IceCube, both of which are situated directly at the South Pole. Representatives of the media are cordially invitied to come to the award ceremony on April 20, 2018, 3:00 p.m.
Program of the ceremony (in Englisch)
Professor Oliver Kraft, KIT Vice President for Research
Professor Marc Weber, Spokesperson of the KIT Center KCETA
10 Years Julius Wess Award
Professor Johann Kühn (KIT)
Lecture: High-Energy Multi-Messenger Observations
Professor Elisa Resconi, Technical University of Munich
Professor Johannes Blümer, KIT
IceCube: Opening a New Window on the Universe from the South Pole
Professor Francis Halzen, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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