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Press Release 042/2018

2017 Julius Wess Award Goes to Francis Halzen

Award for Scientific Achievements in Astroparticle Physics and Halzen’s Leading Role in the International IceCube Experiment
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2017 Julius Wess Award winner: The Belgian Francis Halzen conducts research and teaches in the USA. (Photo: EL PAIS/Bernardo Pérez)

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.
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Program of the ceremony (in Englisch)


15:00 hrs         

Welcome Speeches      
Professor Oliver Kraft, KIT Vice President for Research         
Professor Marc Weber, Spokesperson of the KIT Center KCETA

 
15:20 hrs         

10 Years Julius Wess Award
Professor Johann Kühn (KIT)


                                  
15:30 hrs         

Lecture: High-Energy Multi-Messenger Observations
Professor Elisa Resconi, Technical University of Munich
 


16:45 hrs         

Laudation
Professor Johannes Blümer, KIT


 
17:30 hrs         

Lecture
IceCube: Opening a New Window on the Universe from the South Pole

Professor Francis Halzen, University of Wisconsin-Madison

 

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