Center for Nuclear Study

The University of Tokyo


Dr. Javier Menéndez receives Zdzisław Szymański Prize

Dr. Javier Menéndez from the Center for Nuclear Study* received Zdzisław Szymański Prize for the year 2019.

(Excerpt from Univ. Warsaw web page)
The Prize has been awarded to the Laureate “for outstanding contributions to theoretical studies of nuclear structure, in particular for profound insights relevant to the search for neutrino-less double beta decay and the detection of dark matter.“
According to the Prize Regulations, the Prize consists of a certificate citing the contributions made by the Laureate and of a honorarium for the lecture delivered by the Laureate.
This Prize is awarded every second year to one individual for outstanding accomplishments in the area of theoretical or experimental studies of the properties of atomic nuclei. The Prize is awarded by the Dean of the Faculty of Physics of the Warsaw University, based on the recommendations of the Selection Committee (chair = Prof. Marek Pfützner) of the Prize.

(*) present affiliation: Univ. Barcelona

The award ceremony was held in a session of the 36th Mazurian Lakes Conference on Physics in Poland on Sep. 7.