Congratulations to all recipients of the NSW AIP Awards for their outstanding achievements in physics outreach, postgraduate and graduate studies, and K-12 science.
- Dr Devika Kamath from Macquarie University (pictured) received the AIP NSW Community Outreach to Physics Award. This award is in its ninth year and is presented to an individual that engages our community and contributes to public engagement within physics.
- Yuanming Wang, University of Sydney, School of Physics received the AIP NSW Postgraduate Physics Award.
- Shankar Dutt, Australian National University, Research School of Physics received the AIP NSW Postgraduate: Royal Society of NSW Jak Kelly Award.
AIP NSW Annual Postgraduate Awards in Physics are open to nominated postgraduate individuals to compete for the AIP NSW Postgraduate Medal and the Royal Society of NSW Jak Kelly prize. These awards have been created to encourage excellence in postgraduate physics research.
Receiving AIP NSW Postgraduate Excellence Certificates were:
- Saurabh Bhardwaj, Macquarie University, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
- Giovanni Pierobon, University of New South Wales, School of Physics
- Ivan Zhigulin, University of Technology Sydney, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
- Levi Madden, University of Wollongong, School of Physics
The NSW Best Graduating Student Prizes acknowledge individuals nominated by each Physics Institution, with superior performance in their studies. Winners were:
- Armando Perri, University of New South Wales, School of Physics
- Jay Archer, University of Wollongong, School of Physics
- Adrien Di Lonardo, University of Technology Sydney, School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences.
AIP NSW Most Outstanding Physics K-12 prizes with the Science Teachers Association of NSW Young Scientist Awards
The branch committee assessed and awarded prizes to the top three projects in the theme “Drones, Droids and Robots”, which were:
- First prize: TARS (Year 11-12 project)
- Second prize: Timmy The Bushfire Rover (Year 5-6 project)
- Third prize: Robot Hand (Year 3-4 project)
The Australian Institute of Physics NSW Branch congratulates all recipients for their incredible achievements.