Tomassoni Prize

To honour the memory of Mrs. Caterina Tomassoni and Dr. Felice Pietro Chisesi, the prize is awarded to recognize and encourage outstanding achievements in physics. The prize will be assigned without regard for the nationality of the awardee or the geographical site at which the work was accomplished.

Since 2013, the awards were unified into a single premium. A prize titled "Caterina Tomassoni and Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize" will be presented each year on April, at the University of Roma "La Sapienza". The prize consists of Euro 40,000, of an allowance for travel to the awarding ceremony, and of a certificate citing the contributions made by the recipient.

Award Tomassoni and Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize 2016
Adalberto Giazotto
(INFN - Pisa)

June 20th, 2016
Prize giving ceremony - Aula Magna Rettorato 4.30 pm
Workshop Advanced Virgo and LIGO and the worldwide search for gravitational waves"
Aula Amaldi 3 pm
Abstract: Technological efforts of Virgo and LIGO detectors which led to the detection of the Gravitational Wave event, will be presented.


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