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'''Annual Prize'''
 
'''Annual Prize'''
  
The JLUO BoD will award the "2018 JSA Thesis Prize" for the best Jefferson Lab related thesis at the Annual Users Organization meeting, scheduled June 24-26, 2019.
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The JLUO BoD will award the "2020 JSA Thesis Prize" for the best Jefferson Lab related thesis at the Annual Users Organization meeting this summer..
  
'''2018'''
 
  
For the 2018 competition, the deadline is '''February 19, 2019''' C.O.B. EST (we thank JSA for once again fully funding this prize). A complete package requires:
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For the 2020 competition, the deadline is '''March 1, 2021''' C.O.B. EST (we thank JSA for once again fully funding this prize). A complete package requires:
 
*a nomination letter by a senior scientist giving the name and institution of the person being nominated and the names of three people who will send letters of recommendation
 
*a nomination letter by a senior scientist giving the name and institution of the person being nominated and the names of three people who will send letters of recommendation
 
*a copy of the thesis.   
 
*a copy of the thesis.   
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*'''All materials must be submitted electronically to Lorelei Carlson (lorelei@jlab.org)'''
 
*'''All materials must be submitted electronically to Lorelei Carlson (lorelei@jlab.org)'''
  
Theses completed during the calendar year 2018 are eligible, as well as theses completed during the last quarter of 2017 (if they haven't been submitted before). JSA employees and individuals receiving other support from the 2019 JSA Initiatives Fund Program are not eligible for this prize. The thesis prize submissions will be judged initially by members of JLUO BoD, followed by a panel of independent experts to select the final winner. Criteria for evaluation include quality of the written thesis, contribution of the student to the work, and contribution to JLab physics/community.
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Theses completed during the calendar year 2020 are eligible, as well as theses completed during the last quarter of 2019 (if they haven't been submitted before). JSA employees and individuals receiving other support from the 2021 JSA Initiatives Fund Program are not eligible for this prize. The thesis prize submissions will be judged initially by members of JLUO BoD, followed by a panel of independent experts to select the final winner. Criteria for evaluation include quality of the written thesis, contribution of the student to the work, and contribution to JLab physics/community.
  
  
Please contact the chair of JLUO BoD ( rochej@ohio.edu) for any questions.
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Please contact the vice chair- of JLUO BoD (Carlos Munoz Camacho <munoz@jlab.org>) for any questions.
  
 
This project is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program (http://www.jsallc.org/IF/IFProjects.html), a commitment from the JSA owners, SURA and PAE Applied Technologies. Initiatives Funds support programs, initiatives, and activities that further the scientific outreach, promote the science, education and technology of the Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab's extended user community in ways that complement the Lab's basic and applied research missions.   
 
This project is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program (http://www.jsallc.org/IF/IFProjects.html), a commitment from the JSA owners, SURA and PAE Applied Technologies. Initiatives Funds support programs, initiatives, and activities that further the scientific outreach, promote the science, education and technology of the Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab's extended user community in ways that complement the Lab's basic and applied research missions.   
  
== Past Thesis Prize Award Winners ==
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== Past Thesis Prize Award Winners (by year awarded) ==
2019: Kurtis Bartlett - First Measurements of the Parity-Violating and Beam-Normal Single-Spin
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2020: '''Antoni Woss''' - [https://www.jlab.org/news/releases/calculating-hadrons-using-supercomputers ''The scattering of spinning hadrons from lattice QCD'']
Asymmetries in Elastic Electron-Aluminum Scattering
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2018: Alessandro Baroni - Nuclear Axial Currents and Selected Applications to Few-Nucleon Systems.
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2019: '''Kurtis Bartlett''' - [https://www.jlab.org/news/releases/considering-container-strengthen-weak-force%E2%80%99s-signal ''First Measurements of the Parity-Violating and Beam-Normal Single-Spin Asymmetries in Elastic Electron-Aluminum Scattering'']
  
2017: Priyashree Roy- Measurement of Polarization Observables in Vector Meson Photoproduction Using a Transversely-Polarized Frozen-Spin Target and Polarized Photons at CLAS, Jefferson Lab
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2018: '''Alessandro Baroni''' - [https://www.jlab.org/news/releases/thesis-prize-winner%E2%80%99s-calculations-characterize-neutrino-interactions ''Nuclear Axial Currents and Selected Applications to Few-Nucleon Systems.'']
  
2016: Or Hen- High-Momentum Nucleons in Nuclei
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2017: '''Priyashree Roy''' - [http://www.jsallc.org/news/20170823-DP-protonresearch.pdf ''Measurement of Polarization Observables in Vector Meson Photoproduction Using a Transversely-Polarized Frozen-Spin Target and Polarized Photons at CLAS, Jefferson Lab'']
  
2015: Cristiano Fanelli- Measurements of Polarization Transfers in Real Compton Scattering by a proton target at JLAB: a new source of information on the 3D shape of the nucleon.
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2016: '''Or Hen''' - ''High-Momentum Nucleons in Nuclei''
  
2015: Adesh Subedi- Determination of the weak charge of the proton through parity violating asymmetry measurements in the elastic e+p scattering
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2015: '''Cristiano Fanelli''' - ''Measurements of Polarization Transfers in Real Compton Scattering by a proton target at JLAB: a new source of information on the 3D shape of the nucleon.''
  
2014 : Rakitha S. Beminiwattha - A Measurement of the Weak Charge of the Proton through Parity Violating
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2015: '''Adesh Subedi''' - ''Determination of the weak charge of the proton through parity violating asymmetry measurements in the elastic e+p scattering''
Electron Scattering using the Qweak Apparatus: A 21% Result
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2013 : Katherine Myers - The First Determination of the Proton's Weak Charge Through Parity-Violating Asymmetry Measurements
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2014: '''Rakitha S. Beminiwattha''' - [http://www.jsallc.org/news/JSAIF20140606-2.pdf ''A Measurement of the Weak Charge of the Proton through Parity Violating Electron Scattering using the Qweak Apparatus: A 21% Result'']
in Elastic e + p and e + Al Scattering
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2012 : Biplab Dey - Differential cross section and polarization extractions for γp → K+Σ0 and γp→ p using CLAS at Jefferson Lab, towards a partial wave analysis in search of missing baryon resonances
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2013: '''Katherine Myers''' - ''The First Determination of the Proton's Weak Charge Through Parity-Violating Asymmetry Measurements
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in Elastic e + p and e + Al Scattering''
  
2011 : Xin Qian - <i>Measurement of Single Spin Asymmetry in n(e,e'&pi;<sup>+/-</sup>)X on Transversely Polarized <sup>3</sup>He</i>
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2012: '''Biplab Dey''' - ''Differential cross section and polarization extractions for γp → K+Σ0 and γp→ p using CLAS at Jefferson Lab, towards a partial wave analysis in search of missing baryon resonances''
  
2010 : Daria Sokhan - <i>Beam Asymmetry Measurement from Pion Photoproduction on the Neutron</i>
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2011: '''Xin Qian''' - <i>Measurement of Single Spin Asymmetry in n(e,e'&pi;<sup>+/-</sup>)X on Transversely Polarized <sup>3</sup>He</i>
  
2009 : Andrew Puckett - <i>Recoil Polarization Measurements of the Proton Electromagnetic Form Factor Ratio to High Momentum Transfer</i>
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2010: '''Daria Sokhan''' - <i>Beam Asymmetry Measurement from Pion Photoproduction on the Neutron</i>
  
2008 : Guy Ron - <i>The Proton Elastic Form Factor Ratio at Low Q<sup>2</sup></i>
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2009: '''Andrew Puckett''' - <i>Recoil Polarization Measurements of the Proton Electromagnetic Form Factor Ratio to High Momentum Transfer</i>
  
2007 : Michael Williams - <i>Measurement of Differential Cross Sections and Spin Density Matrix Elements Along with a Partial Wave Analysis for &gamma;p --> p &omega; Using CLAS at Jefferson Lab</i>
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2008: '''Guy Ron''' - <i>The Proton Elastic Form Factor Ratio at Low Q<sup>2</sup></i>
  
2007 : Ian Cloet - <i>Nucleon Structure Functions, Their Medium Modifications and the Polarized EMC Effect</i>
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2007: '''Michael Williams''' - <i>Measurement of Differential Cross Sections and Spin Density Matrix Elements Along with a Partial Wave Analysis for &gamma;p --> p &omega; Using CLAS at Jefferson Lab</i>
  
2006 : Jianglai Liu - <i>A Measurement of the Strange Quark's Contribution to the Electromagnetic Form Factors of the Nucleon</i>
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2007: '''Ian Cloet''' - <i>Nucleon Structure Functions, Their Medium Modifications and the Polarized EMC Effect</i>
  
2005 : Carlos Munoz Camacho - <i>Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering in Hall A of JLab</i>
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2006: '''Jianglai Liu''' - <i>A Measurement of the Strange Quark's Contribution to the Electromagnetic Form Factors of the Nucleon</i>
  
2004 : Karl Slifer - <i>Spin Structure of <sup>3</sup>He and the Neutron at Low Q<sup>2</sup>; A Measurement of the Extended GDH Integral and the Burkhardt-Cottingham Sum Rule</i>
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2005: '''Carlos Munoz Camacho''' - <i>Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering in Hall A of JLab</i>
  
2003 : Ludyvine Morand - <i>Measurement of the Electroproduction of &omega; Mesons at Large Four-Momentum Transfer</i>
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2004: '''Karl Slifer''' - <i>Spin Structure of <sup>3</sup>He and the Neutron at Low Q<sup>2</sup>; A Measurement of the Extended GDH Integral and the Burkhardt-Cottingham Sum Rule</i>
  
2002 : Xiaochao Zheng - <i>Precision Measurement of Neutron Spin Asymmetry A1n at Large X<sub>bj</sub> Using CEBAF at 5.7 GeV</i>  
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2003: '''Ludyvine Morand''' - <i>Measurement of the Electroproduction of &omega; Mesons at Large Four-Momentum Transfer</i>
  
2001 : Dave Gaskell - <i>Longitudinal Electroproduction of Charged Pions from Hydrogen, Deuterium, and <sup>3</sup>He</i>
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2002: '''Xiaochao Zheng''' - <i>Precision Measurement of Neutron Spin Asymmetry A1n at Large X<sub>bj</sub> Using CEBAF at 5.7 GeV</i>  
  
2000 : Maud Baylac - <i>A Measurement of the Polarization of the Jefferson Laboratory Electron Beam Via the Compton Effect for the HAPPEX Experiment on Parity Violating Elastic Electron-Proton Scattering</i>
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2001: '''Dave Gaskell''' - <i>Longitudinal Electroproduction of Charged Pions from Hydrogen, Deuterium, and <sup>3</sup>He</i>
  
1999 : Bart Terburg - <i>High Energy Two-Body Deuteron Photodisintegration</i>
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2000: '''Maud Baylac''' - <i>A Measurement of the Polarization of the Jefferson Laboratory Electron Beam Via the Compton Effect for the HAPPEX Experiment on Parity Violating Elastic Electron-Proton Scattering</i>
  
1999 : Ioanna Niculescu - <i>Inclusive Resonance Electroproduction Data from Hydrogen and Deuterium and Studies of Quark Hadron Duality</i>
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1999: '''Bart Terburg''' - <i>High Energy Two-Body Deuteron Photodisintegration</i>
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1999: '''Ioanna Niculescu''' - <i>Inclusive Resonance Electroproduction Data from Hydrogen and Deuterium and Studies of Quark Hadron Duality</i>

Latest revision as of 15:42, 24 June 2021

Annual Prize

The JLUO BoD will award the "2020 JSA Thesis Prize" for the best Jefferson Lab related thesis at the Annual Users Organization meeting this summer..


For the 2020 competition, the deadline is March 1, 2021 C.O.B. EST (we thank JSA for once again fully funding this prize). A complete package requires:

  • a nomination letter by a senior scientist giving the name and institution of the person being nominated and the names of three people who will send letters of recommendation
  • a copy of the thesis.
  • the three letters of recommendation must be sent before the deadline, as well; it is up to the nominator and the candidate for the Prize to follow up on this.
  • All materials must be submitted electronically to Lorelei Carlson (lorelei@jlab.org)

Theses completed during the calendar year 2020 are eligible, as well as theses completed during the last quarter of 2019 (if they haven't been submitted before). JSA employees and individuals receiving other support from the 2021 JSA Initiatives Fund Program are not eligible for this prize. The thesis prize submissions will be judged initially by members of JLUO BoD, followed by a panel of independent experts to select the final winner. Criteria for evaluation include quality of the written thesis, contribution of the student to the work, and contribution to JLab physics/community.


Please contact the vice chair- of JLUO BoD (Carlos Munoz Camacho <munoz@jlab.org>) for any questions.

This project is supported by the JSA Initiatives Fund Program (http://www.jsallc.org/IF/IFProjects.html), a commitment from the JSA owners, SURA and PAE Applied Technologies. Initiatives Funds support programs, initiatives, and activities that further the scientific outreach, promote the science, education and technology of the Jefferson Lab and benefit the Lab's extended user community in ways that complement the Lab's basic and applied research missions.

Past Thesis Prize Award Winners (by year awarded)

2020: Antoni Woss - The scattering of spinning hadrons from lattice QCD

2019: Kurtis Bartlett - First Measurements of the Parity-Violating and Beam-Normal Single-Spin Asymmetries in Elastic Electron-Aluminum Scattering

2018: Alessandro Baroni - Nuclear Axial Currents and Selected Applications to Few-Nucleon Systems.

2017: Priyashree Roy - Measurement of Polarization Observables in Vector Meson Photoproduction Using a Transversely-Polarized Frozen-Spin Target and Polarized Photons at CLAS, Jefferson Lab

2016: Or Hen - High-Momentum Nucleons in Nuclei

2015: Cristiano Fanelli - Measurements of Polarization Transfers in Real Compton Scattering by a proton target at JLAB: a new source of information on the 3D shape of the nucleon.

2015: Adesh Subedi - Determination of the weak charge of the proton through parity violating asymmetry measurements in the elastic e+p scattering

2014: Rakitha S. Beminiwattha - A Measurement of the Weak Charge of the Proton through Parity Violating Electron Scattering using the Qweak Apparatus: A 21% Result

2013: Katherine Myers - The First Determination of the Proton's Weak Charge Through Parity-Violating Asymmetry Measurements in Elastic e + p and e + Al Scattering

2012: Biplab Dey - Differential cross section and polarization extractions for γp → K+Σ0 and γp→ p using CLAS at Jefferson Lab, towards a partial wave analysis in search of missing baryon resonances

2011: Xin Qian - Measurement of Single Spin Asymmetry in n(e,e'π+/-)X on Transversely Polarized 3He

2010: Daria Sokhan - Beam Asymmetry Measurement from Pion Photoproduction on the Neutron

2009: Andrew Puckett - Recoil Polarization Measurements of the Proton Electromagnetic Form Factor Ratio to High Momentum Transfer

2008: Guy Ron - The Proton Elastic Form Factor Ratio at Low Q2

2007: Michael Williams - Measurement of Differential Cross Sections and Spin Density Matrix Elements Along with a Partial Wave Analysis for γp --> p ω Using CLAS at Jefferson Lab

2007: Ian Cloet - Nucleon Structure Functions, Their Medium Modifications and the Polarized EMC Effect

2006: Jianglai Liu - A Measurement of the Strange Quark's Contribution to the Electromagnetic Form Factors of the Nucleon

2005: Carlos Munoz Camacho - Deeply Virtual Compton Scattering in Hall A of JLab

2004: Karl Slifer - Spin Structure of 3He and the Neutron at Low Q2; A Measurement of the Extended GDH Integral and the Burkhardt-Cottingham Sum Rule

2003: Ludyvine Morand - Measurement of the Electroproduction of ω Mesons at Large Four-Momentum Transfer

2002: Xiaochao Zheng - Precision Measurement of Neutron Spin Asymmetry A1n at Large Xbj Using CEBAF at 5.7 GeV

2001: Dave Gaskell - Longitudinal Electroproduction of Charged Pions from Hydrogen, Deuterium, and 3He

2000: Maud Baylac - A Measurement of the Polarization of the Jefferson Laboratory Electron Beam Via the Compton Effect for the HAPPEX Experiment on Parity Violating Elastic Electron-Proton Scattering

1999: Bart Terburg - High Energy Two-Body Deuteron Photodisintegration

1999: Ioanna Niculescu - Inclusive Resonance Electroproduction Data from Hydrogen and Deuterium and Studies of Quark Hadron Duality