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CLASSE NEWS | 11 May 2023

CLASSE Graduate Student Matthew Signorelli Wins Bruno Touschek Prize


Congratulations to CLASSE Graduate Student Matthew Signorelli, who has been selected as a winner of the Bruno Touschek Prize awarded at the 14th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC’23)!

The Bruno Touschek Prize is awarded to a student registered for a PhD or diploma in accelerator physics or engineering or to a trainee accelerator physicist or engineer in the educational phase of their professional career, for the quality of work and promise for the future. Applicants are judged on the quality of the work submitted to the conference. The winner will receive a framed certificate, and a cash prize of 1.000,00 EUR and will have the opportunity to make a short oral presentation during the Accelerator Prize Special Session during IPAC’23.

Matthew Signorelli has won the Bruno Touschek Prize for his significant contribution to the design of the Electron Storage Ring (ESR), which is part of the Electron-Ion Collider (EIC). His work is aimed at a lattice design maintaining a high degree of beam polarization during collisions.