Simon Fraser University

Dan Melconian - DNP Thesis Prize

Dec 12, 2006

One of the Department's recent PhD graduates, Dan Melconian, has been awarded a national prize for his thesis. The 2006 DNP Thesis Prize, awarded by the Division of Nuclear Physics of the Canadian Association of Physics, has been awarded to Dan for his thesis "Measurement of the neutrino asymmetry in the beta decay of laser-cooled, polarized 37K". This work was performed at TRIUMF under the supervision of K. Peter Jackson. For more information about the award, please click here. Dan is currently working as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.