Fellow Giorgio Benedek awarded with the Fermi 2022 Prize for Solid State Physics

The ” Enrico Fermi ” Award of the Italian Physical Society for 2022 was awarded ex aequo to Giorgio Benedek (EurASc Fellow – Physics Division), Professor Emeritus of the University of Milan Bicocca, and to Jan Peter Toennies, Professor Emeritus of the Max-Planck-Institut of Göttingen, with the following motivation:

“For their pioneering, experimental (JPT) and theoretical (GB) studies of the dynamic effects at the atomic scale on the surface of solids through the development of high resolution spectroscopy based on the diffusion of helium atoms”.

The award ceremony will take place at the opening session of the 107th National Congress of the Italian Physical Society, in Milan, on 12 September 2022.

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To both winners, EurASc’s warmest congratulations!