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2020 CAP Medal and Award Winners

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The 2020 CAP Medal for Excellence in Teaching Undergraduate Physics is awarded to

Kenneth Ragan, McGill University, for his overall accomplishments in teaching, and the promotion of quality teaching at his institution and within the CAP. He has taught many different courses spanning the range from large introductory courses for non-specialists to upper-level courses for final-year honours students and graduate students. His deep physics knowledge, along with his passion for physics and for his students, makes him a perfect candidate for the CAP Medal in Undergraduate Physics Teaching.

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The 2020 CAP Herzberg Medal is awarded to

Ebrahim Karimi, University of Ottawa, for his innovative leadership in developing structured quantum waves for applications to quantum communication and computation, microscopy and materials science.

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The 2020 CAP Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Physics is awarded to

Eric Hessels, York University, for his world leadership in advancing the state of the art for high precision atomic physics measurements, and their significance as tests of fundamental physics.

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The 2020 CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Contributions to Subatomic Physics is awarded to

Gordon C. Ball, TRIUMF, for fundamental contributions to low-energy tests of the Standard Model through ultra-high precision measurements of superallowed Fermi beta decays and for his leadership in the development of the ISAC science program at TRIUMF.

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Brockhouse view medal information back to top

The 2020 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal recipient has not yet been determined. decision has not yet been published.

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CRM view medal information back to top

The 2020 CAP-CRM Prize in Theoretical and Mathematical Physics was deferred this year.

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The 2020 CAP-INO Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Photonics was deferred this year.