Yury Gogotsi and Mikhail Lukin are named Laureates of 2020 George Gamow Award
The 2020 RASA George Gamow Award
The George Gamow® Award is founded by the Russian-American Science Association (RASA) in memory of the outstanding Russian-American physicist, Professor George Antonovich Gamow (1904-1968), to recognize members of the Russian-speaking scientific diaspora for outstanding contributions to science, which are recognized by the broad scientific community.
We are pleased to announce that the 2020 George Gamow Awardees are
- Yury Georgievich Gogotsi, Professor, Drexel Universitу
“for discovery and synthesis of nanomaterials with tunable structure and longstanding contributions to the development of international collaboration”
- Mikhail Dmitrievich Lukin, Professor, Harvard University
“for pioneering contributions to quantum physics, including quantum computing, and for the contributions to the development of the Russian Quantum Center”
Russian-American Science Association President
Professor Alexander Kabanov
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Congratulations to Drs. Yury Gogotsi and Mikhail Lukin!
The 2020 Gamow Awards will be presented on December 5-6, 2020, at the virtual worldwide RASA Conference. The 2020 award laureates will give conference lectures.
2020 George Gamow Award Selection Committee members are: Natalia Berloff (University of Cambridge), Dmitri Denisov, Committee Chair (Brookhaven National Laboratory), Valeri Fokin (University of Southern California), Igor’ Jouline, (Ohio State University), Yulia Kovas (University of London), Vera Serganova (University of California Berkley), Konstantin Sonin (University of Chicago).
George Gamow® Award