CAP member and McMaster PhD graduate awarded the APS 2016 George E. Valley Jr. Prize

Prof. Kate Ross of the Colorado State University was recently awarded the American Physical Society’s 2016 Valley Prize ”for the elucidation of quantum frustrated magnetism and its expression in the ground state selection of pyrochlore magnets.”  The prize recognizes one individual in the early stages of his or her career for an outstanding scientific contribution to physics that is deemed to have significant potential for a dramatic impact on the field. Prof. Ross is a CAP member and a former graduate student of Bruce Gaulin. She obtained her PhD from McMaster University in 2012. 

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