Newswise — Vladimir Shiltsev, Distinguished Scientist at the Department of Energy’s Fermilab, has been elected as foreign correspondent academician of the Class of Physical Sciences of the Academy of Sciences of Institute of Bologna.
Founded in 1690, the Bologna Academy is one of the oldest scientific academies in the world and is closely associated with the University of Bologna. Among its members were scientists Daniel Bernoulli, Mikhail Lomonosov, Luigi Galvani, Dmitri Mendeleev, Marie Curie, Guglielmo Marconi and Albert Einstein.
Shiltsev is renowned for his work in accelerator beam physics, especially in the area of particle colliders and electron lenses. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Physical Society and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers. He is also the recipient of the American Physical Society’s Robert H. Siemann Award, the European Physical Society’s European Accelerator Prize, the George Gamow Award and the International Nishikawa Accelerator Prize.
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