Paolo Angelino won The Itoh Project Prize
The Itoh Project Prize in Plasma Turbulence was established at the European Physical Society (EPS) Conference on Plasma Physics in honor of Kyushu University Professor Sanae Itoh (Research Institute for Applied Mechanics). The aim of this prize is to elect and reward a PhD student who has done outstanding research on plasma turbulence. The winner is invited to Kyushu University, and offered the chance to deliver a lecture or undertake joint research at the University’s state-of-the-art plasma research facilities.
The international selection committee chose one winner for the 2006 Itoh Project Prize in Plasma Turbulence from among 25 candidates from all over the world. The winner was Paolo Angelino from the CRPP-EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Paolo Angelino visited Kyushu University on January 17, 2007 and was awarded the prize by President Kajiyama and Professor Itoh. In a congratulatory speech to Mr. Angelino , Professor Itoh said, “Please be a friend of Kyushu University and also of Japan by making use of this opportunity to connect with our University and Japanese culture. As a promising researcher, you will surely profoundly contribute to study and research.”