Awards

2020 Nathan Sugarman Awards for Excellence in Undergraduate and Graduate Research

Keir Adams
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Undergraduate Student
Keir Adams

For his groundbreaking computational astrochemistry, which led him to a solution of the decades-old spectroscopic mystery of the Red Rectangle nebulae and organic molecules
  - Takeshi Oka

Philip Mansfield
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Graduate Student
Philip Mansfield

For substantial research contributions to our understanding of properties and clustering of dark matter halos forming in Cold Dark Matter scenario, as well as exemplary efforts in education, outreach, and mentoring high- school and undergraduate students
  -Andrey Kravtsov

Karthik Ramanathan
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Graduate Student
Karthik Ramanathan

For his contributions to the development of the DAMIC experiment and novel analysis methods to search for light dark matter particles.
  -Paolo Privitera


NATHAN SUGARMAN, Professor Emeritus in the Enrico Fermi Institute and the Department of Chemistry, was devoted to the Institute and to the education of its students. The Sugarman Award Fund honors this commitment through its annual awards for student achievements in research.