Witek Nazarewicz receives honorary degree from the University of York

20 July 2019

The University of York recently presented Witek Nazarewicz, Hannah Distinguished Professor of Physics and chief scientist at FRIB, with an honorary degree. Nazarewicz was one of fifteen honorees at the 2019 graduation ceremonies.

The University of York included the following description about Nazarewicz:

"As one of the most cited physicists in the world, his research has shaped the understanding of atomic-nuclei and nuclear theory. His long-standing collaborations with the University of York’s Department of Physics has focused on the description of nuclear properties, including nuclear fission: one of the most challenging research areas in physics."

The university also hosted a symposium featuring the honorees as part of the event.

A video of the graduation ceremony is online.