Duke postdoc Dr. Raut receives Best Poster Award by EPS

Thursday, April 21, 2011

Dr. Rajarshi Raut’s poster “Measurements of the 86Kr(gamma,n) reaction at HIGS” has been chosen the Best Poster Award by the European Physical Society and fifth Nuclear Physics in Astrophysics Organizing Committee. The conference was held in Eilat, Israel, on April 3-8, 2011. Following the declaration of the award, Dr. Raut was invited to make a 10 minutes oral presentation. This award was also complimented by a check of 500 euros. Dr. Raut is a second year Postdoctoral Associate in the Duke physics department and TUNL. He is working with Prof. Anton Tonchev and Prof. Werner Tornow.  His main areas of interest are nuclear structure and nuclear astrophysics.