Honors & Awards

SAVAS DIMOPOULOS, professor of physics, received the Caterina Tomassoni and Felice Pietro Chisesi Prize April 7 at the University of Rome, Italy. The $16,000 prize recognizes and encourages outstanding achievements in physics. Dimopoulos was lauded by the Tomassoni Committee as "one of the leading figures in theoretical particle physics." His proposal of the supersymmetric standard model has aided the understanding of high-energy physics mechanisms.