Nikos Varelas named 2013 AAAS Fellow

Nov 25, 2013
Varelas_AAASFellow2013The Department is pleased to announce that Professor Nikos Varelas has been named a 2013 AAAS Fellow for his contributions to the field of experimental particle physics. One of only 388 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows, Varelas is being recognized for his advancement in the study of particle physics, in particular quantum high-energy chromodynamics. Previously, he has been celebrated within UIC as a University Scholar (2013) and was given the Outstanding Faculty Service Award in 2012. In addition, in 2012 he was named a senior fellow of the LHC Physics Analysis Center at Fermilab. Members of the AAAS decide which peers will receive the award, which will be presented at the organization’s annual meeting in Chicago on February 15. A full list of awardees is available on the AAAS website. For more information about Professor Varelas research and work, please see this UIC News (11/25/13) article.

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