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Katherine Schreiber (PhD 2018) wins Springer Thesis Award


Writer(s): William Fornes


We are pleased to announce that Katherine Schreiber has won a 2019 Springer Thesis Award in recognition of her outstanding Ph.D. research.  Katherine earned her Ph.D. in 2018 under Professor of Physics and Astronomy Gábor Csáthy.  Her dissertation, “Ground States of the Two-Dimensional Electron System at Half-Filling under Hydrostatic Pressure” deals with a unique transition from a fractional quantum Hall state to the quantum Hall nematic and has resulted in several publications, including in high impact journals such as Nature Physics and Nature Communications. Katherine is currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Pulsed Magnetic Fields Facility of the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, New Mexico.

With the purpose of a greater accessibility to non-scientists, Springer Thesis Awards recognize outstanding Ph.D. research by publishing doctoral dissertations in a book format. Nominations are considered from a group of internationally top-ranked research institutions on an annual basis, with merit criteria being based on scientific excellence and impact on research.

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Last Updated: May 8, 2020 10:00 AM

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