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Two Physics at York academics to receive top awards

Posted on 23 January 2018

The awards from the Magnetics Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers will be presented in April 2018.

Professor Chantrell

Professor Kevin O'Grady

Prof. Roy Chantrell is to receive the Achievement Award of the Magnetics Society of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. This is the highest award of the society, and is awarded annually for technical achievements. Professor Chantrell will receive the 2018 award, “For contributions to the theory of interacting spin systems and application to the understanding of magnetic recording media and ultrafast magnetization processes.” 

Professor Kevin O’Grady is to recieve the 2018 Distinguished Service Award for “For advancing international participation and inclusive representation in the IEEE Magnetics Society.”  This award was established in 2016 to honor outstanding service to the Magnetics Society. Recipients are characterized by sustained voluntary service significantly beyond the typical.

Both awards will be presented at the Intermag conference in Singapore in April. 

More information about the award and previous recipients can be found on the IEEE Magnetics Council website.