Institute Graduate Justin Schultz Wins 2017 Dissertation Award
Justin Schultz, currently a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute, was awarded the 2017 Outstanding Dissertation Award for Engineering at the University of Rochester. In addition to the recognition of an outstanding dissertation is a monetary award of $1000. Schultz was advised by Professor Nicholas Bigelow of the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute of Optics. His dissertation research was in the field of Bose-Einstein condensates (BECs).