Physics Days 2023 Hannu Koskinen Presentation Prizes

Pictured from left to right, Emeritus Prof. Hannu Koskinen, awardee Matilda Sipilä, awardee Madona Mekhael, and FPS President Daniel Price (credit: Lasse Laurson). And top to bottom, awardees Jani Taskinen and Marjut Hukkanen.

Each year the Finnish Physical Society awards four early-career presentation prizes at Physics Days. The two best oral and the two best poster presentations receive a certificate and a prize of €200. It was a very difficult year for the evaluators with so many excellent early-career contributions. We thank them for their service, and all participants for their enthusiastic presentations. 

The 2023 poster presentation awardees are: 

Madona Mekhael, from Tampere University 
“Multiple-Resonant Waveguide Gratings for Enhanced Second-Harmonic Generation.” 

Jani Taskinen, from Aalto University 
“Quantum metric and non-Hermitian Berry curvature in a plasmonic lattice.” 

The 2023 oral presentation awardees are: 

Marjut Hukkanen, from the University of Jyväskylä and LP2i Bordeaux 
“Neutron-rich refractory nuclei studied via precision mass measurements at JYFLTRAP.” 

Matilda Sipilä, from the University of Turku
“Materials discovery using natural language processing.” 

Congratulations to this year’s winners!