Colin Kennedy was awarded the MIT Martin Deutsch Award
for the realization of synthetic gauge fields for neutral atoms. This prize is awarded to an MIT graduate student in the mid-course of research for study in any area of physics, with preference given to experimental physics. The award was created in honor of Professor Martin Deutsch's outstanding contributions to Nuclear Physics as an educator and researcher and currently carries a prize of $1,000.
Krishna Rajagopal, Associate Department Head of Education, congratulates Colin Kennedy for receiving the Martin Deutsch Award for Excellence in Experimental Physics.