DXC Awards - Jerome B. Cohen Award

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Cohen

Honoring Jerome (Jerry) B. Cohen
(1932 - 1999)

Known for his legendary contributions to Northwestern University, Jerry Cohen spent the majority of his career pursuing his true passion – teaching students. He served as Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, and Dean of the Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science. He helped initiate the development of the Advanced Photon Source (APS) at Argonne National Laboratory Synchrotron Radiation Research Facility, and solicited major funding to develop one of its leading experimental research stations. Jerry held several patents, including one for a rapid portable X-ray device for measuring residual stresses in structural metals in the field. He was the author of more than 300 publications and four books. His book “Residual Stress: Measurement by Diffraction and Interpretation,” co-authored by Cev Noyan, is still the classic, fundamental textbook in the field.

This award was instituted in the name of Professor Jerome B. Cohen, one of the leaders in the field of X-ray analysis, and in the training of students in this art. The award is intended to recognize the outstanding achievements of student research in this field. All students, graduate or undergraduate, who are working in the field of X-ray analysis, can submit a technical paper describing their work. The following criteria applies:

  • The research must be original, of high quality, and must be primarily the work of the student.
  • All papers submitted to the Cohen Award must be presented at the conference in either oral or poster sessions. Thus, all first-author students must attend the conference.
  • The recipient selected will be announced at the Plenary Session of the conference. Therefore, all applicants are requested to attend the Plenary Session.

Selection Process 
Assessments will be made based on the quality and content of the submitted paper. A committee of researchers in the field will select the winner.

Award Presentation 
The award, consisting of a certificate and a gift of $1,000 will be announced and presented to the winning student at the Plenary Session of the Denver X-ray Conference.

Submission Process
Students must submit their paper in electronic form, along with a certification form, in final publication form, to zulli@icdd.com by 1 June the year of the award.

Recipients:

2013

none awarded

2012

Magnus Menzel, Institut für Anorganische und Angewandte Chemie, Universität Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, for his work, “CONFOCAL μ-XRF XANES ANALYSIS OF CATHODE ELECTROYTE INTERFACE OF LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES”.

2011

Vallerie Ann Innis-Samson, University of Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan, for her work entitled, "X-RAY REFLECTION TOMOGRAPHY: A NEW TOOL FOR SURFACE IMAGING".

2010

none awarded

2009

none awarded

2008

Sterling Cornaby, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York for work entitled, "BIFOCAL MINIATURE TOROIDAL SHAPED X-RAY MIRRORS"

2007

none awarded

2006

Hanfei Yan, Columbia University, New York, NY, and Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL for his work “DYNAMICAL ARTIFACTS IN X-RAY DIFFRACTION FROM SINGLE CRYSTALS”

Wanchuck Woo, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN for his work “IN-SITU TIME-RESOLVED NEUTRON DIFFRACTION MEASUREMENT OF TRANSIENT MATERIAL STATES DURING A THERMO-MECHANICAL PROCESS BASED ON QUASI-STEADY STATE PRINCIPLE”.

2005

none awarded

2004

none awarded

2003

Yukio Takahashi of Department of Materials Science, Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan for his paper: "DEVELOPMENT AND APPLICATION OF LABORATORY X-RAY FLUORESCENCE HOLOGRAPHY EQUIPMENT"

2002

Jay C. Hanan of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, Ca, for his work entitled "X-RAY STRESS ANALYSIS OF DAMAGE EVOLUTION IN Ti-SiC UNIDIRECTIONAL FIBER COMPOSITES"

2001

none awarded

2000

Sven Vogel of the Kiel University, Kiel, Germany, for his work entitled, “NON-DESTRUCTIVE IN-SITU REAL TIME MEASUREMENTS OF STRUCTURAL PHASE TRANSITIONS USING NEUTRON TRANSMISSION”