Alumnus Caplan Receives APS Dissertation Award

Monday, October 30 2017

UVa Physics Alumnus Matthew Caplan (B.S. 2013), now a Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellow at McGill University, has received the 2018 Dissertation Award in Nuclear Physics from the American Physical Society.
"for a pioneering study of dense nuclear matter in compact stars that makes surprising connections across disciplines including nuclear physics and biophysics."

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