ISIS Neutron and Muon Source Impact Awards 2020
03 Aug 2020



Announcing the winners of the 2020 ISIS Impact Awards for facility users, celebrating the socio-economic impact generated by the user community.




After its success in 2018 and 2019​, ISIS users were invited to apply for the third ISIS impact awards. The entries have been judged and it is our pleasure to announce the winners, and present the case studies on their work. 

Thank-you to all who entered, and congratulations to our winners. Look back at the 2019 winners here. ​

Science award: 

Professor Jin-Chong Tan, for his group’s work on lattice dynamics in Metal-Organic Frameworks, and how this effects the way they absorb and release gases and drug molecules.​

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Economic Award: 
Dr Peter Albers, for his work over the last thirty years using neutrons alongside other methods to investigate materials with commercial applications,​ including catalysis.​Peter_Albers.JPG

Society award: 

Professor Paolo Rech, for his work ​​developing artificial intelligence frameworks to improve the​ reliability of a driverless car’s ability not to confuse a person with a post-box.​

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Contact: de Laune, Rosie (STFC,RAL,ISIS)