FACULTY AWARD: Bernevig receives 2014 Sackler International Prize in Physics
Bogdan Bernevig, the Eugene and Mary Wigner Assistant Professor in Theoretical Physics and an assistant professor of physics, was named one of three laureates of the 2014 Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Physics. Bernevig was recognized for his "theoretical contribution towards a first realization of a two dimensional topological insulator." Bernevig will be presented with his prize at Tel Aviv University April 9. The $100,000 prize will be divided equally among the three prizewinners.