Dr. Roger Melko is awarded the Herzberg Medal

Dr. Roger MelkoThe Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) has awarded Dr. Roger Melko with the 2016 Herzberg Medal, an award bestowed upon only one researcher per year, recognizing outstanding early-career achievement in any field of research by a Canadian physicist.
 

"It is a tremendous honour to receive the CAP Herzberg medal, and a humbling experience to join past recipients whom I have long admired and respected. This award recognizes the talented work of my many collaborators and students. My deepest appreciation goes to CAP for the value this organization places on our Canadian physics community."

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