Herman B. White Jr., member and vice chair of North Central’s Board of Trustees, was named the recipient of the 2010 Edward A. Bouchet Award, a prestigious prize awarded annually by the American Physical Society (APS). It recognizes a distinguished minority physicist who has made significant contributions to physics research. He will accept the award in February 2010 at the APS meeting in Washington, D.C., where he will give an acceptance lecture. White is a senior scientist at the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory in Batavia, Ill.
The APS award recognizes White for his contributions to KTeV experiments and the establishment of a new kind of interaction distinguishing matter from antimatter, as well as his outstanding public service and mentorship roles. During his 35-year career, White has helped to design, commission and analyze data from some of the world's most well-known particle physics experiments. To learn more about White and this prestigious award, visit www.fnal.gov/pub/today/HermanWhiteAward_Oct142009.html