Dr Akira Konaka wins prestigious award for subatomic physics

May 31, 2016

Dr Akira Konaka of  TRIUMF (Canada) has been awarded the 2016 CAP-TRIUMF Vogt Medal for Contributions to Subatomic Physics.  The award was given “for his outstanding contributions to the T2K long-baseline neutrino experiment, including his leadership in establishing the collaboration.”


Dr. Akira Konaka

Konaka will be presented with his medal at the CAP Congress (hosted by the University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Ontario, from June 13-17) by 2015 Physics Nobel Prize winner Art McDonald on Thursday, June 16, 2016.