Vogt Medal awarded to U of T professor

Kudos to Dr. Savard. This is all very very cool. I'm embarassed to admit that I really don't understand this whole Higgs-field-gives-mass thing, but I suspect I am in good company. Dr. Savard, however, is one of the people who does understand it.

The Vogt Medal for Contributions to Subatomic Physics recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to subatomic physics in Canada. It was awarded to professor Pierre Savard earlier this month by the Canadian Association of Physicists in conjunction with TRIUMF, Canada’s national laboratory for particle physics.

Savard is a leading particle physicist and a member of U of T’s Experimental Particle Physics group. He is one of several U of T faculty who are active members in the Large Hadron Collider collaboration (LHC).