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atomThe purpose of the Radiation Instrumentation Technical Committee (RITC) is to promote the development and application of radiation detectors and to serve the interests of the attendees of the Nuclear Science Symposium & Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC). The main component of this is to provide the long range planning for the NSS/MIC, such as site selection and choosing a General Chairperson. Other activities include support of the Transactions on Nuclear Science and the Transactions on Medical Imaging.

Membership

Steering Committee Officers

The RITC is managed by the Radiation Instrumentation Steering Committee (RISC), which has 18 members elected from the general membership of the radiation instrumentation community. Five people are elected to the RISC each year; each person is elected to a 3-year term. The RISC manages the activities of the RITC.

Lorenzo Fabris – Chair
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
Phone: +1 865 576 2474

Chiara Guazzoni – Vice Chair
Politecnico di Milano and INFN Milan
Phone: +39 02 2399 6147

Patrick Le Dû – Immediate Past Chair
CNRS/IN2P3, France
Phone: +33 6 81 20 12 08

Merry Keyser – Secretary
Software & Information Services, USA

Elected members-at-large

Member at Large 2016-2018

Malcolm Joyce
Lancaster University, United Kingdom

Susanne Kuehn
Freiburg University , Germany

Riccardo Paoletti
INFN, Pisa, Italy

Anatoly Rozenfeld
Wollongong University, Australia

Andre Sopczak
Prague University,Czech Republic

Member at Large 2017-2019

Gian Franco Dalla Betta
INFN Trento, Italy

Martin Grossmann
PSI Zurich, Switzerland

Michael Lerch
Wollongong University, Australia

Satoshi Mihara
KEK, Japan

John Valentine
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, USA

Member at Large 2018-2020

Jason Hayward
University of Tennessee, USA

Hartmut Hillemanns
CERN, Switzerland

Srilalan Krishnamoorthy
University of Pennsylvania, USA

Zhen-An Liu
Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Yoshinobu Unno
High Energy Accelerator Research Organization (KEK), Japan

Voting Ex-Officio Members

Lorenzo Fabris – Chair
Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

Chiara Guazzoni – Vice Chair
Politecnico di Milano and INFN Milan

Patrick LeDu – Immediate Past Chair
CNRS/IN2P3, France

Paul Lecoq – AdCom Representative (2015-2018)
CERN, Switzerland

Craig Woody – AdCom Representative (2018-2021)
Brookhaven National Laboratory, USA

Non-voting Ex-Officio Members

Stefan RittNPSS President
Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

Alberto Del Guerra – Joint Oversight Sub-Committee Chair
University of Pisa, Italy

JaeSung Lee – NMISC Chair
Seoul National University, Korea

Paul V. Dressendorfer – Editor-in-Chief, NPSS
Sandia National Laboratories, USA

Arnold Burger – Radiation Instrumentation Senior Editor
Fisk University, USA

Awards Subcommittee Chair

Chiara Guazzoni – RISC Awards Sub-Committee Chair
Politecnico di Milano and INFN

The NSS/MIC Joint Oversight Sub-Committee Members

The Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference (NSS/MIC) is a conference jointly organized by the Radiation Instrumentation Technical Committee (RITC) and the Nuclear and Medical Imaging Sciences Technical Committee (NMISTC). In order to coordinate the NSS/MIC conference site selection, the Joint Oversight Subcommittee (JOS) makes site visits and recommends the conference locations. The Joint Executive Subcommittee (JES), consisting of the RITC and NMISTC President, Past President, and President-Elect, takes the JOS recommendation and makes the final conference site selection. The current members of the JOS are found here.

 

 

 

Nominations for New Members

Nominations of candidates for election into the RITC is open the beginning of each year, with nominations due in June. The Steering Committee governs activities and issues relevant to the IEEE NPSS radiation instrumentation community. Candidates must be official members of the IEEE NPSS. Self nominations are encouraged. Please send all nominations by June 1st to Patrick Le Du, RITC Nominations Chair, who can be reached at patrickledu@me.com, or Merry Keyser at merrykeyser@ieee.org.

Technical committee information

Constitution and Bylaws

Radiation Instrumentation Early Career Award

Description

This award is given to a young investigator in recognition of significant and innovative technical contributions to the fields of radiation instrumentation and measurement techniques for ionizing radiation. The prize, consisting of $1,500 and an engraved plaque, will be awarded at the IEEE/NPSS Nuclear Science Symposium.

Eligibility

Individuals whose highest degree has been awarded within 10 years of the date of nomination, and includes current graduate students.

Selection Criteria

Nominees will be judged according to their contributions to the fields of radiation instrumentation and measurement techniques for ionizing radiation as demonstrated by the technical merit and creativity of their research. Priority will be given to nominees whose research has been published in peer-reviewed journals.

Deadline

Nominations must be received by July 15.

Instructions

Nomination packets are available here in (RIECAform.pdf) and (RIECAform.doc) formats and the completed packets should be submitted in pdf format via email to:

Prof. Chiara Guazzoni Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Electronics
Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria
Politecnico di Milano
and INFN – Sezione di Milano
P.za Leonardo da Vinci, 32 – 20133 Milano – Italy
Phone: ++39 02 2399 6147 – Fax: ++39 02 2399 3699
Chiara.Guazzoni@mi.infn.it

The nominator should provide the information requested on the nomination form. Please do not submit materials beyond those requested.

Award Committee Members

RADIATION INSTRUMENTATION EARLY CAREER AWARD COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

  1.   Zane Bell, ORNL (USA)
  2.   Gianluigi De Geronimo, Stony Brook University (USA)
  3.   Grzegorz Deptuch, FNAL (USA)
  4.   Chiara Guazzoni, Politecnico di Milano & INFN (Italy)
  5.   Robert Klanner, University of Hamburg (Germany)
  6.   Richard Lanza, MIT (USA)

Conflict of Interest

We take seriously to manage and solve any Conflict of Interest that should arise; Committee Members cannot nominate anybody to the award. In case Committee Members are asked to write a reference letter for any nominee, the Member will stay as Committee Member but will not provide evaluation for that nominee.

Past Recipients

2016 Marc Andre Tétrault
2015 Areg Danagoulian
2014 Dr. Jelena Ninkovic
2013 Dr. Rafael Ballabriga
2012 Dr. Feng Zhang

2011 Andrew Goertzen
2010 Matteo Porro
2009 Stuart Kleinfelder
2008 Grzegorz Deptuch
2006 L. Eric Smith
2004 Chiara Guazzoni

Glenn F. Knoll Radiation Instrumentation Outstanding Achievement Award

Description

This award is given to an individual in recognition of outstanding and enduring contributions to the field of radiation instrumentation. The prize, consisting of $3,000 and an engraved plaque, is awarded at the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium.

Eligibility

Any individual whose long-standing contributions to the field are particularly worthy of recognition.

Selection Criteria

Primary consideration will be given to nominees who have made original and significant innovations in the field of radiation instrumentation. Other factors include a nominee’s overall research contribution and his/her influence on radiation instrumentation through education.

Deadline

Nominations must be received by July 15.

Instructions

Nomination packets are available here in (RIOAAform.pdf) and (RIOAAform.doc) formats and the completed packets should be submitted in pdf format via email to:

Prof. Chiara Guazzoni Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Electronics
Dipartimento di Elettronica, Informazione e Bioingegneria
Politecnico di Milano
and INFN – Sezione di Milano
P.za Leonardo da Vinci, 32 – 20133 Milano – Italy
Phone: ++39 02 2399 6147 – Fax: ++39 02 2399 3699
Chiara.Guazzoni@mi.infn.it

The nominator should provide the information requested on the nomination form. Please do not submit materials beyond those requested.

Award Committee Members

GLENN F. KNOLL RADIATION INSTRUMENTATION OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD MEMBERS:

  1.   Zane Bell, ORNL (USA)
  2.   Chiara Guazzoni, Politecnico di Milano & INFN (Italy)
  3.   Robert Klanner, University of Hamburg (Germany)
  4.   Richard Lanza, MIT (USA)
  5.   Paul LeCoq, CERN (Switzerland)
  6.   Veljko Radeka, BNL (USA)

Conflict of Interest

We take seriously to manage and solve any Conflict of Interest that should arise; Committee Members cannot nominate anybody to the award. In case Committee Members are asked to write a reference letter for any nominee, the Member will stay as Committee Member but will not provide evaluation for that nominee.

Past Recipients

2016 GFK RIOA Christopher Damerell
2015 GFK RIOA Sherwood Parker
2014 GFK RIOA Dr. Robert Klanner
2013 RIOA Dr. Lars Furenlid
2012 RIOA Dr. Richard Wigmans 
2011 RIOA Gerhard Lutz
2010 RIOA Veljko Radeka 
2009 RIOA Carel van Ejik
2007 RIOA Glenn Knoll
2005 RIOA Ralph James
2003 RIOA Emilio Gatti
2001 RIOA Steve Derenzo

IEEE Emilio Gatti Radiation Instrumentation Technical Achievement Award

Description

To recognize a mid-career individual who has made significant and innovative technical contributions in the field of radiation detectors, radiation instrumentation, and/or nuclear electronics, and/or measurement techniques for ionizing radiation. The award consists of US$2,000 and a plaque.  Only One Allowable Recipient Selected Annually. Recipient receives full prize including honoraria, and, if applicable, plaque and/or certificate. Funded by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society’s Nuclear Science Symposium (NSS) and Medical Imaging Conference (MIC) budget. The award is presetented at the annual IEEE Nuclear and Sciences Symposium (NSS) and Medical Imaging Conference (MIC) during the NSS awards ceremony.

Eligibilty

At least ten years of professional experience and contributions in the areas of radiation detectors, radiation instrumentation, and/or nuclear electronics, and/or measurement techniques for ionizing radiation.

Selection Criteria

The committee will use a nomination package as the basis for evaluating the significance and degree of innovation. The principal criteria will be the contribution to the field and the impact on the state-of-the-art. Other factors are cumulative research contributions over the first part of the career, internationally recognized leadership, and mentorship.

Deadline

Nominations must be received by July 15.

Instructions

Conflict of Interest

We take seriously to manage and solve any Conflict of Interest that should arise; Committee Members cannot nominate anybody to the award. In case Committee Members are asked to write a reference letter for any nominee, the Member will stay as Committee Member but will not provide evaluation for that nominee.