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2017 ESAS Award for Excellence in Applied Superconductivity

Dr. Ronny Stolz Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT) Jena, Germany The ESAS Board are pleased to announce that this year’s award for Excellence in Applied Superconductivity will be presented to Dr Ronny Stolz of the Leibniz Institute of Photonic Technology (IPHT), Jena. The award is intended to “recognize excellence in advancing the knowledge of […]

Peter Komarek (1941-2016)

Peter Komarek speaking at his retirement ceremony, 2006 Peter Komarek, one of well-known European leaders in the field of applied superconductivity, was born in Vienna, Austria, on November 1st, 1941 and passed away on November 23rd, 2016 at the age of 75. In 1965 he got his engineering diploma from the Technical University in Vienna […]

New Editor of CSC/ESAS News Forum

The European Society for Applied Superconductivity (ESAS) and the IEEE Council on Superconductivity (CSC) would like to announce that the Superconductivity News Forum (SNF) Editor-in-Chief position will pass from Alex Braginski to Horst Rogalla, as of the March 31st, 2016. The societies gratefully thank Alex for pioneering the concept of the SNF, laying its strong […]

ESAS Board Election Results

During the EUCAS 2015 meeting in Lyon, France, the following people were elected to six year terms on the ESAS board finishing in 2021. Materials F. Gömöry Institute of Electrical Engineering, Bratislava, Slovak Republic X. Obradors Institut de Ciencia de Materials, Barcelona, Spain Electronics G.P. Pepe University of Naples Federico II, Italy M. Siegel University […]

ESAS Award for Excellence Winner

Dr Wilfried Goldacker Institute of Technical Physics Karlsruhe Institute of Technology The ESAS board is pleased to announce that the inaugural ESAS Award for Excellence in Applied Superconductivity was presented to Dr Wilfried Goldacker of KIT at EUCAS 2015 in Lyon. This award aims to “recognise excellence in advancing knowledge of applied superconductivity over the […]

ESAS Award for Excellence Nominations

The European Society for Applied Superconductivity (ESAS) seeks nominations for the ESAS AWARD 2015, which will be awarded at the European Conference on Applied Superconductivity (EUCAS) 2015 in Lyon, subject to the nomination of an appropriate candidate, to an individual without age restriction to “recognise excellence in advancing the knowledge of applied superconductivity over the […]

EUCAS Session in Memory of John Clem

At the EUCAS conference a session was dedicated to the memory of John Clem who recently passed away. Prof. Harald Weber made the opening remarks below: Ladies and Gentlemen: The local Organizing Committee and the International Advisory Committee of EUCAS 2013 decided to dedicate the Session "Pinning and Flux Dynamics I" to the memory of […]

ESAS Board Elections

At the ESAS general assembly held in Genoa on the 19th September during EUCAS 2013 the results of the 2013 Board elections were announced. Three Board positions were avaliable and there were five candidates. Over 200 ESAS members participated in the election. Those elected for a new six year term, ending in 2019 were: Matthias […]