8th Annual Farrel W. Lytle AwardFarrel W. Lyttle

The SSRL Users' Organization solicits nominations for the 2005 Farrel W. Lytle Award. This Award was established by the SSRL Organization Executive Committee to promote important technical or scientific accomplishments in synchrotron radiation-based science and to foster collaboration and efficient use of beam time among users and staff at SSRL.

The Lytle Award consists of a certificate and $1000 (awardee names are added to a plaque displayed in the SSRL User Research Administration Office). The following people have previously received the Farrel W. Lytle Award:

  • Farrel W. Lytle (1998)
  • Tom Hostetler (1999)
  • Roger Prince (2000)
  • Britt Hedman (2001)
  • Paul Phizackerley (2002)
  • James Penner-Hahn (2003)
  • W. Hal Tompkins (2004)

All SSRL users and staff are eligible for this award, but only nominations for individuals will be considered (no group awards). Letters of nominations summarizing the individual's contributions and why they should be recognized through this award must be submitted before the August 15, 2005 deadline. The summary should be approximately 2-3 paragraphs in length and should include the candidate's name and contact information, as well as the nominator's contact information. Nominations can be forwarded to Cathy Knotts via e-mail, regular mail or fax:

Cathy Knotts
Manager, User Research Administration
2575 Sand Hill Road, MS 99
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Tel. 650-926-3191
Fax. 650-926-3600

All nominations will be reviewed and the recipient selected by members of the SSRL Users' Organization Executive Committee. The Award will be presented at the Users' Meeting Dinner on Monday October 17, 2005.

Thank you in advance for taking the time to forward your nomination and for your continuing support of the SSRL Users' Organization.