Jeffrey (Heshy) Roskes, who earned his PhD in the department in October 2019, working on studies of the Higgs boson with Prof. Andrei Gritsan, has received the Springer Award for an outstanding PhD thesis.
Together with his colleagues in the CMS group at JHU, Heshy developed precise analysis of the Higgs boson properties.
The Springer Award is composed of a monetary prize to the student, as well as publication of the work in the Springer collection of outstanding dissertations, Springer Theses.
Springer is a global publishing company that publishes books and peer-reviewed journals in Science, Humanities, Technology, and Medicine.
Dr. Roskes is currently an Assistant Research Scientist in the Institute for Data Intensive Engineering and Science of the Johns Hopkins University. Prior to graduation, Heshy was the William Gardner Fellow and the Donald E. Kerr Sr. and Barbara Kerr Stanley Predoctoral Fellow in our Department.