LIGO Livingston. Credit: Caltech/MIT/LIGO Lab

LIGO Laboratory Announces The Award for Excellence in Detector Characterization and Calibration

News Release • September 14, 2018

LIGO Laboratory announces the LIGO Laboratory Award for Excellence in Detector Characterization and Calibration. The award will recognize outstanding early career researchers who have made impactful contributions to gravitational wave astrophysics through LIGO detector characterization or calibration.

Awardees will receive $1000 and each awardee will be granted a travel award to present an invited seminar on their research at one of the LIGO Laboratory sites.

The application deadline for the 2018 Award is Friday, October 19, 2018. The award will be given annually in late December.

Please see the Award page for eligibility requirements and application details.