In February, the final results from the MAJORANA DEMONSTRATOR were published in Physical Review Letters. The results set a limit on the half-life of the neutrinoless double beta decay of Ge-76.
NSD Senior Scientist Volker Koch has been named as an Outstanding Referee by the Physical Review journals, as chosen by the journal editors for 2023. Instituted in 2008, the Outstanding Referee program recognizes the number, quality, and timeliness of referee reports and honors a small fraction of the journal’s 82,000 referees each year.
NSD Postdoctoral Researcher Weronika Wolszczak has been selected as the co-chair of the Berkeley postdoc association.
NSD welcomes new hires Adan Esparza (Research Associate), Lei Pan (Postdoctoral Researcher), Kushant Patel (Senior Scientific Research Associate), Celine Li (Senior Scientific Engineering Associate), Michael Gorin (Administrative Assistant), Ryan Heller (Research Scientist), and Dayle Silverio (Administrative Assistant).
Several NSD employees were recently promoted. Mark Bandstra, Alexey Drobizhev, Yue Shi Lai, Marco Salathe, and Jayson Vavrek were all promoted to Research Scientist.
- Mateusz Ploskon has reached the milestone of 15 years of service.
- Shamsu Basunia has reached the milestone of 20 years of service.
- Alan Poon has reached the milestone of 25 years of service.
- Xin-Nian Wang has reached the milestone of 30 years of service.
Congratulations to all of you for your achievements!