Schamiloglu Receives Inaugural IEEE Kristiansen Award

Schamiloglu Receives Inaugural IEEE Kristiansen Award

ECE Professor Edl Schamiloglu received the first-ever IEEE Magne “Kris” Kristiansen Award for outstanding contributions in experimental nuclear and plasma science.

The Kristiansen Award recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions in experimental nuclear and plasma science with preference given to areas within the broadest scope of plasma sciences encompassing the generation of strong pulsed electromagnetic fields including their interaction with plasmas and other pulsed power applications. The award comprises a plaque and a $2,000 prize.   

In addition to serving as associate dean for research and innovation at UNM's School of Engineering, Schamiloglu is also special assistant to the provost for laboratory relations at UNM. His research focus is in high-power microwaves, pulsed power and plasma physics, and his is considered one of the top high-power microwave researchers in the country.