The trustees are pleased to announce the Awards for Essays for 2022.
1. $4,000 – Proper Time Quantization of a Thin Shell by Cenalo Vaz, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0011; email: cenalo.vaz[AT]uc.edu
2. $700 – “The More Things Change the More they Stay the Same”, Minimum Lengths with Unmodified Uncertainty Principle and Dispersion Relation by Michael Bishop, Joey Contreras, and Douglas Singleton, Mathematics Department, California State University Fresno, Fresno, CA 93740, Physics Department, California State University Fresno, Fresno, CA 93740; email: mibishop[AT]mail.fresnostate.edu, mkfetch[AT]mail.fresnostate.edu, dougs[AT]mail.fresnostate.edu
3. $600 – Black Holes Decohere Quantum Superpositions by Daine L. Danielson, Gautam Satishchandran, and Robert M. Wald, Enrico Fermi Institute and Department of Physics, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637; email: daine[AT]uchicago.edu, gautamsatish[AT]uchicago.edu, rmwa[AT]uchicago.edu
4. $500 – Large Momentum Transfer Optics: A Means to Probe the Interplay between Gravity and Quantum Mechanics by Shraddha Agrawal, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801; email: sa30[AT]illinois.edu
5. $400 – Unitarity and Quantum Resolution of Gravitational Singularities by Steffen Gielen and Lucia Menendez-Pidal, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Sheffield, Hicks Building, Hounsfield Road, Sheffield S3 7RH, United Kingdom, School of Mathematical Sciences, University of Nottingham, University Park, Nottingham NG7 2RD, United Kingdom; email: s.c.gielen[AT]sheffield.ac.uk, lucia.menendez-pidal[AT]nottingham.ac.uk
Selected for Honorable Mention this year were (listed in alphabetical order):
Jeffrey Alloy Q. Abanto; Stephen L. Adler; Ivan Agullo, Anthony J. Brady, and Dimitrios Kranas; D. Benisty, A. van de Venn, D. Vasak, J. Struckmeier, and H. Stoecker; Per Berglund, Tristan Huebsch, David Mattingly, and Djordje Minic; Panos Betzios, Nava Gaddam, and Olga Papadoulaki; Yuri Bonder and Johas D. Morales; Valentin Boyanov; Suddhasattwa Brahma, Robert Brandenberger, and Samuel Laliberte; Pisin Chen, Misao Sasaki, Dong-Han Yeom, and Junggi Yoon; Saurya Das and Sourav Sur; Arthur E. Fischer; Joshua Foo, Robert B. Mann, and Magdalena Zych; Leonardo Giani and Tamara Maree Davis; Andre’ Grossardt; Eduardo I. Guendelman and Zeeya Merali; Bin Guo and Samir D. Mathur; Carlos A. R. Herdeiro and Eugen Radu; Clifford V. Johnson; Arun Kenath, Christoph Schiller, and C. Sivaram; R. B. MacKenzie, Victor Massart, M. B. Paranjape, Gordon Semenoff, and U. A. Yajnik; Juan F. Pedraza, Andrea Russo, Andrew Svesko, and Zachary Weller-Davies; Joseph Samuel; Tejinder P. Singh; Erickson Tjoa and Finnian Gray; C. S. Unnikrishnan; Juan Urrutia; Erik Verlinde and Manus Visser; Ram Gopal Vishwakarma; Peter Woit; Asher Yahalom.
This announcement and abstracts of award-winning and honorable mention essays are posted on our web site, http://www.gravityresearchfoundation.org. The five award-winning essays are also posted on our website and will be published in the October 2022 SPECIAL ISSUE of the International Journal of Modern Physics D (IJMPD).
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