Said Rodriguez receives the FOM Physics Thesis Award 2015 from the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science
The FOM Physics Thesis Award 2015 goes to AMOLF alumnus Said Rodriguez for his thesis Coupling light and matter in metallic nanoparticle arrays.Rodriguez received the prize from Minister Jet Bussemaker in January 2016 at the annual conference Physics @ FOM Veldhoven. The prize consists of a 10.000 euro payment.
In September 2014 Said Rodriguez completed his doctorate research in the group of Jaime Gómez Rivas as part of the Industrial Partnership Programme (IPP) FOM-Philips. For his thesis Rodriguez received the prestigious qualification cum laude from the Eindhoven University of Technology. After leaving AMOLF, Rodriguez continued his research at the French CNRS Laboratoire de Photonique et de Nanostructures as a Marie Curie Individual Fellow.