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Dr. Ugurbil to receive the Richard R. Ernst Medal
April 21st, 2014 — On May 20, 2014, Dr. Ugurbil will receive the Richard R. Ernst Medal during the Richard R. Ernst Lecture at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland. This Medal is awarded annually to a person who has significantly contributed to strengthening the relationship and understanding between the sciences, society and politics. Former Medal recipients include Kofi Annan, Sir Roger Penrose, Dr. Ahmed Zewail and Dr. Ernst Ludwig Winnacker.
After receiving the Medal, Dr. Ugurbil will deliver a speech entitled “Towards Understanding the Human Brain: A Marriage between Physics and Neuroscience.”