Congratulations to Dr. Dan Bizzotto’s graduate student, Isaac Martens. He is the recipient of the J. Peter Hobson Prize best student oral presentation at Surface Canada 2015.
Peter Hobson was a founding member of the Division of Surface Science Executive in 1979. He served as vice-Chair on the first Executive and participated in the discussions with the CAP and CIC on the formation of the Division. He regularly attended Surface Canada conferences since their inception in 1967. The Division’s primary student award, given at the Surface Canada conferences to the best student presentation, is named “The Hobson Prize” in his honor.