Luís O. Silva

 
 

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Prizes, Awards and Distinctions

Grande Oficial da Ordem da Instrução Pública
Awarded by the President of the Portuguese Republic, July 27 2016

Fellow of the European Physical Society (elected in 2017)
For his outstanding theoretical and numerical contributions in laser plasma interaction in the relativistic regime.

ERC Advanced Grants 2015 and 2010
Awarded ERC Advanced Grants in the 2015 and 2010 calls for the projects InPairs (2015) and Accelerates (2010). ERC Advanced Grants are designed to allow outstanding research leaders of any nationality and any age to pursue ground-breaking, high-risk projects in Europe.

2011 UTL Science Prize in Physics
To the Professors/Researchers of the Technical University of Lisbon with very high number and impact of scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals.

"Distinção por Mérito" by the Technical University of Lisbon
Awarded by the contributions in the field of Physics, towards the scientific knowledge and the national and international visibility of the UTL, February 2011

Member of the Global Young Academy (elected in 2009, now alumni)

Fellow of the American Physical Society (elected in 2009)
For significant contributions to the understanding of the complex interaction of relativistic laser and particle beams with laboratory and astrophysical plasmas.

Member of the World Economic Forum

Young Scientist 2009 at Summer Davos 2009/World Economic Forum nominated by the Academia das Ciências de Lisboa and selected by the InterAcademy Panel on International Affairs
Each year the World Economic Forum recognizes outstanding researchers under the age of 40 who are pioneering new fields and leading in the pursuit of answers for global impact and the common good.

UTL Science Prize - Physics and Biophysics Honorable Mention 2007; 2008; 2009; 2010
To the Professors/Researchers of the Technical University of Lisbon with very high number and impact of scientific publications in international peer reviewed journals.

IBM Scientific Prize 2003
Photon kinetics: a theoretical and numerical model for the propagation of ultra intense electromagnetic pulses in strongly nonlinear media

2001 Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics Medal for Excellence in Nonlinear Plasma Physics by a Young Researcher
Citation: For outstanding contributions to understand the interaction of ultra intense fields with plasmas in extreme astrophysical and laboratory scenarios

Gulbenkian Prize for Young Researchers 1996 - Dynamical Systems
Stochastic webs in Minkowskii space