FEL Prize

The members of the FEL Prize Committee invite you to make a nomination for the 2024 FEL Prize and 2024 Young Scientist FEL Award, which will be awarded at the FEL 2024 conference in August.

The FEL prize is awarded to a person or persons who have contributed significantly to the advancement of the field of Free-Electron Lasers. In addition, the Prize gives the international FEL community the opportunity to recognize one or more of its members for their outstanding achievements.

The Young Scientist FEL Award honors an important contribution to FEL science and technology from a person who is less than 37 years of age at the time of the Conference. Information concerning the date of birth or current age is required to accompany a nomination for the Young Scientist Award. The nomination letter for this prize must have an attachment of selected paper(s) published by the nominee.

Nominations should detail the outstanding achievements for which the nominated person should be recognized. A brief proposed citation should be part of the nomination letter. It is recommended that contributions are accompanied by support letters, (no more than 3) substantiating the significant contributions to the science of FEL relevant to the nomination.


Bruce Carlsten (LANL) Chair
Gennady Stupakov (SLAC)
Hiroyuki Hama (Tohoku Univ.)
Marie-Emmanuelle Couprie (Soleil)
Mikhail Yurkov (DESY)