Angelina M. Bacala
Field of award: Mathematics
Year awarded: 1993
Division: Physical Sciences
In recognition of her pioneering works in the field of experimental high energy physics, the first and only measurement of the reaction e+e m+m in the energy region 52 GeVOs 57 GeV, using the AMY Detector at the TRISTAN Accelerator, which presented a test of the Standard Model of Electroweak interactions in this previously unexpected region.
Education: PhD (Physics) Louisiana State University 1989; MS (Physics) Louisiana State University 1986; BS Philippine Normal University 1978