– At Florida Tech’s annual Honors Convocation, Viktor Veszpremi, a graduate student assistant in the university’s Department of Physics and Space Sciences,
received the John E. Miller Award for excellence in graduate student teaching and outstanding academic excellence.
Veszpremi graduated from the University of Debrecen in Hungary with a master’s of science degree as a physicist and teacher of physics. Currently a Ph.D.
candidate in physics with a concentration in particle physics, he has been a Florida Tech teaching assistant for three years.
He has participated in 18 publications as a member of the PHENIX collaboration of energy researchers at the U.S. Dept. of Energy’s Brookhaven National
Laboratory in Upton, N.Y.
The Miller Award was established in 1995 in memory of the university’s long-time vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Miller also was university
president for three years between the terms of Dr. Jerome Keuper, founding president, and Dr. Lynn Edward Weaver, the university’s third president.