Alex Drlica-Wagner, winner of 2016 URA Tollestrup Award for Postdoctoral Research

The 2016 Alvin Tollestrup award for Outstanding Postdoctoral Research is awarded to Alex Drlica-Wagner of Fermilab for his technical and scientific leadership within the Dark Energy Survey experiment. His contributions include a new analysis that led to the discovery of new dwarf galaxy satellites of the Milky Way and stronger constraints on the properties of dark matter.