Eleni Mountricha told the Courier about the evolution of her career from Higgs hunting to data science.
The pair were awarded the Enrico Fermi Prize for their outstanding contributions to the experimental evidence of CP violation in the heavy-quark sector.
Yodh was a passionate particle and cosmic-ray physicist and renowned sitar player.
Jacques Soffer was a prolific theorist and phenomenologist who played a big part in persuading the elementary particle community of the importance of polarisation-type measurements.
Anton Oed was a passionate inventor whose introduction of micro-strip gas chambers at the Institut Laue-Langevin in 1988 was a decisive breakthrough in the field of radiation detectors.
The $3 million prize will be shared equally between 347 researchers who were co-authors of the six papers published by the EHT collaboration on 10 April.
Atish Dabholkar succeeds Fernando Quevedo.
Jonathan Gaunt was recognised for contributions to parton scattering, and Josh Bendavid for his contributions to Higgs physics and parton density functions.
Viatcheslav Mukhanov, Alexei Starobinsky and Rashid Sunyaev share the prize for work on the physics of the cosmic microwave background.
Sally Dawson of Brookhaven National Laboratory has been recognised for her outstanding contributions to the theoretical description of processes at hadron colliders.