Postdoctoral student in the group Electrocatalysis, won the Deutsche Studienpreis of the Körber Foundation for his doctoral thesis about bio corrosion and energy conversion/ -storage.
Apprentice in the field of material testing, won the Apprentice Prize of the Max Planck Society.
Dr. Christoph Kirchlechner
Leader of the group Nano-/Micromechanics of Materials, became member of the Beamtime Review Panel of the BESSY synchrotron source.
Dr. Alena Michalcová
Postdoc in the group Intermetallic Materials, received the “1st Place according to expert public – vox populi” at the competition “The most beautiful colour or black-and-white micrograph of non-ferrous metals” at the Aluminum and Non-Ferrous Metals Conference 2015 in Bystrice nad Pernstejnem, Czech Republic.
Doctoral student in the group Alloy Design and Thermomechanical Processing, received a Postdoctoral Fellowship for North American and European Researchers from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
Doctoral student in the group Advanced Transmission Electron Microscopy, won the 3rd Place of the Best Talk Award at the 9th International Nanoscience Student Conference in Basel, Switzerland.
Dr. Cem Tasan
Leader of the group Adaptive Structural Materials (until Dec. 2015) and now working at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA, won the Freigeist Fellowship of the Volkswagen Foundation.
Doctoral student in the group Adaptive Structural Materials, received the 3rd Best Poster Award at the GDRI CNRS Mecano General Meeting which took place at the MPIE.