Home News Newsletter 2014 (2) Awards & Achievements Awards & Achievements Dr. Poulumi Dey Postdoc in the group ‘Computational Phase Studies’, won the Best Poster Award at the “Asia Sweden Meeting on Understanding Functional Materials from Lattice Dynamics” in Assam, India. Prof. Michael Finnis From the Imperial College London has received a Humboldt research Award and is currently working at the MPIE and the ICAMS (Bochum). Dr. Raheleh Hadian Postdoc in the group ‘Adaptive Structural Materials’, has been granted a scholarship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Dr. Rong Hu Postdoc in the group ‘Atom Probe Tomography, has received a scholarship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. Mehmet Ikbal Isik PhD student in the group ‘High-Temperature Materials’, has won the Best Electron Micrograph Award at the “17th International Metallurgy and Materials Congress” in Istanbul, Turkey. Prof. Surya Kalidindi From the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering (Atlanta, USA) has received a Humboldt Research Award and is currently working at the MPIE. Dr. Karl Mayrhofer Head of the group ‘Electrocatalysis’, has won the DECHEMA Prize 2014 of the Max-Buchner-Forschungsstiftung. George Polymeros PhD student in the group ‘Electrocatalysis’, has won the Ballard CSC Poster Prize at the Surface Electrochemistry Session of CSC in Vancouver, Canada. Torsten Schwarz PhD student in the group ‘Interface Design of Solar Cells, won the “E-MRS Graduate Student Award” at the European Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in Lille, France. Halil Ibrahim Sözen PhD student in the group ‘Computational Phase Studies’, received a Merkle Scholarship of the Deutsches Stiftungszentrum. Thomas Utzig PhD student in the group ‘Interaction Forces and Functional Materials’, won the ACS-Lang-Muir Poster Award at the “CAI-STEM SFA 2014 Conference” in Cancún, Mexico. Ashokanand Vimalanandan PhD student in the group ‘Molecular Structures and Surface Design’, won the “Young Author’s EFC Poster Prize” at the EUROCORR 2014 in Pisa, Italy.