From the University of Patras, Greece, received a stipend of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and works on gas sensors for metal-organic thin films.
Received the Azubipreis of the Max Planck Society as one of the best trainees in material testing in 2013. And she was honoured by the IHK Düsseldorf.
Angelika Bobrowski and Heidi Bögershausen
Received the Metallography Award 2013 from the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde for their achievements and efforts in the ‘Gesellschaft für Materialografie Rhein-Ruhr‘ that was founded 2000 by them.
Dr. Björn Lange
Was awarded the Otto Hahn Medal for his dissertation about p-doping limitations of gallium nitride at the University Paderborn, Germany.
Dr. Gerard Leyson
Philippine grantee of a scholarship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, works on computational design of hydrogen embrittlement.
Doctoral student in the group ‘Micromechanics’, won the Best Poster Award at the ECI Conference ‘Nano- and Micromechanical testing in Materials research and Development IV’ held in October 2013 in Olhao, Portugal.
Dr. Karl Mayrhofer
Leader of the group ‘Electrocatalysis‘, won the science Award for Electrochemistry 2013 awarded by BASF and Volkswagen and endowed with 50 000 euros.
Doctoral student in the group ‘Electrocatalysis’ took part at the 63rd Lindau Nobel laureate Meeting as one of only 550 worldwide invited young researchers.
Dr. Mira Todorova
Project leader in the department ‘Computational Materials Design’, won the Best Poster Award at the CAlPHAD XlII Conference held in May 2013 in San Sebastian, Spain.
Dr. Angel Topalov
Won the prize of the German Chemical Society (GDCh) for applied electrochemistry for his work on investigating dissolution pathways of platinum by the developed in-situ mass spectrometry technique and was endowed with 1000 euros by BASF.