Awards & Achievements

Fady  Archie

Fady Archie

Egyptian master student at the RWTH Aachen and currently doing his research at the MPIE, won the 1st prize in the Science. Slam Competition "Famelab NRW”.

Dr. Serhiy  Cherevko

Dr. Serhiy Cherevko

Received the Electrochimica Acta Travel Award for Young Electrochemists, in recognition of the quality of his scientific research and contribution to the International Society of Electrochemistry Annual Meeting 2013 in Santiago de Queretaro, Mexico.

Dr. Martin  Friak

Dr. Martin Friak

Won the Best Poster Award for his poster about Ab initio studies of single-crystalline and polycrystalline elastic properties of Mg-substituted calcite crystals at the Euro BioMat 2013 in Weimar, Germany.

Dr. Anna Janus

Dr. Anna Janus

Received the 1st prize of the Polish Materials Society for the best doctoral thesis in 2011 at the Institute of Metallurgy and Materials Science of the Polish Academy of Sciences. She studied the morphology of hydroxyapatite of natural origin.

Dr. loannis Katsounaros

Dr. loannis Katsounaros

Received a Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship. He will continue his re­search in the Argonne National Laboratory (USA) and at the University of Leiden (Netherlands).

Dr. Fritz  Körmann

Dr. Fritz Körmann

Won the Best Poster Award for his poster about Atomic forces at finite magnetic temperatures at the XLI Calphad conference in Berkeley (USA).

Andreas Leitner

Andreas Leitner

Won the 1st prize of the Dörrenberg Studien Award for his excellent bachelor thesis about the microstructure of austenitic stainless steel Cr18Mn8C059 after total strain controlled loading at the University Duisburg-Essen.

Dr. Karl  Mayrhofer

Dr. Karl Mayrhofer

Was awarded the Innovationspreis 2012 of North Rhine Westphalia in the category "Young Scientist" for his research about electro catalysts.

Josef  Meier

Josef Meier

Received a Best Poster Award for his work on fuel cell catalyst stability as the best out of 129 contributions in the field of fuel cell research at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the International Society of Electrochemistry in Prague (Czech Republic).

Prof. Dierk  Raabe

Prof. Dierk Raabe

Chief executive, was elected as chairman of the Board of Governors of the RWTH Aa­chen. Moreover, he has been reappointed for a second period as a member of the German Council for Science and Humanities (Wissenschaftsrat).

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