Recent Awards & Honours 2020

Recent Awards & Honours 2020

Brazilian PhD Award 2019

Brazilian PhD Award 2019

Dr. Isnaldi Souza Filho won the Brazilian PhD Award 2019 for the best national PhD Thesis. November 2020

Early Career Researcher Award

Dr. Huan Zhao has been awarded with the ICAA ECR Award  (Early Career Researcher Award)  by the ICAA International Committee. October 2020


1st place in Alexander von Humboldt Ranking in Engineering Sciences, 3rd place overall Sciences

The Max-Planck-Institut für Eisenforschung achieves the1st place in the Alexander von Humboldt Ranking in Engineering Sciences among all non-university research institutions. It is also ranked 3rd place overall sciences of non-university research institutions. October 2020

Max Planck Trainee Award 2020 & best trainee in the field of materials testing 2020

Annika Laimmer has won the Max Planck Trainee Award 2020 of the Max Planck Society & she has been awarded best trainee in the field of materials testing 2020 of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce Düsseldorf (IHK). September 2020

Member of the executive board of the DGM

PD Dr. F. Roters has been re-elected to the executive board of the DGM (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Materialkunde e.V.) for the term of 2021/22. September 2020

Three new Humboldt fellows, Dr. Stiochko Antonov, Dr. Xuyang (Rhett) Zhou and Dr. Ümit Güder, started their research in our department. August 2020

Acta Student Award

Dr. Huan Zhao received the Acta Student Award from the board of governors for the paper "Parameter free quantitative analysis of atom probe data by correlation functions: Application to the precipitation in Al-Zn-Mg-Cu" published in the journal Scripta Materialia. Scripta Materialia 154 (2018) 106-110, DOI 10.1016/j.scriptamat.2018.05.024

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award 2020

Dr. B. Gault, leader of the atom probe tomography group,  was awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Award 2020 by the DFG (German Research Foundation). December 2019

Awards & Honours of the past years

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