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Recent Awards & Honours 2021

Walter Benjamin Grant

Dr. Yan Ma, head of the new research group "Sustainable Synthesis of Materials", receives Walter Benjamin Grant of the German Research Foundation.
October 2021

Erwin W Müller Outstanding Emerging Scientist Award

Dr. Se-Ho Kim was awarded the medal of this most prestigious award in the IFES community at the APT&M 2021 conference. This award recognises an emerging scientist for a recent and original work in the field of field emission, field ionization, or related phenomena. October 2021

Editor's  Choice

Editor's Choice

Ziyuan Rao, Aslı Çakır, Özge Özgün, Dirk Ponge, Dierk Raabe, Zhiming Li, & Mehmet Acet received the Editor's Choice Award for their publication

"3d transition-metal high-entropy Invar alloy developed by adjusting the valence-electron concentration" from Phys. Rev. Materials 5, 044406 – Published 16 April 2021


2021  Postdoctoral Student Award & Young Leaders International Scholar - JIM

2021 Postdoctoral Student Award & Young Leaders International Scholar - JIM

Dr. Antonov Stoichko has been awarded with the  2021 Postdoctoral Student Award & the Young Leaders International Scholar - JIM, established by The Japan Institute of Metals and Materials (JIM) and the Federation of European Materials Societies (FEMS).

Excellence in Reviewing

The Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing 2020 was awarded to Dr. Parakevas Kontis from the journal Materialia. March 2021

Outstanding Reviewer Award

Outstanding Reviewer Award

In recognition of his excellent service as a reviewer for Scripta Materialia and/or Acta Materialia in 2020 Dr. Lutz Morsdorf has been selected for an oustanding reviewer award.

Awards & Honours 2020

2020 M&M  Postdoctoral Student Award

2020 M&M Postdoctoral Student Award

Dr. Stoichko Antonov has received the M&M Postdoral Student Award 2020 from the Microscopy Society of America, Advancing Microscopy and Microanalysis.

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

TMS Light Metals Subject Award - Aluminum Alloys

Dr. Huan Zhao was rewarded with the TMS Light Metals Subject Award - Aluminum Alloys. February 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

Scholarship "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes"

Leonie Gomell received a PhD-Schoolarship from the "Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes". Beginning Jan 1st,2020 untill December 31st.2022, 1 year extension possible. The schoolarship includes funding for summer schools, language courses, workshops, ...

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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