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Awarded Adlershof people and projects

Olga Smirnova/MBI

27.04.2022

Ultrafast molecular chirality: twisting light to twist Electrons

Olga Smirnova receives an ERC Advanced Grant:

Olga Smirnova receives a prestigious Advanced Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) which supports, for a period of 5 years, basic research on developing new methods for controlling and imaging ultrafast chiral...

Porträt K. Goldammer © TUMI Initiative

22.03.2022

Kathrin Goldammer honoured as one of 15 Electric Women

RLI Managing Director is one of the world's most remarkable women working to electrify mobility:

For the fourth time, the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) acknowledges the world’s most remarkable women in mobility with a dedicated publication, this year honoring them as Electric Women. The 2022 edition...

Preisverleihung © IGAFA/Matthias Brandt

18.02.2022

Dr. Amran Al-Ashouri receives 2021 Adlershof Dissertation Award

The physicist researched how highly efficient tandem solar cells can be developed using new organic contact materials.:

On 17 February 2022, the Adlershof Dissertation Award was given out for the 20th time. This year’s award went to Dr. Amran Al-Ashouri (third from left) and included a prize money of 3,000 euros. It is jointly endowed and...

Young Scientist 2022 – Dr. Lia Beraldo da Silveira Balestrin © LUM GmbH

14.02.2022

Young Scientist 2022 – Lia Beraldo da Silveira Balestrin

The Brazilian researcher received the award announced by LUM GmbH for her work on asphaltene deposition in crude oil:

From January 24th to 25th, 2022, LUM GmbH hosted the 10th International Conference for Dispersion Analysis and Materials Testing. 90 participants from 24 countries around the world took part. Five candidates from South...

Prof. Dr. Kookrin Char © IKZ Berlin

15.12.2021

Kookrin Char wins Humboldt Research Award hosted by IKZ

The scientist is one of the leading pioneers in the field of oxide electronics:

The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation honours the collaboration of Kookrin Char with IKZ and the Leibniz ScienceCampus GraFOx in the field of oxide semiconductors by a prestigious Humboldt Research Award. The Alexander von...

Urkunde Ernst-Eckhard-Koch-Preis 2021 © HZB

10.12.2021

Ernst Eckhard Koch Prize and Innovation Award on Synchrotron Radiation

Friends of HZB awarded outstanding researchers at this year‘s HZB User Meeting, which was attended by around 450 visitors:

This year, the Friends of HZB awarded the Ernst Eckhard Koch Prize to the outstanding doctoral thesis of Dr Fredrik Johansson (Institut des NanoSciences de Paris, CNRS, Sorbonne). The European Innovation Award on Synchrotron...

Verleihung Diversity-Zertifikat © HZB

12.11.2021

Stifterverband certifies Helmholtz Centre Berlin for strategies in dealing with diversity

HZB is the first non-university research institution to complete the Diversity Audit “Vielfalt gestalten”:

The Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) is the first non-university research institution to have undergone the Stifterverband's diversity audit "Vielfalt gestalten". The certification attests to the HZB's opportunity-oriented...

Roland Müller am BESSY-Modell © HZB/privat

25.10.2021

Life Time Achievement Award for Roland Müller

The physicist from Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin has advanced many projects on control systems at accelerators:

Accelerator and control systems expert Roland Müller received the ICALEPCS Lifetime Achievement Award. In the more than thirty years of his career at BESSY, the physicist has advanced many projects on control systems at...

Prof. Hecht, HU Berlin, Bild: IRIS Adlershof

20.10.2021

Stefan Hecht elected as a Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences

The internationally renowned and award-winning scientist receives renewed recognition:

The European Academy of Sciences (EURASC) has elected Prof. Stefan Hecht, Ph.D., Director of the DWI - Leibniz-Institute for Interactive Materials, Guestprofessor at the Department of Chemistry of HU Berlin and founding...

Tobias Henschel, Gewinner des HZB Technologietransferpreises 2021 © HZB / M. Setzpfand

12.10.2021

Tobias Henschel wins the HZB Technology Transfer Award 2021

Digital bracelet with integrated transparent photovoltaics convinced the jury:

At first glance, it looks like an ordinary wristwatch. But its glass taps the energy of the sun. A research group at Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin has made this possible. Their transparent photovoltaics have now even made it into...

Urkundenübergabe © FBH Berlin

09.08.2021

Ferdinand Braun Institute recognized for its efforts to promote young talents

Closer cooperation planned with the Employment Agency:

Mario Lehwald, Chairman of the Management Board of the Employment Agency Berlin South, has awarded the Ferdinand-Braun-Institut for its "outstanding commitment to vocational training". He presented the official certificate...

DESY-Forscherin © DESY/Christian Schmid

01.07.2021

Synchrotrons accelerate corona research

Research funding is key – Information by the German Committee Research with Synchrotron Radiation:

Synchrotron light sources were originally built to study particles. Today, they are even used in the fight against COVID-19. The projects are as diverse as the fields of the synchrotron users, who come from universities,...

audit berufundfamilie, HZB-Logo

17.03.2021

HZB re-certified as a compatibility-friendly company again

Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin has been awarded the seal of quality for its corporate compatibility policy since 2011:

HZB has been certified as a family-friendly employer since 2011. Now the research centre has successfully completed the re-auditing process and developed further measures to promote a life phase conscious working culture. The...

18.02.2021

Honorary doctorate awarded to Prof. Dr. Heinz-Wilhelm Hübers

The Swedish Chalmers University of Technology honours the scientist from HU Berlin and DLR for his contribution to research in the field of terahertz components:

Dr. Heinz-Wilhelm Hübers is a professor at Humboldt-University Berlin and the director of the Institute of Optical Sensor Systems at Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfart, DLR (German Aerospace Center), which focuses on...

Michael Schneider © European XFEL

04.02.2021

Dr. Michael Schneider receives the European XFEL Young Scientist Award

MBI researcher was awarded for his important contributions in three distinct areas pertaining to diffraction experiments with soft x-rays at European XFEL:

X-ray pulses delivered by x-ray free-electron lasers are typically focused to a few-micrometer size in order to achieve extreme x-ray intensities at the sample inside the scientific instrument.  In his PhD work, Michael...

J. Mikosh © MBI / Ralf Günther

10.12.2020

European Research Council (ERC) awards Consolidator Grant to Jochen Mikosch

MBI researcher receives 2 million Euro of funding to perform basic research on time-resolved structural dynamics of chemical reactions:

Jochen Mikosch receives a prestigious Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC). In a highly competitive and thorough procedure it is awarded to established researchers with 7-12 years of experience since...

Team © Belyntic

30.11.2020

Belyntic GmbH wins Innovation Award Berlin-Brandenburg 2020

“Unique technology for research, development, and production of peptide therapeutics” / Adlershof start-up involved in the development of a vaccine against COVID-19:

Belyntic GmbH is one of this year's winners of the Innovation Award Berlin-Brandenburg. With this award, the jury honors the start-up, located in the Science and Technology Park Berlin-Adlershof, for its "unique technology...

Oliver Arnhold (3.v.l.) und sein Team © RLI

06.11.2020

Oliver Arnhold (Reiner Lemoine Institut) and team win DIN Innovation Award

New DIN guideline accelerates the expansion of the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles:

Oliver Arnhold and the consortium around the DIN SPEC 91433 have won the German Institute for Standardization (DIN) Innovator Award 2020. With these awards, DIN honors special projects and commitments in the field of...

Gewinner InnoSpace Masters © HU Berlin

15.10.2020

Secure satellite communication – Berlin team wins INNOspace Masters 2019/20

Project “QuMSeC” of TU, HU and FBH becomes overall winner of the DLR innovation competition:

The winners of the INNOspace Masters competition, which is organized by the German Aerospace Center (DLR), have been announced: On 14 October, a Berlin-based team from Technische Universität, Humboldt-Universität and the...

Auszeichnung für hervorragende Ausbildungen © Agentur für Arbeit, Berlin-Süd

13.10.2020

Helmholtz-Zentrum is one of the best trainers in Berlin

The Berlin-South Employment Agency awarded the Certificate for Young Talent Promotion 2019/2020 to the HZB:

The Berlin-South Employment Agency has awarded the Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin for an innovative  procedure to select applicants for apprenticeships and dual studies not only on the basis of their grades, but also to include...