Dipl.-Biol. Annette Stumpf
Annette Stumpf
Public Relation Office
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Claudia Däfler
Claudia Däfler
Public Relation Office
Phone: +49 7071 601-1767
Mobil: +49 178 731 3394
Standort Tübingen

Awards and Honors


  • Andreas Geiger: receives the 2016 Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize -  the most important prize for early career researchers in Germany. [read more]
  • Samuel Sánchez: wins Catalan Research Award for Young Talent.
  • Hyeon-Ho Jeong: was awarded the MRS Gold Graduate Student Award for a presentation on Chiral Plasmonic Nanosensors at the 2016 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston.


  • Peer Fischer: has received the World Technology Award 2016.
  • Joachim Gräfe: Ernst-Eckhard-Koch-Prize (granted by Helmholtz Center Berlin).
  • Joachim P. Spatz: has been honored with the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz-Award 2017 of the German Research Foundation (DFG).
  • Laura Na Liu: is the recipient of the 2016 IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Optics for outstanding contributions to Nanooptics, Nanophotonics, Nano plasmonics, and Metamaterials.
  • Prof. Dr.Ir. Eric J. Mittemeijer: has been announced as honorary member of the German Society for Materials Science e. V.
  • Xing Ma: receives the Günter Petzow Price 2016 for his outstanding research activities in the field of materials science.
  • Jonas Peters: elected New Member of the German "Young Academy".
  • Federica Bogo, Javier Romero, Matthew Loper, Michael BlackThe FAUST dataset was awarded the "Dataset Award" at the Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing 2016
  • Simon Ebner:  Finalist for WODES 2016 Best Student Pape.
  • Michael Black: inducted as Foreign Member of Royal Swedish Academy of Science.
  • Ludovic Righetti: receives the RAS Early Career Award (Academic) for "his contributions to the theory of, and experiments in, robot locomotion and manipulation". The prize was awarded 19 May 2016 in Stockholm.
  • Ludovic Righetti: receives Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize 2016 of the German Research Foundation (DFG). The prize was awarded 18 May 2016 in Berlin.
  • Joachim P. Spatz: On May 11, 2016, the North Rhine-Westphalian Academy of Sciences, Humanities and the Arts nominated 8 new members. Academy president Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Löwer handed over the admission certificate to the scientists at the occassion of the annual meeeting. [read more].
  • Bernhard Schölkopf: has been elected to be a member of the "Leopoldina" (National Academy of Sciences / Nationale Akademie der Wissenschaften).

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