Max Born Prize in 2022 for Claudia Felser

December 06, 2021

The Max Born Prize, jointly awarded by the British Institute of Physics (IOP) and the DPG for particularly valuable and timely scientific contributions to physics, will be awarded in 2022 to Prof. Dr. Claudia Felser of the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Physics of Solids, Dresden. Claudia is a world leader in the design and discovery of new inorganic compounds, in particular so-called Heusler compounds and other topological quantum materials.

The citation states, "For her seminal contributions to the fields of magnetic and chiral topology, in prediction, single crystal growth, and experimental observations."

The award ceremony is expected to take place in London (UK) in the autumn of 2022.

The Max Born Prize is awarded jointly by the British Institute of Physics (IOP) and the DPG in memory of Max Born's work in the UK and Germany for particularly valuable and timely scientific contributions to physics. It is awarded annually, alternately to a physicist living and working in Germany, the UK or Ireland. The award consists of prize money, a silver medal with a portrait of Max Born, and a certificate.

Congratulations to Claudia for this award!!!

Also it is important to know that this award has only been given to two other women scientists before.

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