News

Professor Joachim Maier

was nominated as Fellow of The Electrochemical Society. [more]

Dr Chia-Chin Chen

has received the "SSI-21 award" for the best presentation of a young researcher at the Solid State Ionics Conference in Padua. (06.2017)

Y. Eren Suyolcu

has been awarded the "Young Scientist Award" at the E-MRS 2017 Spring Meeting in Strasbourg, France. The prize was awarded for the research project "Dopant Size Effects on Interfacial Superconductivity in Lanthanum Cuprate Bilayers". (05.2017)

Professor Klaus v. Klitzing

Doctor Honoris Causa of the Universidad Nacional de San Martín, Argentina. (11.2016)

Professor Klaus v. Klitzing

"IAS Senior Fellow", City University of Hong Kong (07.2016)

Professor Klaus v. Klitzing

Doctor Honoris Causa of the Osaka University "for outstanding contributions to academic research and education". (03.2016)

Humboldt Professorship for Hidenori Takagi

One award winner is Hidenori Takagi, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart, Professor at the University of Stuttgart and Professor at the University of Tokyo.Photo: Humboldt-Stiftung/Svea Pietschmann

Research Minister Wanka and Humboldt Foundation President Schwarz confer Alexander von Humboldt Professorships during a special ceremony in Berlin.

One award winner is Hidenori Takagi, Director at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart, Professor at the University of Stuttgart and Professor at the University of Tokyo.

Photo: Humboldt-Stiftung/Svea Pietschmann [more]

Alexander von Humboldt Professorship

Video on award winner Hidenori Takagi.

Prizes & Awards

His work on exploring oxide heterostructures for electron emission to achieve efficient energy conversion has been honored with the Shoulders-Gray-Spindt Award 2017 at the 30th International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference in Regensburg. (07.2017).

Iman Rastegar

His work on exploring oxide heterostructures for electron emission to achieve efficient energy conversion has been honored with the Shoulders-Gray-Spindt Award 2017 at the 30th International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference in Regensburg. (07.2017). [more]
was awarded with the "EU-40 materials prize" of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS). (05.2017)

Professor Bettina Lotsch

was awarded with the "EU-40 materials prize" of the European Materials Research Society (E-MRS). (05.2017) [more]

Dr Stephan Rauschenbach

was awarded the 2017 Mattauch–Herzog Prize for Young Researchers by the German Mass Spectrometry Association.
The prize is awarded for outstanding scientific achievements in one of the two main areas of modern mass spectrometry, organic/biochemical analysis, and element and isotope analysis. It is one of the most prestigious and financially attractive prizes in the analytical sciences. (03/2017)

Professor Andrzej M. Oleś

was awarded the „Research Minister’s Prize for Outstanding Achievements in Basic Research in the Technical Sciences”. This Polish prize is awarded every year to one person only and comes with a prize money equivalent to 20,000 €. (12/2016)
Guest professor at the MPI-FKF is awarded with the Marian-Smoluchowski-Emil-Warburg Award 2017 „Für seine Arbeiten über komplexe Ordnungsphänomene in der Festkörperphysik, insbesondere unter Einbeziehung orbitaler Freiheitsgrade des Elektrons.” (11.2016)Photo: Tomasz Oleś

Professor Andrzej M. Oleś

Guest professor at the MPI-FKF is awarded with the Marian-Smoluchowski-Emil-Warburg Award 2017 „Für seine Arbeiten über komplexe Ordnungsphänomene in der Festkörperphysik, insbesondere unter Einbeziehung orbitaler Freiheitsgrade des Elektrons.” (11.2016)

Photo: Tomasz Oleś [more]
The International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) announced Prof. Dr. E. Robert Dinnebier as Director-at-Large (2016-2020).

Prof Dr Robert E. Dinnebier

The International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD) announced Prof. Dr. E. Robert Dinnebier as Director-at-Large (2016-2020). [more]
The Max Planck Society and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have appointed seven outstanding scientists as leaders of Max Planck Research Groups and tenure track professors at TUM. Dr Andreas Grüneis was appointed to this "MaxPlanck@TUM" alliance. (10.2016)

Dr Andreas Grüneis

The Max Planck Society and the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have appointed seven outstanding scientists as leaders of Max Planck Research Groups and tenure track professors at TUM. Dr Andreas Grüneis was appointed to this "MaxPlanck@TUM" alliance. (10.2016) [more]

ERC Starting Grant

The European Research Council awards a project grant to Dr Andreas Grüneis currently working at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart. Project titel: "Towards chemical accuracy in computational materials science". (08.2016)

Dr Christoph Große

received a Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation. Academic host: Prof. Jeremy Baumberg, University of Cambridge. (06.2016)
Dr Christoph Große was awarded with an Otto Hahn medal. (06.2016)

Otto Hahn Medal

Dr Christoph Große was awarded with an Otto Hahn medal. (06.2016) [more]
The European Research Council awards a project grant to Dr Christian R. Ast currently working at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart. (04.2016)

ERC Consolidator Grant

The European Research Council awards a project grant to Dr Christian R. Ast currently working at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart. (04.2016) [more]
The European Research Council awards a project grant to Professor Bernhard Keimer. (07.2015)

ERC Advanced Grant

The European Research Council awards a project grant to Professor Bernhard Keimer. (07.2015) [more]
Dr Benedikt Frieß and Dr Tomce Runčevski were awarded with an Otto Hahn medal. (06.2015)

Otto Hahn Medals

Dr Benedikt Frieß and Dr Tomce Runčevski were awarded with an
Otto Hahn medal. (06.2015) [more]
Professor Ali Alavi has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society. (05.2015)

Fellow of the Royal Society

Professor Ali Alavi has been elected Fellow of the Royal Society. (05.2015) [more]
led by Dr Philipp Hansmann, with the goal of performing calculations for correlated electron systems. (04.2015)

New MPI-FKF Research Group

led by Dr Philipp Hansmann, with the goal of performing calculations for correlated electron systems. (04.2015) [more]
On April 1, 2015, the Stuttgart Center for Electron Microscopy (StEM) of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) has joined our Institute, MPI-FKF. The transfer of the Center, led by Professor Peter van Aken, is a consequence of the scientific evolution of MPI-IS and further strengthens our analytical capabilities. (04.2015)

StEM has joined MPI-FKF

On April 1, 2015, the Stuttgart Center for Electron Microscopy (StEM) of the Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems (MPI-IS) has joined our Institute, MPI-FKF. The transfer of the Center, led by Professor Peter van Aken, is a consequence of the scientific evolution of MPI-IS and further strengthens our analytical capabilities. (04.2015) [more]
Dr Alex Manuel Frano Pereira graduated with distinction from the Technical University of Berlin, and won the Springer thesis Award for his outstanding research on metal-oxide heterostructures. (01.2015)

Ernst-Eckhard Koch Award

Dr Alex Manuel Frano Pereira graduated with distinction from the Technical University of Berlin, and won the Springer thesis Award for his outstanding research on metal-oxide heterostructures. (01.2015) [more]
The European Research Council awards project grants to Professor Bettina V. Lotsch and Dr Sebastian Loth, both currently working at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart. (12.2014)

ERC Starting Grants

The European Research Council awards project grants to Professor Bettina V. Lotsch and Dr Sebastian Loth, both currently working at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart. (12.2014) [more]
He will start an "Ultrafast Solid State Spectroscopy" group at the MPI-FKF focusing on optical control and non-equilibrium dynamics in strongly correlated electron systems and novel quantum materials. (12.2014)

Appointment of Dr Stefan Kaiser to a joint Junior Professorship at the University of Stuttgart

He will start an "Ultrafast Solid State Spectroscopy" group at the MPI-FKF focusing on optical control and non-equilibrium dynamics in strongly correlated electron systems and novel quantum materials. (12.2014) [more]
Nobel laureate Professor Klaus v. Klitzing  has been named the 2014 recipient of the Richard E. Prange Prize and Lectureship in Condensed Matter Theory and Related Areas. (11.2014)

Prange Prize 2014

Nobel laureate Professor Klaus v. Klitzing  has been named the 2014 recipient of the Richard E. Prange Prize and Lectureship in Condensed Matter Theory and Related Areas. (11.2014)
Dr Andreas Schnyder, scientist in the Quantum Many-Body Theory Department, will receive the Walter Schottky Prize of the German Physical Society for his work on the classification of topological insulators and superconductors. (11.2014)

Walter Schottky Prize 2015

Dr Andreas Schnyder, scientist in the Quantum Many-Body Theory Department, will receive the Walter Schottky Prize of the German Physical Society for his work on the classification of topological insulators and superconductors. (11.2014) [more]
Dr Andreas Rost was appointed to a joint junior professorship at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research and the University of Stuttgart. (11.2014)

Joint Junior Professorship

Dr Andreas Rost was appointed to a joint junior professorship at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research and the University of Stuttgart. (11.2014) [more]

International Society of Electrochemistry

Andreas Wohlfarth was awarded the "Outstanding Young Researcher Award 2014" (XIVth International Symposium on Polymer Electrolytes, Geelong, Australia). (08.2014)
The newly constructed Precision Laboratory on the Büsnau campus was built on an initiative of Professor Kern in close collaboration between the construction department of the Max Planck Society, HammesKrause Architects and the Institute. (08.2014)Photo: Wolf-Dieter Gericke

Hugo-Häring Award 2014

The newly constructed Precision Laboratory on the Büsnau campus was built on an initiative of Professor Kern in close collaboration between the construction department of the Max Planck Society, HammesKrause Architects and the Institute. (08.2014)
Photo: Wolf-Dieter Gericke [more]
Professor Jochen Mannhart has been awarded the Europhysics Prize together with Harold Hwang and Jean-Marc Triscone. With their work, the scientists have taken an important step towards making chips for computers or mobile phones smaller and more energy-efficient. (08.2014)

Europhysics Prize 2014

Professor Jochen Mannhart has been awarded the Europhysics Prize together with Harold Hwang and Jean-Marc Triscone. With their work, the scientists have taken an important step towards making chips for computers or mobile phones smaller and more energy-efficient. (08.2014) [more]
will be awarded to Dr Mathieu Le Tacon for his "innovative photon scattering experiments elucidating spin and charge ordering phenomena and excitations in high-temperature superconductors and other correlated-electron materials". (08.2014)

The IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Low Temperature Physics

will be awarded to Dr Mathieu Le Tacon for his "innovative photon scattering experiments elucidating spin and charge ordering phenomena and excitations in high-temperature superconductors and other correlated-electron materials". (08.2014) [more]
The Max Planck Society and the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation honour pioneering work in the field of quantum nanoscience. (07.2014)Photo: David Ausserhofer/private photo

Professor Robert J. Schoelkopf and Professor Jörg Wrachtrup to receive the Max Planck Research Award

The Max Planck Society and the Alexander von Humboldt-Foundation honour pioneering work in the field of quantum nanoscience. (07.2014)
Photo: David Ausserhofer/private photo [more]
Professor Klaus v. Klitzing was elected Foreign Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. (06.2014)

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Professor Klaus v. Klitzing was elected Foreign Member of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. (06.2014)
Dr Mathieu Le Tacon received the Academy Prize of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences. (05.2014)

Academy Prize 2014

Dr Mathieu Le Tacon received the Academy Prize of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences. (05.2014)


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Professor Klaus v. Klitzing and Professor Theodor Hänsch were appointed honorary members of the Board of Trustees of the PTB. (05.2014)

Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt

Professor Klaus v. Klitzing and Professor Theodor Hänsch were appointed honorary members of the Board of Trustees of the PTB. (05.2014)
At the annual ESRF Users’ Meeting on 3rd February, the Users’ Organisation declared solid state physicist Dr Mathieu Le Tacon, aged 33, winner of the Young Scientist Award for his outstanding work on a new electronic phase of cuprates that competes directly with superconductivity. (02.2014)

ESRF Young Scientist Award 2014

At the annual ESRF Users’ Meeting on 3rd February, the Users’ Organisation declared solid state physicist Dr Mathieu Le Tacon, aged 33, winner of the Young Scientist Award for his outstanding work on a new electronic phase of cuprates that competes directly with superconductivity. (02.2014) [more]
Professor Klaus v. Klitzing, Director at the MPI for Solid State Research, was appointed to the Hall of Fame of German Research. (12.2013)

Hall of Fame

Professor Klaus v. Klitzing, Director at the MPI for Solid State Research, was appointed to the Hall of Fame of German Research. (12.2013) [more]
Dr Bum Joon Kim wins the Coles Prize "For seminal contributions to the discovery and experimental study of an unconventional Mott insulating state induced by relativistic spin-orbit coupling in the transition metal oxide Sr2IrO4". (08.2013)

Bryan R. Coles Prize 2013

Dr Bum Joon Kim wins the Coles Prize "For seminal contributions to the discovery and experimental study of an unconventional Mott insulating state induced by relativistic spin-orbit coupling in the transition metal oxide Sr2IrO4". (08.2013)
for Dr Dmytro Inosov for the work on magnetic excitations in iron-based high-Tc superconductors, and especially for the detailed studies of the magnetic resonant mode in the superconducting state. (09.2012)

Wolfram-Prandl Prize 2012

for Dr Dmytro Inosov for the work on magnetic excitations in iron-based high-Tc superconductors, and especially for the detailed studies of the magnetic resonant mode in the superconducting state. (09.2012) [more]
for "Neue Technik für die Batterien der nächsten Generation" for Professor Yan Yu. (08.2012)

Sofia Kovalevskaja Prize 2013

for "Neue Technik für die Batterien der nächsten Generation" for Professor Yan Yu. (08.2012) [more]
Professor Michael Grätzel EPFL, Institute of chemical sciences and engineering, ISIC Laboratory for Photonics and Interfaces

Max Planck Fellow (2012)

Professor Michael Grätzel
EPFL, Institute of chemical sciences and engineering, ISIC Laboratory for Photonics and Interfaces [more]
Professor George Albert Sawatzky, University of British Columbia, Physics Department, Vancouver, Canada

External Scientific Member (2012)

Professor George Albert Sawatzky, University of British Columbia, Physics Department, Vancouver, Canada [more]
 
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