Doctoral award of the RESOLV Cluster of Excellence 2021
Former doctoral student of the Department of Molecular Theory and Spectroscopy received the award
Dr. Abhishek Sirohiwal, a former member of the Institute, received the 2021 doctoral award of the RESOLV Cluster of Excellence, which is awarded to the best PhD thesis across all RESOLV-participating universities and institutes of the Ruhr area. The award was conferred at the recent New Year’s reception at the Ruhr University of Bochum "for his theoretical studies on the effects of microsolvation and of protein matrix electrostatics on photosynthetic cofactors". Abhishek carried out this work during his PhD studies in the group of Dr. Dimitrios Pantazis, contributing to several high-profile publications at the forefront of photosynthesis research. Since the beginning of this year, Dr. Abhishek Sirohiwal is continuing his research career as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Stockholm.