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11/01/11

Ferdi Schüth receives Hamburger Wissenschaftspreis 2011

Ferdi Schüth receives Hamburger Wissenschaftspreis 2011

The prize, amounting to 100,000 € and donated by the "Hamburgischen Stiftung für Wissenschaften, Entwicklung und Kultur Helmut und Hannelore Greve" is the highest endowed research award of a German Science Academy.

With this prize the Academy honors the pioneering work of Ferdi Schüth in the area of catalysis, especially in the fields of hydrogen storage and conversion of biomass into fuels and base chemicals.

The prize will be awarded on 18th November 2011 in the city hall of Hamburg under the auspices of the First Mayor of Hamburg, Olaf  Scholz. (www.awhamburg.de)

Further Information: press release
 

Photo (from left to right):
President of the Academy Prof. Dr. Heimo Reinitzer, the founders  Prof. Dr. h. c. Hannelore and Prof. Dr. Helmut Greve, Deputy Mayor of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg Dr. Dorothee Stapelfeldt, laureate Prof. Dr. Ferdi Schüth.
Photo credits: Akademie der Wissenschaften in Hamburg / Christoph Engel