Successful Scientists from MBI

Numerous scientists has started their successful scientific career at MBI or have been awarded prestigious prizes for their work. In the following, awards and recognotions are listed for the period since 2010.

Dissertation prizes:

  • Wilhelm Kühn, Carl Ramsauer Prize 2011
  • Christian Eickhoff, Carl Ramsauer Prize 2011
  • Martin Hempel, Dissertation prize Adlershof
  • Rene Costard, Springer Thesis Prize
  • Simon Birkholz, Lise Meitner Prize
  • Maria Richter, Dissertation Prize of the Leibniz Association
  • Lisa Torlina, Marthe Vogt Prize 2017
  • Lorenz von Grafenstein, Carl Ramsauer Prize 2018

Scientific Prizes and Recognitions:

  • Olga Smirnova, Karl Scheel Prize 2010
  • Michael Woerner, Flavio Zamponi, Matias Bargheer, Thomas Elsässer, gemeinsam mit Institut für Gerätebau, Berlin,
    Innovation prize Berlin Brandenburg 2010
  • Thomas Elsaesser, Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics
  • Benjamin P. Fingerhut, Emmy Noether Group (DFG)
  • Geert Reitsma, Rubicon Fellowship (NWO)
  • Benjamin P. Fingerhut, Robin Hochstrasser Award (Chemical Physics)
  • Thomas Elsaesser, Ellis R. Lippincott Award for Vibrational Spectroscopy
  • Thomas Fennel, Heisenberg Fellowship (DFG)
  • Daniela Rupp, Carl Scheel Prize 2018 and Junior Prize of the Mayor of Berlin 2018

Projects funded by the European Research Councils (ERC):

  • Thomas Elsaesser, ULTRADYNE, Advanced Grant 2010-2015
  • Erik T. J. Nibbering, XRAYPROTON, Advanced Grant, since 2018
  • Benjamin P. Fingerhut, NONABVD, Starting Grant, since 2019

Calls to members of MBI:

  • Martin Weinelt, Full Professor, FU Berlin
  • Olga Smirnova, Full S-Professor, TU Berlin
  • Günter Steinmeyer, Full S-Professur, HU Berlin
  • Daniela Rupp, Assistant Professor, ETH Zürich
  • Bastian Pfau, Junior Professor, Universität Siegen (abgelehnt)
  • Tianli Feng, Associate Professor, Shandong University, China