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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prizes 2019

The latest recipients of Germany’s most prestigious research prize have been announced. The Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) selected ten researchers, four women and six men, to receive the 2019 Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize. The recipients of the prize were chosen by the selection committee from 122 nominees. Three of the ten prizewinners are from the humanities and social sciences, three from the life sciences, two from the natural sciences and two from the engineering sciences. Each will receive prize money of €2.5 million.

The awards ceremony for the 2019 Leibniz Prizes took place on 13 March in Berlin.

Prizewinners 2019

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sami Haddadin

Robotics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Rupert Huber

Experimental Physics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Andreas Reckwitz

Prof. Dr. Andreas Reckwitz

Sociology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Hans-Reimer Rodewald

Immunology Interner Linkmore

Dr. Melina Schuh

Dr. Melina Schuh

Cell Biology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Brenda Schulman

Biochemistry Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Ayelet Shachar

Prof. Dr. Ayelet Shachar

Law and Political Science Interner Linkmore

Prof. Michèle Tertilt Ph.D.

Economics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wernsdorfer

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Wernsdorfer

Experimental Solid-State Physics Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Wessling

Chemical Engineering Interner Linkmore