Honours & Awards

IHPC Principal Investigator wins TUM Award

14 Dec 2012
IHPC congratulates Prof. Dr. Notker Rösch for winning the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medal, the highest distinction for scientific achievements awarded by the prestigious TUM (Technische Universität München, also known as the Technical University of Munich).

He was cited for his internationally recognised achievements in Theoretical Chemistry, particularly in the field of catalysis research, and also lauded for his role as founding director of the TUM Catalysis Research Center (CRC). TUM awards the Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Medal in recognition of outstanding achievements in science, technology or medicine, and committed service to the university as a teacher and researcher. The medal was first awarded in 1997 and is named after Heinz Maier-Leibnitz, Germany’s pioneer in neutron physics and one of the most prominent scientists from TUM.

Prof. Dr. Notker Rösch is currently a Principal Investigator with IHPC’s Material Science and Engineering Department. Please view his profile at http://www.crc.tum.de/people/notker-roesch-theoretical-chemistry.