Wilhelm Klemm Prize

Wilhelm Klemm Prize

     

  • Subject: Inorganic Chemistry
  • Consists of: ? 7,500, gold medal, certificate
  • First awarded: 1985
  • Given in: odd years
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The Wilhelm-Klemm-Prize is awarded to outstanding chemists in the field of inorganic chemistry. The award was founded in 1984 by Degussa AG, Frankfurt aM and has been financed by the GDCh since 1996. Wilhelm Klemm was an important inorganic chemist. The elements Klemm was most interested in are ytterbium, nickel, cesium, germanium and fluorine. The element symbols are embossed on the medal.

Prize winner 2019 - Wolfgang Bensch, Kiel

Professor Wolfgang Bensch received the Wilhelm-Klemm-Prize in recognition of his innovative work in inorganic chemistry, the synthesis and characterization of new chalcogenides, the in situ investigation of crystal formation and phase changes, with potential applications such as catalysis, batteries and materials for electronics.

More information on Professor Bensch

Prize winners since 1985

2019 Wolfgang Bensch, Kiel
2017 Hamsjörg Grützmacher, Zurich / Switzerland
2015 Thomas Fässler, Munich
2013 Manfred Scheer, Regensburg
2011 Ferdi Schüth, Mühlheim ad Ruhr
2009 Michael Veith, Saarbrücken
2007 Wolfgang Schnick, Munich
2005 Heinrich Vahrenkamp, Freiburg
2003 Günter Schmid, Essen
2001 Konrad Seppelt, Berlin
2000 Karl Wieghardt, Mühlheim ad Ruhr
1999 Welf Bronger, Aachen
1997 Bernt Krebs, Münster
1995 Wolfgang A. Herrmann, Munich
1993 Dieter, Fenske, Karlsruhe
1991 Hanskarl Müller-Buschbaum, Kiel
1989 Kurt Dehnicke, Marburg
1987 Hans Bock, Frankfurt aM
1985 Arndt Simon, Stuttgart

Selection committee

Prof. Claus FELDMANN, Karlsruhe (lead)
Prof. Manfred SCHEER
Prof. Matthias DRIEß, Berlin
Prof. Bettina LOTSCH, Munich
Prof. Eva RENTSCHLER, Mainz
Dr. Kerstin SCHIERLE-ARNDT, Ludwigshafen

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