The German working group Group for Analytical spectroscopy (DAAS) of the GDCh Division of Analytical Chemistry awards the "Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize for Analytical spectroscopy" in even years to honor outstanding spectroscopic achievements, especially by younger scientists: from universities, research institutes or industry. Works from all sub-areas of analytical spectroscopy are taken into account, but in particular from innovative subject areas such as spectroscopy in the nanoscale, on biomolecules or spatially resolved spectroscopy. The prize, endowed with 3,000 euros by Analytik Jena, will be presented at the analytica conference in Munich.
The "German working group Group for Applied spectroscopy" (DASp) started awarding the Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize in 1990. Since 2014, the DAAS, which consists of the association of the working groups DASp and AMSEl. ("working group for micro and trace analysis of the elements and element species") continued this tradition.
Submission deadline: February 28, 2022
The German working group Group for Analytical spectroscopy (DAAS) of the GDCh Division of Analytical Chemistry usually awards the Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize in even years to honor the outstanding achievements of the already advanced young scientists from universities, research institutes or industry. All areas of analytical spectroscopy are taken into account, whereby an oeuvre in innovative areas is particularly desirable.
The award is combined with an award certificate and prize money of 3,000 euros donated by the Analytik Jena company. The award ceremony will take place during the Bunsen-Kirchhoff session on the occasion of the analytica conference, which will take place in the period 21.-23. June 2022 in Munich. After the award ceremony, the awardee the opportunity to present their research results in the form of a lecture. The DAAS bears the costs of participating in the DAAS. The decision on the award of the award is made by the DAAS Board.
All nominations contain the following documents:
The members of the DAAS, whereby all persons who meet the conditions can be nominated. Self-nominations are excluded.
Please send your proposal electronically and summarized in a PDF file to Prof. Dr. Kerstin Leopold, chairwoman of the jury for the Bunsen Kirchhoff Prize.
The Bunsen Kirchhoff Prize 2020 was presented to Dr. habil. Natalia P. Ivleva (Technical University of Munich, Institute for water chemistry and Chemical Balneology, Chair for analytical chemistry and water chemistry) - in recognition of her excellent developments in the field of Raman microspectroscopy, especially stable isotope Raman microspectroscopy.
Dr. Ivleva is an outstanding expert in the field of Raman spectroscopy. She was able to show for the first time that Raman microscopy is an efficient method for characterizing the nanostructures of combustion aerosol particles and is suitable for predicting their structure-related activity. In addition, Dr. Ivleva is a Raman microscopy-based analytical method for the reliable identification and quantification of plastic micro-particles in the environment and food samples. Particularly noteworthy are her latest work on stable isotope Raman microspectroscopy, in which she provides a completely new, effective and non-destructive tool for the spectroscopic 2D and 3D characterization of microorganisms at the single cell level through combination with surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS).
Presentation of the Bunsen-Kirchhoff Prize to Dr. Zsuzsanna Heiner (2nd from right) by Dr. Martin Dinse, PerkinElmer (2nd from left), Prof. Dr. Kerstin Leopold, chairwoman of the jury for the Bunsen Kirchhoff Prize (right) and Dr. Wolfgang Buscher, Chairman of the DAAS (left). (Photo: PerkinElmer)
|year||awardee (affiliation at the time of the award)||Reason|
|2020|| Dr. habil. Natalia P. Ivleva|
Technical University of Munich
in recognition of her excellent developments in the field of Raman microspectroscopy, especially stable isotope Raman microspectroscopy
Dr. Zsuzsanna Heiner, School of Analytical Sciences Adlershof, Humboldt University Berlin
in recognition of their excellent developments in the field of vibrational sum frequency generation (VSFG) at high repetition frequencies
Prof. Dr. Jacob T. Shelley
| in recognition of his outstanding research work in the field of novel plasma-based ionization sources in mass spectrometry|
|2016|| Dr. Torsten Frosch
Leibniz Institute for Photonic Technologies
|in recognition of his excellent developments in the field of miniaturized, fiber-based Raman sensors for addressing environmental, pharmaceutical and biomedical issues. In particular, his groundbreaking further developments of fiber- and cavity-reinforced Raman spectroscopy should be mentioned here, which enable sensitive online detection of biogenic gases, important biomarkers and medicinal substances in gases.|
|2015|| Prof. Dr. Martin Resano
University of Zaragoza / Spain
|in recognition of his outstanding developments in the use of atomic spectrometric methods for direct element trace analysis in solids|
|2014|| Dr. Oliver Reich,
University of Potsdam
|in recognition of his outstanding achievements in the field of photon density wave spectroscopy|
|2013|| Prof. Dr. Maria Montes-Bayón,
University of Oviedo / Spain
|in recognition of her pioneering developments in the use of mass spectrometric methods for the quantitative analysis of biomarkers|
|2012||Prof. Dr. Christoph Haisch, Munich||for his groundbreaking developments and applications in the field of laser-based spectrochemical analysis systems, especially in the areas of Laser Induced Breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), optothermal spectroscopy, photoacoustic spectroscopy and surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS)|
|2011||Dr. Daniel Pröfrock, Helmholtz Center Geesthacht||for his outstanding work on the detection of biomolecules using covalently bound heteroatoms as well as the development of miniaturized chromatographic techniques and their coupling with element- or molecule-specific mass spectrometric methods|
|2010||Prof. Dr. Janina Kneipp, Humboldt University Berlin||for her work on analytical laser molecule spectroscopy with resonant Raman scattering in complex microstructured systems|
|2009||Dr. Joachim Koch, ETH Zurich||for his analytical-spectroscopic work on laser ablation with femtosecond lasers|
|2008||PD Dr. Sebastian Schlücker, Würzburg||for his analytical-spectroscopic FT-IR and Raman work on label-free microscopic imaging for biomedical diagnostics|
|2007||Dr. Jörg Bettmer, Mainz||for his work in the field of coupling methods from chromatography and plasma mass spectrometry to investigations of metalloproteins|
|2006||Dr. Volker Deckert, Dortmund||for his work on tip-enhanced Raman spectroscopy|
|2005||Dr. Nicolas Bings, Hamburg||for his work on time-of-flight mass spectrometry with inductively coupled plasma, with special emphasis on analytical-methodical studies on the use of laser ablation, electrothermal evaporation, hydride processes and coupling with capillary electrophoresis for the analysis of real samples|
|2004||Dr. Ewa Bulska, Warsaw / PL||for her work in the field of furnace atomic absorption spectrometry with special mention of the use of matrix modifiers as well as for the analysis of biological materials and for studies on the conservation of art objects|
|2003||Dr. Sergei Boulyga, Mainz||for his work on the atomic spectrometric determination of the concentration and micro-distribution of trace elements in environmental and tissue samples, particularly in connection with the reactor accident in Chernobyl|
|2002||Dr. Jürgen Popp, Würzburg||for his work on the spectroscopy of microparticles|
|2001||Dr. John A. McLean, Washington, DC / USA||for his work in the field of plasma spectrometry|
|2000||Dr. Dieter Fischer, Dresden||for the adaptation of infrared and Raman spectroscopy for process analytics|
|1998||Dr. Annemie Bogaerts, Antwerp / B||for her work on the modeling of glow discharges|
|1995||Dr. Paul WJM Boumans, Bergeyk / NL||in recognition of his fundamental contributions to the development of analytical atomic spectroscopy|
|1994||Dr. D. Bruce Chase, Wilmington / USA||for his work on the development of Fourier transform Raman spectroscopy|
|Dr. WJ Orville-Thomas, Salford / GB||for his work to elucidate the nature of chemical bonds|
|1993||Dr. Boris L'vov, St. Petersburg / RUS||for his work in the field of electrothermal atomic absorption spectroscopy|
|1992|| Dr. Kurt Laqua, Dortmund|
|for his work in the field of analytical atomic spectroscopy|
|Dr. Arnulf Röseler, Berlin||for his work in the field of infrared ellipsometry|
|1991||Dr. Hannes Aiginger, Vienna / A||for his work in the field of total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis|
|Dr. Peter Wobrauschek, Vienna / A||for his work in the field of total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis|
|Dr. Joachim Knoth, Geesthacht||for his work in the field of total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis|
|Dr. Heinrich Schwenke, Geesthacht||for his work in the field of total reflection X-ray fluorescence analysis|
|1990||Dr. Günter Snatzke, Bochum||for his work in the field of circular dichroism spectroscopy|
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