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DECHEMA Gesellschaft für Chemische Technik und Biotechnologie is pleased to invite entries for the eighth award of the
Hellmuth Fischer Medal.
Preference is given to younger scientists for work that has contributed towards extending or deepening the fundamentals of electrochemistry, corrosion or corrosion protection, or towards their industrial application.
Previous medallists were Prof. Dr. Ulrich Stimming, New York, in 1989, Prof. Dr. Klaus-Michael Jüttner, Frankfurt am Main, in 1991, Prof. Dr. Roger Charles Newman, Manchester, in 1994, Dr. Philippe Allongue, Paris, in 1997, Prof. Dr. R. M. Penner, Irvine USA, in 2000, Prof. Dr. Nongjian Tao, Tempe USA, in 2003 and Dr. Anthony Kucernak, London, in 2006.
Nominations for candidates should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, reprints of important publications, a list of publications and a brief statement for the reasons for the nomination (approx. 1 typewritten page). It is not possible for candidates to nominate themselves.
Nominations should be submitted by November, 1, 2008 to:
Prof. Dr. G. Kreysa
P.O.Box 15 01 04
D-60061 Frankfurt am Main
The final decision on the award of the 2009 Hellmuth Fischer Medal lies with the Selection Committee which is composed of six distinguished scientists. The medal will be presented on the occasion of the 11th International Fischer Symposium on “Microscopy in Electrochemistry” which will take place at Kloster Benediktbeuern/Germany from 26 – 30 July 2009.