Young Scientist Awards 2019 granted at Freiburg university
In 2019, the Young Scientist Awards by the Eva Mayr-Stihl foundation were awarded to Dr. Laura Mundt for her outstanding thesis “High-Resolution Analysis of Perovskite Absorbers in Photovoltaics” and Antonina Trippel for her extraordinary dissertation “Metal Failure under Dynamic and Multiaxial Loading Conditions“. Eva Mayr-Stihl and Robert Mayr - whom the prizes had been named after - handed them over together with the Rector of the University of Freiburg, Prof. Dr. Hans-Jochen Schiewer, at the occasion of in the opening ceremony of the Academic Year 2019/20 on October 23.
The Eva Mayr-Stihl Foundation promotes young scientists at the Faculty of Engineering of the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg - in particular the Institute for Sustainable Technical Systems (INATECH). The Eva-Mayr-Stihl-Prize and the Robert-Mayr-Prize are awarded to scientists at the beginning of their careers for their achievements. The Eva Mayr Stihl Prize is awarded for outstanding dissertations in the field of sustainability research. It is endowed with 5,000 euros. The Robert Mayr Prize honors outstanding master theses. It is endowed with 3,000 euros. Both prizes are awarded annually.