Bessel award for Michael Spannowsky

June 30, 2018

Prof. Michael Spannowsky was awarded the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt foundation for outstanding contributions to research and teaching.
For a list of his scientific publications see
Scientists and scholars from abroad, internationally renowned in their field, who completed their doctorates less than 18 years ago and who in future are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements which will have a seminal influence on their discipline beyond their immediate field of work, are eligible to be nominated for a Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Research Award.
Award winners are honoured for their outstanding research record and invited to spend a period of up to one year cooperating on a long-term research project with specialist colleagues at a research institution in Germany. The stay may be divided up into blocks.