Hermann Staudinger Prize for cfaed Principal Investigator Professor Brigitte Voit

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Professor Brigitte Voit, Scientific Director of the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, cfaed Principal Investigator and professor for Physical Chemistry of Polymeric Materials at TUD has been awarded the Hermann Staudinger Prize of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (GDCh). The ceremony was held on September 24, 2018 in the framework of the international conference "Dimensional Control of Polymer Materials - From Synthesis to Function" in Karlsruhe. The Hermann Staudinger Prize is awarded to Professor Voit honoring her impressive achievements in the field of macromolecular chemistry. Congratulations to Prof. Voit on this great success!

About Prof. Dr. Voit

Prof. Dr. Brigitte Voit is head of the IPF Institute Macromolecular Chemistry and Managing Director/Chief Scientific Officer (CSO) of the Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung e.V. Dresden. She is also member of the Faculty Natural Sciences /Department of Chemistry at the Technische Universität Dresden and heads the chair of ''Organic Chemistry of Polymers''. She is Principal Investigator at the "Center for Advancing Electronics Dresden" (cfaed) and the "Centre for Regenerative Therapies Dresden" (CRTD) as well as faculty member of the "Dresden International Graduate School for Biomedicine and Bioengineering" (DIGS-BB), demonstrating the close cooperation with the TU Dresden in the frame of "DRESDEN-concept".

More information about her scientific life can be found here.

About the prize

The Hermann Staudinger Prize, one of the highest honors in the field of Macromolecular Chemistry in Germany, was donated to the GDCh in 1970 by BASF AG in memory of the father of modern polymer chemistry and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (1953). It is awarded at most every two years, by the Board of the GDCh to scientists who have earned special merit in the field. 

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