Villum scientists receive prestigious awards
08.10.2019 l Latest news
Frede Blaabjerg is awarded an international energy award. Karl Anker Jørgensen is selected for a HC Ørsted Gold Medal. And Morten Mattrup Smedskjær receives the Grundfos Prize. All three are VILLUM FONDEN grantees.
Frede Blaabbjerg awarded prestigious international energy award
The Global Energy Prize is awarded each year to a leading scientist whose research has led to the discoveries and technological innovations that will help meet global energy challenges.
Karl Anker Jørgensen selected for HC Ørsted Gold Medal
In connection with the 200th anniversary of Hans Christian Ørsted’s discovery of electromagnetism, the Danish society for the dissemination of natural science (SNU), together with the Royal Danish Academy of Sciences and Letters, will, for the first time in 30 years, award HC Ørsted Gold Medals.
Morten Mattrup Smedskjær receives Grundfos Prize
Morten Mattrup Smedskjær, a professor of chemistry at Aalborg University, has been awarded the 2019 Grundfos Prize for his ground-breaking research into amorphous materials, in particular oxide glasses – known colloquially as ordinary glass.
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