- The Humboldt Prize
The Humboldt Prize, also known as the Humboldt Research Award, is an award given by the
Alexander von Humboldt Foundationto internationally renowned scientists and is currently valued at € 60.000 with the possibility of further support during the prize winner's life. [ [http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/neurofocus-chief-science-advisor-wins-humboldt-prie/ NeuroFocus Chief Science Advisor Wins Humboldt Prize.] Fox Business. May 9, 2008. Accessed May 19, 2008] [ [http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/programme/preise/pt.htm Humboldt Research Award.] Humboldt Foundation. Accessed May 19, 2008] Nominations must be submitted by established academics in Germany.
The prize is named after the late
Prussian naturalist and explorer Alexander von Humboldt.One of its most renowned winners is the Greek-German philosopher and historian of ideas Panagiotis Kondylis, author of "Die Aufklärung", "Macht und Entscheidung" and several other influential studies.
Past Winners in Mathematics include:
Dmitri Anosov, Spencer J. Bloch, Victor Guillemin, Robert Langlands, Benoît Mandelbrot, Grigory Margulis, John Milnor, Elias M. Stein, Anatoly Vershik, Arnold Mandell, Ernest Borisovich Vinberg, Shing-Tung Yauand Marc Yor.
Past Winners in Physics include:
Roy J. Glauber, Theodor W. Hänsch, John L. Hall, Masatoshi Koshiba, Herbert Kroemer, Steven Chu, Valery Pokrovsky, Clifford G. Shull, Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, Hans Dehmelt, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Nicolaas Bloembergen, Alfred Saupe, Arthur L. Schawlow, Holger Bech Nielsen Julian Schwingerand Robert Hofstadter.
Past Winners in Chemistry include:
Robert H. Grubbs, Richard R. Schrock, John Bennett Fenn, Ahmed H. Zewail, John Anthony Pople, Robert F. Curl, Paul Josef Crutzen, Rudolph Marcus, Jean-Marie Lehn, Narayan Hosmaneand Walter Gilbert.
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* [http://www.au.dk/da/nyheder/presse/250202.htm/ University of Aarhus]
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