The nominations are evaluated by an experts committee comprised of members from academia and industry. The award ceremony will take place during the Interna-tional Congress of Catalysis 2012 in Munich.
Nominations should be submitted before November 15th, 2011, to DECHEMA, c/o Prof. Kurt Wagemann, Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25, 60486 Frankfurt. Besides a detailed justification of the proposal, the candidate's CV and list of publications and patents should be included. Submission of exemplary publications in internationally renowned scientific journals as well as references letters from industry is also appreciated. Self-nominations are not accepted.
The Alwin Mittasch Prize was initiated by BASF AG in 1990, originally as the Alwin Mittasch Medal. It is named after the developer of the first catalyst for ammonia syn-thesis. Former prize-winners include Prof. Dr. Gerhard Ertl, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft (1990), Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Keim, RWTH Aachen (1998), Prof. Dr. Jens Weitkamp, Universität Stuttgart and Prof. Dr. Jens. K. Norskov, Universität Lyngby (both 2009); a complete list is available online on http://www.dechema.de/index.php?id=78834&nonactive=1&lang=de.
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