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Ludwig Biermann-Prize of the German Astronomical Society (AG) for Karin Lind

June 30, 2016

This  year,  the  Ludwig  Biermann  Prize  of  the  German  Astronomical  Society  (AG)  will  be awarded to Dr. Karin Lind from the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy (MPIA) in Heidelberg.
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Dr. Karin Lind

With  the  prize,  the  German Astronomical Society honors outstanding researchers  early  in  their  career.  Karin  Lind
convinced the reviewers with her fundamental and outstanding achievements in the field of theoretical modeling of stellar spectra.

Karin  Lind  studied  astrophysics  at  the  University  of  Uppsala,  was  working  also  in Garching/Munich  at  ESO  and  the  Max  Planck  Institute  for  Astrophysics,  as  well  as  at Cambridge University. She was awarded in 2014 with a Marie Curie Fellowship and received the prestigious Sofia Kovalevskaja-Prize from the Humboldt Foundation in 2015. Currently, she heads a research group at the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy in Heidelberg. The German  Astronomical  Society  awards  the  Ludwig  Biermann  Prize  (named  the  after  the German astronomer, 1907-1986) to Karin Lind on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 during the opening ceremony of the  annual meeting of the AG in Bochum (September 12 to 16, see ag2016.de).

More information:

Press release of the German Astronomical Society at idw

Press release of the German Astronomical Society at idw (in german)

Homepage of the German Astronomical Society (AG) with pdf-versions of the press release

 
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