Software & Solar Cells: Science Awards Guarantee Millions for Top Austrian Researchers
Robust software systems for complex systems and efficient organic solar cells as the basis for CO2-neutral chemical energy storage - these two research areas were honoured on June 12th 2012 in Austria with the Wittgenstein Award. The Wittgenstein Award is Austria's highest endowed and most prestigious science award, and has been presented annually since 1996. With their awards, computer scientist Thomas A. Henzinger and chemist Niyazi Serdar Sariciftci both now have the possibility of investing up to EUR 1.5 million in their research over five years, guaranteeing the two award winners top status internationally, as well as ensuring further progress in their fields of research.
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