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Humboldt Research Fellowship for Jonathan Mannouch

Jonathan Mannouch, a postdoc in the Theory Department, has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship. He joined the MPSD in October 2022 and has been developing new approaches for simulating nonadiabatic dynamics in chemical systems. more

Angel Rubio is awarded foreign membership of the CAS

Angel Rubio, the MPSD’s managing director, has been awarded the foreign membership of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS). The theoretical physicist was also recently named as the recipient of the Spanish National Research Prize. more

Young researcher award for Mark Kamper Svendsen

Mark Kamper Svendsen, a postdoctoral researcher in the Theory group, has been selected for the Young Researcher Award by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) for his PhD thesis, Light-Matter Interactions from First Principles. more

Spanish National Research Prize for Angel Rubio

Angel Rubio, director of the Theory Department and managing director of the MPSD, has been awarded the prestigious Spanish National Research Prize for his work on computational solid-state physics. more

‘Max Planck Hamburg’ cycles 12,118 km in three weeks

51 scientific and non-scientific colleagues from the city’s three Institutes collected as many kilometers as possible - on their bikes. They reached the impressive total of 12,118 kilometres, landing in 52nd place out of 933 teams. more

28 PhD projects on offer in this year’s IMPRS-UFAST Call

The International Max Planck Research School for Ultrafast Imaging & Structural Dynamics (IMPRS-UFAST) has opened this year’s call for applicants. more

DOE Early Career Award for group leader James McIver

MPSD research group leader James McIver, who is also an Assistant Professor of Physics at Columbia University in New York, has been awarded the prestigious Early Career Award by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).  more

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