Professor Awards

 

  • Astra Zeneca Hypertension Prize

     

    Astra Zeneca Hypertension Prize

    2000 Zhihong Yang  (Medicine)

     

  • Award of the American Society for Microbiology

     

    Award of the American Society for Microbiology

    2015 Patrice Nordmann  (Medicine)
    ICAAC Antimicrobial Research Award and Lecture
    Emerging Antibiotic Resistance in Gram Negatives

     

  • Award of the Egon Naef Foundation for In Vitro Research

    This award is conferred to scientists who develop innovative alternatives to animal testing.

     

    Award of the Egon Naef Foundation for In Vitro Research

    2013 Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser  (Adolphe Merkle Institut AMI)
    Recherche sur l’effet des nanoparticules sur l’organisme humain

     

  • Cloëtta Award

     

    Cloëtta Award

    2005 Urs Albrecht  (Biology)

     

  • ETHZ Award and Silver Medal

     

    ETHZ Award and Silver Medal

    2005 Stefan Wenger  PhD Thesis (Mathematics)
    2000 Stefan Wenger  Diploma Thesis (Mathematics)
    1964 Alexander von Zelewsky  (Chemistry)

     

  • European Research Council (ERC) - Advanced Investigator Grant

     

    European Research Council (ERC) - Advanced Investigator Grant

    2012 Christoph Weder  (Adolphe Merkle Institut AMI)
    Synthetic chemistry and materials
    MERESPO - Mechanically Responsive Polymers

     

  • European Research Council (ERC) - Starting Grant

     

    European Research Council (ERC) - Starting Grant

    2013 Simon Sprecher  (Biology)
    Neurosciences and neural disorders
    PHOTONAVINET - Photoreception in Drosophila larvae: Information coding in a simple neuronal circuit
    2012 Philippe Werner  (Physics)
    Condensed Matter Physics
    DYNCORSYS - Real-time dynamics of correlated many-body systems

     

  • Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Award

     

    Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) Award

    2013 Katharina Fromm  (Chemistry)
    Nomination of the research work in the field of Coordination chemistry, the course work for beginner students and the commitment for catchpenny events. She is the first European to have received this award, for exceptional attainments for science, profession, and society.

     

  • Fellow of the American Mathematical Society Award

    The Fellows of the American Mathematical Society program recognizes members who have made outstanding contributions to the creation, exposition, advancement, communication, and utilization of mathematics.

     

    Fellow of the American Mathematical Society Award

    2013 Ernst Ruh  (Mathematics)

     

  • Grammaticakis-Neumann Award of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS)

    This award is conferred to a promising young scientist for outstanding independent research in photochemistry, photophysics or molecular photobiology.

     

    Grammaticakis-Neumann Award of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS)

    2015 Natalie Banerji  (Chemistry)
    for her studies providing insight into photophysical processes of polymeric semiconductors

     

  • Google Faculty Research Award

    The intent of this award is to support cutting-edge research in Computer Science, Engineering, and related fields.

     

    Google Faculty Research Award

    2013 Philippe Cudré-Mauroux  (Informatics)

     

  • Honorary Professorship / Dr. h.c.

     

    Honorary Professorship / Dr. h.c.

    2008 Yi-Cheng Zhang  (Physics)
    Honorary Professor of the University of Science & Technology of China, Hefei
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    Jean-Claude Dousse  (Physics)
    Honorary Professor of the East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai
    2006 Yi-Cheng Zhang  (Physics)
    Changjiang Chair Honorary Professor of Renmin University, Beijing
    1997 Alexander von Zelewsky  (Chemistry)
    Honorary Professor of the Université de Neuchâtel

     

  • James A. Lindner Award

    Conferred every 3-4 years by the IASA (International Association of Sound and Audiovisual Archives), this award honours exceptional research attainments in the field of technologies for the conservation of video and audio recordings.

     

    James A. Lindner Award

    2011 Rolf Ingold  (Informatics)
    for his participation in the project VisualAudio

     

  • Lifetime Membership of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW)

     

    Lifetime Membership of the Swiss Academy of Engineering Sciences (SATW)

    1990 Alexander von Zelewsky  (Chemistry)

     

  • Marie Heim-Vögtlin (MHV) Award of the Swiss National Science Foundation

    Awarded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) for excellent results within the work of an MHV grant, and to reward the very pleasing progress of the scientific career of the laureate.

     

    Ypsomed Innovation Award for Research and Development

    2012 Claire Jacob  (Biology)

     

  • Marie Sklodowska-Curie Medal

     

    Marie Sklodowska-Curie Medal

    2004 Thomas Bally  (Chemistry)
    Awarded by the Polish Radiation Research Society in recognition of his outstanding contributions to radiation research.

     

  • Mobile Information and Communication Systems (MICS) Award

    The National Main Research in Mobile Information and Communication Systems (MICS) spanned the years from 2001 until 2012 and was Switzerland's biggest Informatics research project. Over 40 professors from various Swiss universities as well as 80 PhD students took part.

     

    Mobile Information and Communication Systems (MICS) Award

    2012 Philippe Cudré-Mauroux  (Informatics)
    Bottom-up Information Integration for the Web of Data

     

  • National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award

    Awarded by the National Science Foundation in support of early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization.

     

    National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award

    2011 Stefan Wenger  (Mathematics)

     

  • Paracelsus Award of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS)

     

    Paracelsus Award of the Swiss Chemical Society (SCS)

    2012 Bernd Giese  (Chemistry)
    Professor emeritus of the University of Basel and guest lecturer at the Chemistry Departement of the University of Fribourg

     

  • Pfizer Cardiovascular Research Prize

     

    Pfizer Cardiovascular Research Prize

    2005 Zhihong Yang + Hema Visvambharan  (Medicine)

     

  • Research Award of the Swiss League Against Epilepsy

     

    Research Award of the Swiss League Against Epilepsy

    2010 Pierre Lavenex  (Medicine)

     

  • Rhodia Prize of the European Colloid and Interface Society

     

    Rhodia Prize of the European Colloid and Interface Society

    2007 Peter Schurtenberger  (Physics)

     

  • Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians Award (KR)

    The International Congress of Mathematicians (ICM) takes place every four years and is generally regarded as the most important Mathematics congress in the world, uniting the best researchers of their respective fields. This particular award was conferred in Seoul.

     

    Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians Award (KR)

    2014 Stefan Wenger  (Mathematics)
    For exceptional attainments in the field of geometric mass theorie.
    1986 Ernst Ruh  (Mathematics)
    1928 Michel Plancherel  (Mathematics)
    1924 Michel Plancherel  (Mathematics)

     

  • VeriSign Internet Infrastructure Grant Sponsorship Award

    This sponsorship award is conferred annually by VeriSign to scientific Informatics-projects that offer solutions to challenges in the field of infrastructure and access that internet users are facing particularly in developing countries. One important criterion is the free and unrestricted access of the public to the insights of the sponsored research work.

     

    VeriSign Internet Infrastructure Grant Sponsorship Award

    2012 Philippe Cudré-Mauroux  (Informatics)
    (together with Christophe Guéret of the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

     

  • Young Investigator Award of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

    Awarded to selected top researchers in Life Sciences under 40 years of age, who excelled with their scientific work and have led a research group for less than four years.

     

    Young Investigator Award of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

    2013 Simon Sprecher  (Biology)
    Neurobiologie

     

  • Ypsomed Innovation Award for Research and Development

    This award is conferred to promote the knowledge and technology transfer at universities and advanced technical colleges in the "Espace Mittelland" region.

     

    Ypsomed Innovation Award for Research and Development

    2017 Alke Fink  (Chemistry)
    3. Prize: NanoLockin: a new technology for characterization of nano particles for cancer therapy
    2014 Patrice Nordmann  (Micro-Biology)
    3. Prize: Quick-test for multi-resistant bacteria
    2012 Barbara Rothen-Rutishauser  (Adolphe Merkle Institut AMI)
    2. Prize: A new bio-printing platform for 3D lung tissue of the air-blood barrier