Publication date: 
2017/02/12
For the 19th time, The Siemens Czech awarded the best young scientists, students and teachers in the prestigious science competition, Werner von Siemens Prize. At the gala evening at the Bethlehem Chapel on 9 February, Marek Novák from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering received the award in the most significant result of research and innovation category. The student was awarded for the development of miniature meter with accessible operation and connection to the smartphone. Award for the best doctoral dissertation written by a woman was taken by Neda Neykova from the Department of Solid State Engineering at Faculty of Nuclear Sciences and Physical Engineering, focusing on hydrothermal synthesis of ZnO nanorods and nanoshells for use in photovoltaics.

Werner von Siemens Prize is organized by Siemens, along with leading representatives of universities and the Academy of Sciences, who are also the sponsors of individual categories and participate in the evaluation of the best works. Patronage over the award of prizes is provided by the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports, Ministry of Industry and Trade and Deputy Prime Minister for Science, Research and Innovation, Pavel Bělobrádek.

 

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Content owner: Andrea Vondráková