Awardees

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Award Ceremony of the Eduard Rhein Award

Awardees 2020

The Executive Board of the EDUARD RHEIN FOUNDATION came to the decision to confer the 2020 Eduard Rhein Technology Award to Prof. Koblitz, Ph.D. and Victor S. Miller, Ph.D. and the cultural award to Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen.

The technology award is endowed with Euro 40,000,
the cultural award with Euro 10,000.

The Ring of Honor will be bestowed upon Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hirzinger.

The official presentation of the awards will take place in the Hall of Fame of the Deutsches Museum in Munich at 3:00 p.m. on November the 21st.

Ring of Honor

Gerd-Hirzinger
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gerd Hirzinger

FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF VERY SUCCESSFUL INVOLVEMENT AND HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE PARADIGM SHIFT IN ROBOTICS AND MECHATRONICS

We honour you for your many years of very successful commitment and your contributions to the development of the paradigm shift in robotics and mechatronics for use in industrial automation, space travel, surgery and elderly care, but also in solar-electric flying, as well as for your tireless efforts to translate technical and scientific research findings […]

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Technology Award

Neil-Kolbitz
Prof. Neal Koblitz, Ph.D.
Victor S. Miller, Ph.D.
Victor S. Miller, Ph.D.

FOR THE INVENTION OF CRYPTOGRAPHY BASED ON ELLIPTICAL CURVES

Number Theory, Elliptic Curves and Cryptography y2 + xy = x3 + 1   A physical signature on a contract gives a modest yet legally binding guarantee that the signee approved the agreement. Such signatures have long played an important role in society but they have several disadvantages: they are easy to forge, they do […]

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Cultural Award

Dr. Eckhart von Hirschhausen
Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen

FOR HIS OUTSTANDING SUCCESS IN SCIENCE COMMUNICATION WITH THE HELP OF HUMOR AND ENTERTAINMENT

Dr. med. Eckart von Hirschhausen has invented new forms of science communication – with major success. He conveys sciencebased knowledge with humour. His cabaret programmes, non-fiction books and TV shows are prooving that a combination of scientific substance and entertainment can reach millions of people. For pioneering this new type of science journalism von Hirschhausen […]

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Young People Award

Information about the young people award in the year 2020

The Young People Awards will not be awarded in 2020 as the federal youth research competition “Jugend forscht” was cancelled due to the Corona pandemic.

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