Born Medal and Prize is presented to Prof. Alexander Lichtenstein

28 October 2014

The Born Medal and Prize was presented to Prof. Alexander Lichtenstein at the IOP’s Awards Dinner on 15 October by the Institute’s president, Frances Saunders.

Prof. Alexander Lichtenstein

Prof. Lichtenstein, who is Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Hamburg, received the award for his outstanding contributions to the theory of magnetism and electronic correlations in real materials.

The award, which commemorates the physicist Max Born, is made for outstanding contributions to physics and is awarded jointly by the German Physical Society and the Institute of Physics. It is conferred in even-dated years on a physicist based in Germany and in odd-dated years on a physicist based in the UK or Ireland. It consists of a silver medal accompanied by a prize of €3000 and a certificate.

More information about the award and previous medallists is available here.