With these awards, the Center wishes to distinguish three international individuals who have contributed by their outstanding engagement either in research or in teaching during their respective positions. All of them have expressed their strong commitment to establish a long-lasting scientific bonds with the Abbe Center and the Abbe School of Photonics. The awards are funded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation and either of them is endowed with 500 EUR in price money.


Prof. Andrew Berger - ACP Research Alumni Fellow

Associate Professor of Optics at the University of Rochester, NY, USA

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Prof. Rachel Grange - ACP Research Alumni Fellow

Assistant Professor for Nanophotonics at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zurich, starting 2015)

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Dr. Cesar Jauregui Misas - ASP Research and Teaching Fellow

Senior Scientist at the Institute of Applied Physics, Friedrich Schiller University Jena

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