MAINZ Award 2015

Dr. Sven Bach

Sven Bach receives the MAINZ award 2015 for his thesis on “Metastable Phosphates of 3d Metals – Illuminating Fundamental Crystallization and Nucleation Processes”. Sven studied Chemistry at JGU and was member of MAINZ in the group of Wolfgang Tremel from 2013 until 2015. During his studies, he received fellowships from Ursula und Dr. Thilo Köpfler Stiftung, from Carl-Zeiss-Stiftung, and from Stiftung Stipendien-Fonds des Verbandes der chemischen Industrie. He was member of the Gutenberg Research College (GRC) Executive Committee and of Gutenberg Academy and he was MAINZ PhD Student Representative in 2015. He now works at Chemische Fabrik Budenheim.

Dr. Antonia Statt

Antonia Statt is awarded with the MAINZ Award 2015 for her PhD thesis entitled “Monte Carlo Simulations of Nucleation of Colloidal Crystals”. Antonia studied Physics at JGU and was member of MAINZ in the group of Kurt Binder from 2013 until 2015. During her time in MAINZ, she did a secondment in the group of Robert Evans at the University of Bristol, UK. After finishing her PhD, Antonia joined the group of Athanassios Z. Panagiotopoulos at the Princeton Center for Complex Materials (PCCM), a National Science Foundation supported Materials Research Science and Engineering Center (MRSEC) at Princeton University, USA.