CHF 5'000The Grammaticakis-Neumann Prize is awarded to a promising young scientist for outstanding accomplishments in the field of experimental or theoretical photochemistry. The prize is announced internationally and is not restricted to persons affiliated with academic institutions. On the deadline for submission of nominations, the candidate must be under 40 years old (i.e. 40th birthday after the deadline) and may not be a tenured professor or hold a managerial position in industry.
The prize is awarded every two years.
Past Grammatikakis-Neumann Prize Winners
Nominations are invited from organizations and individuals. Self-nominations are admitted.
A nomination must include:
- A brief curriculum vitae (max 2 pages).
- A list of 5 of the nominee's most important scientific publications.
- A nomination letter.
- Not more than two seconding nomination letters.
The documents (language E/D/F) listed under 1-3 should be sent electronically as a single pdf file to (e.g. nominee name-Grammaticakis.pdf). Seconding letters should also be submitted electronically.
The deadline for all documents to reach the Swiss Chemical Society is September 30, 2024.
2023: Prof. Lea Nienhaus, Florida State University, Florida USA
2019: Prof. David Sarlah, University of Illinois, Urbana USA
2017: Prof. Robert Knowles, Princeton University, USA
2015: Prof. Natalie Banerji, University of Fribourg
2014: Dr. Erwin Reisner, Cambridge, UK
2013: Dr. Uwe Pischel, Huelva, ESP
2012: Prof. Hans Jakob Wörner, ETH Zurich
2011: Dr. Marina Kuimova, UK
2010: Prof. Sivaguru Jayaraman, USA
2008: Prof. Alexander Heckel, Germany
2007: Prof. Alberto Credi, Italy
2006: Prof. Torsten Fiebig, Chestnut Hill, USA; Prof. Hans-Achim Wagenknecht, Regensburg, Germany
2005: Dr. Dario Bassani, France
2002: Prof. Johan Hofkens, Belgium
2001: Dr. Nicola Armaroli, Italy
2000: Prof. Dirk Guldi, USA
1999: Prof. Werner Nau, Switzerland; Prof. Eric Vauthey, Switzerland
1997: Prof. Axel Griesbeck, Germany
1996: Prof. Matthew Zimmt, USA
1995: Prof. Luisa de Cola, Italy1994: Prof. Pedro Aramendìa, Argentina
1992: Prof. Mark van der Auweraer, Belgium
1991: Prof. Vaidyanathan Ramamurthy, USA
1990: Prof. Wolfgang Rettig, Germany
1987: Prof. Martin Demuth, Germany
1985: Prof. Ian Gould, USA; Prof. Anthony Harriman, UK