The Ružicka Prize 2020 goes to Dr. Patrick Hemberger, PSI Villigen, for his research on understanding the mechanisms of catalytic fast pyrolysis by unveiling reactive intermediates in heterogeneous catalysts.

The ceremony of the Ružicka-Prize 2020 took place as an online event on November 24, 2020. The Ružicka Prize, named after the ETH professor and Nobel laureate Leopold Ružicka, is considered one of the most important awards for the promotion of young scientists in the field of chemistry in Switzerland.


Céline Wittwer, SCS