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Utz-Hellmuth Felcht Award

SGL Group –The Carbon Company established the Utz-Hellmuth Felcht Award in 2010. The Award is granted with 20 000 Euro.

Honored will be outstanding scientific and technological contributions in the field of carbon materials and related materials. This comprises polygranular carbon and graphite materials, carbon fibers and their composites, application of carbon and graphite in energy production, energy storage and energy saving, nanoforms of carbon and breakthroughs in manufacturing and new application. Quintessential contributions in computer modeling of
these materials will be considered as well.

In general, the Award will honor a single scientific and technological contribution which provided recent impact of significance on manufacturing and application or has the character of a breakthrough in science.

The Utz-Hellmuth Felcht Award will be presented biennially on the occasion of the International Carbon Conference which are held in Asia, Europe and the USA on a rotating cycle.

The Nomination Submission comprises:

• description of the nominee`s achievement
• curriculum vitae of the nominee
• list of publications / patents
• two letters supporting the nomination by renowned persons familiar with the achievements of the nominee

Award Committee

• Prof. Dr. Robert Hurt – Brown University, Rhode Island, USA
• Prof. Dr. Klaus Drechsler – University of Munich, Germany
• Prof. Dr. Utz-Hellmuth Felcht – OEP, Germany
• Prof. Dr. Takayuki Terai – University of Toyo, Japan
• Prof. Dr. Heinz Voggenreiter – Deutsches Zentrum für Luft und Raumfahrt (DLR), Köln, Germany
• Dr. Gerd Wingefeld – SGL CARBON SE, Wiesbaden, Germany

Nominations should be submitted by e-mail to:

Deadline for submission is February 1, 2013.

Nomination forms are available on SGL Carbon website.