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Behnken-Berger Award for Dr. Matthias Würl


On the occasion of the 50th Annual Meeting of the German Society for Medical Physics (DGMP), held from September 18-21 2019 in Stuttgart, Dr. Matthias Würl from the LMU's Chair of Medical Physics was awarded the "2. Behnken-Berger Preis".

 Freitag 2019

Dr. Matthias Würl receives the Behnken-Berger Preis from Ulrich Löwer of the Commerzbank. © Conventus Congressmanagement & Marketing GmbH.

Dr. Würl received the price (granted by the Behnken-Berger Foundation and endowed with 10.000.- EUR) for his doctoral thesis "On the Spectrometry of Laser-Accelerated Particle Bunches and Laser-Driven proton radiography", successfully defended at LMU with "Summa cum Laude" in September 2018.

The interdisciplinary thesis project, connecting Medical Physics with the research fields of laser-ion acceleration and detector technology, was the result of the fruitful collaboration between the LMU medical physics group of Prof. Katia Parodi, the group for laser-ion acceleration of Prof. Jörg Schreiber and the Centre for Medical Radiation Physics (CMRP) of the University of Wollongong in Australia headed by Prof. Anatoly Rozenfeld.