Awards and Honors

Lifetime achievement awards

  • Würdigungspreis in Science and Engineering, Federal state of Carinthia, Austria; 2018
    A prize awarded every four years in recognition of outstanding scientific achievements

Publication awards

Teaching awards

  • Prize for Excellence in Teaching at the University of Klagenfurt; 2022

Innovation and project awards

Team members and students

Lifetime achievements and competitions

Dissertation and master thesis awards

Excellence scholarships

The “Exzellenzstipendium” awarded by the Austrian industry societies (Industriellenvereinigung) finances outstanding scientific activities at a university or research center abroad with a lump sum in the amount of € 10,000. The selection process is highly competitive. The scholarship is restricted to Austrian nationalities with a bachelor degree or higher. The following members or students under my supervision received such a scholarship:

  • Daniel Neuhold for a research stay at the University of Southern California (USC), 2017 (article)
  • Christina Ruß for her master thesis work at the University of Notre Dame, 2013
  • Johannes Klinglmayr for multiple research stays at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, 2011