Best SFB1258 Master & PhD thesis award

Annually, the SFB1258 awards prizes for the best Master & PhD theses within the SFB1258. The prize is endowed with 500 Euro for the best Master, and 1.000 Euro for the best PhD thesis. A committee selects the best theses from the nominations. The call opens yearly in late winter.

2020 Awardees

Best PhD thesis

Stefan Knirck: How to search for Axion Dark Matter with MADMAX

Best Master thesis

Gonzalo Herrera: Halo-independent interpretation of dark matter searches with CRESST

2019 Awardees

Best PhD thesis

Joana Wirth: (Strange) Meson Production in Pion-Nucleus Collisions at 1.7 GeV/c

Best Master thesis

Korbinian Urban: Application of a TRISTAN Silicon Drift Detector as Forward Beam Monitor in KATRIN

2018 Awardees

Best PhD thesis

Robert Bollig: Muon creation and effects in Supernovae

Best Master theses

Lisa Schlüter: Development of New Methods to include Systematic Effects in the First Tritium Data Analysis and Sensitivity Studies of the KATRIN Experiment

Christian Karl: Analysis of First Tritium Data of the KATRIN Experiment

2017 Awardees

Best PhD thesis

Stefan Coenders: High-energy cosmic ray accelerators: searches with IceCube neutrinos

Best Master thesis

Maximilian Ruhdorfer: