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Randolph Röhlen (C4)

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin


Wiley Award 2022

Randolph Röhlen is awarded the 2022 Wiley Award for his oral presentation “Core or Mantle? Breakup of Asteroid Cores During Impact in the Late Accretion Phase” at the annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society.
Since 2012, the Wiley Awards have been given to a few students each year for the top oral presentations at the annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society. The awards are sponsored by Wiley, the publisher of Meteoritics and Planetary Science.

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Prof. Kai Wünnemann

(A4, C2, C4, C5)


Museum für Naturkunde Berlin


Barringer Award 2022

The Meteoritical Society honors  Kai Wünnemann, head of the Department of Solar System, Impacts and Meteorites at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, and Gareth Collins at Imperial College London, due to their contributions to the field of mathematical modeling of meteorite craters. The Barringer Award ceremony took place on August 15 during the annual meeting of the Meteoritical Society.



Christian Maas (C2)

Uni Münster


TRR 170 Outstanding Paper Award 2021

The award was given during the TRR 170 Annual Retreat in Potsdam 2022 and honors a junior scientist that best exemplifies the science of the TRR 170. The awarded paper should be of interdisciplinary nature and covers more than one research area of TRR 170. The scientist was selected by voting of the TRR 170 project leaders.

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Tiantian Liu (A4)

Museum für Naturkunde Berlin


TRR 170 Young Scientist Award

The award was given during the TRR 170 Annual Retreat in Potsdam 2022 to honor Tiantian Liu's series of papers in high-ranking journals. 




Guillaume Florin (B1)

FU Berlin

Best paper written by a French scientist in 2020.

The award was given by the Société Française des IsotopeS (SFIS) during their annual meeting in Spring 2022. The paper was published in Geochimica et Cosmochimica: 'Influence of redox processes on the germanium isotopic composition of ordinary chondrites.'



Lena Noack (C6)

FU Berlin

Farinella Prize

Lena Noack has been awarded jointly with Diana Valencia the 2021 Paolo Farinella Prize for their significant contributions to our understanding of the interior structure and dynamics of terrestrial and super-Earth exoplanets.



Caroline Brachmann (C6)

DLR Berlin

EANA 2021 Poster Award for her contribution on

'Modeling the composition of volcanic gases on young terrestrial planets in the C - H - O -N - S system.'



Lena Noack (C6)

FU Berlin

EANA 2021 Presentation Award for her contribution on

'Can plate tectonics lead to observational (exo-) planetary atmosphere?'



Julia M. Schmidt (C6)

FU Berlin

Best paper at the 13th International Conference on Advanced Geographic Information Systems, Applications, and Services, GEOProcessing 2021, “Parametrising a Model of Clinopyroxene/Melt Partition Coefficients for Sodium to Higher Upper Mantle Pressures”.

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Dr. Jan L. Hellmann (B2)

Uni Münster

Pellas-Ryder Award for his paper on the 'Origin of volatile element depletion among carbonaceous chondrites' published in Earth & Planetary Science Letters (2020)






Dr. Maxime Maurice 

(fellow C4)

DLR Berlin


TRR 170 Outstanding Paper Award for his paper on
'A long-lived magma ocean on a young Moon' in Science Advances (2020).



Dr. John Lee Grenfell (collaboration C5)

DLR Berlin

DLR senior science award.





Prof. Dr. Lena Noack  (C6)

FU Berlin


Teaching Award awarded by students from the Institute of Geological Sciences, FU Berlin.