Dissertation Award 2019
The prize for the best dissertation at TU Ilmenau is awarded annually by the Universitätsgesellschaft Ilmenau - Freunde, Förderer, Alumni e. V.
The award for the year 2019 went to Dr. Christoph Weigel from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the interfaculty Institute of Micro- and Nanotechnology, Department of Technical Optics, for his Dissertation „Fluorine-based dry etching of microstructures in glass and glass ceramics“.
In his dissertation, Christoph Weigel developed new approaches for the microstructuring of complex glasses and glass-ceramics. The dissertation prize, which is endowed with 5,000 euros, was awarded on December 8, 2020 by the Chairperson of the University Society of the TU Ilmenau, Professor Doctor Dagmar Schipanski, in the session of the Senate, the highest academic body of the university.
According to Dr. Weigel, he owes his research to the technological conditions at the TU Ilmenau: „The excellent equipment at the university, especially at the Center for Micro- and Nanotechnologies, made my research in this specialized field possible in the first place.&ldquo
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