Big News! Congratulations! Professor Wanqin Jin was granted the Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (金万勤教授获2021年度德国洪堡研究奖)

Updated:5/12/2022   By:Tao Liu

Congratulations! Professor Wanqin Jin was recognized with the 2021 Humboldt Research Award by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation of Germany. (https://www.humboldt-foundation.de/en/connect/explore-the-humboldt-network?tx_solr%5Bpage%5D=25)

The Humboldt Research Awards have been a central pillar of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s sponsorship activities since 1972. The awards honor the global outstanding scientists outside Germany whose fundamental discoveries, new theories or findings have had a lasting effect on their discipline beyond their immediate research area and who are expected, moreover, to continue producing outstanding research in the future; Also, the nominee’s academic achievements must be internationally recognized and proven by corresponding successes in research. The Humboldt Research Award is the highest honor awarded to foreign scholars by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. It aims to commend the winners’ lifelong academic achievements and has a high international reputation. So far, a not insignificant number of award winner has subsequently been granted the Nobel Prize.

金万勤教授被德国洪堡基金会授予2021年度洪堡研究奖(Humboldt Research Award)。

洪堡研究奖由德国亚历山大·洪堡基金会于1972年设立,是洪堡基金会的核心奖项,面向德国以外的全球杰出科学家,专门授予在基础研究、理论创新、学科引领等方面取得了卓越成就,并在未来有望取得尖端成就的外国杰出学者;此外,候选人的学术成就必须得到国际认可并被相关的研究成果佐证。洪堡研究奖是该基金会所颁赠给外国学者的最高荣誉,旨在表彰获奖者的终身学术成就,具有很高国际声誉。迄今已有40余位诺贝尔奖得主曾获得洪堡研究奖。