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Societies and Associations

Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

ACM Recognition of Service Award

all winners

 latest winner (2011):


German Chemical Society (GDCh)

Alfred Stock Memorial Prize

 winner 2004:


European Language Resources Association (ELRA)

Antonio Zampolli Prize

 winner 2014:


Baden-Württemberg Economy Initiative: Connected e. V. (bwcon)

CyberOne Award


 winner 2012:

  • amcure GmbH : The award was granted for research on the treatment of pancreas cancer. Amcure GmbH was founded by Dr. Alexandra Matzke, PD Dr. Véronique Orian-Rousseau and Prof. Dr. Helmut Ponta of the Institute of Toxicology and Genetics as well as Dr. Matthias Klaften of the Innovation Department of KIT.
    Press release


German Materials Society (DGM)

DGM Prize

 winner 2013:


ESAS The European Society for Applied Superconductivity

ESAS Award for Excellence in Applied Superconductivity

 winner 2015:

International Union of Pure and Applied Physics

Fritz London Memorial Prize

 winner 2011:


German Vacuum Society (DVG)

Gaede Prize

 winner 2010:


German Physical Society / Société Française de Physique

Gentner Kastler Prize

 winner 2013:


ProcessNet (DECHEMA)

Gerhard Damköhler Medal

 winner 2012:


German Materials Society (DGM)

Heyn Commemorative Coin

 winner 2012:


Association of German Architects (BDA)

Hugo Häring Prize

 winner 2003:


IEEE Robotics and Automation Society

IEEE-IFR Invention and Entrepreneurship Award

 winner 2006:

  • Prof. Dr. Heinz Wörn, Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics - Intelligent Process Control and Robotics



JEC Innovation Award


 winner 2010:


Royal Society of New Zealand

Julius von Haast Fellowship Award

 winner 2017:


American Filtration & Separations Society

Lifetime Achievement Award

 winner 2004:

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Werner H. Stahl, Institute for Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics


Society of Developmental Biology (GfE)

Otto Mangold Prize

 winner 2009:

  • Prof. Dr. Jochen Wittbrodt, formerly Institute of Toxicology and Genetics, honored for his groudbreaking work on cell migration during early embryonic development of fish


European Robotics Research Network (EURON) und EUnited Robotics

EURON/EUnited Robotics Technology Transfer Award

all winners

 latest winner (2007):

  • Prof. Dr. Heinz Wörn, Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics - Intelligent Process Control and Robotics (third prize: Heinz Woern (University of Karlsruhe), Karsten Weiss (Weiss Robotics), Matthias Haag, Andreas Hoch, Florian Simons)


Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS)

Robert Franklin Mehl Award

all winners

 latest winner (2013):



Institute of Physics (IOP)

Simon Memorial Prize

 winner 2014:

  • Prof. Dr. Peter Wölfle, Institute for Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics,
    „For fundamental contributions to the theory of quantum transport processes in superfluid3 He, heavy fermion superconductors and disordered metals"


Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation (SPEC)

SPECtacular Performance Award

 winner 2011:


German Bunsen Society for Physical Chemistry (DBG)

Van’t Hoff Prize

all winners

latest winner 2016:


German Association for Data Protection and Data Security (GDD)

Science Award

 winner 2007:


365 Landmarks in the Land of Ideas Competition

all winners

 latest winners (2012):

  • Energy Smart Home Lab of the MeRegioMobil Project: joint project directed by EnBW, project initiator at KIT: Prof. Dr. Hartmut Schmeck, Institute of Applied Informatics and Formal Description Methods
    Press release
  • Marking Light: Prof. Dr. Christoph Stiller, MBE Marko Heiko Hörter, Institute of Measurement and Control  Press release

WiN Germany e.V. - Women in Nuclear

WiN Germany Prize

 winner 2011: