The international Simon Memorial Prize, established in 1957, commemorates the outstanding contribution to science of Sir Francis Simon, noted for his research in low temperatures at the University of Oxford. It is award by the Institute pf Physics, London. It is given every two or three years for distinguished work in experimental or theoretical low temperature physics.
The Simon Memorial Prize is one the world's top academic prizes and often an indicator of future Nobel glory.
- Prof. Dr. Peter Wölfle, Institut für Theorie der Kondensierten Materie (TKM) - Fakultät für Physik
„For fundamental contributions to the theory of quantum transport processes in superfluid3 He, heavy fermion superconductors and disordered metals".