Open Day of Chemistry and Graduation Ceremony 2019
Friday, January 18, 2019
On January 18, 2019, the Department of Chemistry at RWTH Aachen University hosted the annual Open Day of Chemistry, which was organized by the Institute of Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry this year. In several short lectures by PhD students, highlights of Aachen's chemistry research were presented. Additionally, the sponsors Procter & Gamble, Magritek, MEAB and Saint-Gobain presented various companies and career paths in industry. This was followed by the keynote speech of Prof. De Souza and the presentation of the final certificates and prizes.
Prof. Roger de Souza received the students' prize for excellent teaching and supervision.
The GDCh's local committee of Aachen awarded the Chemistry Prize as a one-year free membership award for the best bachelor degrees to Thorben Böger, Alexander Bonkowski, Henrik J. Heelweg, Janik Lammertz, Robert A. Rauschen, Vladimir Terzi and Simon Wehden.
In addition, Henrik J. Heelweg, Robert A. Rauschen and Simon Wehden received the Schöneborn Prize of the proRWTH sponsoring association, which was presented by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ernst Schmachtenberg in his role as chairman.
David A. Kuss was awarded the Procter & Gamble Prize as the best graduate of the master's degree program in chemistry in standard period of study.
Lucia C. Frohn, Nico J. Linnartz, Kelly Tran, Florian J. Bartsch, Gereon Feldmann, Iryna Yevlakhovych, Krisína Rabatinová and Tim Schramm received the Mentoring Prize for their achievements as tutors in the General Chemistry module.
The closing words were delivered by the organizer of the event, Prof. Wolfgang Stahl, who also invited to a get-together afterwards.
Pictures of the Graduation Ceremony
Ceremonial address by Prof. Roger de Souza
|AOC||Welcoming by Prof. Liauw|
Highlights of Aachen Chemistry
|13:15-13:30||AOC||Welcoming by Prof. Herrmann (Head of Department)|
Reports from the industry and abroad
Prof. Dr. Roger De Souza
Honors of the graduates
|18:15||AOC||Closing words by Prof. Blümich|
|18:15-19:00||IAC||Festive reception in the foyer of the Institute of Inorganic Chemistry|