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Werner Prize 2016 Ceremony
A. de Mesmaeker1,2, D. Spichiger1
1Swiss Chemical Society (SCS), 2Syngenta Crop Protection AG
The SCS awards
Prof. Maksym Kovalenko, ETH Zurich and EMPA Dübendorf
for his innovative studies in the chemistry, physics and applications of inorganic nanostructures.

Maksym Kovalenko has been an assistant professor (tenure-track) of inorganic functional materials at ETH Zurich since July 2011. He is also affiliated with Empa - the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology. The research activities of his group are carried out at both institutions (portrait text from

The prize includes a medal in bronze and a cash check of CHF 10'000.