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Nine Groningen science and engineering students win national Young Talent Award

26 November 2019

On Monday November 25th, nine UG students of the Faculty of Science and Engineering were presented with a Young Talent Award by the Royal Holland Society of Sciences and Humanities ( KHMW ) in the city of Haarlem. The prizes are for the advancement of higher scientific education in the fields of science and engineering and are made available by businesses, foundations, and funds in the respective fields.

KHMW
KHMW

Seven first-year Bachelor’s students won a Young Talent Incentive Award of EUR 500. They are the best first-year student of the Netherlands in their field, with the highest average score of their year. The awarded students are:

Bachelor's student Award Made possible by
Sietse Dijt Young Talent Incentive Award for Chemistry Shell Global Solutions International
Lieke Germain Young Talent Incentive Award for Chemical Engineering Koninklijke Van Wijhe Verf
Iris Kamsteeg Young Talent Incentive Award for Computing Science and Engineering KNVI
Serj Koshian Young Talent Incentive Award for Pharmacy or (bio) pharmaceutical sciences KNMP
Stascha Kuipers Young Talent Incentive Award for Biology Enza Zaden
Grigore-Leon Ratiu Young Talent Incentive Award for Physics and Applied Physics Stichting Physica
Tejas Ramesh Young Talent Incentive Award for Mathematics and Applied Mathematics ORTEC

Two Master students of the Faculty of Science and Engineering won a Young Talent Graduation Award :

Hans Beukers

Msc Physics

Shell Graduation Award for Physics, for his Master's thesis: ‘Improving coherence of quantum memory during entanglement creation between nitrogen vacancy centres in diamond - The cure for quantum Alzheimer?’| EUR 5.000

Remi Brandt

Msc Computing Science

KNVI Thesis Prize for Computing Science and Engineering, for his Master's thesis: ‘Efficient Binocular Stereo Correspondence Matching with 1-D Max-Trees’| EUR 5.000

Every year, the KHMW takes care of the independent judging and award ceremony at the Hodshon House in Haarlem.


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