Heinrich Rohrer Medal

The Surface Science Society of Japan in collaboration with IBM Research Zurich, the Embassy of Switzerland in Japan and his wife Rose-Marie Rohrer initiated in 2013 the Heinrich Rohrer Medal to celebrate the great achievement accomplished by Dr. Heinrich Rohrer, co-inventor of the scanning tunneling microscope. The Heinrich Rohrer Medal is composed of the Grand Medal, for researchers who have made distinguished achievements in the field of nanoscience and nanotechnology, and the Rising Medal, for researchers who are below 37 years old, have made outstanding results and are expected to continue to play active roles in the field.

>>> Winners of the 1st Heinrich Rohrer Medals in 2014

The second awarding will be held at ISSS-8. Also, a Grand Medal winner will provide an award plenary lecture and Rising Medal winners will deliver award invited talks during the symposium.

Heinrich Rohrer Medal