Ivan Sudakov is awarded Green Talent

For the fifth time the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) called on young scientist with bright ideas to apply for the prestigious “Green Talents - International Forum for High Potentials in Sustainable Development.” Attracted by the chance to receive unique access to the German research sector, over 430 up-and-coming scientists from 80 countries submitted their applications. Out of this impressive pool of talented researchers a high ranking jury of experts selected the 25 Green Talents awardees 2013. MCRN Ed Lorenz postdoc Ivan Sudakov was the only awardee from the United States.

The awardees have been invited to Germany to visit top locations in the field of sustainability research during a two-week science forum from October 28th until November 9th. Here they will gain a deeper insight into the German research landscape, learn about state-of-the-art research and exchange ideas with leading experts in the context of individual appointments. To deepen their newly created networks the Green Talents will then be invited to return to Germany for a research stay of up to three months at an institution of their choice in 2014.

Furthermore, the 25 Green Talents will be honored in a celebratory award ceremony conducted by the State Secretary Dr. Georg Schütte (BMBF) and in the presence of representatives of participating institutions, jury members, and other distinguished guests. The ceremony is on November 8th, 10:30 – 13:00, at the Garden House of the BMBF, Hannoversche Straße 28-30, Berlin. To register for participation and interview requests, please email greentalents@media-consulta.com, until November 5th.

More information and a list of the 25 winning awardees are at greentalents.de/337.php.

Congratulations, Ivan!        


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