2nd Place for Katrin Bock at Hans-Walter Hennicke Lecture Competition

Katrin Bock, Chair of Materials Engineering at MRM, competed in the Hans-Walter Hennicke Lecture Competition at the annual meeting of the German Ceramic Society DKG in Jena (27.3.-30.3.2023).
She presented her master thesis entitled “Crack length determination in all-oxide Ceramic Matrix Composites“ und won the second prize endowed with 1000 €! Winner was Michelle Weichelt, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg, third place won Jalena Best, University of Bayreuth. The other competitors were Benedict Witulski, University of Cologne, Chukwudalu Okafor, TU Darmstadt, and Martin Hilger, Research Center Jülich.

To commemorate Prof. Dr. Hans-Walter Hennicke and to honour his achievements in education in ceramics, the DKG has been awarding the Hans-Walter Hennicke Competition Award annually since 1995 to young academics who have finished their studies within the last year at a university or at a technical college in the field of ceramic science.

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v.l.n.r. Prof. Christos Aneziris (Präsident der DKG), Prof. Dietmar Koch (Chairman des Hans-Walter Hennicke Vortragswettbewerbs), die Kandidat*innen Jalena Best, Benedict Witulski, Michelle Weichelt, Martin Hilger, Katrin Bock, Chukwudalu Okafor, Dr. Michael Rozumek (Sponsor Haldenwanger), Dr. Detlev Nicklas (Geschäftsführer DKG)