The honour was awarded to Prof. Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus, a physicochemist at Bielefeld University, for establishing basic research on the effective use of energy and clean combustion. In October 2016, Kohse-Höinghaus had already received the Friendship Award for International Experts and in January 2016 the prize of the CAS for International Cooperation.

CAS news release, January 11, 2017