Professor Robert Boyd Wins Humboldt Prize

May 3, 2010

Professor Boyd has been awarded the Humboldt Prize. The prize, given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, recognizes internationally renowned scientists and scholars, and comes with an award of 60,000 euros. It is given to 100 scientists each year in honor of an impressive cumulative body of work.

Professor Boyd was nominated by the German scientist Gerd Leuchs of the Max Plank Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen. As part of the award, he will spend one month a year at the Max Plank Institute working with Dr. Leuchs over the next six years.

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