The Klung Wilhelmy Science Award 2018 (Chemistry) is awarded to Prof. Dr. Philipp Kukura (University of Oxford).
He is honored for his pioneering achievements in the development and application of optical methodologies in order to visualize and characterize individual biomolecules.
The award ceremony (in German language) takes place on
The Klung Wilhelmy Science Award,
1973 to 2001 Otto-Klung-Award,
2001 to 2007 Otto-Klung-Weberbank-Award,
2007 to 2013 Klung-Wilhelmy-Weberbank-Award,
is an annual German science award, alternating annually between the fields of chemistry and physics.
The Klung Wilhelmy Science Award is presented under the patronage of the German Federal Minister for Education and Research, Anja Karliczek.