Hermann-Appel Award to Dr. Lars Zigan
In a ceremony on 8th November 2012 at the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences Dr.-Ing. Lars Zigan, who is SAOT-Mentor was awarded the Hermann-Appel-Prize for his doctoral thesis. He completed his research work on automotive transmissions at the Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics (LTT) in 2011.
The Hermann-Appel-Prize (worth € 2500) was initiated by the IAV GmbH, an automotive engineering company based in Berlin, Chemnitz and Wolfsburg, with the aim of promoting young engineers in automobile development. The prize has now been awarded for the second time to a member of the Chair of Engineering Thermodynamics and to a member of SAOT. On the first occasion in 2004 the prize was awarded in the category of diploma thesis to Dipl.-Ing. Markus Weikl.