Michael Lorke is one out of 7 DTU scientists who are honored on January 27th at Glyptoteket in Copenhagen.
45 scientists will receive a total of DKK 12 mil. distributed on several diffeernt prizes.
From Det Frie Forskningsråd's own explanation:
Michael Lorke completed his MSc and PhD degrees at Bremen University and has a solid theoretical and experimental background within photonics. In spite of his young age, Michael Lorke has published 12 articles in highly recognized journals and already has a Hirsch-Index of 5 which attests to great visibility. He has also lectured at a number of international conferences. Michael Lorke has formulated a very up-to-date project description which focuses on optimizing the function og nanostructures light diodes. The Project is very much worth funding and Michael Lorke has the perfect background for performing the research. In his research project, Michael Lorke has managed to establish collaboration with leading experts in theoretical simulations of optical phenomena.
The council has therefore chosen to appoint Michael Lorke for its Prize: Young Elite Scientist, 2009.
Read more (in Danish) here