Heinrich-Mandel Prize 2013

The Board of Trustees of the VGB-FORSCHUNGSSTIFTUNG awarded the Heinrich-Mandel Prize 2013 to
  • Sandra Schmidt for her analysis and optimisation of the CO2 sequestration with Monoethanolamin (MEA) at the lignite-fired power plant Niederaußem and to
  • Dr. Bjoern Brosch for his numerical simulation of grate firing systems for biomass combustion.

The Heinrich-Mandel Prize, endowed with a total of 10,000 Euros, was handed over by the VGB chairman on the occasion of the VGB Congress "Power Plants 2013" in Maastricht, The Netherlands on September 25, 2013.

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Gerd Jäger and Erland Christensen awarding the 2013 Heinrich-Mandel Prize to Sandra Schmidt and Björn Brosch.
(The photo shows from left to right: Björn Brosch and Sandra Schmidt, Heinrich-Mandel Prize Winners 2013, Erland Christensen, VGB Executive Managing Director, Gerd Jäger, Chairman of the VGB Board of Directors)