During the Spring Meetings of the German Physical Society (DPG), Kirsten Von Bergmann, EPS Individual Member, won the Gaede Prize 2013. This prize is awarded yearly since 1986 by the German Vacuum Society (Deutsche Vakuumgesellschaft e.V.) to young researchers for outstanding research in vacuum and surface science.
Dr. Von Bergmann studied Chemistry at the University of Bonn and is currently working at the Institute of Applied Physics at the University of Hamburg.