Honorary doctorate for Heinrich Völk

The Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics congratulates Prof. Dr. Heinrich Völk on the award of an honorary doctorate by the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences. He received the honour for his outstanding contributions to science and for the development of international collaborations. In addition, he received the Honorary Badge «Golden Sigma».

Heinrich Völk was Scientific Member and Director at MPIK from 1975 to 2005. His current research interests as a Scientific Member Emeritus are the theory of acceleration and transport of energetic particles in astrophysical plasmas and Very High Energy (VHE) gamma-ray astronomy in the context of the H.E.S.S. experiment.

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Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Heinrich J. Völk
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E-mail: Heinrich.Voelk@mpi-hd.mpg.de