Lise Meitner Award 2020-2021

Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award Ceremony

​Welcome to attend the Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award Ceremony, where the awards of 2020 and 2021 will be presented to the laureates Anne L’Huillier and Ferenc Mezei.


Award ceremony on September 8

After a pandemic hiatus, it is once again time to present The Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award, that is awarded by the Gothenburg Physics Centre. The award ceremony will take place on Thursday September 8, followed by two symposia on Friday September 9 in honour of the award recipients.

This page will be updated with more information about the award ceremony, as the date approaches.

Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award 2020

Anne L'HuillierProfessor Anne L’Huillier is the laurate of the Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award 2020. Anne L’Huillier, born in 1958 in Paris, France, is currently a Professor at Lund University, Sweden.

Anne L’Huillier will receive the award 
“For pioneering contributions to attosecond laser science and technology."​​

Anne L'Huillier will give a talk during the prize ceremony with the title "What happens in a billionth of a billionth of a second".

Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award 2021

Ferenc MezeiProfessor Ferenc Mezei is the laureate of the Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award 2021. Ferenc Mezei, born in 1942 in Budapest, Hungary, is ordinary member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest and Adjunct professor of Physics, University of California San Diego. He has also been Professor of Physics in joint appointment by TU Berlin and Hahn-Meitner Institute, Berlin, and Technical Coordinator at the European Spallation Source project in Lund.

Ferenc Mezei will receive the award 
"For the inventions of the neutron spin echo method and the super mirror, which have significantly advanced neutron scattering methods, and for the long pulse neutron source concept, which is the foundation for the novel technical design of the European Spallation Source now being built in Lund.”

Ferenc Mezei will give a talk during the ceremony with the title "The economy of neutron research".​


​​Read more about the laureates and the Gothenburg Lise Meitner Award​
Category Event; Seminar; Lecture
Location: Kollektorn, lecture room, Kemivägen 9, MC2-huset
Starts: 08 September, 2022, 15:15
Ends: 08 September, 2022, 17:00

Page manager Published: Fri 17 Jun 2022.